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Thomas Paine

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

3 September - Blogs I'm Following

10:54pm MDT

First Thoughts on Pulp Cthulhu

Daniel Stack at 19th Level - 7 minutes ago
*Pulp Chtulhu* was originally announced for "summer 2002" and was to have supported both d20 and BRP *Call of Cthulhu*, this supplement for *Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition* is at last available, at least in electronic form. With a Mythos game appearing as a likelihood this autumn, I've been flipping through its electronic pages. I'm not yet ready to give it a full review, but I've had enough time to get some basic impressions. As a supplement, *Pulp Cthulhu* provides a number of dials to decide just how pulpy one wants his or her game to be. Off the top of my head, the big difference... more »

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 25 minutes ago
US Marines watch the illumination from artillery during a live-fire exercise, August 18, 2016, at Bradshaw Field Training Area, Northern Territory, Australia. Sgt. Sarah Anderson/US Marine Corps

U.S. Forces Use New Mobile Rocket System To Target Islamic State Forces In Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 25 minutes ago
FILE PHOTO: The High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS). © Seth Maggard / USMC / Wikipedia *The Guardian/Reuters:* *US forces hit Isis targets in Syria with mobile rocket system, official says* US diplomat says military hit Islamic State targets along Turkey border as Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize villages from militants US forces hit Islamic State targets overnight near Turkey’s border with Syria using a newly deployed mobile rocket system, a senior diplomat said on Saturday. Inside Syria, Turkish tanks opened a new line of attack. “US forces struck [Isis] targets nea... more »

Aspirational menses surface

Obi-Wan Kabuki at AMERICAN KABUKI - 42 minutes ago
[image: gaia_energy1]*Sorry these are late I've been a little under the weather with a fever. -Terran* Aspirational menses surface. Reliables are uploaded Tallification of Energetics begins. Streams are cleared.

Meadows of Peace are Sown

Obi-Wan Kabuki at AMERICAN KABUKI - 42 minutes ago
[image: gaia_energy1] Startled are they who view upon the Nova Gaia Surprises of Higher Consciousness are observed in all hu-beings. Stellar connections are viewed and grasped. Meadows of Peace are sown.

The Forgotten War: The Situation In Yemen

Northerntruthseeker at Northerntruthseeker - 48 minutes ago
Again, I am not shocked at all that the Jew spew media is absolutely refusing to talk about the ongoing war in Yemen for the simple reason the Jewish criminal controlled nation of Saudi Arabia is GETTING ITS BUTT KICKED! Few people are even aware of the following information that came my way today and it shows that not only are the Houthi beating the crap out of the inept Saudi forces in Yemen, and have in fact invaded southern Saudi Arabia itself...But according to this article, the Houthi forces have in fact fired at least one or two long range SCUD missiles deep into Saudi Arabia... more »

Time For A Change In Bakersfield And Across Kern County-- A Very Big Change?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 55 minutes ago
CA-23 is an inland California congressional district represented by Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, this year's biggest vacuum of big money for Republican candidates around the country. He may not be doing much for the people who reside in Kern County but vulnerable Republicans everywhere are seeing a stream of money from corporate money flow their way via McCarthy. (Small pieces of northeast L.A. County-- a portion of the Antelope Valley-- and of Tulare County are also in CA-23.) Most of the people live in Bakersfield, Lancaster, Rosamond, Tehachapi and Californ... more »

Standing Rock: Pipeline turns dogs loose on water protectors, maces them

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 1 hour ago
Today private security contractors hired by the oil companies attacked the water defenders with strike dogs and pepper spray. Alert: Water protectors bitten by dogs, maced, some punched by pipeline private security officers Photos above by Last Real Indians Sept. 3, SaturdayBy Brenda NorrellCensored News Updated 6 p.m. CANNON BALL, North Dakota -- Standing Rock Camp water

Listen: Colorado River Indian Tribes arrive in Standing Rock Camp

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 1 hour ago
Photo: Colorado River Indian Tribes in Moab, Utah, speaking out against the proposed Green River nuclear power plant and other forms of extreme extraction threatening the river and their lives and cultures. Listen to the arrival just now of Colorado River Indian Tribes, from Parker, along the Arizona and California border, in Standing Rock Camp in Cannon Ball, North Dakota. (Saturday

Zapatistas and National Indigenous Congress announce Fifth National Indigenous Congress

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 1 hour ago
THE CNI AND EZLN ANNOUNCE THE FIFTH NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS Oct. 9 -- 14, 2016 San Cristobal, ChiapasGiven that:This October marks 20 years of uninterrupted work by the National Indigenous Congress [CNI], a space of unity, reflection, and organization for the indigenous peoples of Mexico. The National Indigenous Congress has worked for the full reconstitution of our peoples and the

Mohawk Nation News 'Cirque de Syracus Coming Soon'

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 1 hour ago
CIRQUE DE SYRACUSE COMING SOON Posted on September 3, 2016 Please post & distribute. MNN, Sept. 3, 2016. We just got bombarded with 160 pages in brown and white envelopes from Judge Frederick Scullin et al. It’s all in legalese, which none of us understand. Legalese is deception or genocide through procedural bafflement. They’re trying to trick us into agreeing to drop the case by

Musical Interlude: Constance Demby, "Ocean Without Shores"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 hour ago
Constance Demby, "Ocean Without Shores" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dl1Pn-KrvGA&html5=1

"A Look to the Heavens"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 hour ago
“Grand spiral galaxies often seem to get all the glory. Their young, blue star clusters and pink star forming regions along sweeping spiral arms are guaranteed to attract attention. But small irregular galaxies form stars too, like NGC 4449, about 12 million light-years distant. Less than 20,000 light-years across, the small island universe is similar in size, and often compared to our Milky Way's satellite galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC). *Click image for larger size.* This remarkable Hubble Space Telescope close-up of the well-studied galaxy was reprocessed to highlight ... more »

Chet Raymo, “We Are Such Stuff...”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 hour ago
*“We Are Such Stuff...”* by Chet Raymo “Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises, Sounds and sweet airs, that give delight, and hurt not. Sometimes a thousand twangling instruments Will hum about mine ears, and sometimes voices, That, if I then had wak'd after long sleep, Will make me sleep again.” "Caliban is talking to Stephano and Trinculo in Shakespeare's “Tempest”, telling them not to be "afeard" of the mysterious place they find themselves, an island seemingly beset with magic, strangeness, ineffable presences. And you and I, and, yes, all of us, find ourselves inexplicably th... more »

The Daily "Near You?"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 hour ago
Victoria, Texas, USA. Thanks for stopping by!

The Poet: Kuroda Saburo, "I Am Completely Different"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 hour ago
*"I Am Completely Different"* "I am completely different. Though I am wearing the same tie as yesterday, am as poor as yesterday, as good for nothing as yesterday, today I am completely different. Though I am wearing the same clothes, am as drunk as yesterday, living as clumsily as yesterday, nevertheless today I am completely different. Ah... I patiently close my eyes on all the grins and smirks, on all the twisted smiles and horse laughs- and glimpse then, inside me one beautiful white butterfly fluttering towards tomorrow." - Kuroda Saburo

The Business Of Spy Tech Firms Is Booming

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 hour ago
Extremetech *New York Times*: *How Spy Tech Firms Let Governments See Everything on a Smartphone* SAN FRANCISCO — Want to invisibly spy on 10 iPhone owners without their knowledge? Gather their every keystroke, sound, message and location? That will cost you $650,000, plus a $500,000 setup fee with an Israeli outfit called the NSO Group. You can spy on more people if you would like — just check out the company’s price list. The NSO Group is one of a number of companies that sell surveillance tools that can capture all the activity on a smartphone, like a user’s location and perso... more »

"Positive Self-Deception"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 2 hours ago
*"Positive Self-Deception"* by Damninteresting.org "Most people think of the "mentally disordered" as a delusional lot, holding bizarre and irrational ideas about themselves and the world around them. Isn’t a mental disorder, after all, an impairment or a distortion in thought or perception? This is what we tend to think, and for most of modern psychology's history, the experts have agreed; realistic perceptions have been considered essential to good mental health. More recently, however, research has arisen that challenges this common-sense notion. In 1988, psychologists Shelly Ta... more »

Midday Musical Interlude: Seals & Crofts, “We May Never Pass This Way Again”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 2 hours ago
Seals & Crofts, “We May Never Pass This Way Again” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vd6zYQPCgsc

Turkey Escalates Its Military Intervention In Northern Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 2 hours ago
*Reuters*: *Turkish tanks roll into Syria, opening new line of attack* Turkey and its rebel allies opened a new line of attack in northern Syria on Saturday, as Turkish tanks rolled across the border and Syrian fighters swept in from the west to take villages held by Islamic State. The incursion was launched by Turkey from Kilis province - an area frequently targeted by Islamic State rockets - and coincided with a separate push by the Turkish-backed Syrian rebels, who seized several villages further to the east. By supporting the rebels, mainly Arabs and Turkmen fighting under the... more »

Capitalists Don't Give a Damn

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 3 hours ago
I was tossing-and-turning in bed early this morning - my mind fixed on the images in the video from China about the blue jeans manufacturing operations destroying the local environment and the lives of the workers. My mind also flashed to the videos from North Dakota where indigenous people have been massing in recent weeks to protect the Missouri River from a pipeline that the oil-i-garchy wants to lay to move their deadly poison. And finally my mind flashed to Okinawa where the people are trying to protect the endangered Yanbaru forest and wildlife at Takae. Each of these stori... more »

Dancing after a Victory in Okinawa

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 3 hours ago
VFP member Will Griffin reports from Okinawa: The people of Takae/Okinawa defeated the construction workers by blocking them off and taking control of a bridge that leads to the US Marines Helipad site. Look at this amazing site! The people controlling their own lands! This bridge is covered with happy people celebrating their victory through song and dance joined with Veterans For Peace members Matthew Hoh, Tarak Kauff, Michael Hanes, Ken Mayers, Mike Hastie, and Douglas Lummis! It was such a great feeling to finally see the people take back what is rightfully theirs! #FreeOk... more »

Venezuelan President Maduro Is Chased By Angry (And Hungry) Protesters

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 3 hours ago
*New York Times*: *Venezuelan President Is Chased by Angry Protesters* CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolás Maduro was chased at a routine political event by a crowd of angry protesters banging on pots and yelling that they were hungry, just days after thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets to call for his ouster, local news media reported on Saturday. Scenes from the confrontation late Friday, which also appeared in videos uploaded to social media, captured the attention of Venezuelans, many of whom blame the unpopular president for the country’s food shortages. In one vi... more »

U.S. - China Differences And Tensions On Display At Today's Meeting Between Presidents Obama And Xi

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 3 hours ago
*Bloomberg:* *Moonlight Stroll Can’t Mask Lingering Tensions Between Obama, Xi* * Historic climate agreement gives way to cyber, maritime talks * Chinese official, Obama aide in dispute on airport tarmac After a dinner that wound late into Saturday night, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping left their delegations behind and went for a moonlight walk around the shores of West Lake, the World Heritage Site in Hangzhou dotted by temples, pagodas and beautifully kept gardens. Obama and Xi discussed their exercise routines, the history of the site, and stopped... more »

Some Republicans Worry That Señor Trumpanzee Might Be The Wrong Messenger For Their Vision-- But He's Not

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 3 hours ago
Do one ever accused Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy (R) of being a moderate. He hasn't been in the Senate long and he's already run up one of the worst voting records of any member. ProgressivePunch rates him an "F," of course, but an F that equates to a 5.19, worse than extremists like Ted Cruz (R-TX), Mike Lee (R-UT), Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) for example. According to Buzzfeed, when Cassidy was asked during an interview on C-SPAN’s *Newsmakers* program about whether Trump, Louisiana senate candidate David Duke, and a growing number of pro-Trump white supremacist... more »

Improper to ask accused to provide theory of case

James C Morton at Morton's Musings - 3 hours ago
A witness is to testify as to facts - not to explain their theory of a case. R. v. Dhaliwal, 2016 ONCA 652: [11] This line of questioning was improper. It put an onus on the appellant to explain the allegations against him: *R. v. S.(W.)* (1994), 18 O.R. (3d) 509, 90 C.C.C. (3d) 242 (C.A.) at 252; *R. v. Vandenberghe* (1995), 96 C.C.C. (3d) 371 (C.A.) at 373. [12] The point was made by the Alberta Court of Appeal in *R. v. Kusk*, 1999 ABCA 49, 132 C.C.C. (3d) 559, at p. 564: This mischievous cross-examination wrongly suggests that the witness is advocating a certa... more »

Another Example of The Media's Mild Coverage of Turkey's Criminal Invasion of Syria

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 5 hours ago
*Related: Since When Did An Invasion Become A Plunge?* The New York Times described Turkey's criminal invasion of Syria as a "plunge." Now, Reuters is saying they are merely "crossing into" Syria with their tanks. Would they describe Russian tanks invading Ukraine in the same way? Definitely not. The crime of aggression is the most serious of offenses. But when a NATO country is guilty of this crime then it doesn't matter according to the criminal Western media. Ever since the U.S. invaded Afghanistan and Iraq based on false pretexts the crime of aggression has been ignored. It... more »

Yemen: Saudis Should Give Up Already

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 5 hours ago
*An excerpt from, "Despite 10,000 civilian casualties in Yemen — 13 per day — U.S. reaffirms support for Saudi Arabia" by Ben Norton, Salon, September 2, 2016: * In August, the U.N. high commissioner released a report on the situation of human rights in Yemen. It revealed that at least 2.8 million Yemenis, including more than 400,000 families, have been forced to flee their homes because of the violence. “The prolonged duration of the conflict has strongly heightened the disastrous risk of a systemic collapse of Yemen,” wrote Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the U.N. high commissioner. “Th... more »

Some History On The Veil

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 5 hours ago
*A woman in Manbij in Syria sets fire to her burqa after the city was liberated from ISIS which had imposed a strict dress code on women during its brief rule.* Islam took something colorful and positive, in this case women's clothing and veiling, and made it dark and negative. As author Nancy Marie Brown *says in this lecture*, Muslims did the same thing with chess pieces, making the game more bland and boring by taking the life out of it. It was the Europeans who resurrected the game and livened it again by adding character to the pieces. France, England, and other European soc... more »

Hillary Clinton Avoiding The Press Is Finally Becoming A News Story (Maybe)

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*Politico:* *Hillary Clinton, rarely seen, rarely heard* The Democrat lets reporters trail her but tucks them away to keep them out of sight and herself out of reach. Hillary Clinton has never felt comfortable with the traveling political press. As first lady, she would sometimes arrange travel for herself and Chelsea separate from her husband, partly to avoid the protective pool of reporters assigned to the president. In 2008, she “fought tooth and nail,” former aides said, to avoid sharing the plane with her press corps and relented only when her campaign was running out of mon... more »

Nestle CEO: Water Is Not A Human Right, Should Be Privatized

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 6 hours ago
The Former CEO of Nestle claims that water is not a human right and that it should be privatized and controlled. Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, the now Chairman of one of the biggest corporations and the largest food product manufacturer in the world, believes corporations should own all the water on the planet, and no one should be allowed to have access to it unless they pay. He also states that GMOs have never caused illnesses despite hundreds of independent studies showing otherwise. So, is water a free and basic human right, or should all the water on the planet belong to major corpo... more »

Hitler's blue eyes and the end of truth

Kevin Barrett at truthjihad.com blog - 6 hours ago
*I was once accused by a family member of “believing every conspiracy theory.”* *That is an unfair accusation. I only believe in the true ones...* *Full article by Rafiq, with my introduction and afterword:* http://www.veteranstoday.com/2016/09/03/hitlers-eyes/

Rapid Global Cooling Alert

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 6 hours ago
[image: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b5hcKABPlGI/R-h3GoF3OLI/AAAAAAAAIUQ/6dNeTfWFb8I/s400/03-06e.gif] The one thing that i am comfortable with is that the Heat content of the northern Hemisphere has not increased for twenty years. In fact it can be thought of now as stable downward. By the way this represents powerful empirical evidence that CO2 is not affecting temperatures at all. Now we are starting to get those cool days. My own concern is that we have a sudden cold snap that freezes the Rhine, the Thames and the Hudson sooner rather than later. This item m... more »

Everything is Rigged

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 6 hours ago
You need to know this. But in fairness that is not the real problem at all. After all, our economy is an aggregate of markets and all markets are made in one way or the other and thus open to the claim of rigging. Yet that is supposed to be a benign process and it usually is a benign process. The problem is that it has matured into systemic corruption on an unimaginable scale and operates with blatant disregard to human rights and human safety. That is the sole reason that all the players are so uniformly against Trump. He just happens to be the one person who they can neit... more »


arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 6 hours ago
A readers comment inspired me to put together a descriptive covering the apparent cosmology of the spirit world. As we have already understood, the whole spirit world itself exists fully as part of the second tier of matter. Yet even there, the matter provides the skeleton while the photons consisting of two dimensional strips forming Mobius strips contain the information in the form of number. Note that both these are rigorously time independent. However, we are not trying to give you a headache. What this means is that life was initiated by spirit forms who themselves were... more »

Linux Took Over the Web. Now, It’s Taking Over the World

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 6 hours ago
I do not think that anyone ever anticipated the advent of free user supported software, or that it would become the dominant business model. Linux has achieved just that and it is a certainty that the whole body of classic applications is also well down the road. Essentially step by step the Microsoft business model is been driven from the field proving once again that monopoly is not immortal. A huge reason for this is simply it capacity to last and last. Soon every coder becomes a linux coder i realized today that my own reliance on micro soft has been steadily declining a... more »

Why Russia's Ruling Party Is Facing A Tough Parliamentary Election

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 6 hours ago
*Eva Hartog, Moscow Times:* *Down, Down, Down: Why Russia’s Ruling Political Party Keeps Losing Support* With little over two weeks left until Russia stages a parliamentary vote, ruling party United Russia is struggling to reverse a downward trend. A survey published Thursday by the independent Levada Center pollster showed support for United Russia had dropped from 57 percent to 50 percent in August compared to July among those who said they were going to vote in the Sept. 18 State Duma elections. The change was 39 percent to 31 percent when including undecided voters. United Rus... more »


JR at GREENIE WATCH - 7 hours ago
*Whom to believe?* *Some interesting excerpts below from a long article that spends a lot of time looking at old philosophical questions. The author does make the point that decisions on some matters of alleged truth are easier to arrive at than others. And I think global warming is an example of that. Philosophical enquiries about "what is truth?" are largely irrelevant to assessing it. Why? Because it is a prophecy, not a fact. There is no proof available about the future of the climate. All we know is that sometimes it gets hotter and sometimes it gets colder. No other f... more »

The beautiful game

sue at Is the BBC biased? - 7 hours ago
Does anyone remember the debacle at King’s College London in January, when Pro-Palestinian activists broke through security, smashed a window and disrupted an Israeli guest’s talk? Ivana Bevilaqua, 25, a politics student (good grief) was found guilty of assault, given a conditional discharge and ordered to pay costs and compensation to Esther Enfield, the victim of the assault. I suppose, sadly, in this day and age this behaviour is so widespread it’s not considered a very serious crime or a very important case, and no-one would be surprised if the BBC wasn’t interested in it. S... more »

What Is Reasonable?

Owen Gray at Northern Reflections - 7 hours ago
Last week, the European Commission slapped Apple with a $14.5 billion bill for back taxes. Apple CEO Tim Cook said that Apple had worked out a deal with the Republic of Ireland. He even got the U.S. Treasury to complain on his behalf. But, Alan Freeman writes, no one should shed any tears for Apple: Under the arrangement, all Apple sales outside North and South America are channeled through subsidiaries based in Ireland, where the corporate tax rate is a bargain 12.5 per cent. The U.S. corporate tax rate is 35 per cent. One estimate says that 90 per cent of Apple’s foreign profits... more »

ABC News´ Martha Raddatz Flies In A U.S. Air Force F-15 Along the Russian Border

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 7 hours ago
*ABC News:* *ABC News´ Martha Raddatz Flies Along the Russian Border With US Air Force* ABC News’ Martha Raddatz gets a backseat ride in a U.S. Air Force F-15 as the Americans practice war games with European partners along the Russian border. The air-to-air combat training missions are a counterpoint to Russia’s military buildup in the Baltic region. The F15’s mission is to simulate dogfights as one group of fighter jets portrays the enemy trying to penetrate and bomb friendly territory. "It's going to find your aircraft before you know we're there," Lt. Col. Jason Zumwalt, the... more »

How Would You Diagnose Monsieur Trumpanzeé?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 7 hours ago
There has been so much said about Trump's mental health-- lack of mental health-- that the American Psychiatric Association sent out a warning to its members not to diagnose the mentally ill without personally examining them and not to release the results without explicit permission. Our resident psychologist, Helen Klein, took a stab at diagnosing Señor Trumpanzee and found him to be severely afflicted with narcissistic personality disorder and probably a sociopath to boot. Others have dignosed him to be a full-on psychopath and... well, have you heard anyone who knows him-- or a... more »

labour day readers' advisory: books and movies that celebrate labour

laura k at wmtc - 7 hours ago
I spoke to a customer yesterday who was visiting from Denmark. He described himself as a trade-unionist, and he came to the library, looking for me, to learn about our strike! He also said he had read a book he loved, and was looking for more like it. He described the book: "by a Canadian author, takes place in Toronto, about the struggles of workers building a viaduct". It is some measure of my Canadian acculuration that before he finished his sentence, I idenfitied Michael Ondaatje's *In the Skin of a Lion*, an excellent work of historical fiction and labour history. For the "mor... more »

Where I have been eating

Greg Mankiw at Greg Mankiw's Blog - 8 hours ago
For readers in the Boston area, here is a restaurant recommendation: Tiger Mama. Fun, Southeast Asian-inspired food from Chef Tiffani Faison. In the Fenway area of the city.

"29 Foot Waves To Slam DE, MD, NJ, NYC During Hurricane!"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 8 hours ago
*"29 Foot Waves To Slam DE, MD, NJ, NYC During Hurricane!"* "Life-Threatening Storm Surge", Frightening Destruction Coming by Newsroom "Weather forecast computers are now showing twenty-nine foot waves being generated by Hurricane Hermine as it regains strength and heads toward New Jersey and New York City! Even worse, the models are showing a "stall" in movement of the storm, leaving it lingering off New Jersey's coast for up to THREE FULL DAYS, not departing until late Wednesday. If 29' waves slam into the New Jersey shoreline for three days, there won’t be much of anything left wh... more »

U.S. Air Force To Spend $12 Billion To Upgrade Its 1980s-Era F-15 Fighter Jets

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
Capt. Matt Bruckner, an F-15 Eagle pilot assigned to the 71st Fighter Squadron, 1st Fighter Wing, at Langley Air Force Base, Va., flies a combat air patrol mission 7 October 2007 over Washington, D.C., in support of Operation Noble Eagle. The aircraft is a McDonnell Douglas F-15C-35-MC Eagle. Wikipedia *CNN*: *Air Force investing $12B in F-15s* (CNN)A $12 billion makeover is underway for the US Air Force's 1980's-era F-15 fighter, a step towards upgrading an air fleet that one military official recently called the "smallest, oldest and least ready" in history. The F-15 has long be... more »

"How It Really Is"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 9 hours ago

US Forces Strike ISIS In Syria With Rocket Fire From Turkey

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 9 hours ago
Washington has deployed mobile rocket artillery in the south of Turkey and have reportedly used them to strike ISIS inside Syria. Turkey and the US have reportedly held discussions regarding the deployment of US rocket launchers in Turkey since the spring, although it was not immediately clear when the system was first deployed at the Turkish border with Syria RT reports: The US forces hit IS positions close to the Syrian border with Turkey last night, having launched the attack on terrorists with a “newly deployed” High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), the US-led anti-IS ... more »

Over a Century of Uranium Mines Left Unmitigated - Why Would We Allow More Uranium Mining in the West?

Majia's Blog at Majia's Blog - 9 hours ago
Below find an excerpt from an article on an EPA plan to remediate 50 uranium mines in the Southwest. The article provides some background about the abandoned and poisoning uranium mines dispersed across the western US. The article explain that the General Mining Act of 1872 allowed settlers to mine uranium and other hard minerals on land managed by federal agencies, including the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management. Clean-up was not, apparently, required. There are many, many abandoned mines in the southwest region, which includes northeastern AZ, parts of New Mex...more »

"Those Who Cannot Remember the Past..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 9 hours ago
*JWM JR:* "Santayana's famous quote is too often truncated and it's full meaning distorted": "Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. In the first stage of life the mind is frivolous and easily distracted, it misses progress by failing in consecutiveness and persistence. This is the condition of children and bar... more »

"Do You Wish To Know?"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 9 hours ago
"Then you will see the rise of the men of the double standard- the men who live by force, yet count on those who live by trade to create the value of their looted money- the men who are the hitchhikers of virtue. In a moral society, these are the criminals, and the statutes are written to protect you against them. But when a society establishes criminals-by-right and looters-by-law- men who use force to seize the wealth of disarmed victims- then money becomes its creators' avenger. Such looters believe it safe to rob defenseless men, once they've passed a law to disarm them. But the... more »

Zeitgeist Movement and Esoteric Truth Revealed with Peter Joseph

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 9 hours ago
*Video Title: Zeitgeist Movement and Esoteric Truth Revealed with Peter Joseph. Source: Enter The Buzzsaw. Date Published: September 2, 2016. Description:* The Zeitgeist Movement’s Peter Joseph shares the truth about economics, society, and the social orders implemented to undermine the true value of life on Earth, in this uncensored interview on Buzzsaw. How globalization, exploitation, and social philosophy are manipulated to perpetuate a ruling class, and the programming done to make mankind forget what is truly necessary in life is all revealed in this discussion hosted by Sean ... more »

How America Inflamed The Lebanese Civil War

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 9 hours ago
*The chief psychopath of our age recently endorsed the wicked witch.* *An excerpt from, "James Stoker's new book on Lebanon: the most important book to come out on Lebanese civil war in many years." Angry Arab, September 3, 2016: * I have started writing a series of critical review of the new book by James Stoker, titled: *Spheres of Invention: US Foreign Policy and the Collapse of Lebanon, 1967-1976*" by Cornell University Press. . . *To me, the materials clearly implicate the US government in igniting and prolonging the Lebanese civil war--at least in the first phase of 1975-76 w... more »

Author Of The "Psychopath Test" Destroys Mainstream Media

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 9 hours ago
*The U.S. media is filled with psychopaths who lie for a living, that's why they're able to recognize a fellow psychopath in Trump. They're just mad because he's a more capable and energetic psychopath than that dying old wicked witch they're pushing on the American people.* *Video Title: Author Of The "Psychopath Test" Destroys Mainstream Media. Source: The Alex Jones Channel. Date Published: September 3, 2016. Description: * Alex Jones and Jon Ronson destroy the mainstream media narrative that Donald Trump is psychotic.

U.S. Military Getting Ready To Launch The Offensive With Iraqi Forces That Will Retake Mosul From The Islamic State

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 9 hours ago
U.S. Marines with Task Force Spartan, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), on Fire Base Bell, Iraq, fire an M777A2 Howitzer at an ISIS infiltration route March 18, 2016. (Photo By: Cpl. Andre Dakis) *Military.com*: *Marines Collect Intel, Pinpoint ISIS Targets as Mosul Fight Draws Near* Behind the scenes in the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq are Marine intelligence analysts who work around the clock to produce what are called, in military euphemism, "target development products" -- essentially, information about enemy equipment and personnel to be destroyed. As Ir... more »

“The Fix Is Already in for This Election”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 10 hours ago
*“The Fix Is Already in for This Election”* by Michael Covel “Trump is staging a fierce comeback… Hillary Clinton’s post-convention lead in the polls has nearly disappeared. Prominent pollster Rasmussen Reports now has Trump leading Clinton 40% to 39%. Trump also has a 3% lead (45% to Hillary’s 42%) in the Los Angeles Times poll. And Hillary’s edge in the polls in which she’s still leading has narrowed sharply. There’ll be more back-and-forth momentum swings in the horse race to come, but these new polls show one thing: The odds of a Trump presidency shot higher this week. And that... more »

Serious neutrinoless double beta-decay experiment cools down

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 10 hours ago
*Data collection to begin in early 2017* The main topic of my term paper in a 1998 Rutgers Glennys Farrar course was the question "Are neutrinos Majorana or Dirac?". I found the neutrino oscillations more important which is why I internalized that topic more deeply – although it was supposed to be reserved by a classmate of mine (and for some Canadian and Japanese guys who got a recent Nobel prize for the experiments). At any rate, the question I was assigned may be experimentally answered soon. Or not. (You may also want to see a similarly old term paper on the Milky Way at the gal... more »

Remeber Wagon trains

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 10 hours ago
we where so dispriate to he human thats recent thats before the holocust lets try better now

Why Did Saudis & Gulf Tyrannies Donate Millions To Clinton Foundation?

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 10 hours ago
The way the Clinton Foundation raises funds and the threat of corruption that it ensues is a matter of concern and ethics when a Clinton runs for public office. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald asks “Why did the Saudi regime and other Gulf tyrannies donate millions to the Clinton Foundation?” By Amy Goodman/Democracy Now! Questions surrounding Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation continue to grow. On Sunday, Democratic National Committee interim chairperson Donna Brazile defended Clinton’s meetings as secretary of state with Clinton Foundation donors, saying, ... more »

UK Summer Weather Trends

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 10 hours ago
By Paul Homewood We are more than familiar with repeated projections from climate scientists of how UK summers will become much hotter and drier, and talk of killer heatwaves. At other times, we have had Adam Scaife, of the Met Office Hadley Centre, claim that “melting Arctic ice” could lead to wetter summers here. […]

Syria's Kurds Fear The U.S. Will Betray Them

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 10 hours ago
Kurdish fighters near Qamishli, Syria, last year. The Syrian Kurds say their aim is to establish an autonomous region, not their own state, where their rights are protected, in whatever settlement comes from the long Syrian civil war. Credit Tyler Hicks/The New York Times *New York Times:* *Kurds Fear the U.S. Will Again Betray Them, in Syria* ISTANBUL — For almost two years, Syrian Kurds, with American weapons, air cover and training, have fought and died in battle against the Islamic State. They have taken pride in their status as the United States’ most faithful proxy in the fig... more »


jonjayray at EDUCATION WATCH INTERNATIONAL - 10 hours ago
*Loving Homes Can Help Solve the African-American Male School Adaptability Crisis* At the core of the problems that African Americans face is what I call the African-American male school adaptability crisis. I believe this is the failure of African-American male students to adapt to various school requirements, which prevents African-American males from having stable families. When I was dean of students at Bronx Community College, I sought to do something about this issue. I conceived and administered an experimental grant program called the Minority Male Career Pathway Progra... more »

‘Array Of Things’ Sensors Can Spy On Entire City Of Chicago

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 10 hours ago
A network of at least 500 real-time data-collecting sensors (Array of Things) could blanket Chicago with increased levels of surveillance. Intelligence agencies will be able to use the “internet of things” to spy on household devices and store masses amount of data in the cloud. Zero Hedge reports: As The Chicago Tribune reports:. The first of a network of data-collecting sensors that could one day blanket Chicago are now live. The city installed two nodes containing computers and sensors including low-resolution cameras as well as air quality sensors last week. They went up on tra... more »

Fukushima Update: "Your Radiation This Week: 12,919.35 Hiroshima Bombs"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 11 hours ago
*Publishing change:* Due to Bob Nichol's other commitments these city specific updates will now be delivered as they become available. I will update the weekly Hiroshima bomb equivalences. This repost of the latest city specific data is to keep you informed, while understanding that nothing has changed, or will, except inevitable increases in the radiation levels. The radiation's not going anywhere, folks, but we are... - CP *Updated by CP Sept 3, 2016: *The violent, extinction-level-event occurred Mar 11, 2011. *Fukushima equals 12,919.35 Hiroshima bombs today, more tomorrow; there... more »

Its so easy and logical to look at every problem as a nail

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 11 hours ago
when you have the hammer. Niagara Falls whose biggest crime is drunk driving needs an assault weapon.

The Chinese saw Vancouver as the perfect Hong Kong

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 11 hours ago
So they bought it up just like the fragrant harbour they were not making much more land unlike the frangrant harbour they were dealing with law in the flesh and protected by money from any consequence So lets Sinapore those Chinese by taxing the hell out of million dollar properties and use the funds to build Singapore public housing which is the greatest contribution to the public since public tolitets

Some facts cant lie

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 11 hours ago
Someone got some splaining to do. Of all the important measures in Sim City being shot is a big one. American exceptionalism should not include a violent death rate. No matter how you place the blame there is a massive failure in America.

Earthquake Danger Alert

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 11 hours ago
The big one is hitting a neighbour hood next to you soon. I you live on the ring of fire, go long on survival for the next week or so. Italy, Oklahoma and next the big one.

NY-22-- A Republican, A Teabagger And A Blue Dog Walk Into A Race. What Happens? Who Cares?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 11 hours ago
The huge upstate New York district (NY-22) that stretches from Lake Ontario through Rome and Utica and all the way down past Cortland and Binghampton to the Pennsylvania border along the Southern Tier ws virtually tied in the 2008 and 2012 presidential races, Obama (twice) and McCain and Romney each getting 49% of the vote. The congressman from the district, Republican Richard Hanna, is retiring on a note that includes endorsing Hillary and refusing to endorse the Tea Party Republican running for his seat, Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney. Hanna has said Tenney is way too extreme for ... more »

Technological Advances In Oil Fracking Continue. OPEC Is Stymied

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
*David Hunn, Fuel Fix:* *Want a good investment? Try sand* Sand is a big issue in horizontal drilling. And analysts are predicting it’s soon going to be a bigger one. Drillers shoot millions of gallons of water into horizontal wells to fracture the rock and free the hydrocarbons. To keep those fractures open, they add “proppant” — sand. The industry has already engaged in serious debate about what kind of sand works best, and in serious fights for control of sand mines. Now analysts at the investment firm Tudor Pickering Holt say they are “increasingly convinced” that U.S. drille... more »

The Pentagon Wants This Entire Afghan Child Sex-Abuse-Slavery Story To Go Away

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
Maj. Jason C. Brezler, right, is shown as a captain serving with the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines in Afghanistan. (Marine Corps photo) *Washington Post*: *Navy analysis found that a Marine’s case would draw attention to Afghan ‘sex slaves’* Last fall, the Navy Department had a controversial disciplinary case before it: Maj. Jason C. Brezler had been asked by Marine colleagues to submit all the information he had about an influential Afghan police chief suspected of abusing children. Brezler sent a classified document in response over an unclassified Yahoo email server, and he self-re... more »


Jenna Orkin at From the Wilderness' Peak Oil Blog - 12 hours ago
*From* *Jenna Orkin* China and Ukraine are going to build the largest plane in the world Interesting partnership. 'Biggest demo in decades' pressures Venezuela president Deutsche Boerse Responds To Deutsche Bank's Failure To Deliver Physical Gold The Italian Referendum Could Result In The Death Of The Euro YouTube Strips 'Politically Incorrect' Videos Of Revenue: "Controversial Subjects Like War, Tragedy" "Life-Threatening" Hurricane Hermine To Hit Florida, Head For Tri-State Romanian Hacker Who Exposed Hillary's Private Email Server Sentenced To 52 Months Guccifer unveiled. Wal...more »

Chinese Official Confronts U.S. President Obama's National Security Adviser On The Tarmac. Argument Ensues. Secret Service Jumps In

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in Hangzhou, China September 3, 2016. (Reuters photo) *Reuters*: *Row on tarmac an awkward G20 start for U.S., China* A Chinese official confronted U.S. President Barack Obama's national security adviser on the tarmac on Saturday prompting the Secret Service to intervene, an unusual altercation as China implements strict controls ahead of a big summit. The stakes are high for China to pull off a trouble-free G20 summit of the world's top economies, its highest profile event of the ye... more »

Should The West Learn To Live With Terrorism?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*(Click on Image to Enlarge)* *The Economist*: *Terrorism, Learning to live with it* People are surprisingly good at coping with repeated terrorist attacks. In America and Europe, they may have to be. IT HAS been an edgy summer in France. Since the horror of Bastille Day, when Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhel killed 86 people in Nice, heavily armed soldiers have patrolled the beaches. In late July fanatical Muslims murdered a Catholic priest in Normandy. France remains in a state of emergency after gunmen affiliated to Islamic State (IS) killed 130 people in Paris last November. Next year... more »

The Islamic State Is Now Conducting A 'Scorched Earth' Policy

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*VOA:* *IS Fighters Fleeing Iraq Leave Carnage Behind* AYYARAH, IRAQ/WASHINGTON — As Islamic State fighters are being routed from cities and towns across Syria and Iraq, they increasingly leave behind carnage, causing major damage to local economies and devastating people they already have traumatized. A VOA reporter this week visited a town that was held by IS until last week, when Iraqi forces pushed the fighters out. The oil-rich town of Qayyarah, 60 kilometers south of Mosul, was under IS rule for more than two years. IS militants made certain that Qayyarah's infrastructure wa... more »

The U.S. Navy Is Struggling To Make Its Littoral Combat Ships Work

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
When the littoral combat ship USS Coronado set sail from Pearl Harbor for a planned deployment across the Pacific, it suffered engine problems and had to turn back. The Navy is struggling to get its new class of warships to work as planned. MC2 Ryan J. Batchelder/U.S. Navy *NPR*: *Amid Breakdowns, Navy Struggles To Make New Ships Work* The Navy continues struggling to get its new class of warships to work right. When the USS Coronado set sail last week from Pearl Harbor for a planned deployment across the Pacific Ocean, it suffered engine problems and had to turn back. Before that... more »

Can The U.S. Navy Protect Its Ships From Multiple Missile Threats At The Same Time?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*Kris Osborn, National Interest*: *Can the US Navy Defend Against Multiple Missiles Threats at the Same Time?* The Navy will soon conduct a multi-target attack test of its emerging ship-defense weapons system designed to protect ships by identifying, tracking and destroying approaching enemy anti-ship cruise missiles from distances beyond the horizon, service officials told Scout Warrior. The new fire-control system, called Naval Integrated Fire Control – Counter Air, or NIFC-CA, was deployed last year on a Navy cruiser serving as part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Gro... more »

Russia To Deploy A Division Of Troops About 50 Miles From The US

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
Phys.org *Business Insider*: *Russia will deploy a division of troops about 50 miles from the US* At a recent event, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that a division of troops would be stationed in Chukotka, Russia's far-east region, just slightly more than 50 miles from Alaska. "There are plans to form a coastal defense division in 2018 on the Chukotka operational direction," said Shoigu. He said that the deployment was "to ensure control of the closed sea zones of the Kuril Islands and the Bering Strait, cover the routes of Pacific Fleet forces' deployment in the Far... more »

Syrian Rebels Now Using Drones To Drop Bombs (Video)

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*Threat Matrix:** Jund al Aqsa uses drone to drop small bomb on Syrian regime forces* Jund al Aqsa, an al Qaeda front group in Syria, has released a video showing one of its small drones dropping a bomb on Syrian regime forces in Hama province. The unguided bomb doesn’t appear to have been especially effective, but the video is noteworthy because it documents the Sunni jihadis’ further experimentation with explosives. Iran’s chief terrorist proxy, Hezbollah, was reportedly an early adopter of drones for use in its operations. *Read more *.... *WNU Editor*: This is a heads-up to ... more »

Pentagon Official: Talks With Russia On Syria Ceasefire Are Just A Waste Of Time

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attend a news conference after a meeting on Syria in Geneva, Switzerland, August 26, 2016 © Pierre Albouy / Reuters *Paul McLeary, Foreign Policy**: U.S., Russia Talk Syria, But Pentagon Ready to Walk* After weeks of on-again, off-again talks, American and Russian negotiators remain huddled in Geneva, trying to hammer out an agreement on a ceasefire in Syria, and potentially, on coordinating air strikes against jihadist targets there. But few in the Pentagon, at least, have much faith in Moscow. “I ... more »

British Defense Specialist On Air Combat: 'The F-35 Cannot Outdogfight A Typhoon (Or A Su-35), Never In A Million Years'

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
The Su-35 sacrifices stealth to carry more missiles under the wings. The F-35 carries missiles in an internal bay to preserve stealth. Sukhoi *Alex Lockie, Business Insider*:* Why the F-35 could 'never in a million years' beat the RAF Typhoon or the Russian Su-35 in a dogfight* In a recent interview with Business Insider, Justin Bronk, a research fellow specializing in combat airpower at the Royal United Services Institute, dropped a bombshell about the US's $1 trillion F-35 program: "The F-35 cannot outdogfight a Typhoon (or a Su-35), never in a million years." In earlier stages ... more »

Best Putin Jokes

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*WNU Editor:* He better not give up his day job. On second thought .... he should give up his day job.

Tweet For Today

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
Surfing team tryouts were interrupted by a four-legged friend wanting to get in on the fun https://t.co/qX5zghEDRQ pic.twitter.com/tcsee8w3nV — AP West Region (@APWestRegion) September 2, 2016

Syrian Tourism Board: 'What War?'

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*USA Today:* *Life's a beach in Syria* (says regime-backed tourism video) Vacationers, Syria wants you. A new promotional video released by Syria's Ministry of Tourism this week shows the war-ravaged country, where hundreds of thousands of people have been killed over the last five-and-half years, in a completely new light: A coastal paradise for sun worshippers that has jet skis, palm trees, lush green grass and inviting blue-turquoise swimming waters. The one-minute, 43-second video published on the Ministry's YouTube page does not mention the country's bloody civil war. *Read ... more »

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
Sailors on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower participate in the Out of the Darkness Community Walk to increase awareness for suicide prevention. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey J. Hopkins/US Navy

Where is Hillary?

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 13 hours ago
Is she really running for the Presidency? Have not seen her in a month the old rope a dope strategy will now work know Cause the fuited plain has gone rotten and their is no pathway through the stink for an electorate that knows inflation has hit the nation

Is Jerry Rivers about to re open Al Capones Safe?

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 13 hours ago
Julian Assage places his street cred on the information super highway. Thats a pretty big promise. No one brings down the Clintons.

Weekend reads: Elsevier’s “stupid patent of the month;” how Republicans and Democrats retract; hospital apologizes for published case report

Ivan Oransky at Retraction Watch - 13 hours ago
The week at Retraction Watch featured a shooting by a researcher fired for misconduct, and the creation of fake computer-generated peer reviews. Here’s what was happening elsewhere: A hospital is apologizing to a family after revealing in the journal Thorax that a man died of “bagpipe lung.” (The Telegraph) Twitter politician retractions: “Democrats tend to […] The post Weekend reads: Elsevier’s “stupid patent of the month;” how Republicans and Democrats retract; hospital apologizes for published case report appeared first on Retraction Watch.

Turkey Sends More Tanks Into Northern Syria

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 14 hours ago
In a new phase of their operation against Kurdish-led forces, Turkey has sent more tanks into Northern Syria Approximately 20 tanks, five armored personnel carriers along with trucks and other armored vehicles on Saturday crossed the border near the Turkish village of Cobanbey on Saturday, according to Turkish media reports. Civilians were seen fleeing as the Turkish military advanced. Press TV reports: The area is some 55 kilometers southwest of Jarablus, where last week Turkish-backed Syrian militants launched “Operation Euphrates Shield”, Turkey’s first major incursion into Syria... more »

Giant UFO Appears In The Sky Over Malaysia

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 14 hours ago
Extraordinary footage of a giant UFO making unusual flying manoeuvres over remote Malaysia has gone viral on the internet. Disclose.tv reports: Bizarre footage that was reportedly by local people in the Kuala Krai district of Malaysia which are located in the north-eastern state of Kelantan appears to show clear images of an unidentified flying object. The incredible video recording, which has already caused shockwaves across Malaria appears to show a gigantic, black flying object determinedly circling a remote village in the province. Inexplicably, the craft appears to be emitting... more »

California Bill Will Ban Companies From Boycotting Israel

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 14 hours ago
A bill is on its way to the desk of the California Governor which could prevent companies that boycott Israel from contracting with the state government. Governor Jerry Brown has until the end of September to sign or veto the bill. The legislation has been called a violation of freedom of speech by Palestine activists and others. RT reports: Companies that participate in a boycott of Israel could be excluded from receiving contracts worth $100,000 from the California state government if AB 2844 becomes law. The California State Assembly passed the bill on Tuesday in a 69-1 vote, wit... more »

Turkish Tanks Cross into Syria’s al Rai at Kilis

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 15 hours ago
This entry appeared imminent, had some news items bookmarked from yesterday regarding this impending move: *Turkish army reinforces Kilis as another cross-border operation nears* DAESH terrorists targeted Kilis with more than 50 rockets that landed in the city between January and May, leaving more than 20 people dead and wounding dozens more. The last rocket attack came on Monday when three rockets fired from a DAESH-controlled area in Syria struck Kilis, injuring at least five people. While the FSA ensures security within Jarablus, the TSK has been clearing bordering villages of m... more »

Strong Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Shakes Oklahoma

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 15 hours ago
A 5.6 magnitude earthquake, described as the strongest recorded in years, struck the US state of Oklahoma just after 7am on Saturday morning. The epicenter of the quake was in the north of the state, 14km (8.7 miles) northwest of the town of Pawnee, which has a population of over 2,000 people, was recorded at a shallow depth of 4.1 miles (6.6 km), according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). RT reports: There have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage in the Midwest state. Saturday’s tremors were the strongest in years in the area, where the landscape is larg... more »

FDA Bans Antibacterials From Soaps

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 15 hours ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned the use of antibacterials in soaps. The FDA issued a final rule on Friday establishing that over-the-counter consumer antiseptic wash products containing certain active ingredients can no longer be marketed. They agency that they were no more effective than ordinary soap and much more harmful for the health of those using them as well as the environment. Natural Blaze reports: The FDA gave companies a year to remove chemicals such as triclosan and triclocarban from their products or take them off the shelves entirely, and an ad... more »

Obama's "ratification" of the Paris climate treaty is a joke

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 15 hours ago
I was asked to promote an article about Clexit (climate exit) at Breitbart. Well, I don't see how a website like mine could be effectively helping to increase the traffic at Breitbart that has far more visitors. It feels like the repetitive e-mails I am receiving from Donald Trump saying that he needs my money. Doesn't he have enough of his money and wouldn't it be more natural for him to send some money to *me*? ;-) But as you can see, I did my best, included a hyperlink, and wrote a controversial description that will make some reader click at it. :-) *Orange countries are the c... more »

Voters Are Starting To Catch On That GOP Obstructionism Could Be Dangerous The Their Families' Health

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 15 hours ago
Paul Ryan and his utterly dysfunctional House Republican conference is riven with so much in-fighting and back-stabbing and with so many ideological purity tests that they can't get anything done-- not even the most basic functions of government. The Florida delegation-- both Democrats *and* Republicans-- have been begging and are now demanding that Ryan call Congress back into session to deal with the Zika crisis. Ryan hasn't and won't. He knows nothing will get done if he does, except confirming in the minds of the American people-- right before an election-- that the Republican... more »

Israel To Deploy Armed Unmanned Ground Vehicles To Patrol Gaza Border

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 16 hours ago
The Israeli army is planning to use machine gun-equipped fully autonomous unmanned ground vehicles along the country’s border with Gaza. Middle East Monitor reports: While currently unarmed, the Israeli military plans to add machine guns to the so-called Border Protector Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) by “the beginning of next year”. An unnamed Israeli military official told the website: “This is the future – the border is a very dangerous place… Sending unmanned vehicles to do these patrols means that troops’ lives are not at risk.” According to the report, the Israeli army has wo... more »

Economic News , Data & Views ...... September 3 , 2016...... Quick hits 1. Libya In Focus : ISIS Fight At Sirte Continues ; East- West Divide Worsens As Political Stalemate Continues ; Further News Of Note. 2. Syria In Focus : Turkish Tanks Cross From Kills (Turkey) Into Al Rai ( Syria ) ; Brit Volunteers Head To Manjib To Fight Turkish Backed Forces ; UN Security Council Agenda For September Has Syria As a Point Of Emphasis. 3. Around The Horn In Europe - Spain , UK , France , Denmark , Russia In Focus . 4. Odds & Ends - India Has 100 Million to 150 Million Workers On Strike , G-20 Prelude , US Presidential Political Contest Updates.

Fred Walton at Catharsis Ours - 16 hours ago
Libya...... *The Libya Observer* ‏@Lyobserver 28s 28 seconds ago Libya, Italy strike a counter-illegal -immigration agreement http://www. libyaobserver.ly/news/libya-ita ly-strike-counter-illegal-immigration-agreement … #Libya #Italy *The Libya Observer* ‏@Lyobserver 9m 9 minutes ago Misrata-led forces clash with remaining #ISIS militants in #Sirte’s residential district 3 *libyaherald* ‏@libyaherald 59m 59 minutes ago Renewed role of Libyan tribes as guarantors of social stability and providers of ... - https://www.libyaherald.com/2016/09/03/ren ewed-role-... more »

Not a nice man

sue at Is the BBC biased? - 16 hours ago
It still surprises me that Facebook is *ram-packed* with otherwise nice sensible people saying what a good chap Jeremy Corbyn is. Don’t they *know*? The trouble is that even if they do know, it doesn’t seem to make any difference. It must be some kind of syndrome. An epidemic. A cult. Are we really in the middle of a slow-motion re-enactment of Philip Roth’s The Plot Against America? Jeremy Corbyn is no Charles Lindbergh, but some people see him as an anti-establishment hero, worthy of their undying devotion. I know that a few hundred thousand followers is but a drop in the ocean, ... more »

China ratifies Paris climate agreement

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 17 hours ago
By Paul Homewood http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-37265541 From the BBC: China’s top legislature has ratified the Paris global climate agreement, state news agency Xinhua reports. The country is the world’s largest emitter of harmful CO2 emissions, which cause climate change. China and the US are expected to jointly announce ratification at a bilateral summit later […]

Who Will Destroy ISIS?

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 19 hours ago
While Washington and Moscow are bickering over who killed ISIS's number two man, their regional partners in Ankara and Riyadh are doing everything in their power to strengthen ISIS's hand in the region. Just as the regime in Turkey is assisting ISIS in Syria in their war against the Kurds, the regime in Saudi Arabia is assisting ISIS in Yemen in their war against the Houthis and Shiites. Recently, both regimes have become more brazen in their support for the terrorist group because the Houthi-led coalition and the Kurds have been winning, not only militarily but politically as well.... more »

BBC Don’t Understand Fahrenheit!

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 19 hours ago
By Paul Homewood http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-37265541 More on this later, but as reader Lezz points out, the BBC don’t seem to understand the Fahrenheit system! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-37265541 Roger Harrabin wrote part of the report, but it is not clear if he was responsible for this bit.

NF News revisited: Issue 15, 8th August 2009

Knowledge Is Power at Knowledge Is Power - 19 hours ago
*Nothing is inevitable. Nothing is irreversible.** By Rufus, deputy editor* Why is the world suffering from the machinations of the internationalist mafia? What has happened to us that have allowed these inhuman monsters to gain such power over our lives? It seems that not many years ago, although intrigue was afoot, the world at large was for all practical purposes immune to the drive towards the global gulag. So what happened to weaken our natural immunity? Why did we let our mortal enemies get the upper hand? This is indeed a tricky question to answer. I would hazard to suggest t... more »

(NDAA Fascism Triumphs - (Tragedy of Trumpism) Trump Is Not the Phenomena: Not Living in a Functioning Democracy and Betraying Lower Class Interests Is)  Hacked! (The Dark Dynamics of the Deep State)  Poisoned Air for All  (Regime Change in Libya Mirrors Iraq: Both Efforts Led to Failed States and Destabilized Region)  Corporate Media Vs. Reality (Orwell Speaks)

Bet these bonuses were mentioned in Hillary's Wall Street speeches? Wouldn't wanna get in the way of that gravy train! Taxpayers Subsidize Billions in Wall Street Bonuses: Report02 September 16 According to the study, 20 U.S. banks paid more than US$2 billion in bonuses to their top five executives over the past four years. U.S. taxpayers have been subsidizing more than US$2 billion in

Saturday Interview: Jade Azim

Phil at All That Is Solid ... - 20 hours ago
*After a lengthy break the Saturday Interview makes its return! Occupying the slot this week is Jade Azim. A charity worker from London who's not long graduated from Durham, Jade is the editor of Open Labour as well as being a prolific tweeter and occasional blogger. She sometimes writes here and here, and this is where Jade tweets.* *You've made your mind up about the Labour leadership and are backing Owen Smith. Was this an easy decision to make?* Honestly? Yep. I'd experienced on the ground and watching the airwaves just how devastatingly inefficient Corbyn is. I don't tread lig... more »

BBC Double Standards

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 21 hours ago
Beeb Bias Craig was one of my favourite sites and isthebbcbiased.blogspot.co.uk is a fine followup. This article http://isthebbcbiased.blogspot.com.es/2016/08/double-standards.html is almost precisely what I wanted to write, so I'll link to it instead! 'The example of the BBC's swift (and heavy) reporting of the 'Britain First!' cry reporting in the murder of Jo Cox, in contrast to their widely-noted reluctance to quote cries of 'Allahu Akbar' in several recent murders (including mass murders) of the continent, shows a ongoing and alarming double standard in the BBC's reporting... more »

Hillary Clinton Told FBI That State Dept. Did Not Train Her on Protecting Classified Information per Breitbart

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 21 hours ago
This is odd... http://www.breitbart.com/2016-presidential-race/2016/09/02/clinton-denies-getting-training-guidance-email/

Scientific Study: Towers Collapsed Due To Controlled Demolition

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 21 hours ago
A European scientific study has concluded that on September 11, 2001, the Twin Towers were brought down by a controlled demolition. The study, conducted by four physicists and published in Europhysics Magazine, says that “the evidence points overwhelmingly to the conclusion that all three buildings were destroyed by controlled demolition.” Wnd.com reports: “Given the far-reaching implications, it is morally imperative that this hypothesis be the subject of a truly scientific and impartial investigation by responsible authorities,” the four physicists conclude. The study is the work... more »

Geoengineering: Louisiana Floods Were Man Made

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 22 hours ago
It’s irresponsible for governors and state officials who declared a state of emergency in Louisiana not to understand how the devastating flood happened in the first place. Not when the facts, evidence, and “1,000 year” rain source are right here in front of them. Every week a governor in this country (or somewhere in the world) has to face devastated constituents who have lost their home and life’s worth of belongings, every week the manufactured cause is exactly the same, and every week it is dismissed (misdirected) as “Mother Nature”… clearing the way for the same thing to happen... more »

Video Captures UFO ‘Blowing Up’ Space X Rocket

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 22 hours ago
Stunning video footage showing a UFO fly past the doomed Space X rocket before exploding has gone viral online this week. Experts claim the footage shows an unidentified flying object fly past the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida, and then potentially shoot down the Falcon 9 Space X rocket as it was undergoing tests ahead of a planned launch the next day. Was it a U.S Government conspiracy to stop the launch of the Facebook Satellite? Watch closely in the upper right of the screen at the 11 second mark. An unidentified dark object flies directly over the rocket and exactly as ... more »

Clinton Wants War, But Putin Says He Will Outsmart Her

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 22 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin has made it very clear that should Hillary Clinton decide to go to war with Russia, after being elected President, he will outsmart her at every turn. Fort-russ.com reports: The main question which those following the Ukrainian crisis can ask themselves boils down to one word: “Why?” Why have they done this? Answering this question is easy if we take for granted that the decision to send saboteurs to Crimea was taken not in Kiev, and didn’t even factor in the interests of Ukraine or the Kiev regime. One can easily see the greasy fingerprints of Hilla... more »

Hungary Burn Down 1,000 Acres Of GMO Corn Fields

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 22 hours ago
Officials in Hungary have burned down over 1,000 acres of corn fields in an effort to rid the country of all Monsanto tainted food products. Following Hungary’s ban of genetically modified seeds, the government decided to destroy any remaining crops that had been grown from GM seeds prior to the ban. Naturalnews.com reports: Even though seed traders in the country are required to make sure their products do not contain GMOs, authorities say that they will continue to actively verify this. GMO seeds from Pioneer and Monsanto have been found mixed in with natural seeds, presumably ac... more »

Israeli Army General Says He Was ‘Commander Of Occupation’

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 22 hours ago
A former senior military general has described the Israeli army as “world champions of occupation,” and described his role as akin to being “commander of occupation”. Major General Gadi Shamni, the former head of the Israeli army’s Central Command, has spoken out against the Tel Aviv regime as turning occupation into an “art” form. “We brought the occupation to a level of art. We are the world champions of occupation. I was head of Central Command. The commander of the occupation,” he said in a speech at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya on Wednesday. Presstv.com reports: Elsewh...more »

Atlas Shrugged Day!

Charles R. Anderson, Ph.D. at An Objectivist Individualist - 22 hours ago
This is a reprint of a post I wrote on 2 Sep 2010, with some updates on evolved times: On September 2, 1946, Ayn Rand began writing Atlas Shrugged and she finished her great novel in time for publication in 1957. Throughout the novel, September 2 is the date of a number of events: - In the opening scene of the novel, a bum asking Eddie Willers for a handout, asks "Who is John Galt?" This and the way it was asked bother Eddie. As he walks through NYC he is also bothered by the gigantic calendar hanging from a public tower and announcing the date as September 2. ... more »

Hillary Clinton's 'Oh Sh*t' Moment: After Media Revealed Secret Server, Wiped Emails with BleachBit per Breitbart

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 22 hours ago
This Breitbart article http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/09/02/hillary-clintons-oh-st-moment-emails-wiped-bleachbit-secret-server-discovered/ contains information that the BBC's whitewash articles don't.

Clinton Foundation Officials Sought Diplomatic Immunity

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 22 hours ago
American conservative watchdog Judicial Watch has released emails showing that Clinton Foundation officials sought diplomatic immunity from Hillary Clinton. The batch of 37 emails showed that donors and officials tried to obtain diplomatic passports. Diplomatic passports, by law, are only supposed to be issued to members of the US government, or private citizens serving on federal commissions. Legalinsurrection.com reports: The watchdog group reported this batch included 37 emails that the State Department never received. So far Judicial Watch has uncovered 228 new emails not part ... more »

Nancy Marie Brown: Ivory Vikings

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 1 day ago
*Related: The Song of the Vikings, Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths with Nancy Marie Brown.* *Video Title: Nancy Marie Brown: Ivory Vikings. Source: Cornell University Library. Date Published: November 18, 2015. Description: * In the early 19th century, on a Hebridean beach in Scotland, the sea exposed an ancient treasure cache: 93 chessmen carved from walrus ivory and whales’ teeth between AD 1150-1200. Norse netsuke, each face individual, each full of quirks, the Lewis Chessmen are probably the most famous chess pieces in the world. Harry played Wizard’s Chess with them in H... more »

Nadwa Al Dawsari discusses Yemeni civil war

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 1 day ago
*An excerpt from, "‘Saudi Arabian forces never once targeted ISIS militants in Yemen'" RT, August 29, 2016: * It is not only possible, it is the only fact on the ground because up until now, since March 25, 2015 when the US coalition led by the Saudis ran… all over Yemen, they have never - not even once - targeted all of the Al-Qaeda-ISIS wilayat. They have eight wilayat inside of Yemen and not once have they targeted them. Why? Because they are actually there to run the on-ground incursion for the Saudis. And up until now they have not been able to do that; they were not able to go... more »

Matt Flavel - Asatru: Native Spirituality of European Folk - Radio 3Fourteen

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 1 day ago
"Long before Christianity came to northern Europe, the people there - our ancestors - had their own religions. One of these was Asatru. It was practiced in the lands that are today Scandinavia, England, Germany, France, the Netherlands, and other countries as well. Asatru is the original or native religious belief for the peoples who lived in these regions." (*Source: asatru.org*) *Video Title: Matt Flavel - Asatru: Native Spirituality of European Folk - Radio 3Fourteen. Source: Red Ice Radio. Date Published: September 1, 2016. Description: * Matt Flavel serves on the board of dire... more »

Albert Woodfox in San Francisco on Sept. 7 and in Chicago on Sept. 21

angola3news at Angola 3 News - 1 day ago
*September 7:* Albert is speaking in San Francisco, California on Wed. Sept. 7, 7pm at 2969 Mission St. For more information, please visit the ANSWER Coalition website. *September 21:* Albert is speaking in Chicago, Illinois at 6pm, at Gallery 400, at 400 S. Peoria Street. For more information, see flyer above and visit the event's Facebook and Eventbrite pages.

Musical Interlude: Tom Barabas, “Solar Wind”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
Tom Barabas, “Solar Wind” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKe57CRyKY8

"A Look to the Heavens"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
“Moving left to right near the center of this beautifully detailed color composite, the thin, bright, braided filaments are actually long ripples in a sheet of glowing gas seen almost edge on. The interstellar shock wave plows through space at over 500,000 kilometers per hour. Cataloged as NGC 2736, its elongated appearance suggests its popular name, the Pencil Nebula. *Click image for larger size.* The Pencil Nebula is about 5 light-years long and 800 light-years away, but represents only a small part of the Vela supernova remnant. The Vela remnant itself is around 100 light-years i... more »

"The Eternal Silence Of Infinite Spaces..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
"The eternal silence of infinite spaces frightens me. Why now rather than then? Who has put me here? By whose order and direction have this place and time have been ascribed to me? We travel in a vast sphere, always drifting in the uncertain, pulled from one side to another. Whenever we find a fixed point to attach and to fasten ourselves, it shifts and leaves us; and if we follow it, it eludes our grasp, slips past us, and vanishes for ever. Nothing stays for us. This is our natural condition, most contrary to our inclination; we burn with desires to find solid ground and an ultima... more »

"The Legend of the Starfish"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*"The Legend of the Starfish"* Author Unknown "A vacationing businessman was walking along a beach when he saw a young boy. Along the shore were many starfish that had been washed up by the tide and were sure to die before the tide returned. The boy was walking slowly along the shore and occasionally reached down and tossed the beached starfish back into the ocean. The businessman, hoping to teach the boy a little lesson in common sense, walked up to the boy and said, “I have been watching what you are doing, son. You have a good heart, and I know you mean well, but do you realize ...more »

"Compassion and Enabling"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
"Compassion and Enabling" by admin "Sometimes there is a very blurry line between feeling and expressing compassion, and enabling someone. Showing compassion is giving someone space and understanding so they can work through their predicament whilst remaining at a healthy emotional distance. This healthy emotional distance can be hard to judge in close knit relationships such as marriage and families. For should one fall over the edge of compassion and into the field of pity, neither party will benefit. Pity serves no one in relation to creating the desired changes within relations... more »

Chet Raymo, "Like Rubies Ringed With Gold"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*"Like Rubies Ringed With Gold"* by Chet Raymo "Here's a new Hubble Space Telescope composite photograph of two colliding galaxies in the constellation Corvus. Click to enlarge or look for large image on the link. Each of the three books of Dante's "Divine Comedy" ends with the same words: "the stars." The Inferno concludes with distant stars glimpsed through the narrow exit of hell. "We emerged," says the poet, "and saw the stars." The poet's journey through Purgatory ends on Earth's highest mountain, with the heavens seemingly not so far away. He is "ready to ascend to the stars... more »

The Daily "Near You?"

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


noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
"You are what your deep driving desire is; As your deep driving desire is, so is your will; As your will is so is your deed; As your deed is so is your destiny." - Maitri Upanishads

Reminder: Trump Has Been Very Close With The Mafia For His Entire Career

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
*Roy Cohn and Signore Trumpanzee, two of New York's most notorious villains of the 20th Century* Want to sign up to be a Trumpanzee volunteer, even just for phone-banking? The *Cincinnati Enquirer* reports that "to sign up on Trump's website, potential volunteers must agree to a 2,271-word non-disclosure agreement in which they also promise they won't compete against or say anything bad about Trump, his company, his family members [including Barron] or products-- now and forever." The bizarre requirement means that even online volunteers must sign the form, even if they'll never mee... more »

The Poet: Maya Angelou, "When Great Trees Fall"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*"When Great Trees Fall"* "When great trees fall, rocks on distant hills shudder, lions hunker down in tall grasses, and even elephants lumber after safety. When great trees fall in forests, small things recoil into silence, their senses eroded beyond fear. When great souls die, the air around us becomes light, rare, sterile. We breathe, briefly. Our eyes, briefly, see with a hurtful clarity. Our memory, suddenly sharpened, examines, gnaws on kind words unsaid, promised walks never taken. Great souls die and our reality, bound to them, takes leave of us. Our souls, dependent upon their... more »

Minneapolis Third City to Pass Resolution Supporting Standing Rock Sioux Nation

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 1 day ago
Northwest Delegation arrived in Standing Rock Camp this week. Photo by Jean Roach, Lakota. Banner drop in Minneapolis celebrating resolution and support Minneapolis, Saint Paul and Seattle pass resolutions supporting Standing Rock Sioux Nation and halt of Dakota Access Pipeline By Brenda Norrell Censored News MINNEAPOLIS -- Minneapolis is now the third city to pass a resolution in

Gregory Mannarino, “The US Economy Is A Freak Show”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
Gregory Mannarino, “The US Economy Is A Freak Show” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEEZgeJG1I8

Exploding Batteries or a Secret Copy of the Necronomicon?

Daniel Stack at 19th Level - 1 day ago
Sure Samsung claims the batteries are overheating and causing their phones to melt... But isn't it just as likely that some cultist burned a copy of the *Necronomicon *into all Galaxy Note 7 phones? I've been getting my brain back into a Cthulhu state of mind (I guess one can do that by failing a SAN check). One of our possible games is a 21st century Delta Green game, dealing with a top secret organization dedicated to fighting the Cthulhu Mythos. One interesting exercise when dealing with a modern take on the Mythos is finding a conspiracy explanation for news stories. As I rece... more »

How to Stop Terrorism: Seven Ways to “Drain the Swamp”

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 1 day ago
*Washington's Blog* - The methods for stopping future attacks are well known. The post How to Stop Terrorism: Seven Ways to “Drain the Swamp” appeared first on Waking Times.

Mohawk Nation News 'Slay the Slithering SSSerpent'

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 1 day ago
Post navigation ← Previous SLAY THE SLITHERING SSSERPENT Posted on September 2, 2016 Please post & distribute. MNN, Sept. 2, 2016. We live in a world where monsters are trying to destroy life on earth. The serpent lives among us. they are dressed in dark suits and ties, fashionable dresses and smiling faces. You can recognize them by how they dominate and destroy all natural life

FBI Reveal That Clinton Lied About Security Clearance

Baxter Dmitry at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
Hillary Clinton’s tangled web of lies may have finally tripped her up. It has been exposed that Hillary Clinton either lied to the FBI, or lied on her State Department non-disclosure agreement. "could not recall" https://t.co/JHDPiB2QHD — Guy Benson (@guypbenson) September 2, 2016 Hillary Clinton said “I don’t recall” 35 times during FBI questioning, it was revealed today. The former secretary of state told the FBI she did not know if she had security clearance and she did not receive training about dealing with classified information. FBI Notes – Clinton doesn't know she has securi... more »

The Nuclear Sword Of Damocles: We Must Change Course

Colin Todhunter at EAST BY NORTHWEST - 1 day ago
Huffington Post Don't take free content on the web for granted. If you value what I do, please read *this* The following is a harrowing account by a Hiroshima survivor talking about the fate of her schoolmates. It was recently read out in the British parliament during a debate about Britain's nuclear arsenal: "Some fell to the ground and their stomachs already expanded full, burst and organs fell out. Others had skin falling off them and others still were carrying limbs. And one in particular was carrying their eyeballs in their hand." In response to a question, British PM Ther... more »

When it comes to Hillary, Paul Waldman notes, a special standard applies as to what "raises questions"

KenInNY at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
*You can find the piece to which Paul's directing us here.* *"If you as a journalist are going to say that something 'raises questions,' and if you know the answer to those questions, you have to say that, too. So in this case, the question the Band email raises is, 'Did an aide to Bill Clinton get a diplomatic passport from Hillary Clinton's staff when she was Secretary of State, something he was not entitled to?' The answer is — and pay attention to make sure you grasp this answer in all its complexity — No."* *-- Paul Waldman, in a WaPo post today,* "Here’s a tale of two scandal... more »

Tonight's Movie Is 'Go Tell The Spartans'

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*From **Wikipedia:* Go Tell the Spartans is a 1978 American war film directed by Ted Post, starring Burt Lancaster, and based on Daniel Ford's 1967 novel Incident at Muc Wa,[1] about U.S. Army military advisors during the early part of the Vietnam War in 1964, a time when Ford was a correspondent in Vietnam for The Nation. The film's title is from Simonides's epitaph to the three hundred soldiers who died fighting Persian invaders at Thermopylae, Greece: "Go tell the Spartans, stranger passing by, that here, obedient to their laws, we lie." The choice of film's name thus constitut... more »

Tim Kelly Interviews William Ramsey on the Legacy of Aleister Crowley

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 1 day ago
Insightful Interview! * thkelly67* *William Ramsey joins to the show to discuss the legacy of Aleister Crowley. We talk about Crowley's philosophy and his connections to the British establishment as well as his influence in shaping the modern world. *

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- September 2, 2016

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
ALAA AL-MARJANI/REUTERS *Nancy A. Youssef, Daily Beast*: *U.S. Looks to Beat ISIS Before Obama’s Out* *There are only a few months left in the Obama presidency. Which means the pressure is on to score a major win against ISIS before he leaves the White House.* To hear members of the national security community tell it, ISIS is about to lose its grip on its Iraqi capital. In the last 10 days alone, the two U.S. generals leading the war effort have promised that the city of Mosul will be out of ISIS hands soon. Telegraphing the military’s next move usually is considered strategical... more »

World News Briefs -- September 2, 2016 (Evening Edition)

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*Reuters:* *Turkey pushes west in offensive against Islamic State in Syria* Turkey renewed air strikes on Islamic State sites in Syria on Friday, extending operations along a 90-km (56-mile) corridor near the Turkish border which Ankara says it is clearing of jihadists and protecting from Kurdish militia expansion. Turkey's 10-day-old offensive, its first major incursion into Syria since the war started five years ago, has alarmed the West. The United States has voiced concerns about Turkish strikes on Kurdish-aligned groups that Washington has backed in its battle against Islami... more »

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- September 2, 2016

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
The Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), left, and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) conduct dual aircraft carrier strike group operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. US Navy photo. *Bryan McGrath, USNI News*: *To Buy the Next Fleet, We Must Change the Navy* As a navalist, think-tanker, and defense consultant, I get to spend a lot of time among very intelligent people thinking about the future of naval operations. Over the course of my work this past summer, I’ve come to focus on what I bel... more »

FBI Releases Their Email Investigation Documents On Hillary Clinton

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*Washington Post:* *FBI releases Hillary Clinton email investigation documents* The FBI on Friday released a detailed report on its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, as well as what appears to be a summary of her interview with agents, providing the most thorough look yet at the probe that has dogged the campaign of the Democratic presidential nominee. The documents, which total 58 pages, do not seem to provide any major revelations about Clinton’s actions — though they paint her and her staff as either unaware of... more »

Venezuelan Government Claims To Have Foiled A Coup

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez talks with Venezuela's Interior and Justice Minister Nestor Reverol, during a meeting with the Diplomatic Corps in Caracas, Venezuela September 2, 2016. REUTERS/Marco Bello *Reuters*: *After huge Venezuela protest march, government says foils coup* Venezuela's socialist government said on Friday it thwarted a coup plot this week as opponents planned to build on their biggest protest in more than a decade with further street action demanding a referendum to remove the president. Buoyed by rallies in Caracas on Thursday that drew hundreds... more »

Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov Has Died

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*Washington Post:* *Islam Karimov, Uzbekistan strongman who exploited anti-terror fight, dies at 78* Islam Karimov, the Communist Party apparatchik who transformed post-independence Uzbekistan into a brutal personal fiefdom while reaping political and economic benefits from the U.S. war in Afghanistan, has died in Tashkent. He was 78. His death was announced on Friday by state television after days of official silence about his health. His daughter, Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva, wrote on verified social media accounts that he had suffered a “cerebral hemorrhage” on Aug. 27. His death...more »

This Goes Out To the One I Hate

jurassicpork at Welcome Back to Pottersville - 1 day ago
@jurassicpork59 Thanks. We'll look into it. — Shout! Factory (@ShoutFactory) September 2, 2016 @jurassicpork59 Thank you. I also forwarded to our legal department to review. — Shout! Factory (@ShoutFactory) September 2, 2016 Now I'll just sit back for a while with a virtual tub o' popcorn and watch the legal sparks fly from my equally virtual porch. We now return to our regularly scheduled political lunacy (an upcoming Assclowns of the Week).

Clinton Had Cell Phones Smashed With Hammers To Destroy Evidence

Baxter Dmitry at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
The Federal Bureau of Investigation was unable to access any of the cell phones Hillary Clinton used while she was Secretary of State and now we know why – she had her staff smash them with a hammer. According to newly released FBI documents, the investigation into Clinton’s use of a personal email server was unable to obtain potentially important evidence from the eight cell phones she used while Secretary of State. Justin Cooper, a Department of State aide, recalled at least two occasions when he “destroyed” the secretary of state’s old Blackberry cell phones, according to FBI doc...more »

World’s First Driverless Buses Take To French Roads

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
Driverless buses will be taking passengers around the eastern French city of Lyon this weekend. In a year long experiment, high-tech autonomous minibuses, capable of speeds of up to 20 kilometers an hour (12 mph), will be ferrying passengers around the center of Lyon. Daily Mail reports: They can carry up to 15 people between five stops on a 10-minute route. The buses, costing £170,000 each, are fitted with high-tech equipment including laser sensors, stereo vision and GPS. They have already been tested in other French cities and in Sion, Switzerland but without carrying passengers... more »

Economic News , Data & Views.......September 2 , 2016 ..... Quick Hits. 1. Non Farm Payroll Report , US Data Splash , Markets & Market Moving News. 2. Around The Horn In Europe - Italy , Greece , Germany , Spain , Denmark , Finland , French , ECB In Focus. 3.Libya In Focus - Politics De Jour ( GNA Gov't Formation Efforts , East Gov't & LNA , International Politics ) . 4.Syria In Focus - Northern Syria State Of Play ,Turkey-ISIS Impacting Syria War , Kurdish Questions Complicate Syria War. 5. Turkey In Focus - Syria War , Europe Relations , Purge Updates. 6. US Presidential Race News For Friday. 7. Odds & Ends.

Fred Walton at Catharsis Ours - 1 day ago
Non Farm Payroll Report , US Data Splash , Markets ! ! *zerohedge* ‏@zerohedge 18m 18 minutes ago Worst US Macro Slump In 6 Months Sparks Stock, Bond, Silver Buying Spree http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-09-0 2/worst-us-macro-slump-6-months-sparks-stock-bond-silver-buying-spree … *MarketWatch* ‏@MarketWatch 15m15 minutes ago U.S. stocks end higher after payroll report http://on.mktw.net/2cm7QTo *Markit Economics* ‏@MarkitEconomics 5h 5 hours ago #Economics next week: #ECB announcement, #PMI, industrial production data in #UK + #Germany, revised #GDP in #Japa... more »

NF News revisited: Issue 2, 11th May 2009

Knowledge Is Power at Knowledge Is Power - 1 day ago
*Change! Change!! Change!!! By Rufus (Deputy Editor, NF News)* Have a look at the above picture. Is this one of Barack Hussein Obama’s campaign posters? Maybe it belongs to Bill Clinton, who also pledged to bring about Change when standing for election. No, this image belongs not to an American shyster, but to a British one. David Cameron is using the ‘Change’ slogans so beloved of fellow Zionists to hoodwink the British people into believing he is going to overturn the harm wrought by the Blair-Brown labour regime. This exactly apes the Obama campaign, which promised to undue ... more »

Baby names: Noah enters top 10 for boys, Amelia remains top for girls per BBC News

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 1 day ago
This BBC report http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-37254187 starts thus: 'The name Noah has entered the top 10 most popular boys' names for the first time, while Amelia has remained the most popular for girls, the Office for National Statistics said. The list of most popular baby names in England and Wales in 2015 also showed Oliver has remained top for boys. The ONS said the results were "based on the exact spelling of the name given on the birth certificate".Grouping similarly-pronounced names would change the rankings, it added.' Can you guess what grouping of names would take the top... more »

Wilthsire Swastika Crop Circle ‘Not Nazi Symbol’

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
A crop circle in the shape of a huge ‘Nazi’ swastika appeared in a farmer’s field this week in Wilthsire, England. Experts say the crop circle is not a Nazi symbol but an ancient sign of peace given to earthlings by extraterrestrial beings. The BBC reports: When the 180 ft wide formation was spotted in a field in Beckhampton earlier this week, the farmer was reported to have concerns about its potentially sinister connections. Now the International Raelian Movement, which believes humans were created by extraterrestrial beings, has dispelled that idea. Raelian guide Thomas Kaenzig s... more »

Clinton Calls For A Renewal Of Iran Sanctions Act

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
Hillary Clinton has called for US Congress to renew the Iran Sanctions Act, without adding additional measures to it. Originally passed in 1996, The Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) is set to expire in December. Clinton spokesman Jesse Lehrich told The Hill newspaper on Thursday that “Hillary Clinton supports a clean reauthorization of the Iran Sanctions Act and believes Congress should get this done in short order when they return from recess.” Press TV reports: “She has always made clear that while the historic deal passed last year represents a crucial step forward toward preventing Ira... more »

Trump And Ford

Owen Gray at Northern Reflections - 1 day ago
Canadians may like to believe that Americans would never elect Donald Trump. But Mitchell Anderson reminds his readers that Canada has already had its Trump. His name was Rob Ford: The success of Trump and Ford are similar in that they rely on an ongoing media circus, incomparable name recognition and an alienated electorate. Both tout business expertise over political experience — Ford was no billionaire but publically played on his part ownership of the family label business. And both politicians enable their supporters by making it respectable to indulge in our ugliest instinct... more »

The Corrupted Democratic Party Follows The Republican Party Further And Further To The Right

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
This morning, we quoted GOP billionaire Mike Fernandez, from his OpEd endorsing Hillary Clinton, that party loyalty should never come before cores values and principles: "No longer can we hide behind the excuse that party loyalty is paramount, and that a bad candidate of our own is always better than any candidate of theirs. Blind loyalty in this case is the ultimate definition of disloyalty to our beliefs." Gauis mentioned to me that any #BernieOrBust true believer could have written the same thing. Yesterday Thom Hartmann had Mike Papantonio on his show to talk about how it was... more »

Japanese Grandad Fights Off Wild Bear Using Only His Hands

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
A Japanese fisherman had to use his karate skills to fight off a 6ft 3″ snarling Asian black bear after coming face to face with the beast in a mountain creek. Bangkok Post reports: The 63-year-old was fishing in a mountain creek when the 190-centimetre (6-foot 3-inch) creature set upon him in what he said was an unprovoked attack. In scenes seemingly reminiscent of Leonardo Di Caprio’s epic tussle with an angry bear in the Oscar-winning film “The Revenant” — Atsushi Aoki was bitten and scratched repeatedly, including on his head. The Revenant “The bear was so strong, and it knocked...more »

Keeping tracks

Craig at Is the BBC biased? - 1 day ago
Sorry for the lack of posts over the past couple of days (a case of 'events, dear boy' for both me and Sue)... ....but as a follow-up to *Double Standards *(from a couple of days ago), please take a close read of David Keighley's latest post at *News-watch*. It chronicles three other examples of the BBC (over the course of Wednesday evening and Thursday morning) pursuing the same line that "The fear is that this was a frenzied racist attack triggered by the Brexit referendum" (h/t the BBC's Daniel Sandford) across its flagship programmes (*Newsnight*, *News at Six *and *Today*). ... more »

UPDATED: The Fentanyl Crisis...Who's Making It and Pushing It?

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 1 day ago
*UPDATE: September 3, 2016* Pursuant to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request it was revealed that a large amount of fentanyl was stolen from the Royal Jubilee Hospital in 2015. While the hospital did advise Health Canada of the theft of the dangerous drug, Health Canada did not make the theft public. *It is not known whether this drug made it onto the streets of the Vancouver Lower Mainland and is responsible for the epidemic of fentanyl deaths.* *Gwynevere Staddon* *2000 - 2016* *Who killed Gwynevere Staddon?* *Gwyn Staddon* was a local girl. She attended the same high schoo... more »

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