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Monday, September 12, 2016

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Fetal Gore Impact Study FAIL

noreply@blogger.com (fern hill) at DAMMIT JANET! - 41 minutes ago
Back here I promised to have at the "study" commissioned by the Fetal Gore Gang that tries to deliver on its long-standing claims that shoving gory images in people's faces does anything but make them recoil and occasionally toss chocolate milk. Here is the announcement of the study's birth. The study titled A Statistical Analysis on the Effectiveness of Abortion Victim Photography in Pro-life Activism was commissioned by the Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform (CCBR). The CCBR developed a survey — administered by the independent company Blue Direct — which targeted the popul... more »

Fake Clinics Use Federal Money to Fund Summer Jobs for Apprentice Liars

noreply@blogger.com (fern hill) at DAMMIT JANET! - 41 minutes ago
A few days ago, we reported on fake clinics, aka crisis pregnancy centres, getting government funding. We wondered what programs these lying liars could possibly qualify for. So we went looking. It's tremendously tedious but possible. One has to search by department or agency. We went to Service Canada looking for organizations that have received funding and found this or the downloadable/searchable PDF. Golly gee, in 2015 the Canada Summer Jobs program gave our money to four fake clinics in Alberta. • Calgary Pregnancy Care Centre: $12,782 (2 jobs) • Lethbridge Pregnancy Care ... more »

Party Unity Means Something Different In English Than It Does In Beltway-Speak

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 hour ago
The DSCC website lists all the Democratic candidates running for Senate this cycle-- except one. And they're not just listing the big battle grounds like Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Illinois, Arizona, Florida and New Hampshire. The DSCC includes races where no one thinks there's one chance in 100 for the Democratic candidate to win-- like in Idaho where some guy named Jerry Sturgill is taking on Mike Crapo and in South Carolina, where Pastor Thomas Dixon is challenging Tim Scott. The most recent poll in Idaho shows Sturgill with support from 20% of registered voters. The DSCC ... more »

The Poet: Rainer Maria Rilke, "Book of Hours II, 16"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 hour ago
*"Book of Hours II, 16"* "How surely gravity's law, strong as an ocean current, takes hold of even the strongest thing and pulls it toward the heart of the world. Each thing- each stone, blossom, child- is held in place. Only we, in our arrogance, push out beyond what we belong to for some empty freedom. If we surrendered to earth's intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees. Instead we entangle ourselves in knots of our own making and struggle, lonely and confused. So, like children, we begin again to learn from the things, because they are in God's heart; they have never left h... more »

"The Wonder Of Life..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 hour ago
"We live in radical times surrounded by tasks that seem impossible. It has become our collective fate to be alive in a time of great tragedies, to live in a period of overwhelming disasters and to stand at the edge of sweeping changes. The river of life is flooding before us, and a tide of poisons affect the air we breathe and the waters we drink and even tarnish the dreams of those who are young and as yet innocent. The snake-bitten condition has already spread throughout the collective body. However, it is in troubled times that it becomes most important to remember that the wond... more »

Seymour bags the National Socialists

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 1 hour ago
National Party members and MPs used to be horrified when Libertarianz called them National Socialists. Now, they issue press releases *boasting* about their prowess at redistribution, prompting ACT’s David Seymour to state the obvious: *The ACT Leader has lambasted the Government over what he calls it's "socialist streak" - calling for tax relief for New Zealand's top earners. He said Government "boasting" about income redistribution took "campaigning from the right and governing from the left to a whole new level." His comments come after Economic Development Minist... more »

The Deep State Institutions that Couldn’t Care Less Who You Vote For

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 1 hour ago
*Dylan Charles* - We must acknowledge and redress the power and influence of the shadow government. The post The Deep State Institutions that Couldn’t Care Less Who You Vote For appeared first on Waking Times.

I have not even watched this yet

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 1 hour ago
H/T

Editor's Note

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 hour ago
Travelling to New York City tonight. Blogging will return tomorrow morning.

Chelsea Clinton’s “Apartment” Is Secret Medical Facility For Hillary

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 3 hours ago
Hillary Clinton’s unexpected visit to her daughter’s NYC apartment after collapsing from pneumonia this weekend was actually a secret visit to a discreet medical facility. The Democratic nominee detoured to daughter Chelsea Clinton’s alleged apartment after collapsing during the September 11 memorial service in New York on Sunday. However, the address she was filmed entering turns out to be a secret hospital that may have treated her for a more serious neurological problem. Pharmaceutical billionaire, Martin Shkreli, who lives nearby, was the first to point out that the address Hill... more »

Britain Begin Prosecuting Bankers Involved In 2008 Crash

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 3 hours ago
A group of top bankers in Britain are to go on trial in London as authorities begin the process of arresting and prosecuting those responsible for the 2008 financial crash. A group of HBOS bankers are the first to go on trial charged with fraudulent trading, money laundering, and conspiracy to corrupt. Southwark Crown Court will host the historic trial , which is expected to open the floodgates for similar cases in the months ahead. Presstv.com reports: Two former senior HBOS managers and six other defendants will appear in court this month. The heavily postponed trial was original... more »

Alternative Media Vindicated As Rumours About Hillary’s Health Confirmed

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 3 hours ago
Sunday’s revelation that Hillary Clinton is seriously ill vindicates many alternative media outlets who have been saying for months that Hillary has sought to suppress just how gravely ill she really is. As mainstream news outlets now admit that Hillary may be lying about having pneumonia – and may instead have a more serious neurological problem – her own party are being forced to consider replacing her as their nominee. Theduran.com reports: In this sense, the developing news about the now official statements of Hillary Clinton’s ill heath are a vindication for both the writers a... more »

9/11 Journalist Arrested For Asking Questions About Building 7

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 3 hours ago
A group of Florida police officers arrested a 9/11 journalist over the weekend after he conducted interviews asking members of the public how they think Building 7 collapsed. Bob Tuskin, co-founder of the Free Your Mind conference, interviewed passersby, asking them if they would like to watch a video of a building collapsing. Activistpost.com reports: Tuskin’s schtick was simple. He would show people a video of a building collapsing in six seconds and then ask them what that looked like to them. Everyone replies the same, saying it looks like controlled demolition. But when Tuskin... more »

Trump: Next Debate Should Be Held Without ‘Rigged’ Moderators

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 3 hours ago
Donald Trump has called for the upcoming debate with Hillary Clinton to be conducted without a moderator present, claiming that moderators will be “rigged” in her favor. The Republican nominee said that a debate with a moderator would be both “unfair” and “rigged”. “I think maybe we should have no moderator. Let Hillary and I sit there and just debate, because I think the system is being rigged so it’s going to be a very unfair debate,” Trump told CNBC. Thehill.com reports: “I think we should have a debate with no moderator, just Hillary and I sitting there talking,” he said. Trump ... more »

Whitehouse Asked To Pardon Edward Snowden ‘Within Months’

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 3 hours ago
President Barack Obama is being pressured to grant NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden a pardon before he leaves office in January 2017. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International are preparing to launch a formal campaign to get the Whitehouse to respond to public pressure and grant Snowden a pardon for exposing the NSA’s mass surveillance programs. Vice.com reports: The long-expected campaign will start just two days before Oliver Stone’s Snowden hits theaters. The hope is that Stone’s largely sympathetic portrayal of the whistleblower will... more »

FDA Bans ‘Dangerous’ Antibacterial Soaps

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 3 hours ago
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally banned antibacterial soaps after a six-year lawsuit demonstrated their dangers. The FDA have banned 19 common ingredients found in soaps after the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a lawsuit in 2010 pressuring the FDA to regulate the soaps to prevent illnesses and the spread of certain infections. Trueactivist.com reports: In the press release, the FDA said, “Companies will no longer be able to market antibacterial washes with these ingredients because manufacturers did not demonstrate that the ingredients are both sa...more »

Employee Badges To Monitor All Conversations Within Work Place

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 3 hours ago
A new biometric employee badge may be rolled out across workplaces in America that will allow employers to listen in on conversations and track movements of their employees. The ‘Big Brother badge’ will track a person’s movements, listening in to conversations and monitoring how stressed an employee is in order to help improve productivity in the workplace. Washingtonpost.com reports: A Boston company has taken technology developed at MIT and turned it into special badges that hang around your neck on a lanyard. Each has two microphones doing real-time voice analysis, and each come... more »

Imagine A Farming Industry That Grows Food, Not Corporate Profit

Colin Todhunter at EAST BY NORTHWEST - 3 hours ago
Huffington Post Don't take free content on the web for granted. If you value what I do, please read *this* In Mali on Feb. 27, 2015, the organization Nyeleni (global congress for food sovereignty) produced The Declaration of the International Forum for Agroecology. It advocated a model of food production radically opposed to the current corporate-controlled system. Delegates pledged that they would work to: "... build our own local food systems that create new rural-urban links, based on truly agroecological food production... We cannot allow agroecology to be a tool of the indust... more »

How’s your English pronunciation?

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 3 hours ago
A Dutch scholar of the English language published this poem back in 1922 as an appendix to his 1920 textbook *Drop Your Foreign Accent *“to demonstrate the irregularity of English spelling and pronunciation.” It’s said that if you can pronounce every word in Gerard Nolst Trenité’s challenging poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world… *The Chaos* by Gerard Nolst Trenité Dearest creature in creation, Study English pronunciation. I will teach you in my verse Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse. I will keep you, Suzy, b... more »

The Daily "Near You?"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 hours ago
Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, United Kingdom Thanks for stopping by!

"Let It Roll off Our Back: Dodging and Deflecting"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 hours ago
*"Let It Roll off Our Back: Dodging and Deflecting"* by Madisyn Taylor, The DailyOM "When we are criticized or attacked it is important to not take it into our heart space. One of the most difficult challenges in life is learning not to take things to heart and hold on to it. Especially when we’re younger, or if we’re very sensitive, we take so much of what comes our way to heart. This can be overwhelming and unproductive if it throws us off balance on a regular basis. When we are feeling criticized or attacked from all directions, it becomes very difficult for us to recover ourselv... more »

"Conformity is Death"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 hours ago
*"Conformity is Death"* By Richard Girard "The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity." - Dr. Robert Anthony "The Colin Kaepernick affair is a reminder to me of the dangers inherent in a society that insists on conformity, and celebrates intolerance and stone-like permanence. Seventy-five years ago Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union stood out as bastions of conformity and intolerance in the world, but they were not alone. Conformity and intolerance were the watchwords of the day, even in the great Democracies of the United States and Great Britain. The United States w... more »

Vale Roger Cohen PhD

Geoff Brown at The Australian Climate Sceptics Blog - 4 hours ago
Sad news today; Roger Cohen has passed away after a courageous battle with a malignant brain tumour. Dr. Cohen, a physicist by training, was an expert in basic and alternative energy processes including fuel cells and solar applications and catalysis. Dr. Cohen had long been involved in nanotechnology and its applications as part of ExxonMobil research. Dr. Cohen was a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the holder of 4 fundamental patents and has published over 40 technical and strategic papers. He held a B.S. from MIT, and both an MS and Ph.D. from Rutgers, all in physics... more »

Could Trump Turn Into America's Erdogan... Who Most Americans Have Never Heard Of?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 4 hours ago
It's become so passé to compare Señor Trumpanzee to Mussolini and Hitler. Now he's the American Putin. OK, I brought that up in front of a roomful of Russians at the Museum of Political History in St Petersburg a couple months ago. Fortunately it was St Petersburg where people have good senses of humor and not Moscow, where people are... more dour and paranoid. The whole room cracked up. Russians seem to have some kind of admiration for their tyrant but they certainly seem to see his pal Señor Trumpanzee as a laughing stock. But to me the two petty tyrants in the news lately who o... more »

Wherever People Have Lost Hope, They're Turning To Trump... "Rabidly"

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 4 hours ago
Can you imagine a place where the support for Señor Trumpanzee isn't just solid or firm, but "rabid?" Yeah... I guess that's not much of a stretch among the deplorables. Although... in yesterday's *NY Times* Roger Cohen introduced his readers to people who don't really seem deplorable, but who are certainly rabid Trump supporters, normal Americans who are hurting big time economically and, maybe not brilliant or even smart enough to understand that Trumpy-the-Clown will never do anything for them, but smart enough to at least realize the establishment and the status quo aren't doi... more »

Suspect Sky

Oberon at GlobaLove Think Tank - 4 hours ago

there is something wrong with the world

Oberon at GlobaLove Think Tank - 4 hours ago
You've Felt It Your Entire Life

Red Warrior Camp Spokesman Cody Hall is Free!

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 4 hours ago
Red Warrior Camp spokesperson Cody Hall released after four days in jail Article by Brenda Norrell Censored News BISMARCK, North Dakota -- Cody Hall sent a message of love to all the water defenders, after being released from jail. Hall, media spokesperson for Red Warrior Camp, spent four days in jail. Hall said they tried to break him down, with shoulder flexes, psychological

Listen -- Standing Rock Youth Concert: Tonia Jo Hall, Culture Shock, Nataanii Means

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 4 hours ago
. Lakota Comedian Tonia Jo Hall Listen to the Standing Rock Camp Youth Concert Sept. 3, 2016 11 plays11 More stats bnorrell 23 followers23 5 tracks5 Standing Rock Youth Concert, begins with announcer describing the attack by attack dogs and mace on protectors as bulldozers tore into burial place. This happened just before

"Something You Already Know..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 hours ago
"Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't how hard you hit; it's about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done. Now, if you know what you're worth, then go out and get what you're worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hit, and not pointing fingers saying you ain't where yo... more »

Free Download: Ludwig von Mises, "Human Action: A Treatise on Economics"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 hours ago
*Free Download:* *"Human Action: A Treatise on Economics"* "Ludwig von Mises’s majestic magnum opus, "Human Action: A Treatise on Economics," was published on September 14, 1949. In the nearly seven decades since its appearance, "Human Action" has come to be recognized as one of the truly great classics of modern economics. Often a “classic” means a famous book considered to have made important contributions to a discipline that is reverentially referred to but is rarely ever read. In economics, Adam Smith’s "Wealth of Nations" is the typical example of such a work. Every economist... more »

Untitled

JR at GREENIE WATCH - 6 hours ago
*Global warming causing bumpy aircraft rides?* Global Warming Causing Airline Turbulence! And guess what, it’s due to climate change! From the Guardian: *“It is predicted there will be more and more incidents of severe clear-air turbulence, which typically comes out of the blue with no warning, occurring in the near future as climate change takes its effect in the stratosphere,” Dr Paul Williams, a Royal Society research fellow at Reading University, said last week. “There has already been a steady rise in incidents of severe turbulence affecting flights over the past few decade... more »

C L I M A X

Oberon at GlobaLove Think Tank - 6 hours ago

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- September 12, 2016

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 6 hours ago
Brigadier General Larry Nicholson addressed Marines before they conducted a helicopter assault into Marja, a Taliban stronghold in Helmand Province. Tyler Hicks/The New York Times *Paul Weber, The Week:* *America never recovered from 9/11* In the days and months after Sept. 11, 2001, there was a maxim — at first serious, then darkly comic — that if you didn't go on living your life (i.e. working, eating, loving, shopping), the terrorists had won. The idea is laudable — terrorism only works if the targeted population is terrorized — and al Qaeda did not win. But America lost somethin... more »

Economic News , Data & Views .... September 12 , 2016......Quick Hits For Monday - 1. Markets & Market Moving News : US Equities Rebound After Dovish Fed Speakers Turn Sentiment From Negative To Positive ; Europe And Asia Equities Fall Sharply Following Wall Street's Bad Day On Friday ; Bond Pummeling Continues Monday ; Weekly Calendar Of Key Events ; Additional Items Of Note . 2.Greece In Focus - Economic Items , Refugee Crisis & Creditor Talk. 3. Around The Horn - Europe In Focus . 4. Syria In Focus - US-RUS Cessation Of Hostilities Deal Rolled Out Today . 5. US Presidential Campaign Highlights. 6. Odds & Ends.

Fred Walton at Catharsis Ours - 6 hours ago
Markets & Market Moving News.... *MarketWatch* ‏@MarketWatch 2h 2 hours ago The market looks a lot different now than it did before the opening bell #BrainardBoost http://on.mktw.net/2cqUrIU *fred walton* ‏@fredwalton216 4h 4 hours ago fred walton Retweeted *Walter Bloomberg Third of three Fed speakers today ( Brainard ) is very dovish. Stocks jump , bonds have a sign of relief. fred walton added, **Walter Bloomberg* @DeItaOne U.S. 10-YEAR NOTES, 30-YEAR BOND YIELDS FALL AFTER FED'S BRAINARD WARNS AGAINST REMOVING SUPPORT FOR U.S. ECONOMY *Karen Mracek* ‏@K... more »

Quote of the Day: On supporting Gary Johnson

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 6 hours ago
*“My support of Gary Johnson despite myriad flaws is not out of enthusiasm for Johnson but out of despair at the alternatives. In a decent country, Johnson would be easily and obviously disqualified. Alas, [I] live in America in 2016.”* ~ Mark Kormes on Facebook . Content is copyright PC.BlogSpot.Com © Permission to republish is granted, with attribution.

Bye Dave

Phil at All That Is Solid ... - 6 hours ago
Asked why he wanted to be Prime Minister, Dave reportedly replied it was because "I thought I'd be rather good at it". Well, I have some news. He turned out to not be very good at all. And as he draws a curtain on a political career that hadn't even begun when this century started, it's time to reflect and take stock. 100 years from now Dave will be remembered only for one thing, and that's Brexit. Future historians and biographers will rightly conclude that his career was one gamble after another. As the rewards diminished over time, so the stakes grew higher. Detoxifying the Tori... more »

Untitled

jonjayray at EDUCATION WATCH INTERNATIONAL - 6 hours ago
*Is Segregation Now OK?* At California State University, Los Angeles, segregation has come full circle. No, this isn’t 1950s Alabama, but 2016 California, a bastion of “progressivism.” The university is justifying dormitory segregation on the basis of it being the best way to combat “microaggressions” and “racially insensitive remarks.” CSLA opted for this newly “inclusive” racially segregated housing at the request of the CSLA’s Black Student Union. Evidently, “separate but equal” isn’t considered segregation if it’s requested by black students. A similar story has arisen on the... more »

Who brought the race into this row?

sue at Is the BBC biased? - 6 hours ago
Broadcasting House. It has been drawn to my attention (I didn’t listen to it live) that radio 4’s Broadcasting House covered the Mail on Sunday’s piece about the feud between Michael Foster and the Corbynistas in their paper review. The guest reviewers were: popular Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, anti-Israel campaigner Rachel Shabi and Kenton Allen, TV producer and former sound-effects person on the Archers. (I wonder if the Ambridge character ‘Kenton’ was named after him.) The topic in question came after the discussion about the Archers and I thought it was almost worth transcribing i... more »

just chew it

Oberon at GlobaLove Think Tank - 7 hours ago
"I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass... and I'm all out of bubble gum." They Live Trailer

World News Briefs -- September 12, 2016 (Evening Edition)

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 7 hours ago
*VOA*:* Eid Cease-fire in Syria Brings Widespread Calm but Some Fighting Continues* STATE DEPARTMENT — Hours after a sundown cease-fire went into effect in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry declared it “may be the last chance” to preserve the country fractured by five years of civil war. Amid reports of widespread calm, but with “some fighting here and there,” Kerry said Monday it is premature to make a determination on the U.S. and Russian brokered cease-fire’s effectiveness. *Read more* .... *MIDDLE EAST* Kerry raises possibility of *US approving strikes by Assad.* Ru... more »

U.S. Presidential Elections News Updates -- September 12, 2016

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 7 hours ago
*Reuters*: *Clinton campaign says it could have better handled health scare* Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign acknowledged on Monday that it mishandled a health scare for the Democratic candidate and promised to release additional medical details in the coming days, a pledge Republican rival Donald Trump made as well. Clinton, 68, canceled a trip to California to recuperate from pneumonia, but her campaign drew criticism for waiting two days to reveal that diagnosis, a move that reinforced concerns about what critics view as a tendency toward secrecy. “I think that in retr... more »

Study Shows Google Alters Search Results To Favor Hillary Clinton

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 7 hours ago
In an exclusive report a research psychologist has reviewed the evidence of a new study that shows Google‘s search suggestions are altered in favor of Hillary Clinton. The distinguished research psychologist, Robert Epstein, says Google manipulates its search results to favor Hillary Clinton, and as many as 3 million votes could be shifted in her favor in the upcoming U.S. presidential election. Sputnik News reports: Biased search rankings can swing votes and alter opinions, and a new study shows that Google’s autocomplete can too. A scientific study I published last year showed that... more »

India And US To Hold Military Drills Near Border With China

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 7 hours ago
India and the United States will be conducting military exercises near the border with China between September 14-27 The drills will take place in Uttarakhand, a state in the northern India. Sputnik News reports: It is a series of one of the longest running joint military training and a major ongoing bilateral defence cooperation endeavours between India and the US. It is the 12th edition of the joint military exercise hosted alternately by the two countries,” a military official was quoted as saying by the Indo-Asian News Service (IANS). The exercises near the India-China land bord... more »

5G Telecomm Radiation the Perfect Tool to Mass Modify Human Brain Waves

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 7 hours ago
*Dr. Ellis Evans* - The ‘zombie apocalypse’ might just be around the corner. The post 5G Telecomm Radiation the Perfect Tool to Mass Modify Human Brain Waves appeared first on Waking Times.

High Tech Execs Demand Low Tech Schools (for their kids)

Jim Horn at Schools Matter - 7 hours ago
We have known for a long time that the paternalistic patrons of "no excuses" schools for the poor would never ever allow their own children to be subjected to the dehumanizing educational environments of KIPP, Mastery, Achievement First, etc. We know, too, that the Silicon Valley designers of digital crap learning systems that are being sold under the banner of "personalized learning" in places like Houston would never allow their own children to be chained to unhealthy wi-fi and computer screens for as much as half the school day. God forbid. This first embarrassment to Silicon... more »

Cokie Roberts starts up again!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 8 hours ago
*MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016The latest perfect example:* Cokie Roberts has started to bleat about Hillary Clinton's illness. Ed Kilgore discusses this at New York magazine: KILGORE (9/12/16): *Cokie Roberts, the longtime reporter thought to have impeccable insider Democratic contacts, is already reporting on NPR that influential donkeys are “very nervously beginning to whisper about her stepping aside and finding another candidate.”* That is less than 24 hours after the story of Clinton’s illness first broke. The Clinton campaign is now saying it will have more information on the c... more »

Labour's poll deficit is the 'worst party has experienced in opposition'

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 8 hours ago
Read here http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/labours-poll-deficit-is-the-worst-party-has-experienced-in-opposition/ar-AAiMJ9h because the BBC won't report it.

If Clinton Beats Trump 60-40%, The DCCC Would Still Fail To Take Back The House-- And Anyone Who Tells You Differently, While Asking You For A Donation...

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 8 hours ago
*Pelosi's PA-07 "strategy" demonstrates why the Dems can't win back the House* On fear of being cut off-- from information, from comity, from cocktail parties-- Beltway journalists don't ever mess with the DCCC, DSCC, NRCC or NRSC. When operations like Cook, for example-- the worst of the worst-- sends out their analysis of the election landscape, it is basically a synthesis of whatever the DCCC and NRCC want propagated-- or what the DSCC and NRSC want propagated. That passes for not just electoral reporting but for the *standard* and the basis for everyone else's reporting on the ... more »

Some Democrats Are Getting Nervous On The State Of Hillary Clinton's Health

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
*Washington Free Beacon: **Roberts: Democrats Whispering Clinton Might Step Aside From Race* Cokie Roberts said Monday on NPR that there were whispers by Democratic Party establishment members that Hillary Clinton may have to step aside from the race because of her health, Mediaite reports. Clinton’s health has become the central focus of the campaign after she was forced to leave Sunday’s Sept. 11 memorial in New York and was taped almost collapsing and getting helped into a van. Her campaign later revealed she was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday, leading to criticism for keep... more »

Saudi Arabia And Other Gulf States in A 'Panic' Over Possible 9/11 Lawsuits

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
*Middle East Eye:* *Gulf states ‘profoundly worried’ about being sued by 9/11 families* *Congressional bill would allow bereaved relatives of 9/11 victims to sue foreign governments, such as Saudi Arabia, for culpability in the attacks* Gulf Arab states expressed concern on Monday over a bill passed by the US Congress that would allow relatives of victims of the 9/11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia for compensation. The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council, of which Saudi Arabia is the most powerful member, expressed its "profound worry" according to its secretary general, Abdullatif ... more »

U.S. Navy Officer Of The Boats Captured By Iran This Year Says He Should Be Commended And Not Penalized For What Happened

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
Lt. David Nartker, 27, one of 10 U.S. sailors captured by Iran, is shown in a video apologizing to Iran after a U.S. Navy vessel drifted into Iranian waters. (Image: IRIB) *Dan De Luce, Foreign Policy**: Punished U.S. Navy Officer Believes He Prevented a War With Iran* *The skipper of the boats captured by Iran this year says he should be commended and not penalized for averting a potential firefight in the Persian Gulf.* The U.S. Navy has rebuked him and effectively ended his once-promising career in the military. But Lt. David Nartker makes no apologies for his actions when two... more »

Report: The Estimated Cost of America's Post-9/11 Wars

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
*Uri Friedman, The Atlantic:* *Fighting Terrorism With a Credit Card* Interest payments on America’s war debt could one day exceed the direct costs of combat itself. If a war costs trillions of dollars, and no one pays for it, what is its true cost? Since the 9/11 attacks, America has poured $3.2 trillion into its wars, according to a new study from Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. The estimate includes what the U.S. government has spent or pledged to spend through 2016 on homeland security, medical and disability care for wounded veterans, ... more »

Colin Powell Will Always Be Reminded Of Iraq

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
*RT*:* 'You dropped bombs on Iraq’: Colin Powell heckled by protester on live TV (VIDEO)* Former US Secretary of State, Colin Powell, was heckled during a live interview on CBS by a angry off-screen protester venting his ire over the Iraq war. Powell was speaking on CBS This Morning about the Smithsonian’s new National Museum for African American History and Culture when a protester loudly interrupted the interview. Calling from off-set, the man shouted, “You know better, Colin Powell, as a black man in America...you dropped bombs on Iraq.” *Read more* .... *WNU Editor*: The jo... more »

What Would A Trump Pentagon Look Like?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
Mike Segar/Reuters *The Hill:* *Washington wonders: What would a Trump Pentagon look like?* With much of the Republican national security establishment shunning their party’s presidential nominee, it’s unclear who would serve in Donald Trump’s Pentagon if he won the White House. Observers say Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), a close Trump adviser, could be a prime candidate for Defense secretary, though he might be a better fit for a job elsewhere in the administration. Ultimately, Trump’s potential Pentagon team would likely be like much of the rest of his campaign — unexpected and ... more »

Philippine President Wants All US Special Forces Out Of Muslim South

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
*Reuters*: *Duterte says he wants U.S. special forces out of southern Philippines* Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday called for the withdrawal of U.S. military from a restive southern island, fearing an American troop presence could complicate offensives against Islamist militants notorious for beheading Westerners. Duterte, who was in the spotlight last week over his televised tirade against the United States and President Barack Obama, said special forces now training Filipino troops were high-value targets for the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf as counter-insurge... more »

World News Briefs -- September 12, 2016

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
*Al Jazeera*:* Syria ceasefire comes into effect under US-Russia deal* *Tentative Truce brokered by the US and Russia begins across Syria, but there are concerns about whether it will hold.* A ceasefire in Syria brokered by the United States and Russia began at sundown on Monday across the country, coinciding with the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, but there are concerns about whether it will hold. The deal, agreed to on Friday by US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, aims at putting an end to fighting in Syria and moving towards a political tra... more »

Maker Of Deadly Drug 50 X Stronger Than Heroin Funds Anti-Pot Campaign

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 8 hours ago
Insys Therapeutics, the company which makes the drug Subsys has donated $500,000 to a campaign opposing marijuana legalization in Arizona. Subsys contains the synthetic opioid Fentanyl, responsible for many addictions and deaths. The company has made insane profits from a drug behind one of the worst overdose epidemics in U.S. history. The Free Thought Project reports: In a glaring display of hypocrisy, the maker of the drug Subsys, a sublingual fentanyl spray, claims that marijuana is dangerous because it could hurt children. Why, exactly, is the maker of a highly addictive and de... more »

Chocolate S'mores Donuts and Peanut Butter Banana Yogurt Pops

Debra Hawkins at Housewife Eclectic - 9 hours ago
[image: Get It Together Link Party] New Cohosts!Don't miss another week of the #BloggersGetSocial Get It Together link party. We pin, tweet, and/or Facebook share ALL of the posts here! We are all about networking, action, and accountability. While that link up was focused on social media networks, this NEW and improved link up is co-hosted by some of my favorite blog buddies and features # BloggersGetSocial! Bloggers Get Social is a network and accountability group, and I created it with the hopes of bringing new and veteran bloggers together to collaborate on their goals. With this ... more »

Politicising Hillary Clinton's Health

Phil at All That Is Solid ... - 9 hours ago
*Here's a guest post from @CatherineBuca talking about Hillary Clinton's health. Like Cat, I'm no Clinton supporter, though she's definitely the lesser evil to the disaster Donald Trump would visit on America and the world. Here, Cat punctures the bullshit-filled balloons bobbing about Clinton's well-publicised funny turn and pneumonia diagnosis by pointing out its utter banality.* You'd think nobody had ever had their blood pressure drop and faint before. It happens to otherwise perfectly healthy people when certain stress factors are introduced, and certainly can happen to people... more »

My mathematics: an innocent song that wouldn't be PC in the U.S.

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 9 hours ago
I was listening to some young Czech musicians' remakes of various songs. One of the singing girls who impressed me as musicians was Naty [Natalia] Hrychová, with her three-year-old The Fifth (Pátá, a remake of Downtown – it sounds similar; the title means "Five O'Clock" and the song is about the moment when classes are finally over), created to match the key and rhythm of the same song by Zuzana Norisová from The Rebels, a retro-movie (yes, the actors star as much younger students). Naty attended a rural basic school in a village or town I've never heard of. So I accidentally looke... more »

Meet the filmmakers who cracked open the case against star surgeon Macchiarini

Alison McCook at Retraction Watch - 9 hours ago
Paolo Macchiarini — once a world-renowned surgeon for creating tracheas from cadavers and patients’ own stem cells – has been dogged for years by accusations of misconduct. Officials at his institution, Karolinska Institute, initially cleared him of many charges, but that all changed earlier this year, when Swedish Television (SVT) aired a series of documentaries about Macchiarini […] The post Meet the filmmakers who cracked open the case against star surgeon Macchiarini appeared first on Retraction Watch.

Hillary Clinton May have Parkinson's Disease

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 10 hours ago
[image: Hillary Clinton] This is just about right. I have personally lost two close colleagues to this disease and worked with them through the decline over a decade. They were both diagnosed in their early sixties and were able to function successfully for ten years while largely hiding the symptoms. There is also no obvious loss of cognition and little loss of the ability to vocalize which was important in my friends case as both depended on the telephone to earn their livings. However, after all that live gets difficult. Without question it appears that h has ... more »

Mike Pence's MESSAGE To Hillary

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 10 hours ago
What Trump clearly represents is a president who understands corruption and will have none of it when he is in the white house. You can also be sure that he will derail the lobbying machine and senate and congressional corruption. He is also sophisticated enough to understand the deals behind the scene literally as they walk in the door.. Do you wonder that the elites are seriously terrified? It would be like me been in position to charge all those folks who wreacked the AAA bond system with treason as i posted in 2008. The reality is that treason is now business as usual i... more »

If You're On the Fence About Your Vote, This Pastor Clarifies How the Very Future of America Is At Stake

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 10 hours ago
This is an excellent overview of the two campaigns and worth reading. I have never seen so much bias and slander thrown about in an election. On the other hand i had never seen a man so examined as Obama in the past two elections. Trump has solved the press bias problem by the expedient of been hyper controversial and forcing them to attack him while ignoring his politically correct rivals who simply sank below the waves. Strategically he has hijacked the Republican Party which hardly matters and the republican vote which does matter while grabbing traditional Democrats ... more »

George Soros' Quiet overhaul of the U.S. Justice System

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 10 hours ago
It has been pretty obvious for a long time that there is plenty wrong about the criminal justice system as constituted. Thus reform is no surprise at all. That it would be led by George Soros is what is unusual. This may actually trigger a flood of coin from both sides in order to do it properly if we are lucky. The hard question remains just whose interest will be protected. I would much rather see a legislative debate leading to an attempt to get a balanced solution. *George Soros' quiet overhaul of the U.S. justice system* *Progressives have zeroed in on e... more »

Henderson tells us how Clinton sounds!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 10 hours ago
*MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016Very lawyerly, not contrite. Also, too defensive:* Can you remember all the way back to the Commander-in-Chief forum? *Before* the basket of deplorables? *Before* pneumonia hit? We can almost remember that far. Today, we wanted to finish our critique of that unfortunate evening. In our view, it was pretty silly for Matt Lauer to burn all that time on the email matter. His questions had been asked and answered about a million times. That said, Candidate Clinton actually dispensed some information when she answered the audience question about the email ma...more »

Watch "Trey Gowdy Finds Out FBI & DOJ Gave Immunity To People That Deleted Hillary Clinton's Emails" on YouTube

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 10 hours ago
https://youtu.be/lKDBPownBtw Trey Gowdy, unlikely to be interviewed by the BBC...

CawRANT Events #31

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 10 hours ago
*CawRANT Events#31* It is a beautiful, sunny Monday morning on the West Coast and time for another CawRANT. I have not done one of these semi-regular posts for a while due to holidays and pressure of time-sensitive geopolitical events...such as what was happening with the US election during the past week. Now, it's time for a *RANT!* I started off typing this CawRANT event post and was one paragraph into it when suddenly, everything I had just *typed disappeared*. I was posting about the mess my Blogroll was in during the past week.... where "certain" blogs were no longer time... more »

We're number one!

Greg Mankiw at Greg Mankiw's Blog - 11 hours ago
Ec 10, that is. And another economics course is number four.

Breaking News

sue at Is the BBC biased? - 11 hours ago
Breaking News (Baking News) Oh calamity! Bake-off has been stolen! The BBC has been gazumped! Oh well. Or as Windsor Davis used to say on the *racist *sitcom ‘It ain’t half hot mum’, "How sad. Never mind."

Corbyn's dilemma

sue at Is the BBC biased? - 11 hours ago
Okay, this is Nothing To Do With The BBC but here it is anyway. "Eid Mubarak to all British Muslims and Muslims everywhere!" ...and "Chag Kasher VeSameach" to whom it may concern British Labour leader Jeremy Corbin (sic) asked to remove a Hebrew greeting from his Passover message because it made him sound “too Zionist”, his former policy adviser claimed over the weekend. The Labour leader’s office denied the claim, however, saying it was categorically untrue, according to a report Sunday in The Independent. The allegation was made in a newspaper article on Saturday in wh...more »

Trump Says Clinton’s Health Will Be An Issue During Campaign

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 11 hours ago
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says health will be a campaign issue after his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton fell ill and collapsed at the 9/11 memorial service on Sunday. He wished Clinton a quick recovery and promised he would soon release details about his own health. In a telephone interview with Fox News Trump said: “I just hope she gets well and gets back on the trail, and we’ll be seeing her at the debate” RT.com reports: When he was asked if health was an issue for presidential candidates, Trump said: “I think it’s an issue. In fact … this last week I took a ... more »

Pneumonia struck in 2014!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 11 hours ago
*MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016Josh Marshall sees no evil:* Until last summer, a long-time friend of ours would come to Baltimore each summer to house-sit for one of her friends. Our friend is a former teacher and principal. The person for whom she would house-sit had been one of her colleagues in the Baltimore City Schools. Her annual visit would let her catch up on her Baltimore friends, and on her former colleague's cat. Two summers ago, our friend wasn't feeling well by the end of her stay. When her friend returned from her annual travels, she took our friend to a clinic. The dia... more »

Promise And Peril In Iraq’s Economy, Interview With Indiana St Univ prof Bassam Yousif

Joel Wing at MUSINGS ON IRAQ - 11 hours ago
Iraq is in the middle of a financial crisis. The nation’s economy is dependent upon oil and with the collapse of prices for that commodity the government has gone broke and is borrowing huge amounts of money and going through its foreign reserves to sustain itself. Even when Iraq was flush with cash when petroleum prices were above $100 a barrel analysts pointed out structural problems with the economy. To help explain Iraq’s predicament and some historical background is Indiana State University’s Economics Professor Bassam Yousif. *1. There have been two popular and related theo... more »

"How It Really Is"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 11 hours ago

Mexico: Unidentified Red Light At the Colima Volcano

Inexplicata (IHU) at Inexplicata-The Journal of Hispanic Ufology - 11 hours ago
[*With thanks to Prof. Ana Luisa Cid and Guillermo Giménez, Planeta UFO*] Inexplicata Podcasts covering items from UFO / paranormal history in Spain, Latin America and the Caribbean

Argentina: Woman Claims Finding ET in Gualeguay 48 years Ago

Inexplicata (IHU) at Inexplicata-The Journal of Hispanic Ufology - 11 hours ago
*Source: FacebookDate: 09.12.16An article by Sebastián Aranguren* *Argentina: Woman Claims Finding ET in Gualeguay 48 years Ago* Forty eight years ago, a girl playing with a friend on a property locating the Tiro Federal football club of Gualeguay, Province of Entre Rios, was a direct witness to a case that would be a sort of Roswell-type event, should it be confirmed, as the child spoke to a small humanoid and held it in her arms. The unusual episode was reported to researchers from the Fundación Argentina de Ovnilogía (FAO) by a woman who is now 53 years old, the little girl ... more »

David Cameron Resigns As MP With Immediate Effect

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 11 hours ago
The former British Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned from Parliament with immediate effect. Cameron says he stood down as he didn’t want to become a ‘distraction’ from the government https://t.co/1EpCAomb0wpic.twitter.com/PvhhKdSNqB — ITV News (@itvnews) September 12, 2016 He told ITV News that he had thought “long and hard” about the decision but did not want to be a “distraction” from Theresa May’s new government. “I have to start to build a life outside Westminster,” he added. The 49-year-old said that the current PM, Mrs May, was “very understanding” of his dramatic deci... more »

The Pandora Box Of Wind Power In Germany

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 12 hours ago
By Paul Homewood h/t realist10 http://en.friends-against-wind.org/films/der-kampf-um-die-windraeder A must watch documentary about wind power in Germany. In this 29-minute documentary of the first German public television channel, all the essential issues were treated: destruction of the environment by wind turbines uselessness of wind turbines conflict of […]

Scientists Say Time Travel Is Possible

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 12 hours ago
Australian scientists have claimed that time travel is possible. A team of scientists from the University of Queensland, Australia, have simulated how time-travelling photons might behave; suggesting that, at the quantum level, the grandfather paradox ,which makes time travel impossible, could be resolved. The Time Tunnel- 1966–1967 Irwin Allen- U.S. science fiction TV series anonhq reports: The study used photons – single particles of light – to simulate quantum particles travelling back through time. By studying their behavior, the scientists revealed possible strange aspects of m... more »

Climate Change and Barack Obama’s Legacy

Gaius Publius at DownWithTyranny! - 12 hours ago
*Revenue from fossil fuel extraction on federal lands by state, 2013. Note the offshore areas as well; the Gulf of Mexico is especially lucrative (source; click to enlarge).* *by Gaius Publius* *"The question now is whether we will have the courage to act before it’s too late."–Barack Obama, 2013* This is another piece with not many pieces to remember. Unfortunately, though, the connections between the pieces I want to show you are actively obscured. My goals is to put all three pieces in front of you and let you see what they add to. It 's not pretty. My take-off point is somet... more »

Military And Intelligence News briefs -- September 12, 2016

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*Defense News:* *Too soon to tell what U.S. response to North Korea nuke test might be, Pacific Air Forces leader says* Speaking to Air Force Times just a few hours after North Korea allegedly conducted their fifth nuclear test, Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, commander of Pacific Air Forces, said it’s still too soon to determine what the U.S. response might be to the latest provocation. “It’s a little too early to tell with specificity what the reaction will be, but I will say clearly our president has reaffirmed our commitment to South Korea and the region,” O’Shaughnessy said. ... more »

Did Hillary Clinton Lie About Her Health?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*Damon Linker, The Week:* *Why did Hillary Clinton lie about her health?* Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign just made a massive error. We'll know within the next few weeks if the error will prove to be catastrophic. On Sunday, Clinton abruptly left a Manhattan ceremony marking the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. A video shows her shakily stumbling while trying to get into a van to leave. The candidate's physician later offered this explanation: Clinton has had an allergy-related cough for some time, and during an examination on Friday, the Democratic nominee ... more »

Intelligence Community 'Quite Upset' Over Donald Trump's Comments About Briefing

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*ABC News:* *Intelligence Community 'Quite Upset' Over Donald Trump's Comments About Briefing, Says Retired Col. Steve Ganyard* Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Col. Steve Ganyard said Donald Trump’s comments about his classified intelligence briefing this week troubled some in the intelligence community, saying, “Our friends in the intelligence community were quite upset to hear that sort of talk.” “I think if there was any discomfort, it was not signaling any personal preference or policy. It was more because they understood that what they were saying might be used aga... more »

South Sudan's Civil War Has Made Its Leaders Rich

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*BBC*: *South Sudan's Kiir and Machar profited during war - report* South Sudan's political and military elite have made themselves rich while the country has struggled under a civil war of their making, a report says. Commissioned by actor George Clooney, the document accuses President Salva Kiir, opposition leader Riek Machar, and top generals of profiteering. It follows the trail of money with links to the families of both Mr Kiir and Mr Machar. Those named have not yet responded to the allegations. The BBC is seeking comment from them. The report's authors spent two years col... more »

What Ceasefire? Syrian President Assad Vows To Retake All Of Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with NBC News in this handout picture provided by SANA on July 14, 2016. SANA/Handout via REUTERS *Washington Post*:* Assad vows to retake Syria, calling into question impending cease-fire* BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad reiterated his determination to reconquer all of Syria, hours before the scheduled start of a U.S.- and Russian-sponsored cease-fire Monday aimed at ending five years of conflict. Assad’s comments, made during a visit to the Damascus suburb of Darayya, called into question whether his governme... more »

Is China About To 'Dump' Its Ties With Venezuela?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
Chinese markets open on Sundays in big cities around Venezuela, including this one at the Chinese Social Club in Caracas. PHOTO: MIGUEL GUTIERREZ FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL *Wall Street Journal*:* China Rethinks Its Alliance With Reeling Venezuela* *Concerns about debt repayment and safety of expatriates prompt emergency meetings between Chinese envoy and state companies* CARACAS—China spent much of the last decade building a strategic alliance with Venezuela, a country that sits atop the world’s largest oil reserves and was led by a socialist president, the late Hugo Chávez, who ... more »

France Is Now Tracking '15,000 Terror Suspects'

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
French CRS policemen patrol as tourists walk past in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Aug. 20, 2016. Reuters *BBC:* *France foiling terror plots 'daily' - Prime Minister Manuel Valls* The French prime minister has said the country's security services are foiling terror plots and dismantling militant networks "every day". Manuel Valls said about 15,000 people were being monitored for radicalisation as the country continues its drive against jihadist militants. Previously the authorities said about 10,000 were identified as high-risk. A boy of 15 was arrested at his home in Paris... more »

Danish court dismisses charges against neuroscientist in appeal of fraud verdict

Alison McCook at Retraction Watch - 13 hours ago
A Copenhagen court has cleared neuroscientist Milena Penkowa of the most serious charges against her after she appealed a 2015 verdict that she had faked data. According to the CPH Post, the Eastern High Court in Copenhagen dismissed the case. Although the court acknowledged she had committed fraud, it declared it was not “serious forgery.” On Facebook, Penkowa posted […] The post Danish court dismisses charges against neuroscientist in appeal of fraud verdict appeared first on Retraction Watch.

Hillary Clinton's Doctor Claims She Has Pneumonia...

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 13 hours ago
If the story is now pneumonia then Zero Hedge has some questions http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-09-11/hillarys-doctor-releases-statement '1. Hillary made her infamous "basket of deplorables" comments at a Barbra Streisand fundraiser on Friday night - the same night she was supposedly diagnosed with pneumonia: why go to a fundraiser if sick,especially since pneumonia is contagious. 2. Hillary has had a nasty, documented cough since January - why did it take 9 months to diagnose this? 3. If Hillary has pneumonia, and passed out at an event, - why was she taken to her daughter's... more »

Russian Defense Ministry Says Syrian Ceasefire Is Now In Force

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 13 hours ago
The Russian Defense Ministry has confirmed that the Russian and US-brokered ceasefire in Syria is effective as of 16:00 GMT on Monday. They said that airstrikes against terrorist groups such as ISIS and Al-Nusra Front will continue as they are not part of the brokered agreement. Chief of the General Staff’s Main Operational Directorate Lt. Gen. Sergei Rudskoy said: “In line with the [Russia-US] agreements, the ceasefire regime on the whole territory of the Syrian Arab Republic comes into force on Monday at 19:00 pm Moscow time [16:00 GMT]” RT reports: Moscow also says that the Russia... more »

Green Campaigner Advises Govt On CCS

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 13 hours ago
By Paul Homewood Baroness Worthington. I mentioned earlier that Bryony Worthington is a member of Lord Oxburgh’s Parliamentary Advisory Group on CCS. Most will be aware that she worked for Friends of the Earth, before joining DEFRA to effectively write the Climate Change Act for the idiot Ed Miliband. Many may not be […]

Small Alien Creature With Helmet Caught On Tape In Mexico

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 13 hours ago
An extraterrestrial being, believed to be a ‘worker grey,’ was caught on tape running among cars in a Mexican city near the Gulf of Mexico. Disclose.tv reports: In Tampico, Mexico’s Tamaulipas state city , many believe that a supernatural force protects the region of hurricanes. A vast majority of the tampiqueña population in the state of Tamaulipas , do not hesitate to say that alien beings protect the region and its inhabitants from the devastating force of hurricanes , which after advancing strongly to its shores , suddenly stop the march to mysteriously change course. Moreover ,... more »

More refugees please

sue at Is the BBC biased? - 13 hours ago
I suppose the practice of having a limited number of anchors handling any number of issues inevitably leads to a ‘jack of all trades, master of none’ scenario. It seems that, say, Mishal Husain routinely gets the Muslim-related interviews and so on, but mostly it’s down to any given presenter to approach each item as best they can. This can lead to some annoying interviews, when the questions you might want raised, just aren’t. A good interviewer is supposed to ask the questions that we, the audience, would like to ask if we had the chance. They’re doing it on* our behalf *so th... more »

WHERE THE TEST SCORES ARE!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 14 hours ago
*MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016Our series resumes tomorrow:* Last week, we began a multi-week series, Where the Test Scores Are. As the series proceeds, we'll explore the apparent state of educational achievement in American public schools, as indicated by our most reliable international and domestic testing programs. We'll also review the woeful journalism which persists, in our upper-end press corps, about the state of American public schools. This week, we'll turn to our one reliable domestic testing program as we explore the following theme: Where the NAEP Scores Are. Tomorrow,...more »

Israel Strikes Syrian Army Positions In Golan Heights

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 14 hours ago
Israel has launched yet more airstrikes on Syrian government targets in the Golan Heights. The Israeli military said that Syrian “artillery positions” were hit in Golan after “a projectile” coming from Syria hit the Israeli-occupied part of the territory on Saturday. Israeli occupation again bombed Syria after a ‘projectile’ from Syria landed in Syria’s Golan which is illegally occupied by Israel. — OccPal-Gaza (@OccPalGaza) September 10, 2016 A military spokeswoman said the projectile was most likely due to unintentional “spillover” from the internal fighting in Syria, adding th... more »

Monday short shorts

Michael Turton at The View from Taiwan - 14 hours ago
*Taking the pups for a ride.* A friend on Facebook sent me a video of a wonderful skit performed by the Tourism industry "protesters" in front of the Presidential office today. The "tree" of tourists was planted by President Ma, and its fruit attracted many animals (tourists), then the evil witch cut down the tree. By not saying that Taiwan is part of China. No one seems to have imagined that Tsai might say she accepts that Taiwan is part of China and the tourists may still not come back. Remember how we were promised there would be FTAs if only we signed ECFA? China *never* said ... more »

Colin Powell Heckled By Protester During Live TV Interview

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 14 hours ago
Colin Powell was heckled during a live interview on CBS by a protester venting his anger over the Iraq war. The former US Secretary of State had previously admitted that the Bush administration has made “terrible strategic mistakes” during the Iraq War. He defended the decision to invade anyway, claiming they were unaware their intelligence was faulty. RT reports: Powell was speaking on CBS This Morning about the Smithsonian’s new National Museum for African American History and Culture when a protester loudly interrupted the interview. Calling from off-set, the man shouted, “You ... more »

Israeli MP Says Tel Aviv Is Aiding Al-Nusra Front Terrorists In Syria

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 15 hours ago
An Israeli member of parliament has accused Tel Aviv of supporting and protecting a terrorist group who are fighting in Syria to topple the government of President Bashar al-Assad. In a Facebook post on Sunday, Knesset member Akram Hasson said the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham terrorist group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, is operating in Syria with “unprecedented logistical and medical” support from Israel. Israel’s recent escalation of attacks on the Syrian army positions in the Golan Heights are aimed at paving the way for the terrorist group to gain more ground, Hasson said. The Isra... more »

Excellent:Jay Dyer Interviews Andrew Korybko-Hybrid Wars & Faux Revolutions

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 15 hours ago
*Jay's Analysis always linked in the sidebar * * Andrew Korybko of Sputnik, Russia-Insider, Oriental Review, and Katehon joins me to discuss his book Hybrid Wars: The Indirect Adaptive Approach to Regime Change. We cover the western geopolitical machinations of regime change, color revolutions and manufactured coups in relation to recent events in Syria and the Ukraine. Beyond that, we discuss the history of this same “technology” of manipulation in the older Balkan crises and Putin’s role in bringing stability. Andrew’s book is a must-have for understanding the modern geopoliti... more »

Do scientific manuscripts need cover letters?

Alison McCook at Retraction Watch - 15 hours ago
How important is it to include a cover letter with a manuscript submission? It seems that opinions differ. A 2013 article in Science Careers asked if it was a “relic;” but in a recent editorial, a journal editor reassures his readers that yes, he reads every cover letter — and yes, it’s important. (If you agree with […] The post Do scientific manuscripts need cover letters? appeared first on Retraction Watch.

Oxburgh’s CCS Illusion

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 16 hours ago
By Paul Homewood http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/09/12/parliament-calls-for-carbon-capture-to-revive-british-industry-a/ Ambrose Evans-Pritchard writes: A high-level Parliamentary inquiry has called for a massive national investment in carbon capture to revive depressed regions of the North and exploit Britain’s perfectly-placed network of offshore pipelines and depleted wells. Lord Oxburgh’s cross-party report to the Government has concluded that the cheapest way […]

Friday House Conservatives Granted Private Equity Firms A License To Defraud Their Customers

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 16 hours ago
As we get closer to November, we've been spending more time warning readers about the consequences of electing Blue Dogs and New Dems-- the Republican wing of the Democratic Party-- to Congress. Thursday we singled out the 2016 poster child for the Republican wing of the party, corrupt California Blue Dog/New Dem Lou Correa, as he marches into Congress with the almost unanimous backing of the Democratic Party establishment. Correa's record is stunningly right-wing but none of our politicians are warning the low-info voters in his district DESPITE the fact that the general election ... more »

How Times Have Changed

Owen Gray at Northern Reflections - 16 hours ago
Peter Mansbridge will retire on July 1st of next year. Michael Harris will not mourn his passing. But what really gets Harris' goat is Mansbridge's salary. According to Jesse Brown at *Canadaland*, Peter pulls down a million dollars a year and then some: If Brown has it right (Mansbridge declined to cite alleged inaccuracies in the story) Canada’s decaffeinated Ted Baxter makes that every year for reading the news — and occasionally ad libbing when there is nothing to report. That, in fact, may be the best job description of Mansbridge —Bloviator-in-Chief of the CBC. His idea of b... more »

How 9/11 Changed The CIA

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 16 hours ago
*John McLaughlin, OZY*: *The Day It All began* *The author, deputy director and acting director of the CIA from 2000 to 2004, teaches at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.* It was about 10 p.m. when I finally turned to my computer to write. I was on the seventh floor at CIA headquarters, where I had been serving as deputy director for 14 months. I typed a single sentence, a memo to myself: “Nothing will ever be the same.” Sept. 11, 2001, was by any measure the most eventful day of my brief tenure. In my memory, that day is a blur of emergency work, and the... more »

China & Russia Begin Joint Naval Drills In Disputed South China Sea

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 17 hours ago
Beijing has announced that China and Russia will begin large scale naval drills on Monday in the disputed South China Sea. The Chinese navy released a statement on Sunday saying that the “Joint Sea-2016” exercises, which are to be conducted in an area off China’s southeastern province of Guangdong, will feature ships, submarines, fixed-wing aircraft and ship-borne helicopters. Press TV reports: The two countries will carry out defense, rescue, and anti-submarine operations, as well as “island seizing” and other activities, the statement added. Describing the exercises as “the larges... more »

Call To Action In North Dakota - Stop The Dakota Access Pipeline

Stranger in a Strange Land at Stranger in a Strange Land - 18 hours ago
*For more information, click on the link provided below:* *PIPELINE PROTEST IN FULL SWING: STANDING STRONG WITH STANDING ROCK*

Open Letter to an Alarmist Shill

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 19 hours ago
By Paul Homewood https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2016/08/16/what-about-the-satellites-brian/ Readers will recall Brian Cox’s appearance on Australian TV last month, where he clashed with a climate sceptic. Graham Woods, PhD, has subsequently emailed Cox with some serious criticisms about show. Cox, unsurprisingly, has failed to respond, so Woods, as he promised, has now released the email into the […]

“Hillary Is Done”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 19 hours ago
*“Hillary Is Done”* by Karl Denninger "Hillary’s campaign ended Sunday with the now-infamous all-on collapse that the spin doctors are now claiming was due to “pneumonia” she “was diagnosed with Friday.” Yeah, sure it was. But you know what? It doesn’t matter, really, whether that’s a lie or not. Facts aside, optics matter in politics. The one place you cannot have a wipe-out of this sort is on the grounds of a terrorist attack 15 years ago, after saying the President must be “solid as a rock” in an attack on your opponent a few days earlier, then literally collapsing and having ... more »

Is Hillary Clinton going to be forced to end her run for president?...

Adrienne at Adrienne's Corner - 20 hours ago
*I think so.* Just about everyone has seen the damning video of Hillary being dragged into her van after collapsing at the 9/11 memorial yesterday. And yet, if you wander over to Huff and Puff, you can read comment after comment saying there is nothing wrong with her. It was the heat, menopause, a touch of pneumonia, or her busy schedule that caused her to "stumble." Reading comments like that brings the concepts of normalcy bias and cognitive dissonance to whole different level. *I feel great!*Suddenly we find out she was diagnosed with pneumonia last Friday and suffered from de... more »

Untitled

Jenna Orkin at From the Wilderness' Peak Oil Blog - 20 hours ago
*From* *Jenna Orkin* *Beginning of the End for Fossil Power - Bloomberg(!)* Hillary's Pneumonia Dozens of birds fall from sky in Boston, dead from unknown cause A 24-year-old has a solution for one of NASA's biggest problems DOJ Study Finds "Real And Nearly Unprecedented" Spike In Homicides Around U.S. "There Will Be More Attacks" French PM Warns 15,000 Being Radicalized USGS Warns Oklahomans It's Time To "Start Preparing For Earthquakes Like Californians" Police Seize Over 5,000 Ounces Of Silver From Man's Home To Launch a Nuclear Strike, Clinton or Trump Would Follow These St...more »

The Economy: "Get Ready for a New Crisis… in Corporate Debt"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 20 hours ago
*"Get Ready for a New Crisis… in Corporate Debt"* by Bill Bonner "We’re going back to basics here at the Diary. We’re getting everyone on the same page…learning together…connecting the dots…trying to figure out what is going on. We made a breakthrough when we identified the source of so many of today’s bizarre and grotesque trends. It’s the money- the new post-1971 dollar. *Imposter dollar: *This new dollar is green. You can buy things with it. Yes, it has lost more than 80% of its buying power since it was put in place. But still, it’s not so bad. Compared with the Argentine peso ... more »

DNC Hold Emergency Meeting To Replace Hillary With Bernie

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 21 hours ago
The Democratic Party held an emergency meeting on Sunday to discuss a possible replacement for nominee Hillary Clinton following her pneumonia collapse. The DNC are considering Bernie Sanders as a possible replacement for the former Secretary of State, as rumours about Hillary’s ill-health can no longer be rejected as conspiracy theory. Hillary Clinton was filmed fainting on the way to her campaign van on Sunday as she became “overheated” and had to leave early from a September 11 memorial ceremony in New York City. The following clips show the moment Hillary’s collapsed, which her...more »

9/11 WTC Building Covertly Wired For Demolition (Video)

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 21 hours ago
On the weekend immediately preceding the 9/11 attacks, security cameras were powered down and the normal patrols with bomb sniffing dogs were curtailed. “That’s an indisputable fact,” says Brasscheck TV on Sunday. The question of the century is: Was one single weekend enough time for the two towers (and WTC 7) to be wired for demolition? Covert wiring for demolition is a common tactic used by special military forces, according to a source. Another source, a photographer, says that the Twin Towers were built with demolition in mind. The planned crime was ten years in the making. The ... more »

France Discover 15,000 Member ISIS Group, Warn Of ‘Imminent Attack’

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 21 hours ago
French authorities have warned that ISIS are about to launch an imminent attack in France after police uncovered over 15,000 Jihadists around the country. The discovery comes after French police arrested a 15-year-old boy in Paris, thwarting a planned weekend attack, the prime minister confirmed on Sunday. Nytimes.com reports: The arrest of the teenager on Saturday came two days after police moved in on what the Paris prosecutor says was a group of female “commandos” arrested after an aborted attack at Notre Dame Cathedral and another possible attack. Those arrested included a 15-y...more »

9/11 Survivor Says Saudi Arabia Is Terrified Of Victims Suing

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 21 hours ago
The government in Saudi Arabia is terrified of 9/11 victim’s families coming forward and suing the Saudi regime for masterminding the attacks. One survivor told Russia Today that whilst Saudi Arabia is ignoring the victims of the September 11 attacks, but is also “very afraid” of them. Rt.com reports: A new law will finally allow the 9/11 victims to move forward in their struggle to bring the people involved in the attacks to justice, William Rodriguez, a 9/11 survivor, told RT in an interview the day the House of Representatives passed a bill allowing US citizens to sue foreign co... more »

North Korea To Conduct Nuclear Test In Next Few Days

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 21 hours ago
North Korea have completed preparations for a second nuclear test that leader Kim Jong-un says is only a matter of days away. Yonhap News Agency reports that Pyongyang has mastered the miniaturization process necessary to mount a nuclear warhead to a ballistic missile. Sputniknews.com reports: “Indications have been gathered that the North has completed preparations to conduct a nuclear test at any time in the third tunnel that has not been used previously,” according to an anonymous South Korean government official. The North Korean regime vowed to continue its doomsday march towa... more »

France Threaten To Cancel Presidential Elections

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 21 hours ago
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has announced that he may cancel the next French 2017 presidential elections due to the ongoing state of emergency in the country. Valls told the National Assembly that such drastic action needs to be taken due to the ongoing threat terrorists pose to France. Pravdareport.com reports: The state has been already in effect after a range of terror acts in Winter, and it was expanded for half a year after the act of terror in Nice on July 14, when a French citizen killed 84 people. The MPs got indignant at the time and Valls threatened to take tough a... more »

Spesifikasi Daihatsu Sigra Harga Terbaru 2016

Chazy Chazz at Yaya Blog's - 21 hours ago
Spesifikasi Daihatsu Sigra Harga Terbaru 2016 | Mobil daihatsu sigra merupakan salah satu tipe mobil keluarga murah yg diproduksi oleh daihatsu motos, mobil daihatsu ini merupakan salah satu tipe terbaru dari mobil daihatsu yg dapat anda miliki sebagai mobil keluarga anda. Meskipun mobil daihatsu sigra ini memiliki harga yg termasuk murah, namun spesifikasi daihatsu sigra sendiri tergolong

ITP Final Conflict revisited: FC 1549/1796/1871/1873/1934, 23rd January / 5th December 2001 / 19th/21st February / 9th May 2002 - Milton Keynes Unter Alles

Knowledge Is Power at Knowledge Is Power - 21 hours ago
*Milton Keynes UNTER Alles* Milton Keynes is in the grip of a wave of suicides, mainly centred around the ailing Railway Works at Wolverton. The new all Yank (Uncle Samuel-type) bosses have been down-sizing with gusto. The already demoralised workers are being ever more down trodden. To think this is a "boom-town". The local branch of Thames Valley Police are being sent to see a new film paid for by the local (white) tax-payers called something like 'our territory'. This film is made by the residents of Duncombe Street, Bletchley, for their own benefit and is a howling of racism wh... more »

Anonymous Hacker Faces 16 Years In Prison For Exposing Rapists

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 21 hours ago
An anonymous computer hacker who helped expose the brutal 2012 Steubenville gang rape of a 16-year-old girl faces up to 16-years in jail after being arrested by the FBI. Anonhq.com reports: The impending 16-year jail term for 29-year-old Deric Lostutter — an anonymous computer hacker who helped expose the atrocious 2012 Steubenville gang rape of a 16-year-old girl — will move you to do something about the growing rape culture and judiciary’s failure to adequately sentence rapists. If you doubt it is a "rape culture" – I suggest you watch the #Steudenville videos, you will be horrif... more »

Obama Loused Up Laos

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 21 hours ago

Arrest Warrant Issued For Dakota Access Pipeline Journalist

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 21 hours ago
An arrest warrant has been issued for a journalist who covered the violent treatment suffered by Native Americans protesting the North Dakota Access Pipeline. Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman was charged with criminal trespassing after filming security guards using pepper spray and dogs to attack protestors. Democracynow.org reports: Democracy Now!’s report went viral online and was rebroadcast on many outlets, including CBS, NBC, NPR,CNN, MSNBC and Huffington Post. “This is an unacceptable violation of freedom of the press,” said Amy Goodman in a statement. “I was doing my job by c... more »

Disputes Are Now Arising Over Who Owns The Intellectual Property Rights On The F-35 Program

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
Air Force F-35s fly in formation over Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Photo: Air Force *National Defense*: *Intellectual Property Fights Par for the Course in F-35 Program* When the Pentagon embarked on the acquisition of the F-35 joint strike fighter in 2001, little thought was given to who legally owned the rights to the technical data and intellectual property associated with the aircraft. Fifteen years later, the lack of clear contractual language about ownership of technical data and software code has put the Pentagon in a bind and has limited the government’s options on h... more »

Hillary Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia per BBC News

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 23 hours ago
Anyone who's read Breitbart and some other American political websites over the last month or so would have seen video of Hillary Clinton's coughing fits and weird ticks. The BBC have minimised coverage of these episodes as much as possible so the 9/11 memorial event must have come as a total surprise to the vast majority of the British public. The BBC report http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-us-2016-37332106 glides over the top of the story, faithfully reporting the Hillary Clinton camp's line and reassuring everyone about their candidate's health whilst muddying the waters jus... more »

China And Russia Will Start Their Naval Drill In The South China Sea This Monday

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
*CRI English*: *China, Russia naval drill begins Monday* Eight days of naval drills between China and Russia are getting underway today in the South China Sea. The exercises come on the heels of Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent move to publically back China's stand in the South China Sea. The Chinese navy's spokesperson Liang Yang says the "Joint Sea-2016" exercise includes surface ships, submarines, fixed-wing aircraft, ship-borne helicopters and marines from both sides. "Chinese and Russian participants will undertake defense, rescue, and anti-submarine operations, in ... more »

Tweet For Today

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
One nation, under God, indivisible with liberty and justice for all.💙🇺🇸❤️ #neverforget #9/11 #freedom pic.twitter.com/Zt7ITgJYbm — Laura Osnes (@LauraOsnes) September 12, 2016

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
Reuters: *WNU Editor:* For more pictures ..... *20 haunting photos from the September 11 attacks that Americans will never forget *(Business Insider)

North Korea Is Now Claiming That It Can Now Mount Atomic Warheads On Its Missiles

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
TV sets broadcasting a news report on North Korea's fifth nuclear test Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters *The Independent:** North Korea nuclear test: Kim Jong-un's military claims it can mount atomic warheads on missiles to strike 'enemies'* North Korea has launched its largest ever nuclear test, generating global alarm with claims it is now able to mount atomic weapons on missiles for international strikes. The world united to condemn the display of “fanatic recklessness” by Kim Jong-un’s military, with even its closest allies denouncing the explosion, which triggered a magnitude 5 earthquake... more »

South Korea: 'North Korea Preparing Another Nuclear Test'

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
*BBC*: *N Korea ready for another nuclear test, says South* South Korean officials have said North Korea could be ready to conduct another nuclear test at any time. The North conducted its fifth underground nuclear test on Friday, thought to be its most powerful yet. A defence ministry spokesman said there was still an unused tunnel at the Punggye-ri test site which could be used for a sixth explosion at any time. Friday's widely condemned test has ratcheted up tension and led to fierce rhetoric from South Korea. *Read more *.... *More News On South Korean reports That North Korea ... more »

A Behind The Scenes Look At The U.S. - Russia Talks On Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
The result of many long months and late-night talks *Barbara Plett Usher, BBC News*: *The war in Syria: Behind the scenes at the US-Russia talks in Geneva* *How do you cut a deal on military co-operation with a country you see as an existential threat?* That is how US generals characterise Russia: it is the starkest version of those "gaps of trust" President Barack Obama blamed for holding up a ceasefire deal on Syria. And that mistrust helps explain the puzzling, even bizarre twists and turns of the week that finally ended in an agreement between the rival powers. We now know, of... more »

Will The U.S. - Russia Deal Bring Syria Peace?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
Reuters *Michael Weiss, Daily Beast*: *Will the U.S.-Russia Deal Bring Syria Peace? Don’t Hold Your Breath* There’s little trust among the diplomats in Geneva, in fact, and far, far less among the fighters on the ground. In the late summer of 2011, President Barack Obama declared the reign of Bashar al-Assad “illegitimate” and told him the time had come to “step aside.” In the early fall of 2015, U.S. officials laughingly dismissed Vladimir Putin’s unexpected direct military intervention into Syria as an accident waiting to happen at Russia’s expense. Today, Secretary of State Jo... more »

Some Syrian Rebel Groups Support The Ceasefire. Others Do Not

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
Fighters of the Syrian Islamist rebel group Jabhat Fateh al-Sham. Photograph: Ammar Abdullah/Reuters *Reuters*: *Syria rebels guardedly agree on truce but battles persist* Government troops and insurgents fought in several parts of Syria on Sunday, apparently seeking to strengthen their positions on the eve of a ceasefire that Free Syrian Army rebels said they would observe but with major reservations. The Free Syrian Army groups wrote to the United States on Sunday about the deal it agreed on with Russia, saying that while they would "cooperate positively" with the ceasefire, the... more »

This Is What Will Happen If Hillary Clinton Drops Out Of The Race

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton climbs into her van outside her daughter Chelsea's home in New York, New York, United States September 11, 2016, after Clinton left ceremonies commemorating the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks feeling 'overheated.' REUTERS/Brian Snyder *Law Newz:* *Here’s What Would Happen if Hillary Clinton Dropped Out of Election Due to Illness* On Sunday morning, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton left a September 11 memorial ceremony in New York City after about 90 minutes, with video showing her stumbling towar... more »

The U.S. Presidential Campaign Shifts To Concerns On Hillary Clinton's Health - News Rundup

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
*Daily Mail*: *Hillary has pneumonia: Clinton's doctor reveals she has a lung infection - hours after her aides blamed the 68-year-old's collapse on 'overheating' when it was caught on video at 9/11 memorial service* * Dr. Lisa R. Bardack released a statement through her campaign team confirming the diagnosis * Told the presidential candidate to modify her schedule and rest over the next few days * Came hours after she was rushed from the memorial service after fainting at the World Trade Center site * Video shows her knees appearing to buckle on the curb before her aides rush ... more »

Wild Salmon Warriors and O'odham Stand with Standing Rock in BC

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 23 hours ago
. Wild Salmon Warriors, Shawna Green. Standing in Solidarity with Standing Rock with supporters in Totem Pole City, Duncan, British Colombia. Ofelia Rivas, O'odham, human rights defender from the so-called southern border, is second person from right of center.

Joan Baez at Standing Rock Sunday Night Circle

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 1 day ago
. Folk singer Joan Baez in the '60s Joan Baez sang for the Sunday night circle when she arrived in Standing Rock Camp tonight. Listen to Joan Baez and Haudenosaunee singers. Broadcast live by Govinda at Standing Rock Spirit Resistance Radio and recorded by Censored News. Sept. 11, 2016 https://soundcloud.com/bnorrell/joan-baez-at-standing-rock-sunday-night-circle

Hillary, pneumonia, and leftists' dishonesty and irresponsibility

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 1 day ago
Hillary fainted during an event commemorating the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 Muslim attacks on America (and my PhD defense). Soon afterwards, her doctor revealed that she was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday. It's my feeling that the doctor had been asked to remain silent and she did something that the Hillary campaign didn't want. For the first time, Hillary's health was acknowledged to be a serious issue. Her two-day trip to California was cancelled. And the leaders of the Democratic National Council have called for an emergency meeting that is already considering – right no... more »

The Case For Señor Trumpanzee Can Be Made To Sound Compelling-- But Only If Enough Lies Are Infused Into It

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
One of my neighbors sent along one of those right-wing chain e-mails we all get. It's been circulating since Jeb! was still the GOP frontrunner. There was a definition of Señor Trumpanzee and his success that caught my definition by defining him as "A giant middle finger from average Americans to the political and media establishment." Who *wouldn't* like that! It is funny, though, that a profoundly dishonest scam honest and manipulative billionaire would be perceived as the anti-Establishment candidate. He certainly couldn't have pulled that off if Bernie or (Elizabeth Warren) was... more »

"Life's Funny...

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
"Life's funny, chucklehead. You only get one and you don't want to throw it away. But you can't really live it at all unless you're willing to give it up for the things you love. If you're not at least willing to die for something- something that really matters- in the end you die for nothing." - Andrew Klavan

The Economy: "The Impoverishment Of The Masses"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*"The Impoverishment Of The Masses"* by Alasdair Macleod "Feudal and mercantilist economic systems were characterized by the lower orders of ordinary people being enslaved by, or subjected to, the commands of an elite. Beyond basic subsistence, serfs and slaves were not enabled to consume other goods, nor were they given the means to do so. Communism was hawked as handing power to the serfs, or workers, united in and by the state. But again, it meant that workers remained serfs, employed and commanded by a state set up in their name. Freedom from the bourgeoisie became subjugation ... more »

Hillary would never lie about her medical condition?

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 1 day ago
As CBS writes, Hillary's campaign did not immediately explain why the Democratic nominee did not reveal the pneumonia diagnosis prior to the Sunday incident, raising questions of transparency. This is what her spox said earlier: “Secretary Clinton attended the September 11th Commemoration Ceremony for just an hour and thirty minutes this morning to pay her respects and greet some of the families of the fallen. During the ceremony, she felt overheated so departed to go to her daughter’s apartment, and is feeling much better.” We read it twice: no mention of pneumonia. So when the ent... more »

Ghostbusters Actual Play: Ghost Toasties Part I

Daniel Stack at 19th Level - 1 day ago
Based on the West End Games Adventure by Scott Haring et al. *Cast of Characters:* - Ethan Sharp, smooth-talking wheel-man - Mike Slade, brawny brainiac Wednesday, September 11, 1985. Brooklyn, New York. 7 AM. The Brooklyn Ghostbusters had just moved into their headquarters in Kings Plaza mall. They had had quite the moving celebration, with the extended staff joining them - though come to think of it, they weren't there for the heavy lifting... Slade and Sharp had retired to their bunk room after a healthy diet of takeout Chinese food and questionable recreational beverag... more »

Musical Interlude: 2002, “Remember Now”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
2002, “Remember Now” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bq4qjI8VVzg

9/11 Patriotism Psychosis Dominates NFL Opening Day

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 1 day ago
*Bernie Suarez* - This is the most obvious media psyop regarding 9/11. The post 9/11 Patriotism Psychosis Dominates NFL Opening Day appeared first on Waking Times.

9/11 and the Fake War on Terror – 3 Guilty Factions

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 1 day ago
*Makia Freeman* - The 15th anniversary of 9/11 is a time to remember who is responsible. The post 9/11 and the Fake War on Terror – 3 Guilty Factions appeared first on Waking Times.

Red Warrior Camp's Cody Hall bond hearing Monday morning

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 1 day ago
By Red Warrior Camp Censored News The North Dakota media is going to try to vilianize leaders of the movement to stop the pipeline. Cody Hall is no agitator. Cody is led by the same spirit that moves all of us to uplift our people, protect our water, our sacred sites and spiritual ways for all of humanity. Cody has stood his ground in a peaceful way. Peace does not back down. Cody's bond

New link for Standing Rock Spirit Resistance Radio

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 1 day ago
NEW LINK FOR STANDING ROCK SPIRIT RESISTANCE RADIO Live now Sunday night 5:45 pm. Joan Baez just finished a live song. https://www.twitch.tv/standingrock Watch live video from standingrock on www.twitch.tv

Healing the Psychic Split Which Causes War

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 1 day ago
*Julian Rose* - A World at war is the manifest outward projection of widespread inner human conflict. The post Healing the Psychic Split Which Causes War appeared first on Waking Times.

Does America Need A More Authoritarian President?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
Early yesterday-- just after midnight-- Señor Trumpanzee had one of his notorious Twitter freakouts, this one about Tony Schwartz, the guy who virtually *lived* with him "day and night for 18 months" and then wrote *Art of the Deal* and allowed El Trumpanzee to take co-author's credit despite the fact that he was the *subject* of the book, not the author of even one word of it. Trump's tantrum (below) was a reaction to Schwartz's appearance on Anderson Cooper's CNN show (above). Trump, it should be remembered, has been threatening to sue Schwartz. Schwartz responded to Cooper'... more »

"A Look to the Heavens"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
"The dark Horsehead Nebula and the glowing Orion Nebula are contrasting cosmic vistas. Adrift 1,500 light-years away in one of the night sky's most recognizable constellations, they appear in opposite corners of the above stunning mosaic. *Click image for larger size.* The familiar Horsehead nebula appears as a dark cloud, a small silhouette notched against the long red glow at the lower left. Alnitak is the easternmost star in Orion's belt and is seen as the brightest star to the left of the Horsehead. Below Alnitak is the Flame Nebula, with clouds of bright emission and dramatic ... more »

Chet Raymo, "Hatching"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*"Hatching"* by Chet Raymo "Paul once gave us a link to a "Scientific American" article on the death of mathematician William Thurston. In a sidebar was a link to a video of the hatching of the Lord Howe Island stick insect. Please watch the video, as this sizable insect struggles to emerge from a tiny egg case. Lord Howe Island Stick Insect hatching from Zoos Victoria on Vimeo. I can't quite tell you why, but this clip affected me deeply. It's not that I haven't watched birthings before, butterflies from chrysalises, for example, or the birth of my own son. Once I was commandeere... more »

“The Wit and Wisdom of Will Rogers”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*“The Wit and Wisdom of Will Rogers”* by Tom Purcell "Things are mighty heated these days. Tempers are flaring and minds are closed. Here’s the solution: the wit and wisdom of Will Rogers. “The short memory of voters is what keeps our politicians in office.” “We’ve got the best politicians that money can buy.” “A fool and his money are soon elected.” Rogers spoke these words during the Great Depression, but they’re just as true today. With 24-hour news channels, our memories are shorter than ever. And in the mass-media age, the politician who can afford the most airtime frequently... more »

Mohawk Nation News 'Watch out for 'Pipeline Party'

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 1 day ago
WATCH OUT FOR “PIPELINE PARTY” Posted on September 11, 2016 Please post & distribute. MNN. SEPT. 9, 2016. The “Pipeline Party” calling themselves the “Iroquois Caucus Inc.” are trying to impersonate the rotino’shonni:onwe, the Iroquois Confederacy. They are being sent to Standing Rock by the corporation of Canada. Pipeline Dogs. They have never supported the position of the

The Poet: Markus Zusak, "Pieces”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*"Pieces”* "Sometimes there only seem to be clouds. Tonight, the clouds hang above me, sulking in the sky. They watch me write the words. I don't even think they bother to read. I imagine myself in a room, where some shattered pieces are strewn on the floor, in front of me. As I walk towards them, I have no idea what they are, so I approach with trepidation. They seem to be a puzzle, all torn up and thrown apart. They look injured. I crouch down and begin putting them together, finding each scrap that surrounds my feet. Gradually, I see the picture form as I put it all together. Gr... more »

The Daily "Near You?"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
Delray Beach, Florida, USA. Thanks for stopping by!

"Hillary Clinton Just Became Unelectable"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
Hillary Clinton collapsing at the 9/11 memorial. They’re claiming she was “overheated.” The temperature was 78 degrees, humidty 42%. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZGdPtkschM *"The Race for President is (Probably) Over"* by Scott Adams, creator of “Dilbert” "If you are following breaking news, Hillary Clinton abruptly left the 9-11 memorial today because she was reportedly “overheated.” Her campaign says she is fine now. You probably wonder if the “overheated” explanation is true– and a non-issue as reported– or an indication of a larger medical condition. I’m blogging to tell y... more »

Can Hillary Lead (Or Just Give Orders)? American Horror Story  (U.S. Financial House of Horrors Since Glass-Steagall Repeal)  9/11 Revisited  (Kissinger's Walking Dead Corpses)  Wall Street Bailout Redux  (Wells Fargo Cheats)

“9/11 Intercepted” Observe the timing of “terrorist” events today, e.g. Orlando, Paris, Brussels, Nice and countless others. The problem-reaction-solution pattern to achieve their goals necessitates this. A pattern reveals itself. When France or the U.S. needs to bomb or invade in order to shore up ISIS terrorists in Syria, a Muslim “terrorist” incident occurs on the home front, and the

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