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Sunday, February 8, 2015

8 Feb - Blogs I'm Following

10:33pm MST

Real Crusades History: Obama's Comments on the Crusades

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 14 minutes ago
*Title: Obama's Comments on the Crusades. Source: Real Crusades History. Date Published: February 8, 2015. Description: * At the National Prayer Breakfast, Obama made some remarks about the Crusades that are quite interesting. I attempt to unpack them in this video. These are Obama's remarks: “We see faith driving us to do right, but we also see faith being twisted and distorted, used as a wedge, or worse, sometimes as a weapon. From a school in Pakistan to the streets of Paris we have seen acts of terror and violence perpetrated by those who profess to stand up for faith; their ... more »

Jordan's Air Campaign Against The Islamic State Is Severely Limited

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 31 minutes ago
*Tyler Rogoway, Foxtrot Alpha/Jalopnik*:* What This Video Of Jordanian F-16s Striking ISIS Tells Us Is Alarming * *Jordan has released a video montage showing the kickoff of its retaliatory air campaign against ISIS in Syria. Over 20 Jordanian F-16s struck ISIS targets while US F-22s, F-16s, surveillance and tanker aircraft supported them. Although the idea of such a campaign represents a powerful show of force, the video hints at a much grimmer and more questionable story.* *WNU Editor:* After reading Tyler Rogoway's analysis, ti now makes sense on why Jordanian King Abdullah is ... more »

Meet & Greet (#MtaGt) - February - My Green Nook

Small Footprints at Reduce Footprints - 33 minutes ago
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The Real Conspiracy Is Only the Tip of the Iceberg  (Cui Bono - Who Benefits from the Fake Hysteria?)   Birth of a Shadow Doctrine:  How a Small Group of Lawyers Launched a War Against International Law

Spy Drone Can See What You are Wearing From 17,500 Feet Europe Fractures: France Pivots To Putin, Cyprus Offers Moscow Military Base, Germany-US Splinter On Ukraine I said to my business classes after 9/11 that something must really be up with the idea of making a universally-acknowleged nonviolent religion like Islam into a cause against which the West must respond and attack with great

China Releases Its National Security Strategy

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 55 minutes ago
ESSENTIAL BACKING: President Xi Jinping inspecting an honor guard in September. The armed forces are integral to his “China dream,” a rejuvenated nation that is both peace-loving and militarily powerful. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon *Shannon Tiezzi, The Diplomat: China's National Security Strategy* *The Politburo, headed by Xi Jinping, emphasized the severity of threats facing China’s national security.* *On January 23, the Politburo of the Communist Party of China (CPC) adopted the outline of a national security strategy. Chinese media reports did not go into detail about the strateg... more »

The U.S. 2015 National Security Strategy Has Been Released

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 hour ago
*Julianne Smith, National Interest*: *The Lowdown on Obama's New National Security Strategy* "The 2015 National Security Strategy does a fine job of helping us understand this new era of increasing complexity but it does less to help us actually navigate it." *More News On The U.S. 2015 National Security Strategy * Fact Sheet: The 2015 National Security Strategy -- White House President Obama's National Security Strategy in 2015: Strong and Sustainable American Leadership -- White House Blog Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan Rice on the 2015 National Security Strategy -- ... more »

Crimeans Prefer Russia

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 hour ago
The Guardian *Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg: One Year Later, Crimeans Prefer Russia* *WNU Editor*: For the Russian majority in Crimea the choice is ridiculously simple. Their pensions are being paid. The economy has taken a hit but people are still getting by. Government services are still being maintained. The choice of having their children educated in Russian is not threatened. And with 30,000 Russian soldiers on the peninsula ... there is no fear that the conflict in Ukraine will spread to Crimea itself. On the Ukraine side .... the currency has been destroyed. Mass unemployment... more »

Is German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Vision Of Europe About To End?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 hour ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gets into a car upon her arrival at Moscow's Vnukovo airport February 6, 2015. (Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin) *Sydney Morning Herald*: *Angela Merkel faces moment of truth as war and default threaten Europe's unity * *After almost a decade as German Chancellor, Angela Merkel faces a moment of truth as a resurgent Russia and fed-up Greeks challenge her blueprint for Europe's future.As bloodshed in eastern Ukraine escalates and the new Greek government rejects austerity championed by Mrs Merkel, her deliberate leadership style might be reaching the limit... more »

Musical Interlude: Yanni, “Live at the Acropolis- Acroyali/Standing in Motion”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 2 hours ago
Yanni, “Live at the Acropolis- Acroyali/Standing in Motion” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67sx66QV0eI

The Poet: Harlan Hubbard, "The Sun Rises And Sets"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 2 hours ago
*"The Sun Rises And Sets"* "The sun rises and sets, it is day and night, it will go on thus for a long time. You get to think you are part of it and your circumstances are related to the cosmos, but one day your little system will break down and the day and night will rotate indifferently. Can this be? It seems more like the sunrise and sunset, the moon and stars, this new season, they are part of me. I am sure they will never be the same without me, for no one could see them just as I do." - Harlan Hubbard, "Shantyboat Journal"

"A Look to the Heavens"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 2 hours ago
"Over 400,000 light years across NGC 6872 is an enormous spiral galaxy, at least 4 times the size of our own very large Milky Way. About 200 million light-years distant, toward the southern constellation Pavo, the Peacock, the remarkable galaxy's stretched out shape is due to its ongoing gravitational interaction, likely leading to an eventual merger, with the nearby smaller galaxy IC 4970. IC 4970 is seen just below and right of the giant galaxy's core in this cosmic color portrait from the 8 meter Gemini South telescope in Chile. *Click image for larger size.* The idea to image t... more »

Chet Raymo, “The Loom of Life”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 2 hours ago
*“The Loom of Life”* by Chet Raymo “The nature writer Jill Sisson Quinn said it at the end of one of her essays: "We've had it backwards all along: the body is immortal - it is the soul that dies." Which says something very big in very few words. Which brings me to our compost bin. All our food waste goes in. When we come back next winter we'll have a bin full of rich soil. Right now I have peppers and tomatoes growing in last year's table scrapings. New food. Same atoms. Some of them at least. What the peppers, tomatoes and me have in common is carbon chemistry. So, too, the humm... more »

Was Alexis Tsipras' Speech Today The Beginning Of The End For German Bankster Domination Of Europe?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 2 hours ago
This morning we started the day looking at the apparent huge victory for India's Aam Aadmi (Common Man's) Party in the Delhi Legislative Assembly. Tuesday, reformer and progressive icon Arvind Kejriwal, is expected to be named Chief Minister, a major blow to the national fascist-oriented regime of Narendra Modi. Let's end the day looking at the political developments in another country most Americans would be hard-pressed to find on a map-- Greece. Today, Greece's newly elected Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, addressed Parliament (and the country and the EU). On January 25 Tsipras... more »

Fear of Shiite Power Has Led Stupid Gulf Monarchies To Finance An Army of Crazy Barbarians

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 2 hours ago
If the Islamic State (ISIS) took control of Saudi Arabia tomorrow, will Saudis notice a drastic difference in everyday life? #SaudiArabia — Nasir al-Din al-Tusi (@Islamica110) January 25, 2015 "That mix of fatalism and resolve is typical of Iraqi Shiites, who never deserved the fanatical label imposed on them by Saddam. But collectively, this underclass unleashed and empowered by the U.S. occupation is also the single most revolutionary new force in the region. Guided by their ayatollahs, they can show enormous discipline, whether marching in protest, fighting in the streets--or vo... more »

clash of the titans

Oberon at GlobaLove Think Tank - 3 hours ago
Call no man happy who is not dead ! clash of the titans trailer

Q: What do Waitangi and Kohimarama have in common?

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 3 hours ago
[image: Kohimarama conference, 1860] *Kohimarama Beach in 1860. Cafes yet to open. [Pic from Te Ara, Encyclopaedia of NZ]* ANDREW LITTLE’S FLAT FEET were found walking all over Waitaingi over the weekend, both ending up finally in his mouth. Maori never ceded sovereignty, he seemed both to say and not say to different audiences over different parts of the weekend. Not said by Little at any time then or since was any genuine attempt to justify said view. Let’s be honest, it’s a view based on confusion, and advanced out of political expediency. WHEN THE TREATY WAS signed, little... more »

Your allready bleeding out

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 4 hours ago
take down hieregyca and you will see hnadredes if humans dead on the sk=k sa=k== slave democracy Kids di e i =my nave ro kwwwww eep me freee s7 cg ab utuk3dti excgabce ku heat pump

"Moving Through Darkness: The Places We Go"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 hours ago
*"Moving Through Darkness: The Places We Go"* by The DailyOM "Often it takes something major to wake us up as we struggle to maintain an illusion of control. In life, most of us want things to go to the places we have envisioned ourselves going. We have plans and visions, some of them divinely inspired, that we want to see through to completion. We want to be happy, successful, and healthy, all of which are perfectly natural and perfectly human. So when life takes us to places we didn’t consciously want to go, we often feel as if something has gone wrong, or we must have made a mis... more »

The Daily "Near You?"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
Bogotá, Distrito Especial, Colombia. Thanks for stopping by.

"The Truth..."

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
"When you've eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." - Sherlock Holmes

No one knows

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 5 hours ago
Yet the6 all ceibrae totl chaos

Cannon Fodder

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 5 hours ago
I know by reading some huge rulers who had had thousand year influence on my mind But at the end of the day' they were total asshole so keep that close when you thinkaboot your own state of mind There is not a single asshole blowing two valves today that has not recognised roman history and the \ impact upon today

The Daily "Near You?"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
Alexandria, Virginia, USA. Thanks for stopping by.

“The Dance Is Always There”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
*“The Dance Is Always There”* by Dr. Judith Rich “Many years ago, I had an important dream. In it, I was walking on a tightrope, wearing a business suit, carrying a briefcase, and wearing high heels. As the dream unfolds, I'm watching myself from an enlightened observer's viewpoint; I'm cautiously making my way along the tightrope, every muscle tensed. My concentration is like a laser beam, every step carefully placed. Falling would bring certain death. There is no net. At least not one that I can see. But just beneath the tightrope, out of my view, for as far as the eye can see, a... more »

Modern Australians have such a short attention span

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 6 hours ago
Modern Australians have such a short attention span. [image: Kevin Rudd official portrait.jpg]They grew tired of old John Howard in 2007, throwing him over for an overwhelmingly popular prefect called Kevin. * [image: Julia Gillard 2010.jpg]The popularity didn’t last. They soon remembered they couldn’t abide prefects, so his party threw him out after three years and voted in a headmistress. [image: Kevin Rudd official portrait.jpg]And after three years, they remembered they really didn’t like headmistresses either and asked for the perfect prefect back. Meanwhile, the Blue team... more »

"How It Really Is"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago

Welcome to New Tech City's "Bored and Brilliant": Part 2, Challenges 3-6

KenInNY at DownWithTyranny! - 6 hours ago
*"What smartphones allow us to do is get rid of boredom in a very direct way because we can play games, phone people, we can check the Internet. It takes away the boredom, but it also denies us the chance to see and learn about where we truly are in terms of our goals."* *-- Jonny Smallwood, professor of cognitiveneuroscience at the University of York* *by Ken* Okay, nothing much to splain here, provided you go back to Part 1, which contained both the introduction to WNYC's New Tech City's "Bored and Brilliant" project, which seeks to help wean smartphone addicts from their ad... more »

LOL @ This Guy

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 7 hours ago

Welcome to the New Duck

Josh Busby at Duck of Minerva - 7 hours ago
In advance of this year’s ISA convention and the OAIS awards, we’re happy to launch a new and improved Duck of Minerva with a revamped look and feel. You will notice automatically a direct link to duckofminerva.com which should make access more straightforward. The new site is also responsive so will resize automatically on your […]

Failure to Obey – Documentary on Checkpoint Refusal

WTStaff at Waking Times - 7 hours ago
*Film - *Two-thirds of the U.S. population, or approximately 200 million people, are potentially subject to detention and warrantless searches by Border Patrol agents. Here's what happens when you refuse a warrant-less search withing the 100-mile US border zone. The post Failure to Obey – Documentary on Checkpoint Refusal appeared first on Waking Times.

Ukraine Update: Battle of the Holographic Figleaf

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 7 hours ago
*UPDATE: February 8, 2015* Report of huge explosion going off today in Donetsk. Now...who is behind just about every GD bomb that goes off in the world? I Wonder! PressTV reporting 45 Ukrainian military and 11 pro-Russian militia killed today. The *Ukraine military trying to break out of the "cauldron"? * Also today, RT is reporting that the estimates of casualties in the Ukraine so far could be as high as 50,000. Also, from the RT report: "...The situation on the battlefield is dire for the Ukrainian forces. *Some 8,000 Ukrainian troops are believed to be surrounded near the v... more »

Something I See

Leonid Basin at GlobaLove Think Tank - 7 hours ago

"The Mask of Sanity: Psychopaths Rule Our World"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 7 hours ago
"The Mask of Sanity: Psychopaths Rule Our World" by Niall Bradley "It is evident, for those with eyes to see, that political discord between rival criminal cartels is purely for public consumption. Bread and circuses. Policy is not shaped by party politics. Decisions are made by a few: everyone else adjusts or starves. Weapons of financial mass destruction deployed by Central Bankers and Disaster-Capitalists, under the guise of protecting the markets and improving the efficiency of the system, vacuum the wealth of the nations - the work people produce - into ever fewer hands. Whil... more »

Sorry detractors: “Ayn Rand is 110 and still in your face after all these years” [updated]

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 7 hours ago
Business news site CNBC confronts the legacy they still can’t escape. [image: image]Modern-day capitalism has no shortage of heavyweight scholars… Yet the person most frequently evoked by proponents and detractors alike was neither a trained economist nor a traditional businessperson. Ayn Rand, author, thinker and political lightning rod, would have turned 110 years old this week. More than three decades after her death, she remains one of the most influential defenders of the free market… One of her biggest defenders says her storytelling is one of the major reasons why she ... more »

Andrew Jackson vs Bankers

The Realist Report at The Realist Report - 8 hours ago


Majia's Blog at Majia's Blog - 8 hours ago
Last night Netc showed elevated radiation levels around Tokyo. This morning levels were elevated around Sapporo and they remain so, although less than earlier according to Netc comparisons. I'm issuing an alert because of demonstrably increased atmospheric emissions from Fukushima Daiichi *Feb 8 19:00 - 20:00 TEPCO webcam 4 Very High Emissions with unclear source*. Some of it seems to be coming from the common spent fuel pool while it also appears to be deriving to the left and off screen from the common spent fuel pool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZS2vjTA1S8 *Feb 8 19 21:00 ... more »

Unit 3 Seems to be the Source of Today's Emissions

Majia's Blog at Majia's Blog - 8 hours ago
Last night, Netc indicated highly elevated radiation levels around Tokyo. Today, at the time the screenshots above were taken (Feb 9 2:40 AM), Netc was reporting high levels in northern Japan near Sappporo and elevated levels throughout the US: After reading the comments at Enenews.com I discovered that some sort of steam/smoke event occurred last night. Nuckelchen posted this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXbEY3rc1BE&feature=youtu.be He also provided these zoom edits: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7zb54d6kns&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3990My6e... more »

Ban Ki "Insists" Yemeni Quitter President be Reinstated or Civil War Looms

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 8 hours ago
*VOA- Ban-Ki always a toady boy! But, I digress....*. *“There must be a restoration of the legitimacy of President Hadi's. We have to address this through all the Security Council and [Gulf Cooperation Council] Initiatives,” he said.* Let's talk about restoration and the legitimacy of Hadi's Presidency: *Hadi was installed after one of those so called Arab Springs- aka engineered colour revolution aka western backed installation of puppet regime. So his legitimacy is questionable and suspect. * Let's recall together that this man actually quit. He stepped down. His cabinet quit and h... more »

Feb. 8: Excellence. Ignorant rant. And the irrelevance of Christian churches.

Graeme Decarie at The Moncton Times@Transcript - Good and Bad - 8 hours ago
Back to the Dec. 7 (Saturday) issue of the Irving press where page A4 has a big story about "This week's J.D. Irving, Limited Reading is Wild Readers of the week" And, no. I have no idea what that sentence means. But I am struck by the modesty of the owner of the newspaper who, so far, told us about his reading week only twice in two day, and, in great modesty, has permitted his name to appear in the headline only both times . As a former elementary school teacher (and a former elementary school student), I've never liked the hyped up reading races. Yes, I read heavily in them. Bu... more »

Global Conflicts And Protests Are Spiking

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 9 hours ago
(Click on Image to Enlarge) *Zero Hedge:* *Global Conflict Intensity Spikes To 7-Year High* If it’s not one geopolitical concern these days it’s invariably another. If today’s story isn’t weak-handed Greece escalating the rhetoric in its hopeless game of chicken with eurozone creditors, it’s ISIS ratcheting up the shock factor in a campaign to scare U.S. coalition partners away from an increasingly ineffectual bombing campaign in Syria and Iraq. If it’s not an escalation of tensions between Russia and Ukraine, it’s logrolling between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia with the fate of the A... more »

Assisted suicide ruling brings it all back for Sue Rodriguez chronicler

Jody Paterson at A Closer Look: Jody Paterson - 9 hours ago
My friend and fellow writer Anne Mullens has a very personal connection to this week's Supreme Court of Canada unanimous ruling allowing doctor-assisted suicide. She wrote a series of articles over five years on Victoria woman Sue Rodriguez's long and brave court fight in the 1990s - ultimately lost - for the right to have a doctor assist her to die when the day came that she'd had enough of the slow and cruel deterioration brought on by amytrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Anne then went on to write a very difficult book about other Canadians' battles for a more dignified end... more »

Re Write the code and do not hide the fact

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 9 hours ago
You do not have to repeat this message twice like all those commercials that run back to back with the same message. They do it because even though you know its stupid and you tell yourself you will never buy from those idiots, it works. A bug in the code could lead to the ultimated disaster: The Blue Screen of Death! I have no idea if Apple or Andoroid users face this screen of humiluation that causes one to bow down to a higher power. Its not like there is a Pope with one answer. A simple user can escape death even in the worst cases by re installing windows. But the cause of de... more »


Allen L Roland, Ph.D at Allen L Roland's Weblog - 10 hours ago
*Five more combat veterans with PTSD complete a simple six week action based self healing workshop which stresses the power of love and gratefulness and they find themselves in service again ~ except this time the gift they are extending is themselves: Allen L Roland, Ph.D* In my role as a volunteer heart centered consultant, advisor and mentor, I have recently assisted in the transition of five more combat veterans with PTSD who found the courage to go within and beneath their pain and anguish and found, in the process, their original innocence, joy and delight as well as a need... more »

North Korea Facing Food Shortages (Again)

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 10 hours ago
North Koreans work on a rice field during the harvest outside the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. © 2005 Reuters *Washington Post*: *Dry winter sparks fears of another food crisis in North Korea* *SEOUL — As North Korea heads toward the “barley hump” — the lean season before the rice and corn harvest in the summer — aid agencies are warning that an unusually dry winter is compounding chronic food shortages in the impoverished country.And while North Korea may no longer be in a state of famine, malnutrition remains such a widespread problem that even slight changes in weather... more »

North Korea Tests New Anti-Ship Missile

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 10 hours ago
*38 North*: *The Korean People’s Navy Tests New Anti-ship Cruise Missile* *While the report states that the missile was developed by North Korea, it appears to be a Russian Kh-35E anti-ship cruise missile. Whether the KPN acquired the system directly from Russia or a third party is unclear as is whether it is a licensed produced or reversed engineered version of the missile. Should the new system be successfully integrated into the KPN and widely deployed it would represent a significant step towards redressing the service’s obsolescence and increasing the threat poised to South Ko... more »

Welcome to New Tech City's "Bored and Brilliant" project: Part 1, Introduction and Challenges 1-2

KenInNY at DownWithTyranny! - 10 hours ago
*"What smartphones allow us to do is get rid of boredom in a very direct way because we can play games, phone people, we can check the Internet. It takes away the boredom, but it also denies us the chance to see and learn about where we truly are in terms of our goals."* *-- Jonny Smallwood, professor of cognitiveneuroscience at the University of York* *by Ken* Don't be overwhelmed. What I've gathered here is *a week's* worth of challenges in the project "Bored and Brilliant: The Lost Art of Spacing Out," presented by New Tech City, the Web project of NYC public-radio station W... more »

Greece, Ukraine, Norway, Jordan

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 10 hours ago
There are lots of events related to these four countries, among others, and each of them would deserve long essays. But briefly: *ECB and Greece* The European Central Bank and the Eurogroup – the set of the finance ministers of the eurozone member states – gave two ultimatums to Greece. By Wednesday, they have to present their own alternative solution of the debt problem if they want it to be considered. By Monday which is 8 days away, they have to apply for the extension of the usual Greek-Troika procedures that have worked for years. The new Greek government refuses to continue... more »

"The Matrix Is Real And How It Will Change All Of Our Lives"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 10 hours ago
*"The Matrix Is Real And How It Will Change All Of Our Lives"* by Paul Craig Roberts "Americans are the most manipulated people in history. Since 2008, the economy has been manipulated for the benefit of a few oversized banks “too big to fail.” US foreign policy has been manipulated to serve the hegemonic agenda of a handful of neoconservatives. These manipulations have undercut the consumer basis of the US economy and have pushed the American people into a conflict situation with Russia and China. US economic collapse and nuclear war are the two most likely outcomes of Washington’... more »

Weaponising Tony Blair

Phil at All That Is Solid ... - 11 hours ago
Regulars round these parts know I'm not a fan of Tony Blair. I don't think much of his record in office, though I do recognise his legacy was more complex than Iraq and neoliberalism with a smile. Nor was I too enamoured of his new year interventions, which were widely read as a pop at Ed Miliband. If you can't say anything nice, then don't say anything at all in my humble opinion. Well, a month on and there's been a bit of a *volte-face*. *The Observer* this morning reported on a reconciliation between the offices of the former and current leader, with Blair apparently happy to do ... more »

Obama’s ring: ‘There is no god but Allah’

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 11 hours ago
WND report http://mobile.wnd.com/2012/10/obamas-ring-there-is-no-god-but-allah/ on the significance of Barack Hussein Obama's ring. I guarantee that the BBC will never ever mention this story. '... according to Arabic-language and Islamic experts, the ring Obama has been wearing for more than 30 years is adorned with the first part of the Islamic declaration of faith, the Shahada: "There is no god except Allah."

Alan Waldman : TELEVISION | ‘Artful Detective’ is highly enjoyable canadian historical mystery series

Thorne Dreyer at The Rag Blog - 11 hours ago
Set in Toronto, circa 1895-1901, and featuring a clever police inspector who often invents techniques to fight crime, this long-running skein is a real treat. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | February 8, 2015 [In his Rag Blog … finish reading Alan Waldman : *TELEVISION* | ‘Artful Detective’ is highly enjoyable canadian historical mystery series

Is President Obama's Middle East Policy Based On 'Fantasy'?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
*Eli Lake, Bloomberg*: *Obama's Middle East Fantasy* *Way back in the George W. Bush administration, his progressive critics used to call themselves members of the "reality based community." The phrase was first popularized by Ron Suskind in a lengthy criticism of Bush's so-called war on terror. Bush and his team were blinded by the moral certainties of ideology, whereas their critics understood the world as it is.Reading through President Barack Obama's new 2015 National Security Strategy, I think it's time to resurrect the phrase, because this document bears very little relati... more »

Argentina: UFO or Drone Over the Hydrolecric Plant?

Inexplicata (IHU) at Inexplicata-The Journal of Hispanic Ufology - 11 hours ago
*Source: www.sanjuan8.com and Planeta UFODate: 01.25.2015* *Argentina: UFO or Drone Over the Hydrolecric Plant?* A group of workers on their way to the Ullum Hydrolectric Plant in San Juan, Argentina were startled by a strange presence in the sky. One of them reached for his camera and managed to photograph the alleged apparition. The witnesses claim the object was moving, yet suspended in mid-air. ¿Could any of this be true? Photos courtesy SanJuan8.com [*Translation (c) S. Corrales, IHU with thanks to Guillermo Giménez, Planeta UFO*] Inexplicata Podcasts covering items from ... more »

Mexico: Alleged UFO Monitors Mexican Military 'Copter in Tulancingo

Inexplicata (IHU) at Inexplicata-The Journal of Hispanic Ufology - 11 hours ago
*Source: Extrañotix and Planeta UFODate: 01.26.2015* Mexico: Alleged UFO Monitors Mexican Military 'Copter in Tulancingo An amorphous UFO monitors the descent or landing of a Mexican military helo near a hill adjacent to the road leading from Ecatepec to Tulancingo. This event occurred on 14 November 2014. It is a sequence of photographs taken of a landing on a hillside photographed by Ing. Rueda with his own camera from the Tulancingo Highway. To view the entire sequence visit: *http://extranotix.blogspot.mx/2015/01/ovni-vigila-un-helicoptero-militar.html* Inexplicata Podcasts... more »

Al Qaeda Now Has A 'Mini-State' In Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
Gaining control: The al-Nusra Front have carved out their own territory in the region, marked above in pink, raising fears a second jihadist mini-state could thwart any attempts by western forces to end the barbarity *Daily Mail:* *Al-Qaeda faction carves out second jihadist 'mini-state' in Syria to rival Islamic State * * * Al-Nusra Front are gaining control across Idlib province in northern Syria * Have driven out other rebel groups including western-armed moderates * Raises fears second jihadist 'mini-state' could defeat efforts to end unrest* *WNU Editor:* More proof that th... more »

Christy Clark`s LNG Superpower Nightmare(A look Into The Future)

Grant G at The Straight Goods - 12 hours ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATIm8Ov1Fks#t=1123 Make some popcorn, have twizzlers at the ready.. This is some scary shit people.. One more reason why BC Liberal Government`s LNG fantasy must be prevented. I urge John Horgan and the BC NDP to start thinking about humanity and the survival of mankind itself. And ....A tip of the hat and congratulations to Andrew Weaver for winning his defamation law suit against Canada`s and Stephen Harper`s flagship business propaganda newspaper The National Post.. ____________ http://www.thetyee.ca/Mediacheck/2015/02/06/MLA-Andrew-Weaver-W... more »

U.S. Delivers Arms To Lebanese Army

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
Workers unload artillery, part of a military donation from the U.S. government to the Lebanese army, during a ceremony at Beirut's port February 8, 2015. Credit: REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir *Reuters*:* U.S. delivers arms to Lebanon, says fighting 'same enemy'* *(Reuters) - The United States delivered more than $25 million worth of military aid including heavy artillery to the Lebanese army on Sunday to help it fight jihadist groups which have repeatedly battled with security forces near the Syrian border.* *WNU Editor:* Another sign that everyone is expecting the wars and conflicts in ... more »

Argentina: The UFO Phenomenon in Salta - A Substantiated Story

Inexplicata (IHU) at Inexplicata-The Journal of Hispanic Ufology - 12 hours ago
*Source: El Tribuno and Planeta UFODate: 01.31.2015* *Argentina: The UFO Phenomenon in Salta - A Substantiated Story* *El Tribuno Newsroomhttp://www.eltribuno.info/el-fenomeno-ovni-salta-una-historia-documentada-n501369* We are providing you with some of the most notable historical information on the UFO phenomenon in Salta which has been manifesting itself in our region for decades, startling our inhabitants. Northern Argentina has a long history of enigmas, a mysterious angle that constitutes an important part of local culture. In recent years, one mystery has repeated increas... more »

Baghdad Celebrates The End Of Its Nighttime Curfew. Bombings Continue

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 13 hours ago
*Washington Post*: *Baghdad celebrates lifting of curfew, despite rash of bombings* *More News On Baghdad Celebrating The End Of Its Nighttime Curfew* Baghdad Curfew Ends Hours After Deadly Bombings -- VOA ‘Despite state of war’: Curfew lifted in Baghdad hours after deadly bombings -- RT More Than 40 Killed In Baghdad Bombings -- SKY News Baghdad lifts 10-year nighttime curfew -- Euronews Baghdad celebrates lifting of curfew after 12 years -- BBC Baghdad Celebrates End of 12-Year-Old Nighttime Curfew -- Sputnik

Where Eagles Dared

Karen Garcia at Sardonicky - 13 hours ago
Sandy Socolow (CBS News) You may never have heard of Sandy Socolow, especially if you weren't around during the 60s and 70s and beyond, when watching Walter Cronkite deliver the nightly news on CBS was a ritual in millions of American homes. I confess that he wasn't exactly a household name to me, either, until I got to know his former wife, Nan, through *New York Times* commenting. (Nan has contributed several poems to Sardonicky, and a Watergate-era poem she wrote to him is reprinted with her permission at the end of this post.) Sandy Socolow, longtime producer of Walter Cronkite'... more »

Jordon Vows To Crush The Islamic State

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 13 hours ago
A Royal Jordanian Air Force plane takes off from an air base to strike ISIS in the Syrian city of Raqqa on February 5, 2015. (Reuters) *Voice of America*: *Jordan Hits Islamic State With 3rd Day of Airstrikes* *WNU Editor*: UAE has made the decision to assist Jordan .... *UAE sends F-16 jets to Jordan to step up airstrikes against ISIS - report* (RT). *More News On Jordan's War Against The Islamic State* Jordan vows to 'wipe Isis out completely' as it investigates claim US hostage killed in air strike -- The Independent Jordan says it has bombed ISIL 56 times in three days -- Al J... more »

Voice for Fair Negotiations

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 13 hours ago
A voice for serious and fair negotiations over future of Ukraine. For analysis RT talks to Lode Vanoost, the former deputy speaker of Belgian parliament.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: 'No Nuclear Deal Better Than Bad Deal'

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 13 hours ago
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran, August 30, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Hamid Forootan/ISNA *BBC:* *Iran nuclear talks: Ayatollah Khamenei says 'no deal better than bad deal'* *Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says he would rather see no deal on the country's nuclear programme than one that undercuts Iranian interests. * *WNU Editor*: The main stumbling block in these talks has always been the same .... inspections and verifications. Iran does not want to give international inspectors "carte bl... more »

U.S. Secretary Of State Kerry: There Is No Split Between The U.S. And Europe On Russia Policy

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 13 hours ago
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gestures as he arrives for the chairman's debate at the 51st Munich Security Conference at the 'Bayerischer Hof' hotel in Munich February 8, 2015. Credit: Reuters/Michael Dalder *Reuters:* *Kerry denies split between U.S. and Europe on Russia policy* *(Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry denied on Sunday that a split has emerged between Washington and Europe over how to handle Russia, after leading U.S. senators sharply criticized Germany and other countries who oppose sending arms to the Ukraine military. * *WNU Editor:* I disagree. In all ... more »

Operation Mockingbird – Swine Flu Epidemic, 1976

Mars Daniels at GLOBAL POLITICAL AWAKENING - 14 hours ago
Rory Hall If you have any questions about the lying, cheating, thieving criminals in Washington DC, simply spend the next 8 minutes watching this “bureaucrat” squirm in his chair with guilt. Can you say crocodile tears? I knew you could. Be sure and allow the “hysteria” being whipped up over the measles to drive your car to the nearest inoculation center and have all your family injected with a serum that permanently changes your body chemistry. It seems the criminals in charge are doing what they do best; lying about a situation, blowing it out of proportion and parading an endles... more »

Unpacking France's Chilling Proposal to Hold Companies Accountable for Speech

Mars Daniels at GLOBAL POLITICAL AWAKENING - 14 hours ago
Image Source Jillian York France’s misguided efforts to grapple with hate speech—which is already prohibited by French law—have been making headlines for years. In 2012, after an horrific attack on a Jewish school, then-president Nicolas Sarkozy proposed criminal penalties for anyone visiting websites that contain hate speech. An anti-terror law passed in December imposes greater penalties on those that “glorify terrorism” online (as opposed to offline), and allows websites engaging in the promotion of terrorism to be blocked with little oversight. And following the attack on Ch... more »

Northerntruthseeker Rant For Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Northerntruthseeker at Northerntruthseeker - 14 hours ago
[image: rant-jpeg-b] Good morning.. Or when I think about the direction this world is going... Good mourning... And as usual, time again for my weekly rant... Yes, I spent the last few days doing some personal business, and went only online for a few quick surfs of the Internet for information, and of course to do the Friday Turbulent Times podcast with Whitewraithe.... The link to that show in the Blogtalk radio archives will be posted here soon.... I was unaware that during my short absence a major fury was unleashed due to the statement made by Charles Giuliani during his Frida... more »

Get To Know India's Aam Aadmi Party

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 14 hours ago
Delhi, the capital of India, is something like Washington, DC. It isn't a state but it does elect a legislative assembly. Yesterday Delhi went to the polls to elect all 70 members of the Assembly. The votes will be counted Tuesday so we won't know for sure what the voters decided but... it is widely believed-- and backed up by 7 exit polls-- that a party you may have never heard of won-- and won big. The party-- think Greece's newly elected Syriza-- is the AAP, Aam Aadmi Party (Common Man's Party). Turnout was strong-- at least 67%, higher than for last year's national election-- ... more »


Charles Barton at The Nuclear Green Revolution - 14 hours ago
After Alvin Weinberg's death in October 2006, I began a study of his writings that were available on the internet. This was to lead me to several brief papers on the Molten Salt Reactor, and to the Molten Salt Breeder (the LFTR). My interest in Weinberg's Molten Salt Reactor vision, was facilitated by the emergence of Kirk Sorensen's blog Energy from Thorium. Kirk had started his blog about six months before my rediscovery of Weinberg's vision. Kirk had done an amazing job of documenting the history of Molten Salt Reactor Research in Oak Ridge. Kirk's Document archive is perhaps the... more »


New Orleans Ladder at New Orleans Ladder - 14 hours ago
*Arthur Hardy: Sunday’s parades include Carrollton, Alla, Barkus and Tchefuncte Boat Parade * [image: http://www.mardigrasparadeschedule.com/krewes/barkus/] *THE MYSTIC KREWE OF BARKUS WILL BE SNIFFING THE STREETS AGAIN IN 2015 * The only Mardi Gras krewe in New Orleans by and for the canine population is ready to sniff the streets of the French Quarter on Sunday, February 8, 2015. The Mystic Krewe of Barkus is a non-profit organization founded by Wood Enterprises. The 2015 Parade will start at Armstrong Park promptly at 2pm and proceed on their traditional 15-block route through the ... more »

Ukraine's Refugee Crisis Intensifies

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 14 hours ago
*Washington Post:* *Ukrainian civilians struggle to escape the fighting* *Debaltseve is a strategic rail hub and road link between the major rebel-held cities of Donetsk and Luhansk. The town is the epicenter of fierce fighting as Russian-backed rebels try to pinch off a pocket of Ukrainian government forces stationed there. Trapped between the battle lines are thousands of civilians who are trying desperately to evacuate to safer areas* *WNU Editor: *If the war escalates into the more heavily populated areas that are just an hour or two drive west from the front lines .... this ... more »

German Intelligence: Ukraine Death Toll 10 Times Higher

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 14 hours ago
Burnt military machinery in Uglegorsk. Background: a DPR bus column heading to Debaltsevo for evacuation of local residents from the combat zone. (RIA Novosti) *RT:* *‘Official figures not credible’: German intel say Ukraine death toll 10 times higher* *The German intelligence service estimates the real losses in the Ukrainian civil war at 50,000 dead (civilians and servicemen), which is nearly 10 times higher than reported by the Kiev authorities, German media report.* *Update:* German Intelligence Estimates Death Toll in Ukraine Ten Times Higher *WNU Editor: *Ukrainian Presiden... more »

Leaders Of Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France Aim To Hold Summit Wednesday In Minsk On New Peace Talks

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 14 hours ago
BBC *Deutsch Welle:* *Merkel, Hollande, Putin and Poroshenko aim for midweek Ukraine talks* *The leaders of Germany, Russia, France and Ukraine are set to meet in Minsk later this week to continue to seek a resolution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. This followed a telephone call linking the four leaders. * *WNU Editor:* I have no reason to be optimistic. Ukraine President Poroshenko has indicated numerous times in the past that he will never support the option of federalism for the east, and he will certainly not accept the new territories that pro-Russian rebels have seized ... more »

DPP takes 3 of 5 in Legislative By-Election

Michael Turton at The View from Taiwan - 15 hours ago
*Local house on Lanyu* I go to Lanyu and in my absence by-elections were held. I think that was on purpose... The DPP took three of the five, leaving the KMT's 65-40 legislative seat advantage over the DPP unchanged (China Post): KMT candidates Hsu Chih-jung (徐志榮) and Hsu Shu-hua (許淑華) were victorious in Miaoli County and Nantou County respectively. The DPP prevailed in Taichung City, Pingtung County and Changhua County, with their seats won by Huang Kuo-shu (黃國書), Chuang Ruei-hsiung (莊瑞雄) and Chen Su-yueh (陳素月), respectively. Frozen Garlic, analyst extraordinaire, like everyone ... more »

Sunday Song

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 15 hours ago

Gardasil: I Thought I Did Enough Research – I was wrong by Karen of County Louth, Ireland

Stranger in a Strange Land at Stranger in a Strange Land - 16 hours ago
[image: Gardasil in Ireland] Gardasil: I thought I did enough research – I was wrong By Karen, County Louth, Republic of Ireland Sane Vax, Inc. 7 February 2015 My daughter Laura has just turned 17 and is without doubt another girl whose life is ruined as a result of the HPV vaccine Gardasil. When Laura first brought home the consent form from school in 2010 I read it thoroughly. I also went on the World Health Organisation (WHO) website to educate myself about this vaccine as it was new here in Ireland and I didn’t know much about it. After reading their information and th... more »


jonjayray at EDUCATION WATCH INTERNATIONAL - 16 hours ago
*How Much Is That Psychology Degree Worth?* The Republican leadership in Congress still hasn’t held hearings on why college is so expensive, although I proposed the idea two weeks ago. Of course, it’s been a month since the GOP took control of Congress, and they also haven’t voided Obama’s unconstitutional executive amnesty, passed e-Verify, a fence bill or the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Act. Democrats are on offense all the time, even when they’ve just had their legs cut off. They announce absurd agenda items and then indignantly demand to know why Republicans are refusing to deal... more »


JR at GREENIE WATCH - 16 hours ago
*Divesting people of better living standards* *“Disinvestment” of fossil fuel holdings is misguided, irresponsible, lethal – and racist* By Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek “Social responsibility” activists want universities and pension funds to eliminate fossil fuel companies from their investment portfolios. They plan to spotlight their demands on “Global Divestment Day,” February 13-14. Their agenda is misguided, immoral, lethal … even racist. A mere 200 years ago, the vast majority of humans were poor, sick and malnourished. Life expectancy in 1810 was less than 40 years, and ... more »

In Government We Trust?

Rural at Democracy Under Fire - 17 hours ago
As I review the actions of the Harper Regime since coming to power for my Harper History Series, an undertaking that one must take in very small bites if one is to retain one composure and sanity, I have been thinking a great deal about the choices before us and why we support one lot over the others. Whilst a great deal may rest upon what each individual or party says they are going to do or has done I am coming to the conclusion that TRUST may well be an increasing part of the reason to vote for one or the other, and mistrust of them all a big part of why an increasing number of f... more »

The Lessons Of 2006 and 2008

Owen Gray at Northern Reflections - 17 hours ago
http://www.counterweights.ca/ It's hard to predict the outcome of an election. But this time around, if the Harperites receive a plurality of votes, Nelson Wiseman writes that 2006 and 2008 should have taught the opposition parties a few lessons: If the 2015 election produces another Conservative minority, the first lesson that should be drawn from the case of 2008 is that the opposition parties will be hard-pressed to bring down a minority government at a time and on an issue of their choosing. If they pass the speech from the throne ... more »

How vaccine hysteria could spark totalitarian nightmare

D ... Breaking The Silence at Removing The Shackles - 17 hours ago
As I've said before, it is becoming vitally important that those of us who know about these subjects, like vaccination, share out the information we have, as often as possible. Each time you post an article, or bring up information on a subject, you plant a small seed in people minds. They may argue with you, they may "ignore" the information, but once a seed is planted, it can never be forgotten- it is eternally there, somewhere in the recesses of their sub/unconscious mind..... just waiting for the moment that the "thought" is fertilized and begins to sprout. Right now, it is mo... more »

10 Minute Guided Meditation on Unconditionally Loving Yourself

WTStaff at Waking Times - 17 hours ago
*Video -* A meditation that explores unconditional self love and kindness by celebrating every aspect of who you are and your journey to arrive at this moment. The post 10 Minute Guided Meditation on Unconditionally Loving Yourself appeared first on Waking Times.

Prince Charles says radicalisation of young people 'alarming' per BBC News

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 17 hours ago
There is something alarming about this BBC report http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-31199692 and it's that it fails to mention Islam or Muslims even once. Is Prince Charles really so politically correct that he didn't say which young people were becoming radicalised? Or did the BBC censor what he said? Ordinarily I would suspect the BBC but in this case...

An Addendum Re Existential Risk Arguments: A Comment and A Fresh Application at Cern with Hawking and de Grass Tyson at the Centre

noreply@blogger.com (Christian Munthe) at Philosophical Comment - 18 hours ago
Related to my latest blog post on the existential risk argument and Pascal's Wager , there's a nice comment by Karim Jebari over at his otherwise mostly Swedish blog - illustrating, with reference to Sven Ove Hansson, how there are certainly openings for taking such risks seriously without basing one's reasoning on the simplistic (alternatively trivial) existential risk argument, and that one may thus avoid exposing oneself to the wager analogy (in full at least). This at the cost of the conclusion being less obvious and straightforward, such as the typical existential risk argumen... more »

Missing words

Craig at Is the BBC biased? - 18 hours ago
The BBC's over-sensitivity to the sensibilities of Muslims can make them look really odd at times. Their own big scoop today is a Radio Two interview with Prince Charles, and his comments (on the programme) have been widely taken up by other news outlets. Yet if you read the account on Sky News (Prince Charles: UK Youth Extremism 'Alarming'), you find a words that you don't find in the BBC's own account (Prince Charles says radicalisation of young people 'alarming'). Here are two paragraphs from Sky's report: Prince Charles said preventing the radicalisation of Muslim youth was a... more »

Putting Measles into Perspective: Numbers don't lie

D ... Breaking The Silence at Removing The Shackles - 18 hours ago
This article was originally written in 2012, but was updated this month to respond to several questions that have been asked about the original material covered in the first article from 2012. This article is not about whether you should, or shouldn't, vaccinate your child for measles- as I've said previously, it's up to every parent to make an informed choice and stand in full responsibility for that choice. This article takes a very close look at the fear porn aspect of the numbers that are being given out by the main stream media and the "fear mongurers". Simple numbers don't l... more »

BLACK AS NIGHT - Medicine For The People

Stranger in a Strange Land at Stranger in a Strange Land - 19 hours ago
*Lyrics:* Oh whoa I believe in the good things comin’, comin’, comin’ comin’ I believe in the good things comin’, comin’, comin’ comin’ Out of darkness lion heart pumpin’, pumpin’, pumpin’ pumpin’ Into white light all things runnin’, runnin’, runnin’ runnin’ Who have I been, who am I becomin’? Come in, come in, come in Deep breathes for a young man learnin’, learnin’, learnin’, learnin’ Take a walk with the cedars hummin’, cityscape, pink sunset stunnin’ Every fire kindle burnin’, every empty space is fittin’ I believe in the good things comin’, comin’, comin’ comin’ I believe in th... more »

USNS Lewis B. Puller Christened

Ko Savonije at Naval Open Source INTelligence - 19 hours ago
[image: USNS Lewis B. Puller]The new mobile landing platform USNS Lewis B. Puller is officially ready to get to work. The ship, named after Marine Corps Lieutenant General Lewis "Chesty" Puller, was christened at General Dynamics NASSCO's shipyard in Barrio Logan Saturday afternoon. Puller's daughter performed the traditional champagne bottle break. USNS Lewis B. Puller is the first ship of its kind to include a flight deck, berthing, fuel and equipment storage, repair spaces and accomodations for up to 250 personnel. The vessel is also capable of supporting missions including coun... more »

Artillery Precision Guidance Kit Passes First Article Acceptance Tests Verifying Performance and Safety

Ko Savonije at Naval Open Source INTelligence - 19 hours ago
[image: Excalibur]ATK announced that the artillery Precision Guidance Kit (PGK) has passed First Article Acceptance Tests for both performance and safety during testing recently conducted at Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona. Having passed the acceptance testing, PGK is now approved for production. The PGK will transform existing, conventional artillery projectiles into precision weapons that can significantly reduce dispersion to 30 meters or less, enabling precise targeting. This transformation enables highly responsive and accurate use of artillery on the modern battlefield, whic... more »

THAAD missile interceptor may stay till next year

Ko Savonije at Naval Open Source INTelligence - 19 hours ago
[image: THAAD Launcher]A missile interceptor that was sent to Guam almost two years ago may be here to stay until at least next year. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency's proposed budget for fiscal 2016 includes continued funding support for "the TPY-2 radar as part of our forward-deployed THAAD battery in Guam," said the agency's director, Vice Adm. James D. Syring, in a Feb. 2 press briefing on the fiscal 2016 budget proposal at the Pentagon, a transcript of the briefing states. The truck-mounted Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile interceptor, or THAAD, was moved to Guam in ... more »

Germany to Send Advanced Weapons to Peshmerga

Ko Savonije at Naval Open Source INTelligence - 19 hours ago
[image: MBDA's MILAN ER]The German government continues its militarily support of the Peshmerga forces in the fight against Islamic State. According to a statement from the German ministry of defense, the Berlin government will send weapons and ammunition worth €13 million to Kurdish forces. The new cache will include 30 anti-Tank MILAN missiles, 300 mortars and over 200 RPG launchers. Also in the shipment are 4,000 small guns, 6 million bullets, 10,000 grenades, 10 armored vehicles, medical equipment and military uniforms. Read more

Go and vote! If nobody is worth voting for you can go and vote for nobody and still be counted! People who think they cannot be counted without choosing a candidate at an UK election are wrong!

Jake at Ripped-off Britons - 20 hours ago
Electoral law requires rejected ballots to be counted and reported, constituency by constituency. These spoiled ballots do not affect the final election result, and nor should they. Countries with no elected governments show the usual alternative to a well functioning democracy is brute force.  The real problem is not that you can't vote for 'nobody', because you can. The problem is news

North Korea says it has test-fired a new anti-ship cruise missile

Ko Savonije at Naval Open Source INTelligence - 20 hours ago
[image: Kim Jong Un]North Korea said Saturday that it has test-fired a new anti-ship cruise missile, a move experts in Seoul viewed as an attempt to raise tensions ahead of joint military drills between the United States and South Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was on-site to observe the successful testing of the “ultra-precision” rocket conducted by the country’s East Sea fleet, the North’s official Korean Central News Agency said. The official Rodong Sinmun newspaper published front-page photos of Kim watching a missile being fired off a naval vessel, although the state m... more »

U.A.E. Orders Squadron of Fighter Aircraft to Jordan in Show of Support

Ko Savonije at Naval Open Source INTelligence - 20 hours ago
[image: UAE F-16 Fighting Falcon]The United Arab Emirates said on Saturday that it ordered a squadron of F-16 fighters to Jordan, demonstrating support for Jordan’s pledge to hunt down Islamic State group militants and “wipe them out completely.” It wasn’t clear from the announcement, carried by the state news agency WAM, if Emirati aircraft will carry out airstrikes against Islamic State group from Jordan. Emirati and Jordanian officials weren’t immediately available for comment. Read more

Naval LCA Tested With Indian-made Landing Gear

Ko Savonije at Naval Open Source INTelligence - 20 hours ago
[image: LCA Tejal NP2]The second prototype of the naval version of India’s Light Combat Aircraft has been tested with a complex landing gear designed by the Aircraft Research and Design Centre, a wing of the DRDO. Called the LCA-NP2 the second prototype of the Navy version of the Light Combat Aircraft, flew for the first time on Saturday. It took off from the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd runway at 12.27 p.m. and flew for about 35 minutes, said HAL in a release. Officials of HAL, the Aeronautical Development Agency, safety certifying agency CEMILAC and other DRDO officials watched the f... more »

Sri Lanka approves $1.5 billion China funded port project to avoid ‘misunderstanding’ with Beijing

Ko Savonije at Naval Open Source INTelligence - 20 hours ago
[image: Type 039 (Song) class SSK]Sri Lanka’s new government will go ahead with $1.5 billion China’s funded port city project planned by the previous president to avoid misunderstandings with Beijing. Xi Jinping, China’s President officially launched the city’s development on an artificial island during a visit to Sri Lanka last September. The new government of President Maithripala Sirisena has said it wants to review all projects to ensure they are environmentally viable and corruption free. Sirisena’s government has moved to mend relations with the United States and neighboring I... more »

MoD plans to spend £4.2bn on replacing Trident before parliament gives go-ahead

Ko Savonije at Naval Open Source INTelligence - 20 hours ago
[image: Vanguard class SSBN]The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is planning to spend £4.2 billion on replacing the Trident nuclear weapons system before the UK parliament has given it the go-ahead, according to a report from the government's National Audit Office (NAO). The money is being spent on designing new submarines, reactors and missile compartments ahead of a long-promised decision on Trident replacement by MPs in 2016, after this year's UK general election. Previous reports have suggested that around £2bn or £3bn would be incurred before the decision was taken. Read more

Abbott leadership crisis: PM woos MPs with $20bn submarine contract

Ko Savonije at Naval Open Source INTelligence - 20 hours ago
[image: Collins class SSK]Tony Abbott has sought to tie up his political support by opening the way for Adelaide-based shipbuilder ASC to bid for a lucrative tender worth at least $20 billion for the navy’s future submarines. The assurance was part of a deal cut between the Prime Minister and key South Australian Senator Sean Edwards who said his support for Mr Abbott in a leadership contest would depend on the shipbuilder being given the greenlight to make a bid. Mr Abbott rang Senator Edwards earlier this afternoon to make the commitment, with Senator Edwards telling The Australi... more »

The Mask of Zorro - coached kids or this hideous abuse really happened to them - case pending

Mike Philbin at Mike Philbin's free planet blog - 20 hours ago
*"However, six days after reporting the crimes to Barnet Police on 05 September 2014, the children were taken into ‘protective custody’ and subsequently to two different foster carers. Medical examinations initiated by the Police confirmed scarring in the rectum area of both children. The hearing of the boy is impaired due to the father’s hitting and excessive shouting. Two weeks later, the Police told her that the children retracted the allegations and that the investigation was closed. The explanation was that the children made their story up from the film “The Mask of Zorro”. St... more »

Some Sunday morning reading

Craig at Is the BBC biased? - 21 hours ago
Other links you might care to read this morning (if you haven't already done so) include: *What I learnt from my BBC Question Time experience* by Steven Woolfe, UKIP MEP On Thursday night I was due to fill in for Suzanne Evans on BBC Question Time as she was unfortunately taken ill and could not attend. Let us put some emphasis that word, ‘due’, as on the morning of the programme my appearance was cancelled as it turns out at that I am not in fact a woman. My perception of the BBC has been affected in two ways as a result of this incident. First, it seems fairly incompetent of th... more »


Craig at Is the BBC biased? - 22 hours ago
What would Sunday be without a little scandal? The Great BBC Expenses Scandal rolls on. According to *The Sunday Times*: THE BBC spent £2,400 of licence-fee money paying for friends of Alan Yentob, a senior executive, to attend a private function at which he was being given an award. Details released under the Freedom of Information Act show the BBC paid for 16 of Yentob’s associates to attend the party, where he received the 2014 Media Society Award. The event, held at the Millennium Hotel in central London on December 9, featured film tributes to Yentob, who earns £330,000 a ye... more »

Clearing The Air On Statement Made By Charles Giuliani In Error On February 6th, 2015

Northerntruthseeker at Northerntruthseeker - 23 hours ago
I have been asked to make a statement about a statement made by Charles Giuliani on his Friday show over at 'American Nationalist Network', and I figured I would use it to clear the air... I sent a personal email out to Charles last week where I gave him my opinion on the piece released by the webmaster over at "The Ugly Truth" website... I also have already released an article recently that firmly gives clear evidence of exactly what that article entailed.... In that article, the webmaster has finally admitted that crisis actors were indeed used for the Sandy Hook fraud operation o... more »

German Chancellor Angela Merkel: 'Sending Arms To Ukraine Will Not Scare Vladimir Putin

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
*The Telegraph*: *Ukraine crisis: Do not try to scare Putin, warns Merkel* *Sending arms to Ukraine will not scare Vladimir Putin, warns Angela Merkel while Francois Hollande warns it could lead to war * *WNU Editor:* She is receiving a considerable amount of criticism for her stance .... *Merkel defends Ukraine arms stance in face of U.S.* criticism (The Telegraph). What's my take .... she is right and she is also reflecting German public opinion .... but I suspect that the U.S. government and Ukraine President Poroshenko are not going to pay attention to her concerns.

President Obama Strikes A Universalist Tone In A Speech Denouncing Religious Intolerance

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 23 hours ago
*Killing in the name of God is a proud human tradition that transcends religions, races, regions, and ages. Invoking Heaven to justify murder of political and religious opponents is the one thing that brings radicals of the Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist traditions together. * "So how do we, as people of faith, reconcile these realities – the profound good, the strength, the tenacity, the compassion and love that can flow from all of our faiths, operating alongside those who seek to hijack religious for their own murderous ends? “Humanity has been grappling with th... more »

"American Sniper": Chris Kyle Was a Perfect Poster Boy for Bush's War of Lies

Marc McDonald at BeggarsCanBeChoosers.com - 1 day ago
*By MARC McDONALD* Clint Eastwood's blockbuster film, *American Sniper* purports to tell the story of real-life U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. But this is nonsense. The movie character actually has little in common with the real-life Kyle, who was a twisted, bigoted, dishonest person who (in his 2012 memoir) wrote that killing Iraqis was "fun." What kind of person says that killing people is "fun"? (Well, outside of Jack the Ripper-type sociopaths?) People like this aren't heroes. They certainly shouldn't have a place in our nation's military. As the U.K. *Guardian* noted, Kyle had no... more »

Weekend Fun 58: Mugabe Falls

Nonoy Oplas at Government and Taxes - 1 day ago
Last Wednesday, Zimbabwe's Prime Minister - President - dictator from 1980 to present (35 years) Robert Mugabe falls or trips on a red carpet at Harare Airport. It was reported in BuzzFeed News the other day. Many memes were invented since then. Next 5 photos below are some memes published by that news that I like. :-) The guys who made these photoshops are creative and got good humour. Usain Bolt is defeated in the 100 meters sprint! Jumping jack. Neo, Mugabe and the Matrix. These photos I got from twitter under #MugabeFalls subject. New dance craze, the Mugabe dance. haha... more »

Musical Interlude: Dianne Arkenstone, “Through The Veil”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
Dianne Arkenstone, “Through The Veil” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMhPAD5EuyY

The intellectual power of a dead tree stump ... and a wide open net.

Dave at The Galloping Beaver - 1 day ago
Whoa! What's this?! Watch and listen very closely ... I n t e r e s t i n g !!! Here's the thing ... I agree with him ... completely. The anti-vaccine movement is a crowd of dangerous, self-absorbed, selfish, dilettantes who, devoid of any scientific training or knowledge, have positioned themselves as "experts". They are no such thing and Murphy is quite correct in pointing that out. In

The US Needs Ukraine War To Maintain Global Hegemony!

Northerntruthseeker at Northerntruthseeker - 1 day ago
I have been busy for the last few days, and only now have I sat down to take a good hard look at what has been happening around the world... After spending hours surfing the Internet and examining all the reports that I could find about the so called war in Ukraine, I have come to the conclusion that the US government is indeed insane and that they definitely want a full escalation of the conflict in Ukraine and very much a war against Russia itself.... It does trouble me that there are few voices out there trying to stop this madness! I have been puzzled for the last few months in ... more »

Tomorrow night brings, at last, the "Better Call Saul" premiere, and another episode of "Grantchester"

KenInNY at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
*Bob Odenkirk talks to Jimmy Kimmel about Better Call Saul, and shows him some, er, surprising clips* *Jimmy tells Bob he's really enjoyed the two episodes he was given to watch. Bob tells Jimmy he's only seen one -- but hopes the second one turned out well. "I spent 14 hours on my knees in the desert for that second one."* *by Ken* Okay, friends, it's finally here: the two-night premiere of AMC's *Breaking Bad* spinoff *Better Call Saul*, created and overseen by *Breaking Bad* mastermind Vince Gilligan and collaborator Peter Gould -- tomorrow and Monday nights at 10pm (or possi... more »

Simple Truth

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 1 day ago

Poroshenko takes us down the rabbit hole

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 1 day ago
*Poroshenko with "Russian Passports"* Today Ukraine leader Poroshenko stood before NATO security conference delegates and flashed some cards...er...I mean passports. The reason I thought they were cards at first is not only because of the way he held them...but because of what they represented in the drama now unfolding. Poroshenko was literally playing all the cards he has in his hand. Technically, they were flashed for the TV cameras as "evidence" that there are Russians fighting alongside the pro-Russians in Novorossiya. But, but, but, if they were evidence...where was the... more »

A Little History of The Houthis And What They Want

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 1 day ago
*Col. Patrick Lang, Feb. 6, 2015:* I knew their fathers or perhaps now their grandfathers well. Spectacularly gifted in field craft, endowed with a wry, dry sense of humor and fiercely independent among the clans and against whatever government might be, these perpetually armed little hill men make good friends but bad enemies. They fought the internationally sponsored Sunni based government? For me there was never any doubt that they would do anything else. They fought the Egyptian Army for five years in the early sixties when Nasser sought to dictate the course of events in Y... more »

man himself is the monster

Oberon at GlobaLove Think Tank - 1 day ago
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was eighteen, and the novel was published when she was twenty. The first edition was published anonymously in London in 1818. Shelley's name appears on the second edition, published in France in 1823. Shelley had travelled through Europe in 1814, journeying along the river Rhine in Germany with a stop in Gernsheim whic... more »

An injunction will be granted to protect a leasehold interest even if damages could suffice

James C Morton at Morton's Musings - 1 day ago
In a decision that seems contrary to specific performance precedent the Ontario Court of Appeal has held an injunction will protect a leasehold interest even where damages would otherwise be sufficient. 1465152 Ontario Limited v. Amexon Development Inc., 2015 ONCA 86: [22] First, the Landlord contends that in *Pointe East Windsor Limited v. Windsor (City)*, 2014 ONCA 467, 374 D.L.R. (4th) 380, at para. 17, this court held that equitable relief, such as a permanent injunction, is only available where damages are an inadequate remedy. The Landlord submits that the leased prem... more »

Musical Interlude: Deuter, “Petite Fleur”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
Deuter, “Petite Fleur” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1P8QVuNBns

"A Look to the Heavens"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
"Why does this galaxy have such a long tail? In this stunning vista recorded with the Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys, distant galaxies form a dramatic backdrop for disrupted spiral galaxy Arp 188, the Tadpole Galaxy. The cosmic tadpole is a mere 420 million light-years distant toward the northern constellation Draco. Its eye-catching tail is about 280 thousand light-years long and features massive, bright blue star clusters. *Click image for very large size.* One story goes that a more compact intruder galaxy crossed in front of Arp 188 - from left to right in... more »

"The Philosophy Of Being"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
* "The Philosophy Of Being"* By E D Detetcheverrie "Outrageous to some, clarifying for others, a strange conversation meant to provoke further thought. Now I know why they explain it in metaphors. The truth seems surreal. We are inadequate to describe it concisely. Ask not if you have strayed from the path; there is only one path, one way, and you are always on it... *Do they call it enlightenment because there is a light?* It is not mere photons, and light is only one part of it. *Who is in charge of it all?* Yes, we are. *Do the wicked receive their just reward?* We shall all, u... more »

"Beginning Today..."

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were goingto be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward.Your life will never be the same again.” - Og Mandino

"The Point Of Living..."

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
"The point of living, and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come." - Peter Ustinov

The Daily "Near You?"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
North Vernon, Indiana, USA. Thanks for stopping by.

"Past Life, Near Death Experience, Reincarnation Studies"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*"Past Life, Near Death Experience, Reincarnation Studies"* by The University of Virginia * "If you would behold the spirit of death, open your heart wide unto* *the body of life. For life and death are one, even as the river and sea are one."* - Kahlil Gibran "The Division of Perceptual Studies (DOPS) is a unit of the Department of Psychiatric Medicine of the University of Virginia's Health System. It was founded in 1967, when Dr. Ian Stevenson resigned as Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry to become Director of the Division and Chester F. Carlson Professor of Psychiatry, posit... more »


thwap at thwap's schoolyard - 1 day ago
"... Earth is one planet among ten or so (depending on how you count) revolving around an atypical star, our sun. On the distance scale of human experience, the solar system is immense. Earth is one hundred and fifty million kilometers from the sun. Pluto is some six billion kilometers away. The Oort cloud of comets, which marks the edge of the solar system, extends to thirty trillion kilometers from the sun. Although the space between the planets contains smaller asteroids, comets, and dust, the solar system consists mainly of empty space that seems to serve no purpose. On this dis... more »

Kahlil Gibran, "Pain..."

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
"Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain. And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy." -Kahlil Gibran, "The Prophet"

“What Not to Say to a Depressed Mate”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*“What Not to Say to a Depressed Mate”* By Linda Wasmer Andrews "You mean well, but it’s easy to say the wrong thing to a loved one with depression. And that may only add to their troubles. Here are the top statements to avoid and what to say instead.Which piece of advice will most likely cheer up a clinically depressed person? A. “Pull yourself together.” B. “Look on the bright side.” C. “Don’t worry. It’s nothing serious.” The answer: None of the above. Such statements probably will make a depressed mate or friend feel worse. That’s because depression – an illness characterized ... more »

The Poet: Octavio Paz, "Brotherhood"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*"Brotherhood"* "I am a man: little do I last and the night is enormous. But I look up: the stars write. Unknowing I understand: I too am written, and at this very moment someone spells me out." - Octavio Paz

Roswell Slides and the Video Clips

KRandle at A Different Perspective - 1 day ago
For those who don’t wish to follow the links to listen to Don Schmitt, Tom Carey and Adam Dew talk about the Roswell Slides, I thought that I would add a little bit of analysis here. This is my take based on these short clips and what is said in them. First, Don provides little in the way of information about the slides. Instead he speaks about the historical value of them, and if they are what they are reported to be, then his hyperbole isn’t all that far over the top. If these slides show a creature that was born on another planet and who came to Earth, then the slides are of his... more »

Can Omar Khan Do For The TPP What Rahm Emanuel Did For NAFTA?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
In 2002, when young Omar Khan got a job as an intern in Nancy Pelosi's congressional office, NAFTA had already been passed and signed into law by Bill Clinton. An initiative of Big Business, Wall Street and the Republican Party, George H.W. Bush, who negotiated it, had been unable to get Congress to fast track and pass it before he was defeated by Bill Clinton-- who promptly assured Bush, Big Business and Wall Street he would get it passed-- which he did. Pelosi was among the minority of Democrats who backed NAFTA. Clinton hired Rahm Emanuel, then a little known White House aide ... more »

George Galloway v Question Time

Craig at Is the BBC biased? - 1 day ago
Well, well, well...George Galloway and his supporters are accusing the BBC of a "set-up" over *Question Time*. It's not unusual for *Question Time *to be accused of setting up 'beyond the pale' types for a fall. In the case of Nick Griffin, for example, it would be very hard to persuasively argue that he *wasn't* set up for a fall - and duly fell. What *is* unusual, however, is the apparent light shed by the Respect MP on the behind-the-scenes goings-on at *Question Time *following his hostile reception on this week's edition. For starters, he said that David Dimbleby privately a... more »

Stephen Harper Hijacks Weather Canada`s National Website To Promote His Proposed Legislation

Grant G at The Straight Goods - 1 day ago
Can someone please tell me why the Stephen Harper Government has put the below on weather Canada`s website? Stephen Harper is promoting his Terrorism Bill, wrapping this site in the Canadian flag and promoting the military.. This is unacceptable propaganda .... http://weather.gc.ca/forecast/canada/index_e.html?id=bc Click weather Canada`s link and peruse down to the bottom left, there this crap is presented.. Who authorized this, who permitted this? I don`t see weather forecasts on the Conservative party`s website, or weather forecasts on Canada`s military websites.. (Thanks to our... more »

Feb. 7: Back to the (ugh) irving press....

Graeme Decarie at The Moncton Times@Transcript - Good and Bad - 1 day ago
For Feb.6, section A news is as trivial as usual. The editorial is, as usual, pretty soggy, too. My it would be nice to have an editorial writer who could handle topics besides parking laws and recycling garbage. Norbert's is the usual "we gotta balance the budget stuff". Actually, we know that Norbert. Your problem (and our government's) is that you start with the answer of cutting services. But that's not where you start in dealing with a problem. If it were the way to go, I could balance the budget this year and forever. Close all roads. Tax the rich at 50%. Close down the Irvi... more »

"How It Really Is"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago

Friends re-united

Craig at Is the BBC biased? - 1 day ago
Here's on open-and-shut case of demonstrable bias from a star BBC presenter. Jonathan Dimbleby made his usual appearance on *PM *yesterday plugging that evening's edition of *Any Questions*. As ever, he previewed some of the topics that might come up, including: ...and, who knows, the heir to the throne, yet again the subject of a frenzied media scramble for headlines... ...from which we can take it that JD thinks HRH Prince Charles has been hard-done-by ("yet again"..."subject to") and that he, JD, thinks the stories aren't worth the paper they're printed on ("a frenzied media ... more »

The BBC and Rotherham

Craig at Is the BBC biased? - 1 day ago
Also on the subject of Rotherham, there was a powerfully-expressed piece by Vincent Cooper at *The Commentator *called *The BBC and Islam: Let the children be raped.* Vincent Cooper accuses the BBC of "intellectually dishonest liberal bias" in its attempts to "put a damage limitation or PC spin on Rotherham’s sex crimes". He places the present coverage in the context of a longer view of BBC journalism: The BBC for years has been aware of the allegations about Pakistani Muslim sex abuse gangs in Rotherham, yet did nothing to find out the facts. Instead, almost as an adjunct of the... more »

Newsnight's Rewiring of Democracy

Craig at Is the BBC biased? - 1 day ago
*Newsnight *ran a short series of features called 'Democracy Rewired' this week. I thought I'd keep an eye on them after a commenter at *Biased BBC *gave the opening report from an Argentinian activist from Democracy OS a thoroughgoing raspberry, describing it as communist "rambling". Whether the group, DemocracyOS, really are communists is something I've not been able to determine for myself, but they do seem to have grown out of the #Occupy movement, which suggests they are left-wing. Thus, if you think that *Newsnight *under former *Guardian *deputy editor Ian Katz has a lef... more »

Is Time Only an Illusion?

WTStaff at Waking Times - 1 day ago
*Film - *This PBS documentary explores the concept of spacetime as it relates to our common understanding of the past, present, and future. The post Is Time Only an Illusion? appeared first on Waking Times.

Sarah, the Champion of the World

Craig at Is the BBC biased? - 1 day ago
It's been such a busy week this week that it's been hard to keep up with the news, or to do much blogging - and (apologies in advance) it's only going to get worse over the next couple of weeks. However, I have been reading a lot of negative stuff (in the usual places) about the BBC's coverage of the latest damning report on the Rotherham abuse scandal, and the subsequent fall of the ruling Labour group there. A surprising amount of that negative comment has focused on one figure - the newish Labour MP Sarah Champion (the one who found it amusing that Nigel Farage has been blocka... more »

UFO TV - David Adair at Area 51 - Advanced Symbiotic Engine

Mike Philbin at Mike Philbin's free planet blog - 1 day ago
The ASE or Advanced Symbiotic Engine that Adair touched "felt like a frog belly" and "thought waves drive the engine," UNQUOTE *Space technology transfer consultant and former rocket whiz kid David Adair speaks out for the first time on camera in this interview about his remarkable encounters with an alien engine, DOD agents, and Air Force General Curtis Lemay in 1971 at Groom Lake, Nevada (Area-51). Hear first hand testimony about advanced alien technology and our military's most closely guarded secrets surrounding the UFO phenomena.* [source UFOTV]

"What Can We Know..."; "The Dreadful Universal Thing..."

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
“The more one analyses people, the more all reasons for analysis disappear. Sooner or later one comes to that dreadful universal thing called human nature.” - Oscar Wilde "What can we know? What are we all? Poor silly half-brained things peering out at the infinite, with the aspirations of angels and the instincts of beasts." - Sir Arthur C

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