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Thursday, September 8, 2016

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War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 minute ago
'High possibility' of nuclear test after quake detected in North Korea: Seoul https://t.co/bDOeAoDjv3 pic.twitter.com/3iJcH4jjk8 — AFP news agency (@AFP) September 9, 2016

North Korea Has Conducted Its Fifth Nuclear Test

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 minute ago
*New York Times*: *North Korea Tests a Nuclear Device, South Says* SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea conducted its fifth underground nuclear test on Friday, South Korean officials said, despite threats of more sanctions from the United States and the United Nations. The latest test, according to the officials, produced a more powerful explosive yield than the North’s previous detonations, indicating that the country was making progress in its efforts to build a functional nuclear warhead. A statement from the South Korean military also said that an artificial tremor, registered as ... more »

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 minute ago
*Click on Image to Enlarge* NASA Langley Research Center provides shelter for Langley Air Force Base F-22 Raptors as the approaching Hurricane Hermine moves up the east coast. David C. Bowman/NASA, Langley *WNU Editor:* From the Business Insider ....* The US Air Force squeezed 13 F-22s into a NASA hangar to protect them from Hurricane Hermine* (Business Insider).

Does The Kremlin Really Believe That Hillary Clinton wants To Start A War With Russia?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 minute ago
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) attends the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit Leaders' Retreat Two with Hillary Clinton (C) and Vietnam's President Truong Tan Sang in Vladivostok September 9, 2012. JIM WATSON/POOL/REUTERS *Clinton Ehrlich, Foreign Policy:* *The Kremlin Really Believes That Hillary Wants to Start a War With Russia* *An American embedded within Moscow’s top foreign-policy brain trust explains why Putin and his cadres are backing Trump.* If Hillary Clinton is elected president, the world will remember Aug. 25 as the day she began the Second Cold W... more »

Diurnal Temperature Range and why it contradicts Alarmism.

Geoff Brown at The Australian Climate Sceptics Blog - 38 minutes ago
*Anthony Cox* with *Ken Stewart and Chris Gillham* Diurnal Temperature Range (DTR) is the difference between the maximum and minimum temperatures over a period typically a 24 hour period. The alarmists regard DTR as an essential part of AGW. Karl Braganza, a prominent alarmist at the BoM, for instance describes DTR as a *fingerprint* of AGW. Braganza says: *greater global warming at night and during winter is more typical of increased greenhouse gases*, *rather than an increase in solar radiation*. So, is this true that the rate of warming is greater at night and during the winter... more »

Did Matt Lauer Suck Last Night?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 hour ago
This morning the media-- at least the Twitter media-- was plotzing because Gary Johnson, asked on *Morning Joe* what he would do about Aleppo if he were elected, professed not to know what Aleppo is. I'd bet anything that neither Trumpanzee nor the bulk of the Trumpanzee fan base have any idea what Aleppo is either. Trump's campaign is pretty much a fact-free zone anyway and the media has blithely let him get away with it for over a year his whole sordid public career. Matt Lauer's morning infotainment show isn't exactly a place someone should go for hard news-- unless it was har... more »

Musical Interlude: Chuck Wild, “Liquid Mind VI: Spirit - In The Spirit”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 hour ago
Chuck Wild, “Liquid Mind VI: Spirit - In The Spirit” Images courtesy of ESA, NASA, and The Hubble Space Telescope. - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s52o9_2pi1U&feature=related

Red Warrior Camp urges world to come stand with them and push back National Guard

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 2 hours ago
"They are putting out lives in jeopardy." Cody Hall. Article by Brenda Norrell Censored News Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 CANNON BALL, North Dakota -- Red Warrior Camp spokesman Cody Hall urged the entire world to come and stand with them and push back the show of force targeting peaceful water defenders, and burial place protectors, camped on Treaty lands of the Standing Rock Nation."I'm

Lockdown at Dawn -- Protecting Burial Place from DAPL Bulldozers

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 2 hours ago
By Brenda Norrell Censored News CANNON BALL, North Dakota (Sept. 8, 2016) -- Protectors of burial places locked down to heavy construction machinery before first light this morning to protect the burial place of chiefs in the path of bulldozers of Dakota Access Pipeline. Construction workers did not arrive, apparently because of muddy road conditions. North Dakota

Russian President Putin is Putting In Place The Next Generation Of Russian Leaders

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 2 hours ago
*Bloomberg*:* Putin Grooms a New Generation of Leaders* The Russian president is removing old allies and replacing them with young loyalists, likely ensuring his leadership will continue until 2024. After 16 years in charge, Vladimir Putin is shaking up his team to cement his control into the next decade. The 63-year-old leader is pushing aside some longtime allies and grooming young lieutenants—many of whom share his background in the security services and aren’t old enough to have worked under any other leader—to form a new generation of Kremlin leadership. One of them could even... more »

What Happened to the New Age? Sorting Truth from Nonsense

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 2 hours ago
*Richard Smoley* - Is the new age movement about fads or genuine spirituality? The post What Happened to the New Age? Sorting Truth from Nonsense appeared first on Waking Times.

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New Orleans Ladder at New Orleans Ladder - 3 hours ago
*Feds to shoulder bigger share of Louisiana flood costs ~Julia O'Donoghue*

"A Look to the Heavens"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
“This pretty, open cluster of stars, M34, is about the size of the Full Moon on the sky. Easy to appreciate in small telescopes, it lies some 1,800 light-years away in the constellation Perseus. At that distance, M34 physically spans about 15 light-years. Formed at the same time from the same cloud of dust and gas, all the stars of M34 are about 200 million years young. * Click image for larger size.* But like any open star cluster orbiting in the plane of our galaxy, M34 will eventually disperse as it experiences gravitational tides and encounters with the Milky Way's interstellar ... more »

The Poet: Wendell Berry, The Circles Of Our Lives"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
"*The Circles Of Our Lives"* "Within the circles of our lives we dance the circles of the years, the circles of the seasons within the circles of the years, the cycles of the moon, within the circles of the seasons, the circles of our reasons within the cycles of the moon. Again, again we come and go, changed, changing. Hands join, unjoin in love and fear, grief and joy. The circles turn, each giving into each, into all. Only music keeps us here, each by all the others held. In the hold of hands and eyes we turn in pairs, that joining joining each to all again. And then we turn aside, a... more »

Entire US Presidential Election Is Fake, From Start To Finish

Northerntruthseeker at Northerntruthseeker - 3 hours ago
As a Canadian, I am basically an outsider "looking in" in regards to the US Presidential Election circus that I see going on in the United States right now..... To me the entire facade is so laughable and quite honestly, the American election process is now the laughing stock of the entire planet..... For a very long time I have reported constantly on how very logically I see the US election process as a sham and a farce due to the failings of the "two party system" and how the US people have NO choice to make simply because no matter which criminal wins in November, their nation co... more »

The Syrian War To Free Itself From The Evil US/Israel/NATO Criminal Cabal: Updates On The Present Situation In Syria

Northerntruthseeker at Northerntruthseeker - 3 hours ago
It has been almost two weeks since my last report on the ongoing war in Syria, and there has indeed been a lot going on.... Yes, the war for Syria's freedom from the criminal US/Israel/NATO cabal's tyranny continues, and we can only hope for the day to come when the Syrian people will send the cabal running and have their nation back... First, I came across the following report from the Syrian Free Press website, at www.syrianfreepress.wordpress.com, that absolutely shows a completely different message than what the liars in the Jew spew media have been stating about exactly WHO has... more »

CDC’s Power Grab: Quarantine and Vaccination for Suspicion of Infection

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 3 hours ago
*Sayer Ji* - The CDC and HHS are trying to give themselves the power to arrest anyone. The post CDC’s Power Grab: Quarantine and Vaccination for Suspicion of Infection appeared first on Waking Times.

U.S. Hostage Operation To Rescue Two Professors In Afghanistan Has Failed

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 3 hours ago
*FOX News*: *Sources: US forces mounted unsuccessful mission to rescue kidnapped American U. in Afghanistan profs* U.S. special operations forces mounted an unsuccessful mission to rescue two American University of Afghanistan professors kidnapped in Kabul last month -- after an earlier mission was aborted when the White House withheld its approval -- defense officials with knowledge of the incident told Fox News. Fox News is told the operation, which took place a few days after their Aug. 7 kidnapping, killed seven enemy fighters. But when the firefight ended, there was no sign ...more »

X-Zone Broadcast Network - Don Schmitt

KRandle at A Different Perspective - 3 hours ago
This week's show with Don Schmitt has been the cause of a great deal of anticipation and a couple of dozen emails. It can be found following this link: https://youtu.be/fo-gK4nwZ_k The program will air on the X-Zone Broadcast Network on Saturday and Sunday at 9 - 10 EDT which translates to 6 - 7 PDT. For those who wish to comment on the content, you can do that in the comments section here. Given the guest and the topic, that could be interesting. Next week's guest: Ben Moss and Tony Angiola Topic: Their investigation into the Lonnie Zamora sighting.

Friday Morning Ramble: 09.09.16

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 4 hours ago
*Lotsa links …* Regulation again making more people homeless. *Homeless woman kicked out of caravan after complaint* – HERALD “Disaster upon disaster unless the Auckland voters get awoken to the realities on all this nonsense. “For one thing, Auckland already lacks street space (outlier low among cities globally) so where are the trams going to go without either making traffic congestion worse still, or needing billions spent in property acquisition and demolition, and/or tunneling?” *Light rail a priority for Auckland mayoral candidate Phil Goff – COMMENT* – Phil Hayward, M... more »

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Oberon at GlobaLove Think Tank - 4 hours ago

Oh Yeah

Russell Duffy at GlobaLove Think Tank - 4 hours ago
*Its a fucked up world,* *it's been fucked for sixty years* *It's been fucked through our rebellions* *it's fucked despite our fears.* *it's a fucked up world* *all those hippies failed* *the same boss in the Whitehouse* *love and freedom now derailed.* *It's a fucked up world* *Globalisation in control* *The media do our thinking* *The media own our soul.* *It's a fucked up world* *Is it any surprise?* *Brainwashing all our thinking* *With right wing on the rise*

CIA Director: Iraq And Syria Might Not ‘Be Put Back Together Again’

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 4 hours ago
CIA Director John Brennan speaks at a forum about ''CIA's Strategy in the Face of Emerging Challenges'' at The Brookings Institution in Washington U.S., July 13, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria *Al Arabiya/AFP*: *CIA head says Iraq, Syria might not ‘be put back together again’* Iraq and Syria have been so thoroughly damaged by warfare, sectarian conflict and killing that it is unclear they “can be put back together again,” CIA Director John Brennan said. In an interview this week with the CTC Sentinel, a publication from the West Point military academy’s Combating Terrorism Center, th... more »

Why Are Most Republicans In Congress Afraid To Speak Out About Trump's Psychosis The Way Jeff Flake Does?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 4 hours ago
Jeff Flake has never been someone with whom we've found much common ground here at *DWT*. He was a very conservative House member and he is a very conservative senator. But like most Republicans in Congress, Flake isn't a coward when it comes to the execrable Señor Trumpanzee. When Flake was asked by Jake Tapper on CNN's *State of the Union* if Clinton could win his state-- polls show a dead-heat in Arizona, although the most recent shows Hillary beating Trumpanzee 35.1% to 33.5%-- he said he wouldn't vote for either Hillary or Trump and pointed to "the tone and tenor of his campai... more »

Turkey/Syrian Update

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 4 hours ago
*Former Lebanese Minister says Erdogan hid at* *Russian Base during Attempted Coup.* *Tip of the hat to "Ally", a frequent* *Commenter at **Penny For Your Thoughts* Very Interesting News from Russia Today. Watch the above video where a former Lebanese Minister says Turkey's President Erdogan hid at the Russian Base in Syria during the attempted coup. This supports what I speculated shortly after the attempted coup. In a fit of sheer speculation I said the reason Erdogan's plane wasn't fired on by the coup-meisters was that it was followed by Russian jets. There was a report that ...more »

Turkey/Syrian Update

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 4 hours ago
*NOTE: Sorry for the multiple postings on this folks, there was a gremlin in my computer and it kept freezing when I tried to "publish" this post. :\ Thanks to Blogger for sorting it out. Coincidentally, this is my 600th post.* *Former Lebanese Minister says Erdogan hid at* *Russian Base during Attempted Coup.* *Tip of the hat to "Ally", a frequent* *Commenter at **Penny For Your Thoughts* Very Interesting News from Russia Today. Watch the above video, where a former Lebanese Minister says Turkey's President Erdogan hid at the Russian Base in Syria during the attempted coup. Th... more »

Turkey/Syrian Update

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 4 hours ago
*Former Lebanese Minister says Erdogan hid at* *Russian Base during Attempted Coup.* *Tip of the hat to "Ally", a frequent* *Commenter at **Penny For Your Thoughts* Very Interesting News from Russia Today. Watch the above video where a former Lebanese Minister says Turkey's President Erdogan hid at the Russian Base in Syria during the attempted coup. This supports what I speculated shortly after the attempted coup. In a fit of sheer speculation I said the reason Erdogan's plane wasn't fired on by the coup-meisters was that it was followed by Russian jets. There was a report that ...more »

Turkey/Syrian Update

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 4 hours ago
*Former Lebanese Minister says Erdogan hid at* *Russian Base during Attempted Coup.* *Tip of the hat to "Ally", a frequent* *Commenter at **Penny For Your Thoughts* Very Interesting News from Russia Today. Watch the above video where a former Lebanese Minister says Turkey's President Erdogan hid at the Russian Base in Syria during the attempted coup. This supports what I speculated shortly after the attempted coup. In a fit of sheer speculation I said the reason Erdogan's plane wasn't fired on by the coup-meisters was that it was followed by Russian jets. There was a report that ...more »

Protesting Enormous Fines on Jeju Island

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 5 hours ago
Regina Pyon writes from South Korea: "Post-modern avant-garde live show" by Dunguree with 5,000 pieces of 10 won coins to protest against the wrongful reimbursement claim of $3.4 million by the Navy on 121 Gangjeong villagers and activists on Jeju Island. [The government claims that more than eight years of protests in Gangjeong village have harmed the Samsung Corporation, the lead construction contractor for the Navy base that will port US warships sent to the Asia-Pacific. Thus the enormous fines against leading villagers and activists.] Dunguree, a filmmaker, is one of the 121... more »

Native American Tribes Violently Assaulted Amid Media Blackout

Baxter Dmitry at Your News Wire - 5 hours ago
The violent attacks by corporate mercenaries on Native Americans tribes protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) on Saturday gained national attention on social media over the weekend, spurring an outcry for justice. As a result, many citizens have demanded the identity of the privately hired security forces who attacked unarmed citizens – including a child and pregnant woman – be exposed, and through the collaboration of the online community, that is exactly what has happened. AnonHQ report: Ashley Nicole Welch, the woman pictured in the photo above, has borne much of the brunt ...more »

Julian Assange: Hillary Clinton Is Lying, I Have Proof

Baxter Dmitry at Your News Wire - 5 hours ago
Julian Assange said Tuesday night that Hillary Clinton lied to the FBI when she said she didn’t know what the classified “c” marker means in government email correspondences, and the WikiLeaks founder proved his claims by producing thousands of examples of Clinton using the “c” marker herself in correspondence. “She is lying,” Assange told Fox News. “And it is disturbing that [FBI Director James] Comey goes along with that game.“ Details of Clinton’s testimony to the FBI released on late on Friday afternoon show that the former secretary of state repeatedly claimed she could not rem... more »

Medical Professor Claims Hillary Clinton Has One Year To Live

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 5 hours ago
A medical professor has claimed that based on Hillary Clinton’s medical records, the Democratic nominee probably has just one year left to live. In a YouTube video, the professor claims that Hillary suffers from a serious disease called Subcortical Vascular Dementia. The professor, who says he wishes to remain anonymous due to the growing Clinton body count connected to people who speak out against her, had the following to say: Hillary Clinton might actually have 1 year to live based on medical records that were leaked indicating she has a disease called Subcortical Vascular Demen... more »

#Thatawkwardmoment...

jurassicpork at Welcome Back to Pottersville - 5 hours ago
When you wake up the next morning & put on a brave face about sleeping with a psycho last night. #LaueringTheBar pic.twitter.com/4UUXuyyXLf — Robert Crawford (@jurassicpork59) September 8, 2016 This is really all I've got for today. The DSM V Special that was broadcast last night by 30 Rock Bottom hardly deserves commentary except to say that Matt Lauer is now officially and simultaneously the worst political moderator ever and the official cock puppet of the Trump campaign. I'm currently hard at work on an old novel I'd shelved four or five years ago when I decided to go ... more »

Is it All Over For The Islamic State?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
Isis fighters parade through Raqqa after its capture in June 2014. Photograph: Reuters *Martin Chulov, The Guardian*:* Losing ground, fighters and morale – is it all over for Isis?* The self-styled caliphate has been in rapid decline since Turkey joined the war in northern Syria. But if the jihadis refocus their efforts on acts of terrorism in the west, victory may be short lived It has been a bad few months for Islamic State (Isis). For the first time since the terror group laid claim to much of Iraq and Syria, it no longer has a direct path to Europe. Black flags are no longer f... more »

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- September 8, 2016

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*Howard LaFranchi, CSM*: *In Aleppo, a potential turning point for Syria* The fight over the city of Aleppo is so important that it could recast the six-year Syrian civil war. WASHINGTON — Aleppo, Syria’s commercial powerhouse and a symbolic rival to the capital Damascus, has been under siege for most of a civil war that is well into its sixth year. But the intense fighting there now, where the rebels that once dominated the city are fighting to stave off the forces of President Bashar al-Assad, is of a different order. The outcome, many regional experts say, likely won't end th... more »

World News Briefs -- September 8, 2016 (Evening Edition)

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 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. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy *Reuters*: *Kerry to meet Lavrov about Syria in Geneva on Friday* U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva on Friday in an effort to move toward a political agreement to end the Syrian civil war, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday. "Their discussion follows recent conversations on Syria and will focus on reducing violence, expand... more »

U.S. Presidential Elections News Updates -- September 8, 2016

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*Daily Mail:* *Democrats accuse Matt Lauer of bias at NBC veterans forum: Liberal outcry over host's seven-minute grilling of Hillary Clinton over her emails as they claim he 'let Trump off' over Iraq war* * Trump and Clinton were quizzed on national security by Matt Lauer during a Commander in Chief forum * Questioned on ISIS, Trump said 'I totally opposed the Iraq war', despite supporting it in a 2002 interview * Democrats were unhappy that the remark went unchallenged despite Clinton being grilled over her emails * Out of a 30-minute segment Clinton spent almost seven minutes ... more »

North Korea Has Banned Sarcasm (Seriously)

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
Government held mass meetings with residents telling them to 'Keep your mouths shut'. Reuters *Vanity Fair:* *Brilliant: Kim Jong Un Bans Sarcasm in North Korea* This is the greatest idea in the history of the world. Kim Jong Un just can’t take a joke. The last time the North Korean dictator found himself on the receiving end of some gentle ribbing, as the subject of James Franco and Seth Rogen’s assassination comedy The Interview, Kim’s repressive regime allegedly hacked Sony Pictures, apparently in retaliation. Now, the absolutist leader is taking his hostility toward humor to a... more »

Report: Iran May Have Received Over $30 Billion In Cash And Gold From The U.S.

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Secretary of State John Kerry and Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman (L-3rd L) meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (2nd R) at a hotel in Vienna, Austria, June 28, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria *Washington Free Beacon*: *Iran May Have Received as Much as $33.6 Billion in Cash, Gold Payments From U.S.* *New questions emerge on several billions paid out to Iran by Obama admin* Iran may have received an additional $33.6 billion in secret cash and gold payments facilitated by the Obama administration between 2014 and 2016... more »

In Response To Terror Threats French President Hollande Calls For The Creation Of An 'Islam In France'

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*CNN*: *Hollande: Republic must create 'Islam of France' to respond to terror threat* (CNN)French President Francois Hollande called for the creation of "an Islam of France" and the removal of foreign-trained extremist imams in a key speech Thursday on the challenges radical Islam poses to democracy. Addressing the debate surrounding Islam following a summer of terror attacks and burkini bans, he stressed that French secularism was not at odds with the religion. "Nothing in the idea of secularism is opposed to the practice of Islam in France, as long -- and that is the vital poin... more »

U.S. Agrees To Assist Ukriane's Military. Appoints Former Top General To Advise Ukraine's Military Leaders

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*Five-Year Framework* Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak prepare to sign a bilateral framework to enhance the defense capacity of Ukraine’s forces during a U.N. Peacekeeping Ministerial meeting at Lancaster House in London, Sept. 8, 2016. DoD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley *Reuters*:* U.S. agrees to help enhance Ukrainian forces, dispatches adviser* The United States and Ukraine on Thursday agreed to cooperate on defense technology and improve Ukraine's forces in a move aimed at boosting Ukrainian defense and enhancing U... more »

Top U.S. General In Iraq Says That The Battle To Retake Mosul Will Begin Soon

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
U.S soldiers walk on a bridge within the town of Gwer northern Iraq August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari /File Photo *WSJ:* *Mosul Offensive to Begin in Coming Weeks, U.S. General Says* Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend says fight to retake the jihadist-held city will be long and difficult BAGHDAD—The new commander of the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State said he thinks the battle to retake Mosul, the jihadist group’s last major Iraqi stronghold, will begin in coming weeks. The commander, Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, said late Wednesday, however, that the push to reclaim Raqqa, th... more »

Russian Foreign Office: Israeli And Palestinian Leaders Have Agreed To Meet For Talks In Moscow

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*The Independent*: *Russia: Israeli and Palestinian leaders have agreed to meet for talks in Moscow* *Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have agreed to meet on an unspecified date * Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have agreed in principle to meet in Moscow, in what would be their first face-to-face meeting in years. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova confirmed that an agreement had taken place on Thursday, the Associated Press reported. No date has been given for t... more »

Was Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas A Soviet Spy?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, at the United Nations in September 2015. Credit Mike Segar/Reuters *BBC: **Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas 'was KGB agent'* Israeli researchers have alleged that the President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, worked for the Soviet intelligence agency the KGB in the early 1980s. Researchers from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem say a Soviet-era document lists him as an agent. The president's spokesman described the claim as an absurd Israeli "smear". He suggested it was made to derail attempts to re-start ... more »

World News Briefs -- September 8, 2016

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad walk at a military complex as one of them holds up a Syrian national flag, after they recaptured areas in southwestern Aleppo that rebels had seized last month, Syria, in this handout picture provided by SANA on September 5, 2016. SANA/Handout via REUTERS *Reuters*: *Syrian army and allies regain southern Aleppo district: monitor* Syria's army and its allies have regained an important Aleppo district lost to rebels last month, state media and a war monitor said on Thursday, and were pressing an offensive south of the city to further... more »

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- September 8, 2016

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*The Independent*: *Russian fighter jet 'flies within 10ft of American surveillance plane' in latest confrontation over Black Sea* *US officials called the manouvre 'dangerous' but Russia says aircraft was approaching border* A Russian fighter jet has flown within 10ft of an American surveillance plane in the latest airborne encounter between the two nations’ forces. Captain Jeff Davis, a spokesperson for the US Department of Defence, said the Russian Sukhoi Su-27 approached a Poseidon aircraft as it flew over the Black Sea on Wednesday. Calling the manoeuvre “dangerous and unpro... more »

Iran Is Determined To Crush The Rebels In Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, seen in blue suit, is the commander of Iran’s elite Quds force ( the foreign division of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps ). Soleimani’s presence in Syria is an indicator of how serious Iran’s involvement in the civil war is. Ya Liban *Long War Journal*: *Soleimani’s presence in Aleppo underscores strategy of crushing rebels* Photos have emerged claiming that Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) elite foreign operations unit, the Qods Force, is in Aleppo, Syria. Soleimani leads Iranian s... more »

Are U.S. Bases Overseas More Vulnerable Than Aircraft Carriers?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
The Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) (rear) 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 in Philippine Sea on June 18, 2016. Courtesy Jake Greenberg/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS *Loren B. Thompson, National Interest*:* U.S. Overseas Bases Are Much More Vulnerable Than Aircraft Carriers* There has been a raft of commentaries recently about how countries like China and Russia are pursuing so-called anti-access/area... more »

Inside The Hardcore World Of Military Simulations

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*Vocativ: War Games*:* Inside The Hardcore World Of Military Simulations* *Severed heads, realistic guns, and a 300-lb man wishing for Obama's death. Welcome to America's next big sport* Tom “Crossfire” O’Rourke is eagerly unpacking a prized item from this morning’s mission. Inside a styrofoam cooler labeled with a red biohazard sticker, he unveils a severed head packed in ice and dripping a thin red liquid. “The Al Qaeda group was trying to get a body part that had Ebola,” Crossfire says. “Because they planned on using that as a weapon of mass destruction.” Seated nearby is a ma... more »

This New U.S. Army Ground-Launched Missile System Will Rain Down Death From 500 Kilometers Away

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*Photo:* Scout *Kris Osborn, National Interest:* *US Army's New Ground-Launched Missile: Raining Down Death from 500 Kilometers Away* The Army is working to engineer a sleek, high-speed, first-of-its-kind long-range ground launched attack missile able to pinpoint and destroy enemy bunkers, helicopter staging areas, troop concentrations and other fixed-location targets from as much as three time the range of existing weapons, service officials said. The emerging Long Range Precision Fires, slated to be operational by 2027, is being designed to destroy targets at distances up to 500... more »

The World Economy Is Slowing Down

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*Justin Fox, Bloomberg*:* Globalization Hits a Wall* For the first time since early 2014, the dollar value of goods imported and exported by the G-20 countries actually grew a little in the second quarter of this year, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reported last week. This is probably just because oil prices bounced back a bit after hitting a 12-year low in the first quarter. The world trade volume index maintained by the Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis fell 0.7 percent in the second quarter. (The bureau, which also goes by its Dutch ini... more »

A Look At Russian Politician Vladimir Zhirinovsky

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
Liberal Democratic Party leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky (RIA Novosti/Grigoriy Sisoev) / RIA Novosti *Anna Nemtsova, Daily Beast*: *Russia’s Trump, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Wants to Build a Wall, Ban Muslims, and Nuke the White House* The far-right Russian pol loves the idea of building walls and banning Muslims. He says he’s fighting corruption, but excuses Trump’s shady Russian connections. MOSCOW — Vladimir Zhirinovsky recently boasted of taking a DNA test to prove that he’s related to Donald Trump. The 70-year-old Russian right-wing nationalist and populist who founded the (not very)... more »

Could Amateur 'Biohackers' Create Biological Weapons

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*The Independent: **Security services concerned amateur 'biohackers' could create biological weapons, academic says* *The tools to edit the genes of lifeforms are now cheap and freely available on the internet.* The security services are concerned that ‘biohackers’ — groups of ordinary people who use genome editing techniques to alter lifeforms — could develop biological weapons or other potentially dangerous substances, an Oxford University academic has said. Amateur scientists around the world have started using gene editing techniques after the tools became cheap and readily av... more »

US Air Force’s 'Achilles Heel' Are Its Aerial Tankers And Electronic Attack Aircraft

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
Flight Source *Dave Majumdar, National Interest*:* How Russia and China Could Strike the US Air Force’s 'Achilles Heel'* A new generation of Russian and Chinese-built long-range air-to-air missiles could threaten the critical nodes that enable U.S. air operations. Those nodes include the AWACS, various intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) assets, aerial refueling tankers and electronic attack aircraft. While often overlooked in favor of advanced anti-ship and surface-to-air missile systems when examining Russian and Chinese anti-access/area denial (A2/AD) capabilit... more »

Are We Sleepwalking Into A Big War?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*Hornet Launch* An F/A-18E Super Hornet launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 8, 2016. The Super Hornet is assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 105. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado *Michael T Klare, Le Monde Diplomatique*: *Sleepwalking into a big war* The major powers are planning for war and claim that’s the best way to defend against war. Will this mutual hawkishness lead to armed conflict? As the US presidential race approaches its climax and European officials ponder the implications o... more »

Europe's Refugee Crisis Coupled With Terrorism Will Influence Europe's Upcoming Polls

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
Riot police watch as far-right supporters take part in anti-refugee rally in Dortmund, Germany, June 4, 2016. The placard in front reads "Stop the flood of asylum seekers." Reuters *Jamie Dettmer, VOA*: *Jihadist Terror, Refugee Issue Likely to Shape Upcoming Europe Polls* ROME — Just as Islamic State is pushed on its back-foot in Syria and Iraq, the jihadist terror threat is set to become a key factor in a series of national and regional elections across Europe. Some fear that in a feverish pre-election atmosphere in Austria, France, Germany and the Netherlands politicians chasin... more »

Tweet For Today

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
The crisis of drug-resistant infections is only getting worse. @specialreports investigates: https://t.co/m6IlAS1m57 pic.twitter.com/T348zwoCQr — Reuters Top News (@Reuters) September 7, 2016

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*Replenishment View* Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Evans maintains an antenna system during a replenishment involving the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, the USS Monterey and the USNS Arctic in the Persian Gulf, Sept. 2, 2016. The Eisenhower is supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Nathan T. Beard

Economic News , Data & Views ...... September 8 , 2016...... Quick Hits - 1. Market & Market Moving News : Zig Zag Bond Markets - After Sharp Drop In Yields Wednesday , Yields Spike Today Based On JGB Fears ; Crude Prices Rise In Front Of OPEC Meeting In Algiers , Big Draw Further Support Prices ; Stocks Slip On ECB Decision & Rising Euro ; Additional Items Of Note. 2. Around The Horn In Europe - UK , Germany , Italy , Greece , Spain In Focus. 3. MENA - Turkey , Syria & Libya In Focus.

Fred Walton at Catharsis Ours - 5 hours ago
Markets & Market Moving News ..... Asia Updates - Friday ...... *Simon Ting* ‏@simonting 7m7 minutes ago Aug China CPI falls to 1.3% from 1.8% PPI keeps rebounding, rises to -0.8% from -1.7% *zerohedge* ‏@zerohedge 36s 36 seconds ago CHINA AUG. CONSUMER PRICES RISE 1.3% Y/Y; EST. 1.7% GAIN *fred walton* ‏@fredwalton216 2m 2 minutes ago fred walton Retweeted zerohedge Interesting - when was the last time a North Korean nuke test moved markets - the first one ? fred walton added, *zerohedge* @zerohedge AsiaPac Stocks, Won Tumble After Possible North Kore... more »

Mutiny: FBI Turn On ‘Traitor’ James Comey After Hillary Fiasco

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 6 hours ago
FBI Director James Comey has written a grovelling letter to fellow FBI employees imploring them to stop criticizing his decision to not prosecute Hillary Clinton. In the wake of mounting criticism over the way Comey whitewashed the results of the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, the FBI Director has written a memo to FBI staff defending his decision not to indict her, insisting “despite all the chest-beating by people no longer in government, there really wasn’t a prosecutable case.” Foxnews.com reports: Comey defended the bureau’s release on Friday ... more »

Russia To Host Historic Israeli And Palestinian Peace Talks

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 6 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin has successfully arranged for historic Israeli and Palestinian peace talks to commence in Russia. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet Moscow, in what would be their first meeting for many years. Independent.co.uk reports: Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova confirmed that an agreement had taken place on Thursday, the Associated Press reported. No date has been given for the meeting. “The most important thing is to pick the right timing,” Ms Zakharova added. Mr Abbas and Mr Net...more »

Rockefeller Breaks World Record For Most Heart Transplants At 101

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 6 hours ago
The world’s oldest billionaire David Rockefeller has beaten the world record for having the most heart transplants at the age of 101. The richest man on the planet, who claims rumours about the New World Order are true, is on the record as having “more heart transplants than any other human being that’s ever existed,” according to reports. The latest heart transplant will be his seventh. Anonhq.com reports: The 2016 International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation states that patients should be 70-years-old or younger to be considered for cardiac transplantation, and even t... more »

End Of The US: China Develops Stealth-Defeating Quantum Radar

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 6 hours ago
China have announced that they have developed and tested a radar system that uses quantum entanglement that beats all modern stealth technology used by military worldwide. The first ever Chinese quantum radar was developed by the Intelligent Perception Technology Laboratory of the 14th Institute in CETC, a defense and electronics firm. Rt.com reports: The radar was tested in mid-August, Xinhua said in a Thursday report. The system was able to detect a target at a range of 100 kilometers in a real-world environment, the report said. The device employs single photon detection technolo... more »

Russia Launches Its Own Paralympic Games

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 6 hours ago
Russia are holding their very own all-Russian Paralympics following the suspension of Russian athletes from the official Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The opening ceremony for the Paralympic Sports Competitions took place in Moscow on Wednesday and saw the Minister for Sport, Vitaly Mutko, and head of the Russian Paralympic Committee, Vladimir Lukin, in attendance. Pravdareport.com reports: “Today’s gala event is a tribute to our Paralympians, whose hard work and courage, belief in themselves and their capabilities serve as an inspiring example to all,” Vitaly Mutko said, read... more »

Bill Clinton Ridicules Trump’s Vow To ‘Make America Great Again’

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 6 hours ago
Former President Bill Clinton says Donald Trump’s campaign slogan “Make America Great Again” is a false promise to voters and accuses the Republican presidential nominee of using racist rhetoric. Bill Clinton might have forgotten that during the 2008 Democratic presidential primaries he himself promised voters that his wife Hillary intended to “Make America Great Again.” Breibart reports: “That message, I’ll give you America great again — If you’re a white southerner, you know exactly what it means,” Clinton said. The former president indicated that Trump’s campaign slogan signaled ...more »

NYPD: Hillary Clinton Wore Earpiece During NBC Presidential Forum

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 6 hours ago
Hillary Clinton was caught wearing a mini earpiece during Wednesday nights NBC debate in New York. According to NYPD sources involved in NBC’s Presidential Forum, the Democratic nominee wore an earpiece in order to receive stealth communications from her campaign staff. Truepundit.com reports: NYPD sources involved with the NBC forum’s security detail confirm Clinton was wearing an ‘inductive earpiece,” the same technology employed by almost all lead Broadway actors to receive forgotten lines and stealth off-stage cues from directors. The flesh-colored earbud is easily concealed. T...more »

Snowden Leak Reveals Mass Surveillance Originated In The UK

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 6 hours ago
According to newly released documents from Edward Snowden, the UK influenced the NSA’s decision to implement a “collect it all” strategy in surveillance. It was the UK that pursued an aggressive Orwellian-style mass surveillance system that eventually got adopted by the US, Snowden claims. Arstechnica.co.uk reports: During a June 2008 visit to the Menwith Hill monitoring station in North Yorkshire, then-director of the NSA Keith Alexander asked: “Why can’t we collect all the signals, all the time?” He went on: “Sounds like a good summer homework project for Menwith!” Menwith Hill S... more »

The Universe

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
“There are no accidents. If it's appeared on your life radar, this is why: to teach you that dreams come true; to reveal that you have the power to fix what's broken and heal what hurts; to catapult you beyond seeing with just your physical senses; and to lift the veils that have kept you from seeing that you're already the person you dreamed you'd become. There are no accidents. And believe me, that was one heck of a dream.” “Tallyho,” The Universe “Thoughts become things... choose the good ones!” - www.tut.com

"Effort and Understanding: Having It Easy"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*"Effort and Understanding: Having It Easy"* by Madisyn Taylor, The DailyOM "When we view the lives of others and think they have it easy, we are not seeing the whole of their life or the story they are presenting. Our lives are an exercise in facing challenges. We dream the grandest of dreams as youngsters only to discover that we must cultivate copious inner strength and determination in order to meet our goals. Our hard work does not always yield the results we expect. And it is when we find ourselves frustrated by the trials we face or unable to meet our own expectations that we... more »

The Daily "Near You?"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA. Thanks for stopping by.

The Economy: “Anarchy From Above”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*“Anarchy From Above”* by Brian Maher "G.K. Chesterton once warned about “anarchy from above.” Think of anarchy and its mobs and Molotov cocktails. But as Chesterton wrote, “it isn’t necessary that anarchy should be violent; nor is it necessary that it should come from below.” And the golden nugget: “A government may grow anarchic as much as a people.” Desperation is the natural breeding ground of anarchy. And governments are sweating lead over the fading global economy. Their central banks have already shelled it with $60 trillion worth of debt since 2009. Only under such a furio...more »

Autopsy Results Suggest Steve Irwin May Have Been Murdered

Baxter Dmitry at Your News Wire - 6 hours ago
A shocking new autopsy on the deceased body of Steve Irwin will reveal the Crocodile Hunter star was stoned on a powerful hallucinogenic drug when he was stabbed through the heart by the foot-long barb of a massive stingray – and there may have been foul play involved. That’s the explosive claim from a long-term friend who claims that the true nature of the fearless animal lover’s death on Sept. 4, 2006 was covered up by his family. The original autopsy results were never released, and all video footage taken that day was destroyed by the family, claims the source. According to repo... more »

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JR at GREENIE WATCH - 6 hours ago
*Warmer, wetter climate would impair California grasslands, 17-year experiment finds* *The Greenies love this claim. It overturns just about everything we know about plant growth. There have been any number of experiments showing that CO2 makes plants grow bigger and we know why. And greenhouse owners routinely add CO2 to their greenhouses to improve growth of their crops. So what happened on the occasion below? Apparently the soil in the area was phosphorous deficient and that stopped the plants from taking advantage of the other growth factors. See here* Grassland at Stan... more »

50 years of Trekking

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 6 hours ago
Star Trek it changed the world but not enough so far.

“Tips for Protection From Radiation and Nuclear Fallout”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*“Tips for Protection From Radiation and Nuclear Fallout”* - Dr. Jim Blumenthal "I spent a bit of time checking and responding to some sites that were discussing or looking for information on protecting ourselves from what appears to be the radiation from the reactor explosions and meltdowns following the tsunamis in Japan. One of the results was that I was asked to post some information to help all of us separate physiology from hysteria. Let's talk about protecting ourselves and our loved ones from the fall-out. Most of the discussions I have seen so far are focused on taking iodi... more »

"The Moral Principle..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 7 hours ago
"The precept: "Judge not, that ye be not judged" is an abdication of moral responsibility: it is a moral blank check one gives to others in exchange for a moral blank check one expects for oneself. There is no escape from the fact that men have to make choices; so long as men have to make choices, there is no escape from moral values; so long as moral values are at stake, no moral neutrality is possible. To abstain from condemning a torturer, is to become an accessory to the torture and murder of his victims.The moral principle to adopt in this issue, is: "Judge, and be prepared to... more »

One Dead Two Injured In Shooting At Texas High School

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 7 hours ago
A shooting incident at Alpine High School in West Texas has left a female student and a police officer injured. The shooter reportedly committed suicide. Texas recently passed a law allowing anyone with a concealed weapon license to bring a handgun to campus. Schools in the Alpine Independent School District are on “critical lockdown.” RT reports: The shooter was also female, Brewster County Sheriff Ronny told Alpine Radio. Five shots were fired. The police officer was shot during a friendly fire incident, according to the Alpine Avalanche. Authorities are now directing resources to... more »

Govt Poised To Expand Pollution Of California’s Potential Drinking Water

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 7 hours ago
California is considering legalizing and expanding the pollution of the state’s aquifers for the benefit of oil and gas companies. Using a little-known program under federal environment law, companies will be permitted to inject waste into the state’s aquifers, claiming the water is already spoilt or inaccessible for public consumption. California’s fresh water reserves are diminishing fast. Oil and gas companies now want to damn the remaining water that gives nourishment to man and nature after cursing it with toxins. Meanwhile the thirst for groundwater grows amid environmental ch... more »

Iraq’s Prime Minister Abadi Continuing Maliki’s Syrian Policy

Joel Wing at MUSINGS ON IRAQ - 7 hours ago
Iraq’s Prime Minister Haidar Abadi appears to be following the same policy towards Syria as his predecessor Nouri al-Maliki, but with much less fanfare. Both allowed Iraqi men to travel to fight in Syria. Maliki let Iran fly arms and military equipment over Iraq to Syria. Now Abadi said that Russia could use Iraqi air space to hit targets in Syria. The difference between the two premiers is that Maliki was open about his support for the Assad government, while Abadi has taken a more low key approach. Under Abadi Iraqis have continued to flow into Syria and the door has been open... more »

Dutch MP Accused Of Anti-Semitism For Refusal To Shake Netanyahu’s Hand

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 8 hours ago
Tunahan Kuzu, the Dutch member of parliament who refused to shake hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has rejected claims from the local media that his behavior was anti-Semitic. The Istanbul-born former Labour Party politician refused Netanyahu’s outstretched hand in the Netherlands on Wednesday The awkward moment was caught on camera: JTA reports: As Netanyahu met with members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Dutch Parliament, Kuzu, wearing a Palestinian flag lapel pin, smiled and did not extend his hand to shake hands with the Israeli leader, who shrug... more »

What Does It Mean To Be A Blue Dog Running For Congress In California In 2016?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 8 hours ago
The other day, we looked at a list of the sneaky conservative Democrats who applied for endorsements from the Republican wing of the Democratic Party-- the New Dems and the Blue Dogs. Here in a safely blue district in northern Orange County (CA-46)-- including Anaheim, Santa Ana, and Orange, where Obama beat Romney 61-36% and where only 18% of the population is white-- the jungle primary yielded two Democrats, the progressive mayor of Garden Grove, Bao Nguyen (who was endorsed by Blue America), and the very corrupt and very conservative former state legislator Lou Correa. This isn'... more »

Lauer astonishes. So does Chait!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 9 hours ago
*THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016We spot one silver lining:* We were struck by Jonathan Chait's reaction to last night's gong-show. Chait watched NBC's hour-long "Commander-in-Chief" forum. Headline included, he starts today's post like this: CHAIT (9/8/16): *Matt Lauer’s Pathetic Interview of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Is the Scariest Thing I’ve Seen in This CampaignI had not taken seriously the possibility that Donald Trump could win the presidency until I saw Matt Lauer host an hour-long interview with the two major-party candidates.* Lauer’s performance was not merely a fai... more »

RObot overloards will kill you

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 10 hours ago
I am fucking thinging that I dont have it made I am fucking thinging that there is no maid no clean up in the asile no matter what the number we are just trash thrown higher by the Deep Goverment slumber and when they all come too they will just eliminate us cause robots are so much more like the humans they have become

I am sorry there is nothing new under the sun

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 10 hours ago
Its the same old water you get in the flying toilet, recycled piss.

Midday Musical Interlude: Moody Blues, “You & Me”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 10 hours ago
Moody Blues, “You & Me” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Rl8zCYy7HU

"How It Really Is"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 10 hours ago

"A Dog Is Re-Elected Mayor For A Third Term, Proving Politicians Are Useless"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 10 hours ago
*"A Dog Is Re-Elected Mayor For A Third Term,* * Proving Politicians Are Useless"* by Carey Wedler "As millions of Americans struggle to decide whether to elect a volatile narcissist or a calculated warmongering criminal as their next leader, one Minnesota town is doing politics right- they just re-elected a dog to his third term as mayor. Duke, a nine-year-old Great Pyrenees, was first elected mayor of Cormorant, Minnesota in 2014. The first time he won, it was by accident. The small town of just over 1,000 people held an election in which residents could pay $1 to vote. Duke won t... more »

Mediterranean Summers? We’re Still Waiting!

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 10 hours ago
By Paul Homewood http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4091068.stm We are familiar with predictions of warmer and drier summers in Britain, particularly in southern England. The UK Climate Projections 2009 thought that we could be seeing 30% less summer rainfall in southern parts even as early as the 2020s. http://ukclimateprojections.metoffice.gov.uk/23997?emission=high And much drier conditions by 2080. […]

"The Things That Matter..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 10 hours ago
"Causes do matter. And the world is changed by people who care deeply about causes– about things that matter. We don't have to be particularly smart or talented. We don't need a lot of money or education. All we really need is to be passionate about something important; something bigger than ourselves. And it's that commitment to a worthwhile cause that changes the world." - Steve Goodier "Find the things that matter, and hold on to them, and fight for them, and refuse to let them go." - Lauren Oliver

Peter Lilley making mincemeat of the BBC's Jo Coburn

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 11 hours ago
Watch from 16:48 of the Daily Politics on 06/09/2016 here www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b07v865p It's lovely to see someone who actually knows what they're talking about destroying a typically ignorant BBC presenter and the Green's Caroline Lucas.

Torchlight mercenary identified attacking Native Americans with vicious dogs at Standing Rock

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 11 hours ago
. By Brenda Norrell Censored News UPDATE: After Democracy Now!’s broadcast, Torchlight founder Eric Kirsch confirmed in a Facebook post that Landon Steele was on the pipeline site in North Dakota and is a Torchlight advisor, but wrote "Mr. Steele was not on the job for Torchlight in ND." Kirsch also contacted Democracy Now! and stated "Torchlight is not involved in any capacity in ND."

Sacramento Protest Against Dakota Access Pipeline Outside Citibank

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 11 hours ago
Sacramento area activists stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Photo by Dan Bacher. Sacramento Area Residents Hold Protest Against Dakota Access Pipeline Outside Citibank by Dan Bacher Censored News Over 20 people showed their solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) Wednesday by holding a

EU institutions are investigating several papers

Dalmeet Singh Chawla at Retraction Watch - 11 hours ago
Institutions in France and Switzerland are investigating figures in several molecular biology papers, according to a joint press release published today. Unfortunately, there’s not much more we can tell you about the investigation — the press release doesn’t specify the names of researchers, journals, or even the area within molecular biology that’s under scrutiny. The National […] The post EU institutions are investigating several papers appeared first on Retraction Watch.

"The Official Story Is Now The Conspiracy Theory"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 11 hours ago
*"The Official Story Is Now The Conspiracy Theory"* by Paul Craig Roberts "Hell is empty and all the devils are here." - William Shakespeare, "The Tempest" "In a few days it will be the 15th anniversary of 9/11, and this November 13 will be the 53rd anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. These two state crimes against democracy destroyed American democracy, accountable government, and the Constitution’s protections of civil liberty. Years after the damage done by these events the American people no longer believe the official stories. Neith... more »

Infotainment in the Public Interest

Karen Garcia at Sardonicky - 11 hours ago
Media cyberspace is all a-Twitter over actor Matt Lauer's dismal performance in NBC/Comcast-Universal's poorly scripted "Commander in Chief Forum," broadcast on Wednesday night. The network staged the festivities in the Intrepid Air, Sea and Space Museum to see whether Matt Lauer would have enough air and space to stick it to two political sharks as intrepidly as he once stuck it to the fake predators in *Sharknado 2.* MSNBC seemed to have forgotten that Lauer was quite literally eaten alive in the third episode of the Sharknado franchise. It was his recent star turn in "grilling... more »

Unions just another stupid human institution

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 12 hours ago
They are part of the problem now not a solution just make good laws and enforce them no need for dues/

Its Thursday I am in love

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 12 hours ago
loving Hillary being tough after all she created ISIS and now for tough love lets have nuclear war with Russia that will solve the inflation problem Dudes the world is going underwater we are more Russian than Chinese adpat or get your cock cut off

Trade Deal Update — TTIP Starting To Die; TTP Still Possible, Perhaps Likely, in Lame Duck Session

Gaius Publius at DownWithTyranny! - 12 hours ago
*These are your Democratic Party Fast Track villains in the Senate, at least the visible ones. (Notice VP nominee Tim Kaine in the group, and Patty Murray, whose leadership star is rising.) If the part of the universe that loves actual people were just, each of them would be applying for work on K Street for their sins.* *by Gaius Publius* While the big U.S–European Union trade deal (TTIP) is starting to die, the U.S.–Asian trade deal (TTP) still looks likely to get a vote in the lame duck Congress at the end of this year. TTIP first, then TPP. *France Calls for End of TTIP Talks*... more »

The Stolen Life of Cathy Woods

William N. Grigg at Pro Libertate - 13 hours ago
*Survivor: Cathy Woods, following her exoneration. * Former police detective John Lawrence Kimpton had crested the biblical threescore-and-ten in 2011 when he passed away in the company of loved ones in a Reno hospital room. He should have died in the prison cell that by that time been occupied for more than thirty years by Cathy Woods, an innocent woman whom he had helped frame for murder. In 2015, after DNA evidence cleared Woodsof the murder, she was released from prison. She was 66 years old, and her entire adult life had been stolen by Kimpton and his accomplices. In a soc... more »

Will York University in Toronto go along with this latest attack by organized groups?

Denis Rancourt at Activist Teacher - 13 hours ago
York U staffer under investigation for anti-Semitic posts Toronto police investigate teacher’s comments at Al-Quds Day rally I am very concerned by these and all such select attacks against employees, especially in the education sector, based on an employee's expression outside of work. I have reviewed the posts of Nikolaos Balaskas, which are the pretext for this particular

Good Advice

Owen Gray at Northern Reflections - 13 hours ago
Justin Trudeau came home from China with a couple of small accomplishments. First, he made it a little easier for Canadian farmers to sell their canola there. And, second, he gave Canadian merchants access to Alibaba, the electronic portal to Chinese consumers. Nonetheless, Jim Stanford writes, Canada's trade with China has become highly imbalanced: The bilateral trade flow was broadly balanced until the mid-1990s, with a modest flow going in each direction. But then China's export-led industrialization strategy kicked into gear, and China's exports then took off: first with a hea... more »

Authors didn’t generate key brain images, probe finds

Dalmeet Singh Chawla at Retraction Watch - 14 hours ago
A neuroscience journal has issued a retraction after discovering some of the paper’s integral images didn’t originate from the authors’ labs. The retraction notice — for a study about a condition once known as “water on the brain” — cites an investigation by the journal’s publisher, Frontiers, which determined that the figures were not “duly attributed.” The […] The post Authors didn’t generate key brain images, probe finds appeared first on Retraction Watch.

British PM Defends Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 14 hours ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May has defended the UK’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, despite the country facing accusations of war crimes in Yemen. May defended Saudi’s use of British weapons after a parliamentary committee said it was likely that the weapons were used in violation of international law. The opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn called on the PM to halt the arms sales because of the “humanitarian devastation” caused by the Saudi led war in Yemen. However, May insisted that the UK’s close ties with the kingdom was more important as they help “keep people on the streets of B... more »

WHERE THE TEST SCORES ARE: Sailing in search of the world's smartest kids!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 15 hours ago
*THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016* *Part 2 in this series* *Part 3—The Atlantic reaches Estonia:* Way back when, in 1926, Yeats famously "sail[ed] to Byzantium." The world's leading authority explains the project as follows: "Sailing to Byzantium" is Yeats' definitive statement about the agony of old age and the imaginative and spiritual work required to remain a vital individual even when the heart is "fastened to a dying animal" (the body). Yeats's solution is to leave the country of the young and travel to Byzantium, where the sages in the city's famous gold mosaics could become the... more »

SEL a Hard Sell in TN

Jim Horn at Schools Matter - 15 hours ago
The big sell of SEL (social emotional learning) just got a little tougher for the elite paternalists whose new school mission it is to create and track docile hard workers who are immune to the effects of poverty. Following a backlash from some critics and only a month after joining, Tennessee has pulled out of a multi-state initiative meant to help teachers support students’ emotional well-being. In August, Tennessee was selected from a field of more than 20 states to work with leaders from seven other states to draft standards focused on students’ emotional well-being and mental... more »

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jonjayray at EDUCATION WATCH INTERNATIONAL - 15 hours ago
*American Flag Burned at School - and You Won't Believe How Students React* A reader alerted me to this incredible story of patriotism at a high school in Heber City, Utah: Student Ben Schofield is known around Wasatch High School for his American spirit. He flies an American flag from the back of his red pickup truck. "I think it's really important," Ben told Fox 13 in Salt Lake City. "It's not just the material part of the flag, it's the meaning behind it." The other day someone set fire to Ben's flag in the school parking lot. Part of his truck was scorched by the blaze. Some... more »

Starbucks CEO Endorses Hillary Clinton

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 15 hours ago
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has publicly endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Schultz said it is ‘obvious’ Clinton has the ‘professional experience’ and should be chosen over Donald Trump ‘I think it’s obvious Hillary Clinton needs to be the next president,’ Schultz told the CNNMoney American Opportunity conference in New York on Wednesday. CNN reports: Schultz, who calls himself a “life-long Democrat,” endorsed Barack Obama for president in 2008 and again in 2012. He has donated only to Democrats over the years, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, with the exceptio... more »

Wehner on Orwell on Fierce Modesty

Greg Mankiw at Greg Mankiw's Blog - 15 hours ago
I enjoyed this essay by Peter Wehner. It is not about economics, but the lesson should be heeded by anyone who engages in the national debate over economic policy.

Biologist loses second paper — again, for unvalidated figures

Dalmeet Singh Chawla at Retraction Watch - 16 hours ago
A researcher at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio has retracted a second paper after a review found the figures didn’t match the original data. Last year, we reported on a previous retraction of a paper co-authored by biologist Alan Levine in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, which was pulled for the exact same reason; even […] The post Biologist loses second paper — again, for unvalidated figures appeared first on Retraction Watch.

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Jenna Orkin at From the Wilderness' Peak Oil Blog - 16 hours ago
*From* *Jenna Orkin* Dick Cheney To Be Charged in $180 Million Bribery Case There's now a national security angle to the Russian whistleblower who mysteriously dropped dead while jogging Britain's government just responded to a Freedom of Information request with a cat Instagram page Researchers think they can cure cocaine addiction by erasing memories From the, "What Could Possibly Go Wrong?" Department There is a possible link between car exhausts and Alzheimer's Assange: New Clinton Revelations Coming As Soon As Next Week, Says Clinton Knew Meaning Of "C" Well look who's providing ... more »

Turkey Moving Forward with Refugee Return & Electricity Provision to Syria: A Question That Begs Asking!

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 16 hours ago
There is a round of news stories today concerning the return of Syrian refugees and Turkey providing electricity/water for the refugees. This is exactly the type of action by Turkey I would have expected to see take place. Should of said it here, but, always tell my hubby anyway. And what is being reported is what would be expected if Turkey was creating their long envisioned safe zone. *Flashback:* Turkey has long had a plan to create a safe zone and move refugees back into the area to impede the creation of Kurdistan straight across it’s border. In fact there were news stories flo... more »

Trumpanzee Toxicity Continues Threat To Congressional Republicans-- But Why Isn't Hillary Helping Democrats

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 16 hours ago
*Click the image* Despite the Sabato Crystal Ball's warning this morning that no anti-Trump tsunami is forming, recent polling seems to confirm that Trump is dragging a number of Republican senators down the electoral toilet with him. Meanwhile, all the regular shady Republican SuperPAC donors are diverting their contributions from the Republican presidential race to Senate and House races. Even as vulnerable Republican senators-- like Rubio (FL), Burr (NC), Portman (OH), Ayotte (NH), Kirk (IL), Toomey (PA), Blunt (MO), McCain (AZ), Johnson (WI) and Grassley (IA)-- voted on their fi... more »

Water Unites Us - Struggle Together

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 17 hours ago
This is a must watch..... Let's struggle together!!!!!!! We need each other now more than ever. The people are coming together. Stop the War$ on Mother Earth. Mr. Big is on the run...... Bruce

Maine Peace Walk Sweat Shirts

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 17 hours ago
We are now taking orders for Maine Peace Walk sweat shirts for a short time. The above logo will be on the backside of the shirt. Send $20 for each Carolina Blue shirt (includes s/h) to Global Network, PO Box 652, Brunswick, ME 04011. Please specify XL, L, M or Small. Questions and order heads up can be sent to globalnet@mindspring.com We won't be shipping shirts outside of the US because postage would be too much.

Report on Zumwalt 12 Court Hearing Today

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 17 hours ago
*Report on Zumwalt 12 Court Hearing & Invite to Next Zumwalt 12 Event* Eleven of the members of the Zumwalt 12 (arrested at Bath Iron Works on June 18 when we blocked the road and gate during a ‘christening ceremony) appeared in West Bath District Court early this morning. (Our 12th member of the group Tarak Kauff is in Okinawa with a Veterans for Peace delegation). Bar Harbor attorney Lynne Williams was with us providing her expertise having represented activists following previous civil disobedience cases around Maine. As it turned out the new $7 billion Zumwalt ‘stealth’ destr... more »

Netanyahu Snubbed By Dutch MP Who Refused To Shake His Hand

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 17 hours ago
A Dutch member of Parliament refused to shake hands with the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu who is currently on a visit to the Netherlands. The awkward moment was caught on camera and shows Tunahan Kuzu standing alongside other politicians as Netanyahu approaches and stretches out his hand… Tunahan Kuzu durft Benjamin Netanyahu (ex-commando) de hand niet te schudden pic.twitter.com/cGkMl2gvtB — Ernst Lissauer (@ErnstLissauer) September 7, 2016 Following Kazu’s snub, Netanyahu is seen shrugging and moving away. RT reports: Kuzu, who is a vocal supporter of Palestinian rig... more »

Olympic Athletes Challenged by New Opponent: Global Warming

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 17 hours ago
By Paul Homewood h/t Joe Public http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-08/olympic-records-won-t-come-easy-in-rio-because-of-climate-change?utm_content=business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&cmpid==socialflow-twitter-business Readers may recall Bloomberg’s warning at the start of the Rio Olympics: Climate change warnings poignantly made during the Olympic Games opening ceremony on Friday are likely to resonate with athletes as they struggle to train and compete in Brazil’s tropical heat. Marathon runners, […]

ITP Final Conflict revisited: FC 1924, 25th April 2002

Knowledge Is Power at Knowledge Is Power - 18 hours ago
PAEDOPHILE PRIESTS A disturbing item of news being currently pushed by the media is the phenomenon of pædophilia in the Catholic Church. Principally the stories concern the Church in the USA, although other countries, (such as Eire), are also mentioned. The screaming media are clamouring for an end to celibacy in the Priesthood to combat this disgusting abuse. Admittedly, there is a sound logic for ending celibacy insofar as it is not a Scriptural prohibition but a Papal one. However, the implication is that the majority of the perverts who are wrecking the lives of children in the... more »

EU proposes new targets for greenhouse gas emissions

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 18 hours ago
By Paul Homewood http://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/20/eu-proposes-new-targets-for-greenhouse-gas-emissions.html?doc=103802794 While we’re talking about Poland ratifying the Paris Agreement, it is worth recalling the EU’s proposals on how countries should share binding greenhouse gas emission reductions up to 2030. This is the fact sheet, published by the EU in July. Factsheet on the Commission’s proposal on binding […]

Westminster Bridge Closed By Disability Cuts Protesters

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 18 hours ago
Traffic was completely stopped on one of the busiest thoroughfares over the River Thames on Wednesday as a protest against disability cuts closed London’s Westminster Bridge. Protesting against the impact of austerity on disabled people, protesters carried banners which paid tribute to those who had died due to sanctions and benefit cuts. Banner of those who have died after having benefits stopped #RightsNotGames #CutsKill #PMQs pic.twitter.com/C61rI6gds4 — Steve Topple (@MrTopple) September 7, 2016 Press TV reports: A group from Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) blocked the bri...more »

Bill Bonner, “How Can We Save the Ranch?”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 19 hours ago
*“How Can We Save the Ranch?”* by Bill Bonner "In the Northern Hemisphere, the warm days are becoming less warm and less frequent. Chilly winds blow, and the wishful thinking falls like leaves off a tree. *Always an adventure: *We’ll come back to that in a moment, but first, we take a comment from a reader in response to our recent reports of the ‘Originario War’ on our ranch in north-western Argentina: ‘Bill, quite frankly I’m surprised at you. You of all people should have realized that we cannot hide from those who wish to take what they cannot earn or create from those of us w... more »

Poland makes Paris ratification conditional on new coal plant development

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 20 hours ago
By Paul Homewood http://www.powerengineeringint.com/articles/2016/09/poland-makes-paris-ratification-conditional-on-new-coal-plant-development.html From PEI: The Polish government says it will not ratify the Paris Agreement to tackle climate change unless it receives financial guarantees from Brussels for the construction of new coal-fired power generation capacity. BNE IntelliNews website reports that the Polish government continues to maintain that its energy security […]

Donald Rumsfeld and Trump

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
Donald Rumsfeld is one of those thinkers you check in with just in case you missed something. The media is not listening to him because they wish not to but that is their loss. The hard reality is that the American people may well have already made up their minds and all sound evidence tells us that we are roaring to a Trump presidency. You may be sure that our allies know this as well. Donald called for a revamped NATO over a decade ago. Nothing has happened. This is something that Obama could well have led.. *AMAZING: Donald Rumsfeld HAS ROCKED The Presidential Race WITH ... more »

Pella Curse Tablet

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
The dark side of prayer is the curse. It says much of global Christianity and Buddhism that applying spiritual practice for unethical ends has been largely abandoned. Yet the temptation is still there and some do dip into those waters. Inimical spirits do exist and they will tempt. These tablets inform how prevalent such practice was in pagan culture. Our cultural pass through secularism has separated many from the actual practice of prayer while meditation is taking its place. Prayer has been taught as a selfish act and this must be guarded against. It is useful to ask for ... more »

Baltinglass Hill

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
What sites such as these tell us is that the culture was producing population centers of serious size. This does conform to our expectations for Ireland during the European Bronze Age of 3000 BC through 1159 BC. Recall the large populations on the Pacific North West which was surprisingly stone age urban. They certainly produced huge structures in wood and made totem poles. Yet none of this would survive abandonment. Thus these populations in the British isles chose to create stone works. This at least left a record. *Baltinglass Hill: Ireland’s Forgotten Gobekli Tepi?* ... more »

South Sudan: the Stillborn State

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
[image: A picture taken on February 18, 2016 shows members of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) looking on in Juba, as they begin withdrawing from the city in accordance with the terms of a peace agreement signed between the government and the opposition in August 2015. Artillery units and commandos units have redeployed out of Juba, with the rest of the units will due to withdraw starting February 19. / AFP / SAMIR BOL (Photo credit should read SAMIR BOL/AFP/Getty Images)] Great beginnings and then tribal warfare. It takes goodwill to create a working state and none o... more »

Signal Traced to Sunlike Star sparks SETI interest

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
This sounds like nice practice for the researchers and scant chance of anything conclusive. We have one blip which may mean nothing at all. Otherwise it is good to know that more and more data is been collected now and that means the chance of something unique is climbing No alien civilization will be using EM radiation to actually signal when we already are fooling with entanglement... *They’re not saying it’s aliens, but signal traced to sunlike star sparks SETI interest * *Alan BoyleAugust 28, 2016* *Image: RATAN-600 telescope * * https://www.yahoo.com/tec... more »

Mesoamerican and South American Words found in the Native Languages of the Southeastern United States

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
[image: Mesoamerican and South American words found in the Native languages of the Southeastern United States] This continues to develop into an interesting line of research. I have no doubt now that From 2500 BC through 1159 BC, annual trade fleets carried peoples between Bimini and the Irish sea. what now makes it all so much richer is that this work is uncovering a later movement between northern Mexico and the SE Appalachians. Add in a force of Incan Miners and it gets richer still. We have also obviously barely begun. The dominance of the Atlantean world broug... more »

Is Anything Truly Random?

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
I think the best way to tackle this is to observe that nothing is truly random but that the numbers become large enough to effect perfect randomness which is really another way of invoking mathematical infinity rather than empirical infinity. Thus we observe the usual debate that only exercises mathematicians. Much of our software somewhere invokes a random number generator that simply works well enough and will not produce an observable error for the lifetime of this galaxy at the least.. .. . *Is Anything Truly Random or Is There an Underlying Order to Everything? * *By Tara... more »

Liberal Islam is not the Answer to Islamic State

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
. Well worth the read. There is always pressure for reform and energization of any movement. Thus we today have radical Islam and so called liberal Islam which has failed to address the missing spiritual aspect of Islam. I must say that this same error permeates Christianity since Constantine. Correctly integrating spiritual practice into both Christianity and Islam as a reformation of both Abrahamaic religions should be applied to both as well as Judaism which also falters on the spititual component. Secularism is actually founded on the outright rejection of the spiritual co... more »

Walls Around The World That Work: Britain Is The Latest Country Bolstering Its Borders

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 22 hours ago
'.. "Don't lock your car door, because people will just smash the window". The point of border walls is not to make it impossible, but rather, as difficult as possible, for illegal border crossings.' More here http://www.breitbart.com/2016-presidential-race/2016/09/07/walls-work-britain-latest-country-building-bolster-borders/

iPhone 7 wireless buds: when tech progress focuses on impractical changes

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 23 hours ago
After several years, I watched the full Apple product event last night. I was impressed by the technological achievements but the show hasn't made me "dream" about the new iPhone 7 or Apple Watch 2 etc. Let me start with a review of the event. Before Tim Cook, the Apple CEO, arrived, we saw a funny exchange he had with the taxi driver. It looked like a video that was filmed just before Cook entered the hall in San Francisco. Cook and various people were giving their talks. A billion of iPhones have been sold, that's why they are everywhere. Super Mario (Run) has finally been bro... more »

Julian Assange Confirms Sanders Was Threatened

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 23 hours ago
Julian Assange has confirmed that Bernie Sanders was threatened into pulling out of the Democratic race in July. During a recent interview with Australian journalist John Pilger, Assange said that Bernie Sanders was forced to drop out of the race due to threats from the Clinton campaign. Assange’s admission appears to substantiate claims by the Kremlin who revealed they had evidence that Jane Sanders was physically threatened in order to “get Bernie on board” with Hillary’s campaign. Trueactivist.com reports: Pilger, who is working on a documentary about Assange, asked: “Julian, we... more »

Obama asked about Native rights and Dakota Access Pipeline -- doesn't seem to know anything about it

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 23 hours ago
By Brenda Norrell Censored News President Obama, speaking in Laos, was asked about Native American rights, and the Dakota Access Pipeline. Obama said he couldn't provide any specifics, and that he would have to get with his staff on this one. Most of his response focused on him praising his work with Native American Tribes. Obama was asked by a Malaysian reporter about Standing Rock and

New Documents Prove Turkey Supports ISIS

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 23 hours ago
Sources in Syria have released fresh new evidence that prove that Turkey are secretly supporting ISIS and their regime of terror across the world. The Foreign Relations Commission of the Democratic Self-Administration of Rojava has unearthed documents such as fake passports, visas, ID cards, and money transfers to ISIS militants from sources in Turkey. The new evidence implicating Turkey as a state sponsor of terrorism comes just few months after Russia found proof that Turkey illegally armed ISIS militants in Syria. The Canary reports: The documents originated in Turkey or involved ... more »

WikiLeaks To Release Classified Cables Proving Hillary Lied To FBI

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 23 hours ago
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has promised to release another bath of Hillary Clinton emails next week that he says prove she lied to the FBI. Speaking on the Sean Hannity Show, Assange says he has thousands of cables from Hillary Clinton signed with a “c” that designate the information as classified. Thegatewaypundit.com reports: She lied to the FBI about that too. Cable signed Clinton with clear "C" marking, one of thousands, yet she told FBI she doesn't know what "C" means. pic.twitter.com/yVkJr7m5NP — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) September 7, 2016 Julian Assange: I just want to say...more »

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