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A Look At What’s In A Russian Pilots’ Anti-ISIS Survival Kit In Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 42 minutes ago
*RT: **RT EXCLUSIVE: Water, salt, machete: What’s in Russian pilots’ anti-ISIS survival kit in Syria* RT's Murad Gazdiev takes a look at a survival kit every Russian jet has at Latakia air base in case there's an emergency with a warplane – and finds that standard issue items include water, salt, flares, a radio beacon and a machete. *WNU Editor*: As to what are the weapons that they are carrying into their cockpit .... *go here.*

The Rise and Fall Of Carrier Aviation

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 49 minutes ago
Melody Cook/Center for a New American Security Melody Cook/Center for a New American Security *Business Insider:* *Retired US Navy captain: The centerpieces of the Navy's future double down on a 20-year-old strategic mistake* Aircraft carriers are the ultimate symbol of American military dominance. Weighing tens of thousands of tons and costing billions of dollars, these vessels allow the US to project power around the world far from its shores. But according to a retired US navy captain, the prime time of aircraft carriers may be coming to an end as strategic mistakes committed by... more »

Report: U.S. Navy Should Ditch The F-35C And Buy Drones Instead

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 49 minutes ago
*Popular Mechanics:* *New Report Says the Navy Should Ditch the F-35C And Buy Drones Instead* *Canceling the F-35 will save money and increase carrier striking range, the Center for New American Security think tank argues.* We know all about the troubled and controversial development of the F-35. But now, one military think tank is suggesting that the U.S. Navy would be better off forgetting the billions invested in this plane entirely. ​A new report by the Center for New American Security suggests that the Navy should cancel the F-35C, its carrier-borne version of the Joint Strik... more »

Canada To Dump The F-35 Jet Purchase

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 hour ago
© Flickr/ United States Marine Corps *Reuters*: *Canada election results seen as bad news for Lockheed's F-35* Oct 20 (Reuters) - The election of Canada's Liberal leader Justin Trudeau as prime minister spells bad news for Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet program given Trudeau's staunch opposition to any F-35 purchases, U.S. industry and government sources said on Tuesday. Trudeau's election offers hope to Boeing Co, whose F/A-18E/F fighter jets are nearing the end of production and could be considered to replace Canada's current aging CF-18 fighter jets. Industry executive... more »

Sidney Blumenthal: Hillary Clinton’s Enabler-in-Chief

Jonah Goldberg at The Stream - 1 hour ago
[image: WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 16: Sidney Blumenthal, a longtime advisor to former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, arrives to be deposed by the House Select Committee on Benghazi in the House Visitors Center at the U.S. Capitol June 16, 2015 in Washington, DC. The committee is expected to question Blumenthal about communication he had with Hillary Clinton around the time of the Sept. 11, 2011 attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)] It’s an ancient story: A... more »

Options For Would-Be Tea Party Speaker Daniel "Taliban Dan" Webster Staying In Congress Are Closing

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 hour ago
Daniel Webster has been in the news lately because he's "running" (not really) for House Speaker as the Freedom Caucus/Tea Party candidate. He isn't considered a serious candidate with an actual chance to ever *become* Speaker, just a pawn in the game between the extremists and the mainstream conservative Establishment. But ole "Taliban Dan" is probably happy he's in the news as a potential Speaker rather than as someone who's about to lose his congressional seat. Let's talk about that for a minute. In 2010 Webster was elected in the 8th district in Central Florida. The following y... more »

Musical Interlude: 2002, “Falling Through Time”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 2 hours ago
2002, “Falling Through Time” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xn5SjXaxc74

"A Look to the Heavens"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 2 hours ago
“Is this galaxy trapped in a web of dust? No- it is far in the background. However, spiky stars and spooky shapes are abound in this deep cosmic skyscape. Its well-composed field of view covers about a Full Moon on the sky toward the constellation Pegasus. Of course the brighter stars show diffraction spikes, the commonly seen effect of internal supports in reflecting telescopes, and lie well within our own Milky Way galaxy. *Click image for larger size.* The faint but pervasive clouds of interstellar dust ride above the galactic plane and dimly reflect the Milky Way's combined starli... more »

Mariann G. Wizard : Why ‘Black Lives Matter,’ a lot!

Thorne Dreyer at The Rag Blog - 2 hours ago
Those interested in the reasons for black oppression by the state may conclude that it adds to the corporate bottom line. By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | October 20, 2015 As a jack-of-all-trades writer and 50-year political … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard : Why ‘Black Lives Matter,’ a lot!

Day 12 - Enjoying the Reactions to Our Walk

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 3 hours ago
Twenty-one of us walked 13 miles into Saco today. We ended at the First Parish Congregational Church which has hosted us on three or four previous occasions. When we started out early this morning it was misting but after a couple of hours the sun came out and it turned out to be a gorgeous day to walk. Tomorrow we have an easy day only going 10 miles into Kennebunk where students at the alternative New School will host us for the night. While on our lunch break in the parking lot of Lois's Natural Market I went inside the store to use the restroom and when I came out standing i... more »

OUR DAILY DOSE, a film by Jeremy Seifert

urupiper at Yesterday 's Lies - 3 hours ago
[image: Jeremy Seifert] Jeremy Seifert Hailed by the Centers for Disease Control as one of the top ten public health achievements of the 20th century, water fluoridation is something most of us assume to be safe and effective. But new science has upended this assumption, revealing that fluoride is a developmental neurotoxin and an endocrine disruptor. The CDC tells us that drinking fluoride decreases tooth decay, at best, by 25%. That is one-half to one cavity per person over a lifetime. Is one less cavity worth risking a child's long-term brain and thyroid health? It's time to ... more »

Anonymous

Oberon at GlobaLove Think Tank - 4 hours ago

Why did so many low paid workers vote for the Tories and their welfare cuts?

Hari at Ripped-off Britons - 4 hours ago
SOURCE GUARDIAN: Tory MP attacks George Osborne's tax credit plans in maiden speech A Conservative MP has used her maiden speech in the House of Commons to lambast George Osborne for planning to penalise low-paid workers with cuts to tax credits. In a pointed address, Heidi Allen said the cuts fail David Cameron’s “family test” and are driven by the chancellor’s mistaken decision to run an

Trump Has a Two-Front War On His Hands... Jeb And Now Rand Paul

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 4 hours ago
NBC reporter John Harwood sat down with Rand Paul this week and one of the topics was, of course, Donald Trump. Now, keep in mind that the most recent national poll of Republican voters-- from NBC News-- shows Trump leading the field and Paul still, statistically, a third-tier candidate. Trump is at 25% and Paul's at a pitiful 2%, trailing silly characters like Fiorina, Kasich and Huckabee. It must be so galling for Paul, who is trying to campaign on ideas, values, principles and policy solutions he truly believes in, while he sees Trump breezing along with not an honest thought ... more »

How Vain Is Trey Gowdy-- And Don't Call It Plastic Surgery

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 4 hours ago
The congressman who represents the two most backward counties in South Carolina, Greenville and Spartanburg, is 51 year old fashion-plate Trey Gowdy. Gowdy first came to Congress as a page sponsored by vicious racist Strom Thurmond. It's not clear if he's one of the pages who laid with Mark Foley or not, but Gowdy had fun as a page and decided he wanted to grow up to be a real congressman. He got his chance in 2010 when mainstream conservative Bob Inglis hinted that Climate Change might be real. One of the stupidest people ever elected to Congress, Gowdy painted Inglis as a tree-h... more »

Trudeau Tells Obama That Canada Is Pulling Out From The U.S. Led Campaign Against The Islamic State

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 4 hours ago
Canada withdrawing fighter jets from Iraq, Syria, Trudeau tells Obama. AFP *Vice*:* Trudeau Tells Obama He's Pulling Canada Out of Bombing Campaign Against the Islamic State* Justin Trudeau, who won a sweeping majority government on Monday, will pull Canada's fighter jets out of Iraq and Syria just over a year after Ottawa began the bombing campaign. Canada's new prime minister informed President Barack Obama of his decision over the phone on Tuesday afternoon, he told a press conference in Ottawa. While Trudeau said that the American president understood his need to follow-throug... more »

Networks Ignore 14 Containers of ‘Human Tissue’ Found in Abortionist’s Car

MRC Newsbusters at The Stream - 4 hours ago
[image: hand holding newborn feet - 400] The media tend to eat up horror stories -- except when abortion is involved. Local stations first broke the news Oct. 13 that police discovered 14 containers of "human tissue" in a Michigan abortionist's car. The horror story eerily echoed reports... Continue reading *“Networks Ignore 14 Containers of ‘Human Tissue’ Found in Abortionist’s Car”* at *newsbusters.org*.

Chet Raymo, “L'amor Che Move il Sole e L'altre Stelle”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
*“L'amor Che Move il Sole e L'altre Stelle”** by Chet Raymo “Like many of us, I faithfully check APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day). When this image popped open the other day it took my breath away. I sat there gaping for five minutes. *Click image for much larger size.* Go to APOD. Drag the image to your desk-top. Open it and make it large enough to fill your screen. Or at least click on the image here. You are looking into the heart of the Great Orion Nebula, a gassy star-forming region of the Milky Way Galaxy that appears to the unaided eye as a blurry star in the scabbard of Ori... more »

Why so many kids today have food allergies? Maybe our tests are the problem

Rich Rifkin at Lexicon Daily - 5 hours ago
Perhaps one reason why there are far more children today diagnosed with food allergies, especially peanut allergies, is that they have symptoms of another ailment, are then tested for food allergies, and they test positively, but it is a poor test. This is exactly what happened in Dallas to “a 15-month-old girl—her stomach, arms and legs swollen and her hands and feet crusted in weeping, yellow scales.” She “was rushed to the emergency room at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.” When eliminating the foods the child had tested allergic to did not clear... more »

"Are There Any Questions?"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
"Are There Any Questions?" by Robert Fulghum "Are there any questions?" An offer that comes at the end of college lectures and long meetings. Said when an audience is not only overdosed with information, but when there is no time left anyhow. At times like that you sure do have questions. Like, "Can we leave now?" and "What the hell was this meeting for?" and "Where can I get a drink?" The gesture is supposed to indicate openness on the part of the speaker, I suppose, but if in fact you do ask a question, both the speaker and the audience will give you drop-dead looks. And some foo... more »

The Poet: Mary Oliver, "Evidence"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
*"Evidence"* "Where do I live? If I had no address, as many people do not, I could nevertheless say that I lived in the same town as the lilies of the field, and the still waters. Spring, and all through the neighborhood now there are strong men tending flowers. Beauty without purpose is beauty without virtue. But all beautiful things, inherently, have this function - to excite the viewers toward sublime thought. Glory to the world, that good teacher. Among the swans there is none called the least, or the greatest. I believe in kindness. Also in mischief. Also in singing, especi... more »

The Daily "Near You?"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
Addis Ababa, Adis Abeba, Ethiopia. Thanks for stopping by.

Mohawk Nation News 'Holy Shit!'

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 5 hours ago
HOLY SHIT! Posted on October 20, 2015 Please post & distribute. Nia:wen. MNN. OCT. 20, 2015. “Now we traverse some difficult part, let’s continue with open hearts. Remembering our place that isn’t above the others, for we all have the same mother. The time is now to do something, something that works for all. Then we’d be doing our part as told was our call. The river is wide, almost

"The Paradox of Hope"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
"The Paradox of Hope" by Josh Mitteldorf "I live in hopeful anticipation of the next thing. I’ve made a virtue of enduring work, exercise, meditation, and patient listening, and stroke myself to reward perseverance. But I find that even when I’m doing something for fun, frequently I’m consoling myself all the while with a promise of whatever comes next. Hope keeps me upbeat and optimistic. This is a lifelong aspect of my temperament, as well as a cultured habit of the mind. I promise myself that I am working toward something better, a reward in the next hour, something transcendent... more »

"The Seven Beliefs Of Success"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
"The Seven Beliefs Of Success" By Frederic Premji "A solid belief system can take you a long way. Success has its own belief system and when you can master such a system, there is very little that can stop the inevitable: massive achievements. Take a look at the seven beliefs that can take your success to greater heights: Belief #1: Everything happens for a reason: I can guarantee you that all successful people believe that there is a purpose behind every event or situation. Whether it’s a lesson to be learned or a change in your life’s path for example, they believe that whatever ... more »

"Too Often..."; The Universe

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." - Leo Buscaglia ◆ “There is no greater weapon than kindness. A smile, a compliment, encouragement and compassion belong in the arsenal of every Time-Space Adventurer. Today, may you crush, kill and destroy the fears you encounter, in others and in yourself. Enguard!” “Yes, please, thank you” - The Universe “Thoughts become things... choose the good ones!” - www.tut.com

Media Bias Against Israel Exposed

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 5 hours ago
https://youtu.be/qKyJo6NEMjA Including, of course, the institutionally anti Israel BBC. #BalenReport

Ted Cruz Tells GOP Leadership Exactly What He Wants Them to Do When Democrats Block ‘Kate’s Law’

The Blaze at The Stream - 5 hours ago
[image: Ted Cruz - 400] Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) called on Republican leadership on Tuesday to attach “Kate’s Law” to "must-pass legislation" if Democrats decided to block the proposed bill to punish sanctuary cities following the death of Kate Steinle -- which they did. Under the... Continue reading *“Ted Cruz Tells GOP Leadership Exactly What He Wants Them to Do When Democrats Block ‘Kate’s Law’”* at *theblaze.com*.

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- October 20, 2015

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 6 hours ago
Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau gives his victory speech after Canada's federal election in Montreal, Quebec, Monday night. Chris Wattie/Reuters Christopher Flavelle, Bloomberg: And Now, the Real Test for Canada's Left For almost a decade, Canadians of a certain stripe have complained that their country could do great things again -- if only it weren't for Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Monday's election offers the chance to find out if that's true. Harper lost to the Liberal Party, whose campaign platform would make Bernie Sanders blush: higher taxes for the rich,... more »

Fright Night Flyby: Skyscraper-sized Asteroid Will Pass Near Earth on Halloween

Fox News at The Stream - 6 hours ago
[image: Asteroid 2015 TB145 - 400] A skyscraper-sized asteroid will fly by Earth on Halloween, according to scientists, who say that the object was only discovered 10 days ago. Asteroid 2015 TB145 was discovered Oct. 10 by the Panoramic Survey Telescope & Rapid Response System 1... Continue reading *“Fright Night Flyby: Skyscraper-sized Asteroid Will Pass Near Earth on Halloween”* at *foxnews.com*.

"How It Really Is"

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

“Things Are Getting Scary: Global Police, Pre-crime and the War on Domestic ‘Extremists’”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*“Things Are Getting Scary: Global Police, Pre-crime* * and the War on Domestic ‘Extremists’”* By John W. Whitehead "The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is." - Winston Churchill "Are you afraid that the government is plotting to confiscate your firearms? Do you believe the economy is about to collapse and the government will soon declare martial law? Do you display an unusual number of political and/or ideological bumper stickers on your car? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you may be an anti-gove... more »

Ted Cruz: Alternative News Websites Will Be Shut Down Imminently

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 6 hours ago
Presidential candidate Ted Cruz has said that the “threats to Internet freedom” have “never been greater”. He said that there is the potential that independent online news outlets like the Drudge Report could be adversley affected. Theblaze.com reports: Speaking to TheBlaze Sunday evening in Dallas, Texas, the Republican presidential candidate responded to reports that Congressional review of digital copyright law could threaten aggregator news websites. “I think threats to Internet freedom continue growing,” Cruz said. “This administration views the Internet as a threat.” The Texas... more »

4 Fallacies Fracktivists Use to Scare You

Forbes/Alex Epstein at The Stream - 6 hours ago
[image: Gasland - 400] To make intelligent decisions about the future of energy, we need to think big-picture -- to look carefully at the benefits and costs to human life of every course of action. Unfortunately, in today's energy debate we are taught, with... Continue reading *“4 Fallacies Fracktivists Use to Scare You”* at *forbes.com*.

Bonus quote of the day: On politicians

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 6 hours ago
*“Politicians aren’t men, they’re networks of obligations and enmities.”* ~ Peter Corris, from his novel Man in the Shadows Content is copyright PC.BlogSpot.Com © Please contact author for permission to republish: (organon at ihug.co.nz)

(Written October 15th, 2012) Justin The Thunderbolt Trudeau

Grant G at The Straight Goods - 6 hours ago
Hello friends, readers, bloggers and political junkies, I needed to rerun a Straight Goods article from October 15 2012..You all, most of you scoffed at me then, ridiculed my opinion, sometimes in life clarity, vision and even the future is apparent, sadly too many people , even good people are blinded by partisan politics... The Straight Goods ..... (Grant G October 20th/2015) http://powellriverpersuader.blogspot.ca/2012/10/justin-thunderbolt-trudeau.html___________________________ October 15th, 2012 *Justin the Thunderbolt Trudeau * *Alise Mills, Norman Specter, Stephen Harp... more »

World News Briefs -- October 20, 2015 (Evening Edition)

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 6 hours ago
*New York Times:* *U.S. and Russia Agree to Regulate All Flights Over Syria* MOSCOW — Russia and the United States signed an agreement on Tuesday that regulates all aircraft and drone flights over Syria, the defense departments of both countries announced. At a Pentagon briefing, Peter Cook, the department’s press secretary, said the agreement, called a memorandum of understanding, established safety protocols requiring both sides to maintain professional airmanship at all times, use specific communication frequencies and establish a communication line on the ground. Anatoly I. A... more »

"Occasionally..."

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 7 hours ago

The Economy: "The End of the World Has Already Begun”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 7 hours ago
*"The End of the World Has Already Begun”* by Bill Bonner FRANKFURT, Germany – "Nothing much to report from the stock market yesterday. Investors are regaining their calm. A few weeks ago, it looked as though the end of the world had begun. We are talking, of course, about the world in which credit, stocks, and central bank reputations only go up. But after a big fright in August, investors recovered their relaxed madness. They concluded that there was nothing to worry about. They may be right. You never know. But our guess is that the end of the world has already begun… and they j... more »

Apartments Drive Home Construction Gains in September

Josh Boak at The Stream - 7 hours ago
[image: Apartments under Construction - 900] WASHINGTON (AP) -- Construction companies built more apartment complexes in September, sparking a temporary rise in housing starts for a real estate market that otherwise appears to have crested during the summer. Housing starts last month rose 6.5 percent to... more »

New DNA Study: Dogs Split from Wolves near Mongolia, and Only Once

Malcom Ritter at The Stream - 7 hours ago
[image: Tibetan Mastiff Qing Dynasty - 900] NEW YORK (AP) -- Where did dogs first arrive on the scene? Scientists have long debated that question, and now a study of doggie DNA from around the world is pointing to Central Asia. Man’s best friend may have evolved... more »

4 Religious Liberty Facts Every Teacher Needs Now

Liberty Institute at The Stream - 7 hours ago
[image: religious liberty - 400] It happens all the time. Teachers, coaches, and other public school administrators are told, in short, that they cannot express their faith in the workplace. Liberty Institute's client, Coach Joe Kennedy, ran into that mantra this fall -- and with... Continue reading *“4 Religious Liberty Facts Every Teacher Needs Now”* at *blog.libertyinstitute.org*.

Why We Should Support Israel

National Review/Jay Nordlinger at The Stream - 7 hours ago
[image: American & Israeli flags] After the debate, some observers wondered, "Why so much attention to Israel? Are these people running for president of the United States or president of Israel?" I myself have received similar questions over the years. People ask, sometimes with scorn,... Continue reading *“Why We Should Support Israel”* at *nationalreview.com*.

Can We Rely on Wind and Solar Energy?

Prager University/Alex Epstein at The Stream - 7 hours ago
[image: Wind and Solar Energy - 400]

CDC: Ebola Survivors Must Abstain From Sex

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 7 hours ago
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now advising Ebola survivors to either abstain from sex or to use condoms. Ebola virus has been found in the semen of some men who have recovered from Ebola. It is possible that Ebola could be spread through sex or other contact with semen. It is not known how long Ebola might be found in the semen of male Ebola survivors. The time it takes for Ebola to leave the semen is different for each man. Based on the results from limited studies conducted to date, it appears that the amount of virus decreases over time and eventually leaves t... more »

Henry Kissinger: Let Russia Defeat ISIS

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 7 hours ago
Henry Kissinger has argued that defeating ISIS should take precedence over regime change in Syria. He also said that Russia’s intervention may help re-establish order in the Middle East that was once entirely dominated by the US. Rt.com reports: Defeating Islamic State should take precedence over regime change in Syria, Henry Kissinger has argued, adding that Russia’s intervention may help re-establish order in the Middle East that was once entirely dominated by the US. “The destruction of ISIS is more urgent than the overthrow of Bashar Assad,” the elderly US statesman, who served a... more »

CIA’s Waterboarding Torture Program Worse Than They Admitted

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 7 hours ago
The use of waterboarding as a torture method against suspected terrorists was far more extensive in the CIA’s secret program than was previously admitted Allgov.com reports: The CIA has contended that three detainees—Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Abdel Rahim Nashiri and Abu Zubaydah—were the only ones who were waterboarded during interrogations. But The Guardian’s Spencer Ackerman reported that at least 13 detainees were subjected to waterboarding-like tactics while being interrogated. In these cases, men endured “water dousing” that, like waterboarding, could simulate a drowning sensatio... more »

US And Russia Sign Memorandum Of Understanding To Avoid Conflict In Syria

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 7 hours ago
Russia and the United States have signed a ‘memorandum of understanding’ today according to Pentagon officials. Flight safety protocols have been established between Russian and American planes, flying over Syria. The safety measures will help pilots and aircraft to avoid each other while conducting separate bombing campaigns in Syria. The Guardian reports: The Pentagon press secretary, Peter Cook, said the document was signed earlier in the day and took immediate effect. “There’s a series of protocols in place that effectively are intended to avoid any sort of risk of a midair inci... more »

Potty Alice Bows-Larkin

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 7 hours ago
By Paul Homewood http://www.climatedepot.com/2015/10/19/warmist-prof-alice-bows-larkin-calls-for-planned-recessions-to-fight-global-warming-economic-growth-needs-to-be-exchanged-for-planned-austerity-whole-system-change/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ClimateDepot+%28Climate+Depot%29 While Mark Carney can bask in his Goldman Sachs aura, potty warmist, Alice Bows-Larkin, remind us what their climate change policies really mean – poverty. http://download.ted.com/talks/AliceBowsLarkin_2015G-480p.mp4?apikey=489b859150fc58263f17110eeb44ed5fba4a3b22... more »

Are You Watching The Republican Party Disintegrate Before Our Eyes?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 7 hours ago
That interview Ted Cruz did with Chuck Todd made it pretty clear how intensely the Texas neo-fascist hates the traditional establishment politicians in his own party. And this week, in an interview with CNBC's John Harwood, a very frustrated Rand Paul actually called for fellow Republicans in Congress to resign if they can't accept his radical crackpot flat tax agenda. HARWOOD: Talk about tax policy for a second. You're for a flat tax. Critics say: 'regressive, would add to the deficit.' What have we seen in the last generation that makes us think a flat tax is achievable? PAUL:... more »

Fukushima Daiichi Unit 4 Webcam Views Last 2 Days

Majia's Blog at Majia's Blog - 7 hours ago
October 20, 6:19 AM October 20 11:43 AM October 21 6:52 AM

well, we averted disaster - but that's all....

Graeme Decarie at The Decarie Report - 7 hours ago
My computer has been in computer hospital since Sunday. I'm hoping it's now showing paragraphs and slightly larger print. The Canadian federal election had the second-worst possible result. I'm much relieved at the defeat of Harper. He was a threat to democracy and to any independence of the Canadian nation. He's an ideologue who ignores reality in favour of a belief system. Trudeau is an old-time political hack. That is, he has no beliefs at all. Politics is just a game, and it's only point is to win. Mulcair is a liberal who adopted Liberal thinking because that's the way to win a... more »

Hate Crime? Six Churches in St. Louis Area Hit by Arson Since Oct. 8

Fox News at The Stream - 7 hours ago
[image: church fire - 400] Someone has been setting fire to predominantly black churches in the St. Louis area, and investigators are trying to determine if the arsonist is targeting either religion or race. Investigators have no suspects or motives. But the possibility of a... Continue reading *“Hate Crime? Six Churches in St. Louis Area Hit by Arson Since Oct. 8”* at *foxnews.com*.

The Things That Americans Fear The Most

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 7 hours ago
What follows is the top ten things that Americans fear the most, as of April 2015. A random sample of 1,541 adults from around the U.S. were questioned on their level of fear on eighty eight different variety of topics ranging from crime, the government, disasters, personal anxieties, technology and others. Newser reports: California’s Chapman University last week came out with its second annual Survey of American Fears. The 1,541 adults who were polled were asked about 89 (by our count) fears that fall into what the university describes as four basic categories: personal fears, na... more »

El Niño Storm Sees Poisonous Snakes Washing Up Ashore

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 7 hours ago
Beachgoers in California have more to worry about than shark attacks as there are now venomous sea snakes washing ashore. For the first time in 30 years or more, a poisonous sea snake has been spotted on a beach in Southern California. It was apparently drawn far north of its usual habitat by what environmental groups think are the warming ocean waters because of El Niño. Yahoo News reports:. On Friday, a surfer found a yellow-bellied sea snake slithering in the sand at Silver Strand beach in Ventura County, about an hour north of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times reports. It’s the... more »

Former Official: Contrary to His Claim, Biden was Against Bin Laden Raid

The Hill at The Stream - 7 hours ago
[image: Biden Obama Clinton - 400] A former senior administration official involved in deliberations on the raid that killed Osama bin Laden said Tuesday that Vice President Biden did not back the operation. The official, who took part in deliberations on whether to approve the operation... Continue reading *“Former Official: Contrary to His Claim, Biden was Against Bin Laden Raid”* at *thehill.com*.

White House DENIED: Judge Clears the Way for Obamacare Lawsuit to Proceed

Rachel Stoltzfoos at The Stream - 7 hours ago
[image: White House Denied - 900] A federal judge dealt House Republicans another win in their lawsuit against the Obama administration Monday, denying the White House a chance to appeal her ruling that the House has grounds to sue over Obamacare. Federal Judge Rosemary Collyer rejected the administration's request for a... more »

Tory Tax Credit Stupidity

Phil at All That Is Solid ... - 8 hours ago
It's proven to be the closest shave of Dave's second term and would have thrown the government into chaos had the ayes won it. Tonight's vote in the Commons, brought before the House by Labour, saw the noes (i.e. keep the cuts to working tax credits) win by 317 to 295 - a tiny sliver of a margin. This is despite Tory luminaries like Boris Johnson weighing in against the cuts, and Heidi Allen - new Tory member for South Cambridgeshire - using her maiden speech to strongly intone that "to pull ourselves out of debt, we should not be forcing those working families into it." And yet tal... more »

Canada Votes 2015 - FPtP vs PropRep

Alison at Creekside - 8 hours ago
*2011 vs 2015* In 2011, Conservatives won 53.9% of the seats with 39.6% of the popular vote. In 2015, Liberals won 54.4% of the seats with 39.5% of the popular vote. In 2011, voter turnout was 61%. In 2015, voter turnout was 68.5%. 900,000 voters unrepresented : 93.88 % of Green Party voters couldn’t elect anyone 76.78% of Bloc voters couldn’t elect anyone 74.5% of NDP voters couldn’t elect anyone 50.98 % of Conservative voters couldn’t elect anyone 33.49% of Liberal voters couldn’t elect anyone .

UFO Crashes In West London Street

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 8 hours ago
Police were called by a member of the public complaining about an unknown item that was on fire in the middle of a road in West London. Baffled officers, said initially that the mysterious object resembled a UFO Telegraph.co.uk reports: A post on Kingston Police’s Facebook page said the team was stunned. “Officers from Emergency Response Team A were dispatched along with the London Fire Brigade. When the arrived on scene they couldn’t believe their eyes!” it said. “The officers that arrived on scene described the item as looking like a crash landed UFO!” Further investigation sugges... more »

Hollywood Awakening?: Faith-Based Film Woodlawn Gets A+ Reviews

Townhall.com at The Stream - 8 hours ago
[image: Woodlawn - 400] Woodlawn, based on the true story of Birmingham, Alabama's Woodlawn High School football team, which converted to Christianity and helped heal racial tension in their community, opened in theaters this weekend. It is an independent film produced by brothers Jon and... Continue reading *“Hollywood Awakening?: Faith-Based Film Woodlawn Gets A+ Reviews”* at *townhall.com*.

Gearing Up for the Academic Job Market: Getting THE CALL

amurdie at Duck of Minerva - 8 hours ago
Mid-October is a beautiful time of year – leaves are changing, the air is getting crisp, and there are a variety of outdoor activities to partake in. All of the wonderfulness of October is meaningless, however, to a special group of individuals: those on the academic job market that are worried about employment in the […]

Turkey’s Nuclear Move: Deciphering the Developments

Charli Carpenter at Duck of Minerva - 8 hours ago
This is a guest post by Philip Baxter, Ph.D. Candidate in International Affairs, Science, and Technology at the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Senior Research Associate with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. His research focuses on international security issues, in particular nuclear proliferation, deterrence, strategic stability, illicit trafficking, and nuclear safeguards. He […]

Is Washington Surprise By Russia's Military Campaign In Syria?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
© Russian Defense Ministry *Sputnik*: *Russia's Campaign in Syria Shocks Washington as Much as Launch of Sputnik I* Numerous officials and experts in the West have been astonished by Russia's military capabilities. Moscow's newest weapons are surely impressive in themselves, but many in the United States and Europe have also been shocked by the "style and speed" of Russia's military operation in Syria, Il Giornale reported. Moscow's success in the Middle East and the attention it attracted has left a traumatic effect on America's political and military elites, much like the launc... more »

Fresh evidence in Child Welfare cases

James C Morton at Morton's Musings - 8 hours ago
Children's Aid Society of Toronto v. P.M., 2015 ONCA 695: [22] Fresh evidence should be admitted in child protection proceedings if: (a) it could not have been adduced before; (b) it is highly relevant in that it enables the court to make determinations on an accurate picture of the situation at hand; (c) it is potentially decisive as to the child's best interests; (d) it is credible; (e) it is uncontroverted; and (f) it bridges the gap between the evidence submitted in prior hearings and the appeal: *Catholic Children's Aid Society of Metropolitan Toronto v. M. (C.)*, [1994... more »

Israel has been using drones for surveilance since 1973

Geezer Power at GEEZERPOWER - 8 hours ago
By 1969, the Israeli Air Force was using drones to photograph and monitor Egyptian, Syrian, and later, Jordanian troops. Israel Military Intelligence: Intelligence During Yom Kippur War (1973) Jewish Virtual Library by Doron Geller The Yom Kippur War of October 1973 was a terrible surprise, which put Israel's security - and even survival - in jeopardy. By the end of the war, Israel had turned the tables and both Cairo and Damascus were under threat. But that did not diminish the sense of shock which shook the nation in ... more »

Top U.S. General: Russian Air Campaign In Iraq Not Needed

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford testifies during the Senate Armed Services committee nomination hearing to be chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 9, 2015. REUTERS/YURI GRIPAS *Reuters*: *Top U.S. general plays down chances of Russian air campaign in Iraq* U.S. Marine General Joseph Dunford played down the chances of Russia waging an air campaign against Islamic State in Iraq in the near future as he made his first trip to Iraq as the top U.S. military official. Russia's military intervention in Syria and its participation in a new Baghdad-... more »

Neither the Supreme Court Nor the States Have the Authority to Deny Marriage Reality

Mat Staver & Keith Fournier at The Stream - 9 hours ago
[image: The Bible and marriage] The American Principles Project recently released a Statement Calling for Constitutional Resistance to the U.S. Supreme Court marriage opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges. The statement, signed by over sixty scholars, contends that the 5-4 opinion is an abuse of judicial... more »

States Probe VW over Emissions, Look for Settlement Money

Ronnie Greene & Ryan J. Foley at The Stream - 9 hours ago
[image: VW Clean Diesel Scandal - 900] WASHINGTON (AP) -- An expanding investigation into Volkswagen’s emissions-cheating scandal launched by state attorneys general could last years and will likely end in a negotiated settlement. Forty-five states and D.C. have joined the review, investigating how VW was able to... more »

The Nightmare of Living in the Past

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 9 hours ago
*Life has never been better, says guest poster Steve Horwitz—especially for women. Market-driven innovation has allowed machines to do our work for us and has brought us new and better products to make us cleaner and healthier, enabling humans — and particularly women — to have the time and health to do the things we love and that make us smarter and happier. Critics of capitalism too easily take that for granted. Those of us who understand this history need to continue to tell the stories that bring home the message that, thanks to the power of the market, even our severely ... more »

U.S. - Russia Sign Memorandum Agreement For Military Flights Over Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 9 hours ago
*BBC*: *US and Russia sign deal to avoid Syria air incidents* Russia and the US have signed a deal that they hope will avoid clashes between their air forces in the skies over Syria, officials from both countries said. Russian began air strikes in Syria on 30 September, saying it was targeting Islamic State (IS) militants. Last week, the US said both countries' planes "entered the same battle space" and came within miles of each other. Officials had been seeking an agreement since late September. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said the text of the deal would remain secret at Mosc... more »

Russia's Defense Ministry Has Just Released An Incredible New Video That Shows A Russian Military Jet Intercepting A U.S. Reaper Drone Over Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 9 hours ago
*The Aviationist*:* New video shows Russian Sukhoi “intercepting” U.S. Reaper drone over Syria* Russia’s MoD has just released a video showing a Sukhoi (Su-30SM) more or less “intercepting” a U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drone over Syria. Although Russia and the US have agreed on coordinating their air activity in the skies over Syria, several close encounters between Sukhois and American jets and drones have occurred in the past weeks: as already reported Russian jets deployed to Latakia, tailed U.S. Predator drones on at least three separate occasions during the first week of the RuAF air ... more »

Professors: Cornell Would ‘Sacrific[e] Quality’ If We Hired Republicans

Red Alert Politics at The Stream - 9 hours ago
[image: OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA] Several Cornell professors suggested that hiring more conservative professors would decrease the overall quality of the school's faculty. A recent article in the Cornell Daily Sun studying FEC filings, discovered that 96 percent of political donations from Cornell professors in the past four years have... Continue reading *“Professors: Cornell Would ‘Sacrific[e] Quality’ If We Hired Republicans”* at *redalertpolitics.com*.

U.S. Military Pilots Have Been Warned Not To React To Any Russian Military Planes Flying In Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 9 hours ago
*CNN*:* U.S. pilots told not to react to aggressive Russian jets in Syria* Washington (CNN)U.S. military pilots have been warned by their top commanders to be careful not to react to any Russian military planes flying in Syria as Russian aircraft increasingly fly near American planes, according to a U.S. official familiar with such incidents. The pilots have been told to simply proceed with standard aviation safety procedures, a directive that comes as the U.S. hopes to complete by Tuesday a technical agreement with the Russians on how both nations' air forces will fly safely and ... more »

Why Russia is Serious About Fighting Terrorism and the US Isn’t

Land Destroyer at Land Destroyer - 9 hours ago
Russia achieved more in days than the US has in years. *October 21, 2015* (Maram Susli - NEO) - Russia in the few days it has been of fighting terrorism in Syria has achieved far more than the US coalition. According to the New York Times, Russia’s fighter jets are conducting nearly as many strikes in a typical day as the American-led coalition has been carrying out each month this year, a number which includes strikes conducted in Iraq - not just Syria. Whilst the US has been bombing ISIS for over a year, ISIS has only grown and gained more ground in Syria. A few months ago ISIS t... more »

Russia State TV Releases A Nightmarish Drone Video That Shows Scenes From Syria’s Civil War (Video)

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 9 hours ago
*Business Insider:* *Insanely clear drone footage shows a Syrian army offensive in a rebel stronghold of Damascus* Unnervingly clear drone footage shows an ongoing Syrian army offensive against a rebel stronghold in Damascus. Footage of the offensive filmed by RussiaWorks, a Russian company with ties to the Kremlin, is vividly clear. And it shows the severe damage that the Damascus neighborhood of Jobar has withstood since the popular uprisings against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad first started in 2011. Jobar has frequently borne the brunt of regime attacks because of its p... more »

Correction: The pause

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 9 hours ago
I need to correct an error in something I posted on Monday. In criticising Dim Post’s warmist dimness, I said *Droughts, floods, storms, hurricanes … none have shown any increase as atmospheric CO2 has risen (although both plant growth and plants’ tolerance to drought have), and global temperatures themselves have stopped rising for 18 years.* This is incorrect. For which I apologise. In fact, despite “one-third of Man’s entire influence on climate since the Industrial Revolution having occurred since January 1997,” global temperatures have now stopped rising for 18 years *and 8... more »

Biden Casts Himself as Obama’s Kindred Spirit, Sending a Fresh Signal He’s Close to Joining the Race

Josh Lederman at The Stream - 9 hours ago
[image: US President Barack Obama and US Vice President Joe Biden attend a reception in honor of LGBT Pride Month in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, June 24, 2015.] WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is casting himself as an effective voice on the world stage and someone who is in lock-step with President Barack Obama. He’s also drawing implicit contrasts with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham... more »

US Joins NATO Military Exercise, Sends Messages to Enemies

Barry Hatton at The Stream - 9 hours ago
[image: US marines sit onboard an armoured vehicle after disembarking the overcrafts deploid by the USS Arlington amphibious transport dock during the NATO's Trident Juncture exercise at Pinheiro da Cruz beach, south of Lisbon, near Grandola on October 20, 2015.] PINHEIRO DA CRUZ, Portugal (AP) -- U.S. Marines and other NATO troops staged a mock amphibious assault on Europe’s coastline Tuesday as part of the alliance’s biggest exercise in 13 years -- an event intended to demonstrate its conventional military... more »

First Reports Of Russian Soldiers Being Killed In Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 10 hours ago
Russian Su-25 jets on the runway at at al-Assad airbase in Syria Photo: Александр Ермаков *i24 News:* *Three Russian soldiers killed in Syria, say pro-government sources* Two other Russian soldiers were reportedly killed in Syrian province of Hama in September At least three Russian soldiers fighting with Syrian government forces were killed and several more wounded when a shell hit their position in the coastal province of Latakia, reported Reuters, quoting a senior pro-government military source. According to the source, the incident took place near Nabi Younis in the province... more »

Captagon Amphetamine Used By ISIS Fighters In Syria

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 10 hours ago
ISIS and anti-Assad rebels are using an amphetamine called ‘Captagon’ to stay on their toes while raging with jihad and vengeance in Syria. The Metro reports: Made out of easily available legal substances, this drug was first created in the sixties to treat hyperactivity, narcolepsy and depression but was banned in eighties for being too addictive. While cheap to make, it has a street value of $20 (£12.90) and revenues from its sale reaches into the millions of dollars – part of which is believed to be used by the Islamic State and other militia groups in Syria to buy weapons. Leban... more »

Syrian War News Updates -- October 20, 2015

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 10 hours ago
*Reuters*: *Third Russian air strike on Syrian rebel group kills leader* Russian air strikes in Syria's Latakia province killed a rebel commander and four other fighters from a group armed by President Bashar al-Assad's foreign enemies, a spokesman for the group said on Tuesday. The attack on Monday evening marked the third time Russian war planes have targeted the First Coastal Division group since Moscow began its air strikes in support of President Bashar al-Assad on Sept. 30, the group's spokesman Fadi Ahmad said. He said a further 15 civilians had been killed in the air strik... more »

Dark Literature: The Fear of Forbidden Books

Inexplicata (IHU) at Inexplicata-The Journal of Hispanic Ufology - 10 hours ago
*Dark Literature: The Fear of Forbidden Books* *By Scott Corrales(c) 2015* Blame H.P. Lovecraft for putting thoughts of the ultimate forbidden manuscript in the minds of all readers of the occult - reality and fiction. The *Necronomicon*, that powerful grimoire compiled by Abdul Alhazred "the mad Arab" and its subsequent alleged translations have transformed it into the holy grail of books on the occult, whose existence is believed by half the world and denied by the other. Curiously enough, such texts do exist - perhaps not all of them having the power to summon the Old Ones fro... more »

The Global Warming Fraud: Here's Proof "Climate Change" Cultists Have Been SCAMMING Americans (And Everyone Else) For DECADES!

Northerntruthseeker at Northerntruthseeker - 10 hours ago
Yes, Canada has a new government and a new Prime Minister... And many people living here in Canada are fully aware of one of Justin Trudeau's platforms, which is of course to have Canada sign off on "Climate Change" protocols that are to be put forward very soon at the upcoming Paris Accords on Climate Change... It is therefore so sad that Justin is unaware that it is all a fraud! As I have stated many times before, there is no such thing as AGW, or man caused "Global Warming"... It is and always has been a scam for nothing more than to fleece our nation's people out of more money a... more »

God Particles from the Galactic Core

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 10 hours ago
*V. Susan Ferguson* - Silent sound wave-particle emissions from the Galactic Heart Core are filled with God-Consciousness. The post God Particles from the Galactic Core appeared first on Waking Times .

Arab Nations Ask U.N. to Designate Western Wall as Muslim Territory

Fox News at The Stream - 10 hours ago
[image: Western_Wall,_Jerusalem,_Shavuot - 400] A U.N. draft decision circulated by Algeria, Egypt, Kuwait, Morocco, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates reviewed by FoxNews.com "affirms that the Buraq Plaza is an integral part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque" - a statement that would specifically fold the... Continue reading *“Arab Nations Ask U.N. to Designate Western Wall as Muslim Territory”* at *foxnews.com*.

Serial plagiarist’s retractions upped to 14

Shannon Palus at Retraction Watch - 10 hours ago
We’ve done some digging, run the numbers, and present to you a new member of our leaderboard: orthopedic researcher Bernardino Saccomanni. Nine newly unearthed retractions of his make for a total of 14. We first reported on Saccomanni’s work back in 2011, and identified him as a “serial plagiarist.” In the years since, he’s continued to rack […] The post Serial plagiarist’s retractions upped to 14 appeared first on Retraction Watch.

The Democrats’ Preoccupation with Inequality

Dennis Prager at The Stream - 10 hours ago
[image: Pie Inequality Wealth Poverty - 900] If you want to understand today’s Democratic Party, a word search of the Democrats’ debate last week provides a pretty clear picture. Here is how many times key words were spoken: Wall Street: 23 Tax: 20 Inequality: 9 Wealthy: 7...more »

As A Canadian What Is My Take On Yesterday's Election In Canada

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
Liberal leader and prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau poses for a photo while greeting people at a subway station in Montreal, Quebec, October 20, 2015. REUTERS/CHRIS WATTIE *WNU Editor:* I personally expected a Liberal minority government. I knew that the NDP support had collapsed in Quebec, the only question where I was not sure of the answer was on the Conservatives .... how many voters had they lost. I now know the answer .... it is clear from yesterday's results that the Conservative government of Stephen Harper has been a huge disappointment .... not fulfilling many of ... more »

Planned Parenthood Changes Its Plans, But We Do Not

John Stonestreet at The Stream - 11 hours ago
[image: Pressure Planned Parenthood] JOHN STONESTREET (BreakPoint Radio) -- Unless you've been completely unplugged for the last several months, you know about the undercover Planned Parenthood videos released by the Center for Medical Progress. These videos show Planned Parenthood officials haggling over the price of fetal... more »

Academic Stalinism Still Thriving

David Limbaugh at The Stream - 11 hours ago
[image: Freedom of Speech Thought - 900] There are many opinionated people on each side of the political spectrum, including me, but I haven’t heard of any conservatives trying to muzzle leftists. Liberals on the other hand? Ha. Man-made global warming liberals ridicule skeptics as corrupt or... more »

Supplemental: Yglesias tells a discouraging tale!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 11 hours ago
*TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2015Sadly, we think he’s correct:* Our years of effort with respect to Matthew Yglesias have finally begun to pay off. At Vox, he tells a discouraging tale. Sadly, we think he’s on target. Yglessias tells a gloomy tale about the Democratic Party’s big-picture prospects. Gloomily but correctly, Yglesias starts as shown below. We include his gloomy headline: YGLESIAS (10/19/15): *Democrats are in denial. Their party is actually in deep trouble.The Democratic Party is in much greater peril than its leaders or supporters recognize,* and it has no plan to save ... more »

Washington Post Pulls Biden Campaign Launch Story After ‘Glitch’

Politico at The Stream - 12 hours ago
[image: Joe Biden2 - 400] The Washington Post published an item Monday evening to its website with the headline "Biden to launch a presidential campaign." But even the fast clickers were disappointed to reach a page on the Washington Post website titled "Editor's Note" that... Continue reading *“Washington Post Pulls Biden Campaign Launch Story After ‘Glitch’”* at *politico.com*.

Why the Left Keeps Winning

The American Spectator at The Stream - 12 hours ago
[image: De_Blasio_arguing_with_parents_on_Bus_Strike_1] Whether it's the rise to national prominence of Vermont's self-described democratic socialist senator Bernie Sanders, the election of a beyond-stereotypical 1970s sandal-wearing bearded-lefty, Jeremy Corbyn, as British Labour leader, polls estimating that 36 percent of Americans millennials have positive views of socialism,... Continue reading *“Why the Left Keeps Winning”* at *spectator.org*.

Quote of the day ...

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 12 hours ago
Don Boudreaux, summarising Arman Alchian: *Economics is not about (or cannot successfully be about) discerning the effects of alternative individual actions, or of determining the full range of effects of this particular government intervention in this particular circumstance, or of that particular business activity in that particular circumstance. Because of our inherently limited knowledge of an inherently (and enormously) complex economy, we can never know whether the consequences of any particular action or government intervention will be on net beneficial or detrimental to so... more »

Canadian Election News Round-up -- October 20, 2015

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*CBC:* *Justin Trudeau pledges 'real change' as Liberals leap ahead to majority government* *Harper to resign as Conservative leader* Justin Trudeau will be Canada's next prime minister after leading the Liberal Party to a stunning majority government win, dashing the hopes of Stephen Harper, who had been seeking his fourth consecutive mandate, but will now step down as party leader. This will be the second time for Canada to be led by a Trudeau, as the 43-year-old Liberal leader follows in the footsteps of his father, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, who served as prime minister for alm... more »

New CH-4B Chinese Combat Drone Deployed By Iraq

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 12 hours ago
A video of the new weapon in the Iraqi military’s arsenal has been released by the Baghdad government showing the deployment of a CH-4B Chinese drone. It’s a move by Iraq to diversify its arms acquisition and decrease its reliance on U.S. manufacturers. RT reports: The Caihong (Rainbow) 4B drone flew from the al-Kut Air Base southeast of Baghdad and shot an AR-1 laser-guided anti-tank missile at an Islamic State target, according to the Iraqi Defense Ministry. The first-ever Iraqi combat drone mission was supervised by Defense Minister Khaled-al-Obeidi. Iraq purchased a number of Ch... more »

Canadian Liberals win landslide Majority

CM at LILITH NEWS - 12 hours ago
9 days ago, after studying the polls and population distribution of ridings, we predicted a Liberal majority government. 170 out of 338 seats were needed to form a majority. We predicted the Liberals would win a narrow majority with 172. *2015 Election Predictions* Liberals 172 Conservatives 101 NDP 60, Bloc 4 Green 1 *2015 Election Results* Liberals 184 Conservatives 99 NDP 44 Bloc 10 Green 1 So. We were right in our prediction of a Liberal majority, but like many predictions our's was slightly off on the final numbers. The Liberals ended up winning 12 more seats than our predicti... more »

Canada Saw Red

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 12 hours ago
*Obvious in the higher then normal voter turnout* *High voter turnout- Just over 68 percent. * More than 68 per cent of eligible voters cast a ballot in Monday’s federal election – the highest turnout at the polls since 1993. That’s a jump of more than 7 per cent from the 2011 election. Preliminary Elections Canada figures state that 68.49 per cent of eligible voters – or 17,546,697 people - went to the polls on Monday for the Liberal Party’s majority win *Hope and Change Just- in?* I’m no fan of Justin Trudeau. His campaign and his ‘style’ was a rerun of the Obama -Hope and Chang... more »

JUSTIN TRUDEAU WINS MAJORITY IN CANADIAN ELECTION!

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 12 hours ago
*Trudeau's Victory Speech - I have to say, it's very good* *...a real barn-burner. **Watch it because* * it's the new international Face of Canada* It's (the Canadian Federal (s)Election) is finally over. Trudeau won a majority and the *NDP came in third, even in my riding*...where the Liberals took the seat away from the Conservatives. My riding is somewhat atypical...*or perhaps it's typical in today's world. *There's been such a recent avalanche of immigrants coming in from China...the old blue collar society has been totally upended. The Chinese, I guess, *like to vote for o... more »

World News Briefs -- October 20, 2015

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*CTV*: *Trudeau heads to Ottawa, day after majority win* Justin Trudeau is headed to Ottawa, where he will be on Parliament Hill for the first time in his new role as prime minister-designate. Trudeau and his party won a decisive majority government Monday night, vaulting from third-party status to first place, and ending nearly a decade of Conservative rule. The Liberals won 184 seats, a gain of 150 ridings from 2011, as of Tuesday morning. The Conservatives will form the Official Opposition with 99 seats, and the NDP were relegated to third-party status with 44 seats. The Bloc ... more »

GOP Lawmaker Floats Impeachment for Clinton

The Hill at The Stream - 12 hours ago
[image: In this Sept. 18, 2015 photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at a campaign organizing meeting in Portland, Maine. Russia-linked hackers tried at least five times in August 2011 to trick Hillary Rodham Clinton into infecting her computer systems while she was secretary of state, according to newly released emails from the State Department. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)] A Republican lawmaker is floating impeachment for Hillary Clinton, should the Democratic presidential candidate lock up her party’s nomination and go on to win the White House. Re... more »

A Fossil-Fuel-Exporting Superpower that Lectures the World about Cutting Emissions

Gaius Publius at DownWithTyranny! - 12 hours ago
*by Gaius Publius* Bottom line first — the title of this piece is taken from the following quotation: “We’re a fossil-fuel-exporting super­power that goes around lecturing the rest of the world about cutting emissions,” said Paul Bledsoe, who was an adviser on climate during the Clinton administration. “The United States is reducing its domestic coal use and then simply exporting some of those emissions abroad.” Consider that the next time you want to give Barack Obama, or any U.S. president, credit for not allowing drilling in the U.S. part of the Arctic. Easy to do when Shell ... more »

Germany: Thousands Sign Petition Demanding Withdrawal Of NATO Troops

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 12 hours ago
A petition that demands the withdrawal of NATO troops from Germany is a call for peace and opposition to the US doctrine of “perpetual war” Government consultant and publicist Christoph Horstel, began collecting signatures demanding the withdrawal of US and UK troops in Germany and so far Over 40, 000 people have signed the petition which was started in July. It calls on US President Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron to withdraw their military contingents from Germany. There are 58,000 NATO soldiers currently stationed in the country which includes 13,000 UK troops an...more »

Back To You, Mr Carney

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 12 hours ago
By Paul Homewood Readers will recall Alex Henney’s letter to Mark Carney, following the latter’s speech warning of the perils of climate change. You may be surprised to learn he has had a quick response, but probably less so about its contents! Alex has been quick off the mark with […]

6 Signs That the World Suffers from Severe Cognitive Dissonance

Waking Times at Waking Times - 12 hours ago
*Paul A. Philips *- The world leads many people into a state of cognitive dissonance as it challenges them with the truth. The post 6 Signs That the World Suffers from Severe Cognitive Dissonance appeared first on Waking Times.

Republicans Hope to Find ‘Missing’ Evangelical Voters

David Jackson at The Stream - 12 hours ago
[image: Christian Evangelical Voters - 900] PLANO, Texas -- From the multi-station cafeteria to the gift shop to the theater-style sanctuary, worshipers at Prestonwood Baptist Church believe -- or hope -- that next year's election will see something new. Long-lost evangelical voters. "So many don't vote... more »

Open Season on the Police

Thomas Sowell at The Stream - 12 hours ago
[image: Cop with Gun - 900] In recent months there have been a series of cases reported in the media, where some teenage thug -- white, black or Hispanic in different cases -- has been stopped by a policeman for some routine violation of the law... more »

Bryan Holland - crow artist - graphic nature in action

Mike Philbin at Mike Philbin's free planet blog - 13 hours ago
Free Planet realises that Bryan Holland isn't just a CROW ARTIST; he's a very competent and accomplished nature painter, specifically animal portraits with a graphical twist. The crow paintings though, there's something rather special about the depiction of these Ancient Briton battlefield gods.

Iraq: Forces Recapture Key Refinery Town from ISIS

Sinan Salaheddin at The Stream - 13 hours ago
[image: An Iraqi soldier, fighting alongside Iraqi government forces and Shiite fighters from the Popular Mobilisation units, displays the v-sign for victory during a military operation against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists as they advance towards the centre of Baiji, some 200 kilometres north of Baghdad on October 19, 2015. Iraqi forces advanced on three fronts against the Islamic State group, flushing out pockets of resistance in and around Baiji and closing in on Ramadi and Hawijah, officers said. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE] BAGHDAD (AP) -- Teamed up with paramilitary forces... more »

ACLU Sues Missouri Colleges for Denying Illegal Immigrants In-State Tuition

Natalie Johnson at The Stream - 13 hours ago
[image: University of Missouri Kansas City - 900] The American Civil Liberties Union filed multiple lawsuits in Missouri last week on behalf of three college students who claim they were wrongfully barred from receiving in-state tuition because of their immigration status under President Barack Obama's executive action. The... more »

Jim Webb Drops Democratic Bid for President

Ken Thomas & Laurie Kellman at The Stream - 13 hours ago
[image: Democratic presidential candidate former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb listens during the CNN Democratic presidential debate Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)] WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jim Webb says he is dropping out of the Democratic race for president and is considering his options about how he might “remain as a voice” in the campaign. The former Virginia senator says at a news... more »

SPHERE ALLIANCE MESSAGE #104 Meet the New "M1" of the Financial Systems... Barak Obama

Obi-Wan Kabuki at AMERICAN KABUKI - 13 hours ago
On Sunday October 18, ZAP wrote: *..."ALL OF THIS WAS EXPECTED AND TIMED ACCORDING TO THE BIG PLAN FROM UPSTAIRS. [the powers that were -AK] THE PLAN OF THE EXPERTS SET IN MOTION SO LONG AGO HAD TO BE MODIFIED AS THE M1 (MONETARY ONE) THAT WAS CREATED THROUGH A CAREFUL BLENDING OF GENE POOLS AMONGST THE ROYALS TO CULMINATE IN ONE PERSON THAT COULD REPRESENT ALL ROYAL FAMILIES FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR HUMANITY, WAS KILLED ALONG WITH JOHN KENNEDY. * *A NEW M1 WAS APPOINTED BY THE ROYALS A WHILE AGO, AND THE SPIRITUAL SIDE FULLY INCORPORATED INTO THE NEW SYSTEM. WE ARE NOW SEEING THE ... more »

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- October 20

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 13 hours ago
*VOA*:* NATO Launches Largest Military Exercise in Decade* NATO has launched its largest military exercise in more than a decade, with the United States and its allies increasingly concerned about Russian military moves and growing instability in the Middle East. The Western military alliance said during the three-week exercise, dubbed Trident Juncture, 36,000 troops from more than 30 NATO member-nations and partners will undergo "intensive training" across Italy, Spain and Portugal. Speaking to reporters Monday at Tapani air force base in Italy, NATO Deputy Secretary General Amba... more »

Medication Prices Soaring—but Maybe Not for Long

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 13 hours ago
In very real terms, the price party may well be over. As pointed out, the pricing game is about tapping tax dollars for as much as can be billed. We may have to suffer a while longer but as this writer points out the best sellers are all coming off patent and prices have been already hugely rolled back. The drug company approach actually makes little sense except as a tax grab. It is certainly not in terms of marketing to a real consumer. Throw all that out and the whole game changes. My point today is that politicians are reacting because they cannot rationalize it all eithe... more »

Even in Government­-Run Prisons, the Profiteering off of Human Lives Is Staggering

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 13 hours ago
It makes complete sense that once the infrastructure is built, a whole lobby arises to protect the cash flows by either expanding the population or the size of facilities. The years go by and there is never a downward correction to knock sense into folks. The present situation in the USA is absurd. More absurd is the unwillingness to solve the problem. The only light on the horizon is the present slippage regarding marijuana. That can be used to leverage a number out of jail.. In the meantime it is time for a deep study for an alternative solution coupled with ten year phased in ... more »

Godzilla Niño and the Blob

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 13 hours ago
*[image: Godzilla Niño and the Blob: How Weather Cycles and Ocean Temperatures Mask Global Warming]* What this does say is that we are now experiencing a large El nino event. Curiosly, it also claims that the counter global warming movement is a billion dollar industry. At the same time we see fast moving cups wiping back and forth to explain away the lack of significant warming for twenty years. Then he complains that the 1998 peak was cherry picked by these same actors when it was the global warming crowd who leapt in with that peak as proof long before the counter crowd weighed... more »

Scientists Discover That Fasting Triggers Stem Cell Regeneration & Fights Cancer

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 13 hours ago
I personally fast twenty hours at separate intervals during the week. What this does is it allows the small intestine to empty fully while I am sleeping and become dormant. That allows me to not break my fast for the next half day. I can actually go well beyond this but energy will then be noticeably depleted. Yet because the small intestine remains dormant, hunger itself is not obvious. Some energy can be provided with honeyed teas which never get past the stomach. Yes, we all need to engineer fasts into our life routines. Mine certainly works well enough and stresses no... more »

Earth Angels II

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 13 hours ago
I posted a year ago that my daughter is able to use automatic writing to channel Earth angels. Most of the material which is now well over one hundred pages is specific to the time and place and otherwise scant value except as a demonstration. This piece has a bit of that as well. All this is leading to a deeper understanding of the human afterlife and also of the proper context of GOD. GOD is a Hierarchy of GOOD Intent Our whole Galaxy consists of a single blob of so called 'Dark Matter' which really is a non compressible assemblage of near neutral electron - electron s... more »

12 Stories That Will Make You Believe in the Power of Your Mind to Heal You

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 13 hours ago
This collection provides a sense of what we are now investigating and experimenting with. We have made serious progress. This makes it difficult if not impossible for mostb to actually see. As reported, we now understand that the spirit body is physical and constructed of so called Dark Matter held together with photonic energy of a specific wavelength in the ultra violet. Way more critical is that the information density is many orders of magnitude greater than our physical existence is capable of. What this really means is that the spirit body can decide to heal your body ... more »

The Machine Resists Reform to the Death”

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 13 hours ago
[image: statue-of-liberty-under-water] I do not entirely agree with the implied prognosis but actually think that it can be changed for the better. However it is a hierarchical system that works to produce apparent power at the top, whatever that is meant to mean. What it produces instead is a blanket of inertia that impedes productivity. Thus the solution must rethink productivity and all rewards need to be tailored accordingly. Put all that in motion and desired results are easily accomplished. Remember that the military solved this problem long ago.. *The System Can’t B... more »

Scientist Finally Discover Why Eating Red Meat Causes Cancer

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 13 hours ago
This is an important result. The immediate take home is to avoid an excess of this particular sugar. At the same time the known issues are explained. The second take home is that chicken and fish remain safe. Thus conversion is not completely life changing. What is immediately needed is a natural counter to this sugar.. This could at least resolve any risks in cheese although i suspect that since this is early days, the fermentation process will turn out sufficient to digest those sugars. We also now have a prime suspect for coronary inflammation. Goodbye Big Mac in pa... more »

Minors Trained As ISIS Child Terrorists In Turkey, Dozens Arrested

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 13 hours ago
Suspected Jihadists, among them two dozen potential ISIS child terrorists, have been detained by Turkish anti-terror police after raids on residential homes in Istanbul. Among the 53 suspects detained, nearly half were minors who were planning to join the so called Islamic State In Iraq and Syria. According to reports the youngsters under the age of 18 were taught beheading techniques using dolls by their Jihadi teachers. RT reports: The Istanbul Anti-Terror Directorate has arrested dozens of foreigners in one of the districts of Turkey’s largest city. Those detained are suspected of... more »

Teacher banned from classroom after praising Hitler on Facebook per Jewish News

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 13 hours ago
'A teacher has been banned from the classroom for life after sharing a Facebook post praising Hitler. Mahmudul Choudhury, from Tower Hamlets, was convicted of the racially aggravated offence resulting in a professional life ban. The 36-year old IT expert shared an image of Hitler with anti-Semitic text in July 2014 and encouraged others to share it during Israel’s Operation Protective Edge. The image of the Nazi dictator had the caption: “I could have killed all the Jews, but I left some of them to let you know why I was killing them… YES MAN, YOU WERE RIGHT… Share this pict... more »

'Enough with the excuses' - It's not about Israel, it's not about Zionism, it's not about settlements, it's not about occupation; it is about hatred of Jews

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 13 hours ago
'Before the partition, before Israel, before the settlements, before the ‘occupation’, before the refugees, before Sharon walked onto Temple Mount, before the ‘wall’, before immigration, before Balfour and before even Zionism itself. In the beginning there was an Arab with a knife and he murdered a Jew, simply because he was a Jew. It is an absurd logic that attempts to blame Zionism for creating violence against Jews when Modern Zionism *only came about* because of relentless violence against Jews; both in Europe and in the Middle East. You cannot place the cart before the horse... more »

Breaking News: Russia, US Sign Deconfliction Deal

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 13 hours ago
*RT* Russia and the US have signed an agreement regulating the operations of the two countries' air forces in Syria. The deal is aimed at preventing incidents and providing for the smooth operation of the two nations' aircraft, and for mutual aid in critical situations. The agreement, whose full name is *"The Memorandum of Mutual Understanding between the Defense Ministries of Russia and the United States on preventing incidents and providing for aviation flights during operations in Syria"* is hailed as a 'positive step', the Russian Defense Ministry said in a press release. Th... more »

Judge Dread and the Corporate Vampires

Karen Garcia at Sardonicky - 13 hours ago
When it comes to exploiting and extracting from poor people, one Alabama judge certainly knows how to put the blood back into Churchillian blood, toil, tears and sweat. In the true spirit of Halloween and turbocharged capitalism, rural Circuit Court Judge Marvin Wiggins has devised a unique form of punishment for minor offenders. If you can't pay the fine, you don't necessarily have to do the time in debtors' prison. All you have to do is open up a vein and relinquish a pint of one of the last personal resources that you still have left. The *New York Times* has all the grisly det... more »

Senate Democrats Block Sanctuary City Legislation

MARY CLARE JALONICK at The Stream - 13 hours ago
[image: San Francisco-900] WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Democrats have blocked legislation to crack down on “sanctuary cities” that shield residents from federal immigration authorities. The 54-45 vote on the measure fell shy of the 60 required to move to final vote on the bill,... more »

Bernie’s Foolish Crush on Sweden

Rich Lowry at The Stream - 13 hours ago
[image: Swedish Flag and Landscape - 900] Scandinavia is the American left’s Shangri-La. It is the land of social democracy and of all good things. It is the answer to any objection that new welfare benefits can’t be adopted here: But look how well they work in... more »

Why Not Three? The Question Gay Activists Cannot Answer

Michael Brown at The Stream - 13 hours ago
[image: Three Wedding Rings - 900] We knew this was coming for some time now, and there are already "throuples" (meaning three men or three women in "committed" relationships) in America and other nations, but for the first time, one of these throuples has come up... more »

More Than Half of U.S. States Report Job Losses

Christopher S. Rugaber at The Stream - 13 hours ago
[image: graph down decline loss - 900] WASHINGTON (AP) -- Most U.S. states reported jobs losses in September as slowing growth has weighed on hiring nationwide in the past two months. The Labor Department said Tuesday that hiring increased in just 20 states last month, the fewest... more »

Diederik Stapel retraction count updated to 57

Ross Keith at Retraction Watch - 14 hours ago
We’ve learned about two more retractions we missed for Diederick Stapel, the Dutch social psychology researcher who has now racked up a total of 57 retractions by our count. Both retractions were issued after a committee released a report which established fraud in dozens of papers co-authored by Stapel. Stapel is still #4 on our leaderboard. One […] The post Diederik Stapel retraction count updated to 57 appeared first on Retraction Watch.

WHAT BAD POLITICS LOOKS LIKE: The persistently ludicrous Maddow rolls on!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 14 hours ago
*TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2015Part 2—Her viewers get misled again:* Will the Alabama driver’s license situation end up as a passing blip on the screen? Will the episode be remembered six months from now? We can’t answer such questions. Last night, though, the persistently ludicrous Rachel Maddow presented her fourth and fifth segments on the crowd-pleasing topic. Seventeen minutes into the program, she teased the upcoming reports in a typically crowd-pleasing way: “So on Friday night, we had a bit of a cliff-hanger story about one of the most controversial things being done anywhere ... more »

Dr. Anca-Maria Cernea Slaps down the Synod Fathers...

Adrienne at Adrienne's Corner - 14 hours ago
*with some very straight forward truth telling. God Bless her.* Will the bishops listen? I doubt it. A synod in the Catholic Church is a bunch of bishops getting together to discuss stuff, eat some great food, and drink some fine wine. This synod is about the family. So far, I think all they've talked about is making homosexuals and divorced folks who have re-married feel welcome. Synods don't change doctrine. However, in my opinion, what this synod will do is make a whole lot of people persist in their sins while thinking it's A-okay. Once again, Joseph Sciambra nails it:... more »

Left Loves Scandinavian Socialism. So Why are Scandinavians Moving Right?

The Daily Wire/Ben Shapiro at The Stream - 14 hours ago
[image: Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a town hall meeting at William Penn University, Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, in Oskaloosa, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)] As Bernie Sanders surges among leftist intelligentsia -- an oxymoron if ever there was one -- a new worship for Denmark has fallen upon the nation. During the last Democratic debate, Sanders name-checked Denmark as a beautiful example of a socialist utopia.... Continue reading *“Left Loves Scandinavian Socialism. So Why are Scandinavians Moving Right?”* at *dailywire.com*.

See How Much the 2016 Presidential Candidates Have Raised So Far

The Center for Public Integrity at The Stream - 14 hours ago
[image: Presidential campaign funds] To this point the 2016 presidential candidates have raised this much in campaign dollars. Jeb Bush $133M RAISED CAMPAIGN SUPER PACS AND OTHER GROUPS RAISED $24.8M $109M SPENT $14.5M $10.3M CASH ON HAND $10.3M $98.2M through Sep. 30 Jun. 30... Continue reading *“See How Much the 2016 Presidential Candidates Have Raised So Far”* at *publicintegrity.org*.

Iain Dale - Maths is not his strong point, nor apparently is apologising for making an error

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 14 hours ago
Say what you like about Iain Dale, at least when he's proved wrong he admits it - doesn't he? So will Iain Dale actually admit he's made a mathematical mistake? We'll see... UPDATE: He's admitted his error but not to me, to someone else who commented and there's been no apology for his rather supercilous comments to me about a matter in which he was wrong. Intersting that Iain Dale admits defeat, not that he was wrong. Also interesting that you could get a job as a financial journalist in the late 1980s with just a C in GCSE Maths. Oddly the matter didn't end there, as one ... more »

Brendan O'Neill: According to the left, Israeli citizens deserve to be murdered per Jewish News

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 14 hours ago
'Strip away the euphemisms, pick apart the talk of a "knife intifada", and there's no escaping the fact — the horrific fact — that some Westerners are defending the stabbing to death of people for being Jewish.' More here http://www.jewishnews.co.uk/opinion-brendan-oneill-according-to-the-left-israeli-citizens-deserve-to-be-murdered/

Trey Gowdy: Hillary is just one among many witnesses...

Adrienne at Adrienne's Corner - 15 hours ago
*"four dead Americans is more than enough work for me."* Putting the hearings in perspective. "I'm more interested in Ambassador Chris Stevens’ emails."

Amazon Adding 100,000 Jobs for Holiday Season

AP at The Stream - 15 hours ago
[image: Amazon.com] NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon plans to hire 100,000 people for the holidays, a 25 percent jump from last year. The online retailer said Tuesday that it will be hiring across the country for jobs in its fulfillment and sorting... more »

Trouble Brewing at the Democratic National Committee

Bloomberg at The Stream - 15 hours ago
[image: Debbie Wasserman Schulz] Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s autocratic ways in limiting the number of primary debates, insiders say, alienated many of her colleagues. And the problem may get worse. Before things went awry, Democratic Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii had been planning to be in Las... Continue reading *“Trouble Brewing at the Democratic National Committee”* at *bloomberg.com*.

Iraq Forces Make Major Advances In Baiji Area

Joel Wing at MUSINGS ON IRAQ - 15 hours ago
After months of frustration Iraq’s joint forces were able to retake the Baiji refinery and neighboring Siniya, which was an Islamic State stronghold in Salahaddin. Several thousand men were deployed in the operation overwhelming the insurgent defenses, and Iran was said to have played a role in the planning. In Anbar the news was not as good as the government was still stuck clearing many of the same areas. In fact, the two might be related as the United States insisted that many Hashd units withdraw from Ramadi to allow the Iraqi Security Forces to take the lead. Those forces the... more »

Japan’s Climate Plan “Inadequate”

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 15 hours ago
By Paul Homewood http://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/energy-economics/statistical-review-of-world-energy.html The top 20 emitters of CO2 account for 81% of global emissions. As Paris approaches, let’s see what commitments have been made by them to reduce GHG emissions. Each country has been asked to submit an INDC, Intended Nationally Determined Contribution. We have already looked at the pledges from […]

University of Delaware Launches $1 Million Diversity Initiative in Response to Hate Crime That Didn’t Happen

Blake Neff at The Stream - 15 hours ago
[image: University of Delaware] In a move it says is partly inspired by a recent hate crime incident, the University of Delaware (UD) announced it's launching a brand new $1 million initiative to promote diversity on its campus. The problem? Said hate crime never... more »

Defamation concerns prompt theology journal to pull paper

Ross Keith at Retraction Watch - 15 hours ago
The editor-in-chief of a theology journal has retracted a paper on South African Christian groups because of “unsubstantiated statements with potential defamation of character.” The article, published in 2007 in HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies, discusses “demanding Christian religious movements” where the group “isolates itself from the outside world,” and leaders influence their followers to “commit to […] The post Defamation concerns prompt theology journal to pull paper appeared first on Retraction Watch.

George W. Bush Unleashes on Ted Cruz

Politico at The Stream - 16 hours ago
[image: George W Bush] Inside a sleek Denver condominium, George W. Bush let a hundred donors to his brother's campaign in on a secret. Of all the rival Republican candidates, there is one who gets under the former president's skin, whom he views as... Continue reading *“George W. Bush Unleashes on Ted Cruz”* at *politico.com*.

Canada's Election

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 16 hours ago
A lot of people are asking me on what is my take on the Canadian election. Well .... I have a lot to say. I am putting together a large news round-up on the election, and will then follow with a long commentary on why the Conservatives lost, what it means for the future of Canada, it impact on its military and international relations, and a heads-up on the U.S. Presidential race. This will be posted in the next few hours .... I am still groggy from watching the whole thing last night.

Ancient Briton - rise and fall - Chariot

Mike Philbin at Mike Philbin's free planet blog - 16 hours ago
*Celtic chariot (c) 500 BC* our ancient ancestors used chariots, in warfare and in their burials. This is recorded by Julius Caesar in 50 BC when he first confronts (and fails to rout) the Britons, on home turf. Yes, the Ancient Britons, like the Egyptians and the Hittites and the Assyrians before them used chariots in their wars or territorial skirmishes. I'm still trying to find out whether the Celtic Chariot was introduced into Ancient Briton by A SPECIFIC SEA-FARING PEOPLE like the Scythians or the Phoenicians or the original Syrians themselves, or whether the chariot found its... more »

Trump Takedown: Panicked Establishment Readies for War against GOP Front-Runner

The Washington Examiner/Byron York at The Stream - 16 hours ago
[image: Donald Trump - 400] This weekend was an inflection point in the Republican presidential race -- a moment in which some significant part of the GOP establishment came out of denial and realized Donald Trump might well become their party’s nominee. “The Republican establishment,... Continue reading *“Trump Takedown: Panicked Establishment Readies for War against GOP Front-Runner”* at *washingtonexaminer.com*.

Bush Plummets to Single Digits, Trump’s Lead Shrinks in New Florida Poll

Politico at The Stream - 16 hours ago
[image: Jeb Bush] MIAMI -- For the first time, former Florida governor Jeb Bush has fallen into single digits in a home-state Republican primary poll that shows Donald Trump still in front, trailed by Ben Carson and Sen. Marco Rubio. Jeb Bush's 9-percent,... Continue reading *“Bush Plummets to Single Digits, Trump’s Lead Shrinks in New Florida Poll”* at *capitalnewyork.com*.

My Canada has Trudeau as Prime Minister

Steve at GlobaLove Think Tank - 16 hours ago
Good guys win a huge historic massive victory against overwhelming odds, destroying forces of real evil and entitlement. I am so proud to be a Canadian this morning. We rejected the advice of our media masters, the pundits, the pitiful wretches who wage a war paid to not know what they know. I liked Trudeau but have to admit I thought Harper was going to wipe the floor with him. Nuanced messaging works for me but when Trudeau was crucified for thoughtful statements about China and other complex issues, I thought he had little chance. Harper's scorched earth campaign was probably ... more »

My Canada has Trudeau as Prime Minister

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 16 hours ago
Good guys win a huge historic massive victory against overwhelming odds, destroying forces of real evil and entitlement. I am so proud to be a Canadian this mooring. We rejected the advice of our media masters, the pundits, the pitiful wretches who wage a war paid to not know what they know. I liked Trudeau but have to admit I thought Harper was going to wipe the floor with him. Nuanced messaging works for me but when Trudeau was crucified for thoughtful statements about China and other complex issues, I thought he had little chance. Harper's scorched earth campaign was probably ... more »

Dictator Stephen Harper Is OUT! The Good The Bad And The Ugly About Justin Trudeau's Agendas

Northerntruthseeker at Northerntruthseeker - 16 hours ago
The Canadian people have spoken... In last night's so called Federal "election", the criminal Conservative party here in Canuckleheadistan went down to defeat in what amounts to the Canuckleheads having enough of "fear politics"..... Yes, Stephen Harper ran the entire campaign for his re-selection as Prime Minister trying to scare the Canadian people with a constant barrage of Jew spew media attack advertisements attacking his opponents as well as labeling Liberal party leader, Justin Trudeau, as "not ready" to be the Prime Minister.... It was so pathetic that these criminals woul... more »

Where Are the Anti-War Protesters?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 16 hours ago
Millions of people are expected to take to the streets of towns and cities across the globe on Saturday to demonstrate against a looming U.S. led war on Iraq in the biggest protests since the Vietnam war. February 15, 2003. (Reuters / Peter MacDiarmid) *Haid Haid, NOW Leabanon:* *Where are the anti-war protesters now?* Russia’s recent military intervention in Syria doesn’t seem to have provoked the same reaction worldwide as the one the US faced against Assad in retaliation to the chemical gas attacks in Syria in August 2013. While the demonstration against the US airstrikes brough... more »

Flim Flam Man Wants The Speakership... But Not If He Has To Fight For It

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 16 hours ago
Immature politicians have a tendency to view every problem through their own personal careerist agenda. And when those immature politicians are conservatives, you can add in a sense of victimization. Over the weekend we saw the spectacle of low-life South Carolinian walking trash heap, Trey Gowdy, a very, very, very pale imitation of Dostoevsky's Grand Inquisitor, doing his woe is me routine over the criticism he's gotten for presiding over a vicious, fully-partisan witch hunt meant to tank Hillary Clinton's presidential polling numbers. And this is even before a ruling on the casc... more »

We Await The Future

Owen Gray at Northern Reflections - 16 hours ago
http://www.abc.net.au/ The day after Justin Trudeau delivered his father's eulogy, Stephen Harper -- then head of the National Citizens Coalition -- wrote a scathing assessment of Pierre Elliott Trudeau: Mr. Trudeau embraced the fashionable causes of his time, with variable enthusiasm and differing results. But he was also a member of the “greatest generation,” the one that defeated the Nazis in war and resolutely stood down the Soviets in the decades that followed. In those battles however, the ones that truly defined his century...more »

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jonjayray at EDUCATION WATCH INTERNATIONAL - 16 hours ago
*Islam in Tennessee Schools — Don’t Miss the Big Picture* Folks in Tennessee don’t just get vocal and energetic over football. The Volunteer State is now in the midst of a statewide review of its public school curricula after students of Maury County’s Spring Hill Middle School were taught the Five Pillars of Islam during a world religion study — with no balanced teaching about other faiths. Fiery responses from parents focused on the mandatory assignment to write and memorize the declaration of faith of Islam. In requiring that sixth-, seventh- or eighth-graders write the First P... more »

More thoughts. Voter turnout vs. voter suppression

Boris at The Galloping Beaver - 17 hours ago
Well, the ex-Harper-cons succeeded in pissing off enough Canadians to actually find a polling station and vote them out in record numbers. More than 68% voter turn-out. Well over 70% in some ridings and regions.  Even with the Fair Elections Act, the cheating and the lying, all their fascist jackboot bullshit, bought newsmedia editorials, the rest of it, they still failed in catastrophic form.

Man 'Chokes' Woman After Row On US Flight

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 17 hours ago
http://news.sky.com/story/1572815/man-chokes-woman-after-row-on-us-flight Airlines have got to stop seats from reclining. One gets little enough space on a plane and to lose some of that when the passenger in front of you pushes their seat into your space is really annoying. I don't condone throttling the offending passenger, blocking the seat from reclining is a much better solution...

Gerald Kaufman finds the Labour Party has followed his rather disgusting lead

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 17 hours ago
I expect nothing better from Gerald Kaufman but the Conservative Minister, Tobias Ellwood is misinformed. Mahmoud Abbas has incited attacks on Jewish Israelis with words such as: "Al-Aqsa is ours, the Holy Sepulcher is also ours. They have no right to dirty the mosque with their filthy feet, we won't let them do it." And also by lying about the murder of Ahmed Mansra. Will Tobias Ellwood apologise for misleading The House?

Gaza Soccer Commentator Hails Goals as Knives Stabbing Israelis, Axes Tearing Their Veins

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 17 hours ago
An example of the casual hatred of Jews expressed in the Palestinian media.

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JR at GREENIE WATCH - 17 hours ago
*Is NASA actually unserious about global warming?* *Considering their unwavering support of it, that would be a surprising conclusion. But we find surprising carelessness about it in a place -- their home page -- where they should be very careful about it. One gets the impression that they are just going through the motions without any real commitment to the claim or interest in it. The following email was sent to the senior science editor for the NASA site about the matter -- with a copy to me and some others. Whoever wrote the NASA piece concerned is either very dumb or very... more »

meet the new boss and etc.

laura k at wmtc - 17 hours ago
Well, here's something I never expected: the Harper Conservatives get booted out, and I'm not celebrating. I'm happy they're gone, of course. And some spectacular assholes lost their seats. But on the other hand, Canadian voters in 100 ridings wanted to keep them in power. And more importantly, almost every Member of Parliament who I felt good about is out. We have a lot of work to do.

Poll: Trump, Carson Dominate GOP Field as Fiorina Falters

CNN at The Stream - 17 hours ago
[image: Donald Trump-Carson in Top Tier] Washington (CNN) Donald Trump and Ben Carson now stand alone at the top of the Republican field, as Carly Fiorina’s brief foray into the top tier of candidates seeking the GOP nomination for president appears to have ended, a new CNN/ORC... Continue reading *“Poll: Trump, Carson Dominate GOP Field as Fiorina Falters”* at *cnn.com*.

UN Chief to Make Visit to Israel Amid Palestinian Violence

ARON HELLER at The Stream - 17 hours ago
[image: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon] JERUSALEM (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will make a surprise visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Tuesday, in a high-profile gambit to bring an end to a monthlong wave of violence. The visit comes amid unrest that... more »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens — Frenzied Social Media Reaction to Newest Trailer

BBC at The Stream - 17 hours ago
[image: Han_Solo_Force_Awakens] The final trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has debuted online and has been met with considerable acclaim. -- The film, the seventh in the series, reunites original stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill. They are joined by... Continue reading *“Star Wars: The Force Awakens — Frenzied Social Media Reaction to Newest Trailer”* at *bbc.com*.

Up Close and Personal: An Order of Nuns Sees Middle East Persecution First-hand

Dustin Siggins at The Stream - 18 hours ago
[image: Nuns in Egypt School Burned Down - 900] More than 150 years ago, an order of nuns began to spread the Word of God in Egypt. Now, despite being targeted by the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013, and facing persecution elsewhere, The Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart... more »

Liberal Justin Trudeau Becomes Canada’s New Prime Minister

ROB GILLIES at The Stream - 18 hours ago
[image: Justin Trudeau] TORONTO (AP) -- Canadian voters reclaimed their country’s liberal identity sending Justin Trudeau -- the son of one of the country’s most dynamic politicians -- to the prime minister’s office and ending 10 years of conservative leadership under Stephen Harper.... more »

Democrat Jim Webb Weighing Possible Independent Bid for White House

REUTERS at The Stream - 18 hours ago
[image: U.S. democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Senator Jim Webb speaks during the first official Democratic candidates debate of the 2016 presidential campaign in Las Vegas, Nevada October 13, 2015. REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON] Democratic presidential candidate Jim Webb is considering an independent bid for the White House, and will hold a news conference about his candidacy on Tuesday, his campaign said on Monday. Webb, a former U.S. senator from Virginia, has lagged behind... Continue reading *“Democrat Jim Webb Weighing Possible Independent Bid for White House”* at *re... more »

Russians Support Airstrikes in Syria, Despite Afghan Legacy

KATHERINE JACOBSEN at The Stream - 18 hours ago
[image: Russian fighter jet] KUBINKA, Russia (AP) -- A vast workshop that upgrades warplanes of the kind Russia is using in Syria is this town’s lifeblood, and support for the Syria campaign is strong. “We’ve extended a helping hand and that’s how it should... more »

Military Photo of the Day: October 20, 2015

Tom Sileo at The Stream - 18 hours ago
[image: Soldiers in Latvia-900] U.S. Army soldiers conduct a live fire exercise in Latvia on Oct. 14, 2015. Thank you to Staff Sgt. Steven Colvin for capturing this image!

GAIA PORTAL: Flares of recognition are in place

Obi-Wan Kabuki at AMERICAN KABUKI - 18 hours ago
*Flares of recognition are in place* by ÉirePort Flares of recognition are in place. Standards of the past are dropped. Wrigglings cease. Heaven Sents are viewed with delight. Sustenance follows. ÉirePort | October 20, 2015 at 09:19 | Categories: Uncategorized | URL: http://wp.me/p2sFUY-vN

Top U.S. Military Officer Arrives for Talks in Iraq

LOLITA C. BALDOR at The Stream - 18 hours ago
[image: Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford] IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- The top U.S. military officer landed in Iraq Tuesday to get an update on the battle against Islamic State militants, saying he sees no prospect right now for Russia to expand its airstrike campaign into the... more »

This Drone Warrior Has No Regrets After 11 Years

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 18 hours ago
Royal Air Force Maj. Kevin Gambold monitors and pilots an MQ-1 Predator at Ali Air Base, Iraq, Jan. 10, 2008. Photo: Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder/U.S. Air Force *LT. Col. T. Mark McCurley, Politico*: *I Was a Drone Warrior for 11 Years. I Regret Nothing.* I'll never forget the time I prevented a young Predator pilot from making an illegal shot. The incident stands in stark contrast with the expert conduct that I typically witnessed from professional aviators flying the U.S. Air Force’s remotely piloted aircraft (RPAs), commonly known as drones. The Intercept’s recently release... more »

Economic News , Data & Views ( October 20 , 2015 ) .... Refugee Crisis Updates Updates ( When Erdogan meets Merkel - Erdogan keeps pressing his agenda aggressively with Merkel and sending more refugees across to Europe at the same time to underline his points , Germany secretly planning its own border fence - even as other EZ nations watch to see what Germany does rather than merely says , Gulf states should do more to assist in the crisis - a popular refrain ) ...... Broader Europe ( Greek Bank recap may be less 20 bn , Germany PPI for September at -0.4 versus estimate of 0.0 , EZ current account drops of sharply for August , ECB items , State of the Banks , Brexit , Odds & Ends )

Fred Walton at Catharsis Ours - 18 hours ago
Refugees Situation..... *Yannis Koutsomitis* ‏@YanniKouts 4h 4 hours ago 'Europe picks a bad moment to engage #Turkey' ~@FT's David Gardner nails it: http://on.ft.com/1W1Z6x6 #Merkel [image: Embedded image permalink] *Paddy Lawrence* ‏@martingaffney67 2m 2 minutes ago The Roots of Europe’s *Refugee* *Crisis* http://ceip.org/1YRcFUj via @ Carnegie_Europe The Gulf States should be taking in 100,000s refugees.. *Manila Bulletin NewsVerified account* ‏@manila_bulletin 4m 4 minutes ago UN chief regrets ‘root causes’ of *refugee* *crisis* were unaddressed - Read:... more »

Paul Craig Roberts circulated this to his email followers under his title, "The Evil Empire Crumbles".

David L Griscom at Cherchez la Verite - 18 hours ago
------------------------------ *POLITICS*.....00:35 18.10.2015.....(updated 10:15 18.10.2015) Original Here Some of the US’s major allies appear more and more convinced that Barack Obama is losing his political influence on the Syrian conflict and the fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State terror group, according an analysis in the US media.Key US partners are increasingly fixing their eyes on Moscow rather than Washington, writes Dan de Luce, a columnist for Foreign Policy. According to de Luce, the recent visit of Saudi... more »

"Impossible" statues, "Impossible" ancient jewellery, Moscow nuked, "Impossible" steel - - When The Atlantis Survivors Wake Up - part 38

urupiper at Yesterday 's Lies - 19 hours ago
[image: newearth] newearth http://www.megaliths.org/ WEBSITE UNDERCONSTRUCTION, PLEASE CHECK IN FEW DAYS, CONTENT WILL BE ADDED GRADUALLY MEGALITHS AND OTHER INTERESTING HISTORIC SITES Hi, finally the NewEarth Channel has got its own web domain as well! I hope to make something fantastic out of it with the kind help of the fans, maybe a quality directory of the interesting historic sites, megalithic and non megalithic as well. Meanwhile, to find content easily on my channel I recommend browsing the play-lists. Thank you for supporting the channel with donations (link fou... more »

God Bless America?

James Robison at The Stream - 19 hours ago
[image: Tony Bennett God Bless America] JAMES ROBISON -- For over 200 years now, presidents, congressman and candidates have closed their speeches with three words: "God bless America." Even when it could be construed as politically incorrect to invoke the name of God in a state... more »

The U.S. Drone War In Africa Is Expanding

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 19 hours ago
The Times *Omar Mohammed, Quartz:* *Leaked documents indicate the US is running a drone war against terrorism in Africa* The US government has been running a “shadow war” from outposts in Africa using drones and manned aircrafts to strike targets in the region. So reports the Intercept, citing a leaked internal 2013 Pentagon study. Through a unit called Task Force 48-4, the US Africa Command, or Africom—the umbrella organization for US army activities on the continent—carried out operations in 2011 and 2012 from its headquarters in Djibouti, targeting terrorism suspects in Somalia... more »

Jeremy Warner: Scandalous incompetence as blackouts loom

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 19 hours ago
By Paul Homewood http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/jeremy-warner/11938473/Jeremy-Warner-Scandalous-incompetence-as-blackouts-loom.html In the same edition, ironically, as the ridiculous piece by Helena Morrissey on Sunday, was this from Jeremy Warner: Never mind carbon targets, the march of the windmills, and the farcical attempt to persuade the French and Chinese governments to invest in a whopper of a new nuclear […]

Quantum field theory obeys all postulates of quantum mechanics

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 20 hours ago
*In particular, QFT can't contradict the superposition principle* A beginner who tries to learn quantum field theory, a user named Darkblue, asked a question on the Physics Stack Exchange, Is a single photon always circularly polarized? Darkblue has promoted – and is still promoting – the thesis that only circular polarizations and not linear polarizations may exist for an individual photon. To strengthen his point, he also refers to a (zero-citation) preprint by two crackpots that proposed to experimentally "test" a similar nonsensical claim. (Yes, these two authors – proud senio... more »

Election results: first thoughts

Boris at The Galloping Beaver - 20 hours ago
1. Ding dong the witch is gone. 2. The immediate legacy of Harper, sworn enemy of all things Liberal (esp. Trudeaus), is to facilitate a majority Liberal government led by the Son of the Father. Ouch. That's Shakespearian political drama Canadian-style if there ever was. 3. The same problem that allowed Harper his 2011 majority also allowed Trudeau's win. FPTP permitted both parties to win

Disputing The New York Times' Account On How Osama Bin Laden Was Killed

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 20 hours ago
*(Click on Image to Enlarge)* *Peter Bergen, CNN:* *The New York Times' bizarre story on Osama bin Laden's death* (CNN)The New York Times is the greatest newspaper in the world, so when the current cover story in the Times magazine is headlined, "What Do We Really Know about Osama bin Laden's Death?," readers are surely going to pay attention. The story was of particular interest because we actually know a great deal about bin Laden's death, not only from three books written by participants in the operation -- one of the U.S. Navy SEALs who was on the raid and the two top CIA off... more »

Doctor Who - the new series - a quickie

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 21 hours ago
My views of the latest series of Doctor Who are very mixed. In short I loved the first episode (The Magician's Apprentice), enjoyed the second (The Witch's Familiar) mostly for the sense of connectedness with the past that it engendered, was interested by the third (Under The Lake), tired of the fourth (Before The Flood) and was bored and irritated by the fifth (The Girl Who Died). I will put up reviews and thoughts at some future date, work must take priority over blogging at the moment, but in the meantime one squee moment on The Girl Who Died was The Doctor saying that he was "re... more »

A New Age In Naval Mines Is Upon Us

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 21 hours ago
A MK 62 Quick Strike mine is deployed from the starboard wing of a P-3C Orion. Credit Photo: US Navy *National Interest*: *Get Ready, China and Iran: American Naval Super Mines Are Coming* *The stand-off mine concept has slipped its tether. Naval warfare may never be the same.* Mines are the ninjas of warfare: silent, deadly and a bit unsavory. Sneaky weapons that are extremely effective not just for the damage they cause, but also for the fear and uncertainty they sow. Naval mines are especially potent. American air-dropped mines in Japanese waters in 1945--chillingly but accura... more »

End Corporate Welfare Now - Robert Reich Video Presentation

Stranger in a Strange Land at Stranger in a Strange Land - 22 hours ago
*Published on May 25, 2015* Robert Reich says your tax dollars are going into corporate coffers, but they should be funding investments that help all of us.

Canada Must Rebuild

thwap at thwap's schoolyard - 22 hours ago
Well. It looks like the horrid blue beast is defeated. I would have preferred a Liberal minority, but who knows? We're in for tough economic times and perhaps it's better to let the Liberals face it with a majority and no excuses. I'm a little relieved that I don't have to worry about the Liberals and the NDP disgracing themselves with disconnected horse-trading. By that I mean that with a Liberal minority, Trudeau might have rejected any sort of power-sharing deal with the NDP, governed from the right, and made Mulcair and the NDP decide if they were going to acquiesce or join w... more »

From WWI/II Thru JFK To 9/11:  The Rich Surprises  (Trumped!!!)  They Died for Henry Kissinger's "Credibility:"  The Real History of Our Vietnam Immorality

The video below kinda explains everything, doesn't it? (Don't dismiss viewing it if you have any interest at all in history as it's take is entirely different from any that you've become familiar with heretofore. It's more than worth your time. Don't forget to select the big glass.) Was Obama chosen as the new Smedley Butler? Without the honor (and military chutzpah) that is. Because you know

COP21 Cop this! A big "nothing-burger." Both standouts gone, BUT the SHRILL will not WIN!

Geoff Brown at The Australian Climate Sceptics Blog - 23 hours ago
The *second standout* has fallen. COP21 here we come. In October 2014, Lord Monckton warned of the TWO STANDOUTS: THE SECOND - the push to get rid of Tony Abbott. Monckton mentioned: Sir David King from the Climate Task Force, chief scientistic adviser to the UK Government was asked whether all the nations of the world were now, in principle, ready to sign COP21: (link) ....there are *two standouts*. One is Canada. But *don’t worry about Canada*. They’ve got an election in the Spring of 2015 and *we and the UN will make sure the present government is removed*. He was quite blun... more »

Pepperoni Lasagna

Debra Hawkins at Housewife Eclectic - 1 day ago
I love lasagna. In all its forms. We I like traditional lasagna, I like it made with zucchini anyway it comes, I am there. Cheese, sauce and noodles? What gets better than that? Since one of my other favorite foods is pizza, why not combine the two for an amazing super lasagna? This pepperoni lasagna is so easy to make and brings nice spice and flavor to your traditional dish. You will need: - a package of ziti - 16 oz of Mozzarella - Half a package of pepperoni - 1 chub of mild sausage - 1/2 teaspoon of Italian seasoning - 1 bottle of spaghetti sauce (we used Ber... more »

Bush Failed on 9/11, but Trump Would Have Done No Better

National Review at The Stream - 1 day ago
[image: Donald Trump - 900 000] It is a simple and undeniable fact that the American national-security apparatus failed on September 11, 2001. How do we know? Because al-Qaeda succeeded in carrying out the bloodiest, most devastating attack on American soil in our nation's history. The... Continue reading *“Bush Failed on 9/11, but Trump Would Have Done No Better”* at *nationalreview.com*.

UK Gov Shocking Admission: Swine Flu Vaccine Causes Brain Damage

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
Britain is being forced to compensate millions of pounds to victims of the swine flu vaccine who got brain damage as a direct result of the vaccination 60 families are being financially compensated, and many more are expected to come forward, as irrefutable evidence has emerged that the vaccination program has caused physical harm to some of those who received it. Naturalnews.com reports: In an interview with The Sunday Times, attorney Peter Todd, who is representing a number of victims, said, “There has never been a case like this before. The victims of this vaccine have an incurab... more »

Did Donald Trump Predict 9/11 A Year Before Attacks?

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
Over a year before before the 9/11 attacks Donald Trump wrote about a potential terror attack at the World Trade Center that he said would be far worse than the bombings that had preceded it years before. In his 2000 book, The America We Deserve, Trump stated that an attack on a major U.S. city was not just a probability, but an inevitability. Buzzfeed.com reports: “I really am convinced we’re in danger of the sort of terrorist attacks that will make the bombing of the Trade Center look like kids playing with firecrackers,” wrote Trump in his 2000 book, The America We Deserve. “No ... more »

Anunnaki Message From 1958: “We are already here, among you”

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
In a 1958 issue of UFO publication “Flying Saucer Review Magazine” they published what purports to be a message from the Anunnaki, titled “Mankind In Amnesia“. Below is the entire message as originally published in the magazine: “We are already here, among you. Some of us have always been here, with you, yet apart from, watching, and occasionally guiding you whenever the opportunity arose. Now, however, our numbers have been increased in preparation for a further step in the development of your planet: a step of which you are not yet aware… We have been confused with the gods of ma...more »

“We Were Just Warming Up” – Russia To Ramp Up ISIS Mission

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
Russia are planning on ramping up their aerial missions in Syria to 300 a day, in an effort to completely eliminate ISIS. Russia-insider.com reports: President Vladimir Putin said the country is currently flying around 50 missions a day on average in Syria. Operation sources, however, say the aim is to increase this figure to between 200 and 300 a day, according to The Sunday Times. The construction of a new airstrip as part of preparations for the surge in missions is also reportedly under way. Russia has deployed a range of bombers, jets, fighters and helicopters in its bid to pr... more »

Russian Fighter Jets Intercept Israeli Bombers, Sending Them Home

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
Russian fighter jets operating in Syria have forced Israeli fighter-bombers to leave Syrian airspace after they entered it on espionage missions. Alalam.ir reports: Russian Aerospace Force warplanes operating in Syria forced Israeli fighter-bombers to change their course when trying to enter the airspace of the Arab nation on espionage missions. The Israeli Yedioth Ahronoth daily quoted Lebanese diplomatic sources saying that the event took place yesterday after Russian radars detected various Zionist fighters flying close to the Syrian territory. According to the daily, the Russian... more »

“’They’ Took Over While You Were Sleeping”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*“’They’ Took Over While You Were Sleeping”* by Admin “As nightfall does not come all at once, neither does oppression. In both instances there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged. And it is in such twilight that we all must be most aware of change in the air - however slight - lest we become unwitting victims of the darkness.” - Justice William O. Douglas “What no one seemed to notice was the ever widening gap, after Sept. 11, 2001, between the government and the people. Just think how very wide this gap was to begin with, here in America. And it became always... more »

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