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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.

Friday, June 23, 2017

23 June - Blogs I'm Following 2 of 2

11:40 pm MDT


Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 13 hours ago
If this video from HA Goodman is accurate then this should be headline news. https://youtu.be/J3dmH0ZB6bg Hillary Clinton supplies fissile materials to the Russians and the mainstream media yawn, but Donald Trump spoke to the Russians is worthy of headlines?

Decoherence doesn't make observers unnecessary

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 13 hours ago
Philip Ball wrote a long aeon.co essay titled Quantum Common Sense which argues that quantum mechanics isn't really "weird" and everything that was mysterious was basically explained... by decoherence. I sympathize with the text to some extent and the extent could have approached 100% some 25 years ago. In particular, decoherence is a legitimate insight and quantum mechanics isn't weird when you look at it calmly. But there are lots of claims that Ball makes that I heavily disagree with, too. OK, what is decoherence? And equally importantly, what decoherence isn't? Well, starting w... more »

Mitch McConnell's Secret Health-Care Weapon: The Political Allure of Crushing Obamacare

Matt Purple at The National Interest - 13 hours ago
*Matt Purple* *Politics, * [image: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to Reuters during an interview.] This is a rearrangement of the existing health-care system, not an attempt to uproot it. It was September 18, 2008, and the Bush administration was asking something remarkable of the House and Senate leadership: approve $700 billion in emergency bailout money for the tottering big banks or the world economy would collapse. Oh, and the funds were needed immediately, with no strings attached. “Do you know what you are asking me to do?” huffed then Senate majorit... more »

Manslaughter Charges Eyed in Deadly Grenfell Tower Blaze

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 13 hours ago
After 79 people died in a London apartment building fire, police are considering filing manslaughter charges.

Can a tracking system for peer reviewers help stop fakes?

Alison McCook at Retraction Watch - 13 hours ago
The problem of fake peer reviews never seems to end — although the research community has known about it since 2014, publishers are still discovering new cases. In April, one journal alone retracted 107 papers after discovering the review process had been compromised. By tracking individual reviewers’ contributions, Publons — recently purchased by Clarivate Analytics — […] The post Can a tracking system for peer reviewers help stop fakes? appeared first on Retraction Watch.

Former US Ambassador John Bolton has solution to North Korean problem (hint: “eliminate North”)

Alex Christoforou at The Duran - 13 hours ago
John Bolton figured out how to solve North Korea. The post Former US Ambassador John Bolton has solution to North Korean problem (hint: “eliminate North”) appeared first on The Duran.

Johnny Depp says he wants to assassinate President Trump (Video)

Alex Christoforou at The Duran - 13 hours ago
Johnny Depp at Glastonbury 2017: "When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?" The post Johnny Depp says he wants to assassinate President Trump (Video) appeared first on The Duran.

Jimmy Dore videos expose “Russian hacker” lie and how MSNBC is trying to walk back its propaganda

Alex Christoforou at The Duran - 13 hours ago
A concocted "Russia" distraction by Hillary Clinton and John Podesta destroyed the Democrat party. The post Jimmy Dore videos expose “Russian hacker” lie and how MSNBC is trying to walk back its propaganda appeared first on The Duran.

RIDICULOUS US: Our own rogues gallery of prime-time hosts!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 14 hours ago
*FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017Part 4—Much loved by Ridiculous Us:* All around the globe, wherever such groups have performed, lynch mobs have sometimes stampeded off in pursuit of a guilty party. That doesn't mean they weren't lynch mobs, with all the moral and intellectual squalor which serve to distinguish such groups. At present, a group of this type is chasing Donald J. Trump around. In our view, they're chasing a deeply disordered, dangerous party who shouldn't be where he is. That doesn't mean that they aren't a mob conducting an old-fashioned chase. Our press corps has staged sev... more »

Mosul Campaign Day 249 Jun 22 2017

Joel Wing at MUSINGS ON IRAQ - 14 hours ago
What’s left of the Al-Hadbaa minaret west Mosul after IS blew it up (BBC) The Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) were still pushing into the Old City of Mosul from multiple directions, and struggling over Shifa. The Federal Police were fightingover Bab Lakash and Bab al-Baid, two of the entrances to the district, and received reinforcements as well. The Golden Division held60% of the Mashdah area, which is where the destroyed Nouri Mosque is located. The Defense Ministry officially declaredthe Shifa neighborhood north of the Old City freed, but in fact, the Rapid Reaction Division was st... more »

EXCLUSIVA: El Ejército sirio entra a la provincia de Deir Ezor

Alvaro A. at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 14 hours ago
Apoyado por varios aliados paramilitares, el Ejército Árabe Sirio hizo un impresionante avance en el desierto sirio a lo largo de la frontera sirio-iraquí en dirección de Deir Ezor entrando en la provincia rica en petróleo por primera vez en años desde la caída de Badiyah en manos de los terroristas del Estado Islámico. En […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Exclusive: Syrian Army enters Deir Ezzor province

Izat Charkatli at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 14 hours ago
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (4:10 PM) – Backed by several paramilitary allies, the Syrian Arab Army made an impressive advance in the Syrian desert along the Syrian-Iraqi borders in the direction of Deir Ezzor entering the oil-rich province for the first time in years since the fall of the Syrian Badiyah in the hands of the Islamic […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Sirijska vojska neće zaustaviti napredovanje u zapadnoj Raqqi usprkos uplitanju SAD-a

Ziggy Stardust at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 14 hours ago
BEJRUT, LIBANON (7:15 ) – Sirijska arapska vojska (SAA) ne namjerava zaustaviti vojna djelovanja u zapadnom dijelu provincije Raqqa, usprkos nedavnim američkim napadima na sirijsko zrakoplovstvo pored strateški važnog grada Resafe. “Američka agresija neće zaustaviti našu misiju i mi (sirijska vojska) nastavljamo borbu protiv terorista dok god su u Siriji”, rekao je u četvrtak za […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Kurdish forces drive back ISIS counter-offensive in Raqqa city – Map update

Chris Tomson at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 14 hours ago
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (4:50 P.M.) – ISIS counter-attacks in Raqqa city proved short-lived as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) retook all sites lost to jihadist militants on Thursday. After severing the last ISIS supply line to Raqqa, the predominately Kurdish SDF proceeded to retake the Equestrian City, Division 17 Army Base and Tall Biah, thereby securing […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Syrian Army overruns ISIS in Deir Ezzor, kills scores

Zen Adra at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 14 hours ago
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (2: 55 P.M.) – Ongoing battles continue to erupt in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor as the Syrian government troops hold positions against a massive assault launched by the Islamic State. Backed by local fighters, the Syrian Army dislodged ISIS militants from al-Berka area located to the west of the city’s airbase; […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Desperate Globalists Launch New Climate Group With Former Obama Energy Secretary

William F. Jasper at rss - 14 hours ago
[image: desperate-globalists-launch-new-climate-group-with-former-obama-energy-secretary] President Trump’s decision to nix U.S. participation in the UN’s Paris Climate Accord has sent world government advocates into a tizzy, creating new lobbying efforts and ramping up hysterical predictions of doom.

Tornado Stats For 2016–Another Quiet Year

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 14 hours ago
By Paul Homewood NOAA have been very slow in releasing the final tornado data for 2016, but it is finally out now. As the provisional indicated at the time, last year was another very quiet year for tornadoes, and continued the pattern of a lower level compared to the 1970s. http://www.spc.noaa.gov/wcm/#data Perhaps […]

The Ongoing Saga 82: News, Updates, & More

miningawareness at Mining Awareness + - 14 hours ago
Last news update Friday 23 June 2017, UTC. Most recent updates are on top, after image-intro commentary, so that routine … Continue reading →

Ferguson Attorney: Brown Family Settlement $1.5 Million

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 14 hours ago
Police fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed African American teenager, in 2014.

At Glastonbury, Depp Asks About Assassinating the President

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 14 hours ago
Actor Johnny Depp asked a festival crowd when the last time was that an actor assassinated a president.

Total Solar Eclipse Casts Spotlight on Rural Oregon Town

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 14 hours ago
The small town expects to see up to 100,000 visitors hoping to glimpse the 21 August solar eclipse.

Sweden: 150,000 women undergo FGM, authorities admit large areas under Islamic rule per Jihad Watch

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 14 hours ago
This Jihad Watch report https://www.jihadwatch.org/2017/06/sweden-150000-women-undergo-fgm-authorities-admit-large-areas-under-islamic-rule on Muslim areas in Sweden is well worth a read. This passage is of great interest: 'In many areas, self-appointed sharia police threaten and harass women to follow Islamic law, Sharia. Threats and harassment can be the consequence if you are not married, if your legs are not covered or if you drink a glass of alcohol on your balcony. Neighbors, strangers, even children and adolescents, threaten women to follow Sharia. If the women do not com... more »

Cops Trying to Kill a Dog, Kill Innocent Boy Who Tried to Save It Instead

Claire Bernish at The Free Thought Project - 14 hours ago
[image: dog]LA County Sheriff's deputies opened fire at a dog after responding to a teen house party — but killed a teenager trying to prevent the animal from hurting anyone.

Former President Obama's impassioned defense of the Affordable Care Act.

Gryphen at The Immoral Minority - 15 hours ago
I am going to post Obama's entire Facebook post just to make it easier to read. I think it is incredibly eloquent. Here we go: *Our politics are divided. They have been for a long time. And while I know that division makes it difficult to listen to Americans with whom we disagree, that’s what we need to do today. * *I recognize that repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has become a core tenet of the Republican Party. Still, I hope that our Senators, many of whom I know well, step back and measure what’s really at stake, and consider that the rationale for action, on he... more »

Syria: Second SAA Jet Deterred by US Over An Obvious No Fly Zone

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 15 hours ago
*If it looks, walks, talks and acts like a NO Fly Zone.. It surely has to be one. * I don't give a hoot about the lack of official recognition. The US isn't even supposed to be "officially" waging war on Syria. Against it's people and their elected leadership but it is! *So, I don't need no stinkin' official proclamation! There is a no fly zone over annexed Syrian territory!* *The 5 eyes media is dancing around this for obvious reasons, but, where are the anti imperialists/anti war sites regarding this question? * *As I asked the other day...Did the US, Again, Enforce a No Fly Zone ov... more »

PYONGYANG: North Korea and Donald Trump BOTH blame Obama for Otto Warmbier’s situation

Adam Garrie at The Duran - 15 hours ago
At least they agree on one thing. The post PYONGYANG: North Korea and Donald Trump BOTH blame Obama for Otto Warmbier’s situation appeared first on The Duran.

UN: 300,000 at risk of cholera in Yemen

Adam Garrie at The Duran - 15 hours ago
The man made famine in Yemen is a humanitarian disaster. The post UN: 300,000 at risk of cholera in Yemen appeared first on The Duran .

WATCH: Police Drag Disabled People from Wheelchairs During Mass Arrests at Peaceful Protest

Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project - 16 hours ago
[image: disabled protest]During a peaceful protest, made up of many disabled people, police dragged them from their wheelchairs while conducting mass arrests for free speech.


Steve M. at No More Mister Nice Blog - 16 hours ago
In *The New York Times,* Bret Stephens blames Jon Ossoff's loss on Democratic and liberal contempt. Whatever else might be said about the race, Democrats didn’t lose for lack of political talent, campaign financing and organization or enthusiasm among their base. They lost because of their brand. What is that? Democrats may think the brand is all about diversity, inclusion and fairness. But for millions of Americans, the brand is also about contempt — intellectual contempt ...; moral contempt of the sort Hillary Clinton felt for Trump.... That contempt may be justified. But in poli... more »

Instead of retracting a flawed study, a journal let authors re-do it. It got retracted anyway.

Andrew P. Han at Retraction Watch - 16 hours ago
When a journal discovers elementary design flaws in a paper, what should it do? Should it retract immediately, or are there times when it makes sense to give the researchers time to perform a “do-over?” These are questions the editors at Scientific Reports recently faced with a somewhat controversial 2016 paper, which reported that microRNAs […] The post Instead of retracting a flawed study, a journal let authors re-do it. It got retracted anyway. appeared first on Retraction Watch.

Perhaps They're Right

Owen Gray at Northern Reflections - 16 hours ago
The Republican Party has dropped all its pretences. With Donald Trump in the White House, they no longer have to pretend that their mission is to protect the little guy. Their mission is to advance the interests of the wealthy. The health care bill that the Senate released yesterday offers incontrovertible proof of that. Paul Krugman writes: The substance is terrible: tens of millions of people will experience financial distress if this passes, and tens if not hundreds of thousands will die premature deaths, all for the sake of tax cuts for a handful of wealthy people. What’s even... more »

If Pelosi Goes Who Would You Like To See As Leader, Crowley, Hoyer Or Wasserman Schultz?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 16 hours ago
*The Dream Team-- for the GOP at least* I gradually stopped being a fan of Nancy Pelosi’s. I went from an admirer to a detractor primarily because of how she ran the DCCC-- an utter catastrophe for Democrats-- and because she imperiously declared an impeachment investigation of Bush was “off the table” after the Democrats won back the House. But my anger towards her has built slowly as the DCCC leaders she appointed went from bad to worse-- and lost more and more House seats. But, I’m not foolish enough to get onboard the train that is most eager to displace her-- the New Dem/Blue D... more »

Friday Morning Links

Greg Fingas at Accidental Deliberations - 16 hours ago
Assorted content to end your week. - Patrick Gossage discusses the desperate need for Canadian governments at all levels to take meaningful action to eliminate poverty: The reality is that low-income Canadians are invisible and lack political clout. In Toronto, they are concentrated in downtown areas close to the gleaming bank towers, in huge clusters of dilapidated rental towers not far from the crosstown expressways, or in pockets of subsidized low-rise units near major intersections. Tens of thousands drive by these areas daily, ignorant of the lives led there. In the nation’s ca... more »

Book and documentary to launch on Labour's 'Whitewashed' Chakrabarti inquiry into antisemitism per The Jewish Chronicle

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 17 hours ago
'Almost a year to the day after the publication of Baroness Chakrabarti's inquiry into "antisemitism and other forms of racism" in the Labour Party, a book and documentary on the report and its failings are due to be released. They reveal that individuals who submitted evidence to the investigation claim they were ignored by the peer, leaving them feeling "foolish" and "abandoned". Whitewashed will be screened on Monday, with the book launch taking place at the same time. The book documents 17 submissions on antisemitism, mostly from Labour members, to Baroness Chakrabarti's prob... more »

The other day Morning Joe presented a video montage of Trump lies that would be jaw dropping if it represented any other politician.

Gryphen at The Immoral Minority - 17 hours ago
Courtesy of Raw Story: *A “Morning Joe” panel examined President Donald Trump’s lie-filled rally in Iowa, where his supporters cheered each falsehood and jeered when he attacked the media. * *Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham compared the display to former President Richard Nixon’s lies during the Watergate scandal, but he said Trump’s rally was even more like something seen in a totalitarian regime like Nazi Germany or fascist Italy. * *“Even now, in regimes like North Korea, where the dear leader speaks and we’re all supposed to salute, that what the dear leader says ... more »

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- June 23, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 17 hours ago
Image Credit: US Navy *The Diplomat:* *2nd US Navy Carrier Strike Group Arrives in Asia Pacific* A second supercarrier has entered the U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet area of operations. The nuclear-powered Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, USS Nimitz, the lead ship of her class, has deployed to the Asia-Pacific region, the U.S. Navy announced on June 22. The Nimitz strike group consisting of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Howard USS Shoup, USS Pinckney, USS Kidd, and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton arrived in the U.S. Navy’s Seventh Fleet are... more »

Former FBI Director Comey Seen Entering The New York Times

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 17 hours ago
The pair were spotted coyly entering with their sunglasses on earlier in the day *Daily Mail:* *James Comey visits The New York Times building as President Trump admits he did NOT record their conversations and questions what else ousted FBI director leaked to the press* * The former FBI director was spotted at The New York Times' Times Square office on Thursday * He was accompanied by his wife Patrice Failor and both wore sunglasses * It came as the president admitted on Twitter that he did not record their meetings before firing Comey on May 9 * Comey admits leaking details of... more »


Jenna Orkin at From the Wilderness' Peak Oil Blog - 17 hours ago
From Jenna Orkin ‘There Was No Escaping It’: Iraq Vets Are Becoming Terminally Ill And Burn Pits May Be To Blame Beer ATMs Threaten America's "Waiter & Bartender" Recovery Illinois Comptroller: "The State Can No Longer Function" Report: GOP healthcare bill could slash megadonor Sheldon Adelson's tax bill by more than $40 million McKinsey: Banks Will Have To Slash 30% Of Analyst Jobs To Comply With New Research Rules US Is A "Second Tier" Country, According To Social Progress Index EPA just gave notice to dozens of scientific advisory board members that their time is up A Whistle... more »


Anon at Aangirfan - 17 hours ago
*New Zealands Historic Abuse Claims. "5 sitting MP’s have name suppression for child abuse."* *MP Hires Lawyer.* A new report by Unicef relates that *New Zealand has by far the highest youth suicide rate in the developed world.* New Zealand also has "one of the world's worst records for *bullying in school*", says Shaun Robinson of the Mental Health Foundations New Zealand. Robinson says that there is a "toxic mix" of very high rates of family violence, *child abuse* and child poverty. What's behind New Zealand's shocking youth suicide rate? - BBC News *Children's home, Wellingto... more »

Report: North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un Has Fears Of Being Assassinated By SEAL Team Six

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 18 hours ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is reportedly ready to go to war with the U.S. and South Korea. Pictured: Kim gave field guidance to the Jangchon Vegetable Co-op Farm in Sadong District, Pyongyang City, which has undergone a radical change to be a model and a standard of the socialist rural cultural construction, in this undated photo. Reuters/KCNA *Newsweek:* *North Korea Leader Kim Jong Un Fears 'Decapitation' by Squad of U.S. Navy Seals* North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un is so fearful of being assassinated by U.S. Navy Seals that he will only travel at night and uses cars belongi... more »

New York City Bans the Use of Animals in Circuses

White Wolf at White Wolf - 18 hours ago
The New York City Council has officially banned the use of wild animals in circuses in New York City in a 43 to 6 vote! The landmark bill was sponsored and championed by City Councilmember Rose Mendez and with the support of Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City has become the largest U.S. city to pass such monumental reform for wild animals. The bill will take effect in one year. With the major victory of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus shutting down for good earlier this year and now with this huge news coming out of the Big Apple, the message is clear: people no longer w... more »

VIDEO: Russian warships strike ISIS with Kalibr missiles

Zen Adra at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 18 hours ago
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (2: 00 P.M.) – Up to 6 Kalibr cruise missiles have been fired by Russian battleships and submarine positioned in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, targeting the Islamic State positions in Syria. The missiles – fired by Russian Navy frigates, the Admiral Essen and the Admiral Grigorovich, as well as a submarine, the Krasnodar – hit the ISIS […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Iran, world countries mark Quds Day with massive rallies

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 18 hours ago
Millions of people are taking to the streets across Iran and other world countries Friday to show their solidarity with the Palestinians and condemn Israel’s decades-long occupation and atrocities. The rallies are held to mark Quds Day, which falls on the last Friday of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. In Tehran and other cities […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

İran: Suriye’deki füze operasyonları terörizmle mücadelede yeni aşamaya girdiğimizi göstermektedir

Eren Dalkesen at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 18 hours ago
Irak Başbakanı Haydar El İbadi ile Tahran’da görüşen İran Meclis Başkanı Ali Laricani, ”İran hiçbir zaman teröristlerle türlü vesilelerle oyun oynayan ülkelerin oyuncağı olmayacaktır. Biz, her zaman Irak’ı samimi müttefikimiz olarak görüyoruz ve terörizmle mücadelede onların yanında olacağız’’ dedi. Irak’ın terörizmle mücadelede başarılı tecrübeye sahip olduğunu ifade eden Laricani, teröristlerin geçmiş yıllardan farklı olduklarını fakat […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

ماكرون يصدم المعارضة السورية…لماذا هذا الانقلاب في سياسة فرنسا؟

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 18 hours ago
نعتقد ان الرئيس الفرنسي الشاب ايمانويل ماكرون كان يعبر عن نفسه، وبلاده، عندما اكد في مقابلة صحافية نشرتها ثماني صحف أوروبية امس “ان رحيل الرئيس السوري بشار الأسد لم يعد أولوية بالنسبة اليه.. لان هدف فرنسا الرئيسي هو محاربة التنظيمات الارهابية التي تتدرب على تنفيذ هجمات دموية في أوروبا”. الرئيس ماكرون الذي يترأس بلدا كانت […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Source: Kyrgyzstan ponders over sending military contingent to Syria

Ivan Castro at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 18 hours ago
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (12:15 P.M.) – Kyrgyzstan holds negotiations with Russia on sending troops to Syria, a source within Kyrgyz security structures told Interfax agency on Thursday. “No decision has beed made yet. Our [officials] are still in negotiations on sending the military [to Syria]. It is unlikely that such a decision is going to be […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

هيرست: محمد بن سلمان أمير الفوضى…ماذا بعد تعيينه؟

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 18 hours ago
نشر الصحفي البريطاني المعروف، ديفيد هيرست، مقالة في صحيفة “هاف بوست” الأمريكية، تحدث فيها عن الأوامر الملكية في السعودية، التي أفضت إلى إعفاء الأمير محمد بن نايف من منصبه وليا للعهد، وتولي محمد بن سلمان مكانه. وقال هيرست: “ها قد اكتمل للتو آخر فصل في انقلاب القصر، الذي ما فتئت أكتب عنه منذ أن استلم […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Familiares del piloto sirio derribado: “La coalición liderada por EEUU e ISIS son lo mismo”

Alvaro A. at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 18 hours ago
(Actualidad RT) Este domingo, la coalición que lidera EE.UU. en Siria derribó un cazabombardero Su-22 de la Fuerza Aérea nacional que combatía contra el Estado Islámico (EI) al sur de la ciudad de Al-Tabqa, en Raqa. El Mando Central del Ejército estadounidense confirmó la información y sostuvo que se trató de un acto de “autodefensa colectiva de las fuerzas aliadas”. Varios familiares […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

CONFIRMED: Turkey rejects Saudi ultimatum to leave Qatar

Adam Garrie at The Duran - 18 hours ago
Saudi Arabia’s ultimatum to Qatar represents an attempt by Riyadh not only to interfere in the internal matters of Qatar … The post CONFIRMED: Turkey rejects Saudi ultimatum to leave Qatar appeared first on The Duran.

The Duran’s editor in chief discusses what’s next in Syria (VIDEO)

Adam Garrie at The Duran - 18 hours ago
Rushing to war? The post The Duran’s editor in chief discusses what’s next in Syria (VIDEO) appeared first on The Duran.

Ukrainian regime arrests owner of Russian language news outlet

Adam Garrie at The Duran - 18 hours ago
The arrest is widely seen as politically motivated. The post Ukrainian regime arrests owner of Russian language news outlet appeared first on The Duran.

13 RIDICULOUS demands Saudi gives to Qatar in aggressive ultimatum

Adam Garrie at The Duran - 18 hours ago
Saudi Arabia's ultimatum is the work of a power-mad, childish nation that does not understand the meaning or function of international relations. The post 13 RIDICULOUS demands Saudi gives to Qatar in aggressive ultimatum appeared first on The Duran.

The Coming U.S. - Iran Clash In Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 18 hours ago
*Dennis Ross, Politico:* *Trump Is on a Collision Course With Iran* *The United States can’t defeat ISIS without first reckoning with Iran’s nefarious role in Syria* Rarely has the Middle East been more baffling. The United States sells fighter jets to Qatar, a country the American president accuses of sponsoring terrorism. In Syria, the U.S. is relying on Kurdish fighters that Turkey, a NATO country closely aligned with Qatar, says are terrorists, supporting their mission to take Raqqa, the Islamic State’s capital, with airstrikes launched from a giant U.S. base outside of Doha. ... more »

Buying Influence in Washington - The Health Care Sector

A Political Junkie at Viable Opposition - 18 hours ago
With the Republican mantra "we must repeal Obamacare at all costs" ringing through the halls of Congress and the most recent announcement about its replacement, it's interesting to see exactly who in Congress has been the recipient of largesse from the health care industry, the part of Corporate America which has the most to win and lose in the health care battle. Thanks to the Center for Responsive Politics, we can now see how much money the members of the 115th Congress have received from the health care sector. For the purposes of this study, the health care industry includes h... more »

Yes Minister Does Global Warming

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 18 hours ago
By Paul Homewood h/t Jo Nova If only Yes Minister had done global warming. Well, it has now, in the new stage version. It’s hilarious, absolutely to the point, and a must watch. Yes Prime Minister Global Warming etc Part 1 from Aris Motas on Vimeo. Yes Prime […]

The Heathrow Tarmac Strikes Again!

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 18 hours ago
By Paul Homewood As we know, the Met Office have informed us that Wednesday was the hottest June day since 1976, with a temperature of 34.5C recorded next to the runway at Heathrow. Apparently the previous hottest June day since 1976 was at Worcester in 1995, with 33.8C set. http://www.markvoganweather.com/2017/06/21/uk-eyes-warmest-june-day-since-1976-on-longest-day-of-the-year/ This is […]

New Time Magazine cover. Trump Twitter tantrum in 3..2..1

Gryphen at The Immoral Minority - 19 hours ago
Oh yeah, that is DEFINITELY going to trigger Trump. Inside you will find the article "Will Robert Mueller Separate Fact from Fiction?" Must be quite entertaining inside the White House these days.

Australia Returns to Penal Colony Roots: For Kids with Autism

Age of Autism at AGE OF AUTISM - 19 hours ago
From the "Make them, break them and forsake them" files... We'll be seeing this in America soon. Districts collapsing under the costs and training required to service the autism population. Adult programs wholly unprepared for the behaviors of autism. Employers...

Qatar Receives 13 Demands From Arab States To End The Current Crisis

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 19 hours ago
*Reuters: **Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says* Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television and reducing ties to Iran, an official of one of the four countries said. The list compiled by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain also demands the closing of a Turkish military base in Qatar and the handing over of all designated terrorists on its territory, the official told Reuters. The countries give Doha 10 days to comply. The list... more »

Gold and Silver Are “Asymmetric” Trades

Activist Post at Activist Post - 19 hours ago
By David Smith An asymmetric trade is a situation where investing a relatively small amount of money holds the potential of yielding a profit many... more »

Solar Gravity ? And Science Marches on

Louis Hissink at Louis Hissink's Crazy World - 20 hours ago
It seems NASA has been busy studying the Sun with the latest technology and imagery enhancement to conclude that the solid sun is comprised of a calcium-ferrite core 4,500 km underneath the photosphere as described in great detail here. There … Continue reading →

The Incredible Story Of Second World War Medal Of Honour Recipient Capt. Arthur Jackson.

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 20 hours ago
The Marine behind the "One-Man Assault" was laid to rest today. Semper Fidelis, Capt. Arthur Jackson. pic.twitter.com/XMDvJc9bn4 — Military Support (@MilitaryEarth) June 23, 2017 *WNU Editor:* Semper Fidelis, Capt. Arthur Jackson.

Your Cells Are Listening: How Talking To Your Body Helps You Heal

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 20 hours ago
I do agree with this concept. The real issue is how to provide effective instruction that triggers positive progress. This work maps it out, but it is difficult to properly master. What it does do however is show us a powerful reason for mastering meditation methods and sustaining practice. I would like to see written down conversations with ones body in order to model more specific conversations. This would be nice to form as a prayer even asking assistance to my body to make important changes. Out of this comes a profoundly practical motive for all spiritual practice often ... more »

The NSA won’t Release Clinton/Lynch Airport Tarmac Conversation because of “National Security”

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 20 hours ago
Unbelievably, one of the most important conversations in history happens to be recorded. It will most certainly amount to obstruction of justice if not treason. Thus we have a spurious attempt to block access. This alone may be enough to trigger an outright arrest. It is now coming to that and having the participants in jail will also end the ongoing spurious attacks on the administration. This continues to be driven by the money machine long past good sense. They are desperate. National security is laughable and at worst is simply overcome by appointing a judge with appropr... more »

Blockbuster Report Proves Congressmen Bribing their Way to the Top

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 20 hours ago
It totally stinks and they cannot change it? I had thought that somewhere talent mattered. But only if you can pony up the coin. Obviously then our committees will be stacked in favor of mediocrity. Getting elected is a pretty good test but unique talents need to be recognized by ones peers independent of financial issues. Sometimes they coincide but only for the exceptional. The rest are easily replaceable. Sooner or later they stop serving the needs of the government. The president will have to act against this nonsense. *Blockbuster Report Proves Congressmen Bribing thei... more »

Kolbrin - Book of Scrolls - Chpt 23 - Sacred Registers Pt 23 Rewa

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 20 hours ago
Rather interesting allusions to spiritual practice of meditation and its results. Extensive for a song though. It is more a teaching. The theta state allows a view of those rainbow colors. Interesting admonitions against the sins of humanity that is worthy and a reminder just how preoccupied mankind is with the human concept of sin itself at all times in our history. This hymn reads as from the Bronze Age.. *CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE * *THE HYMN FROM THE BOOK OF SONGS - 4 * *The Hymn of Rewa * *1 am here, I am Yours, I sing Your praises. Join the dance, O priests and priestesse... more »

Oliver Stone, Vladimir Putin, European elections: Bullhorns debate

Adam Garrie at The Duran - 20 hours ago
The west continues to shoot itself in the foot....all the while shooting others. The post Oliver Stone, Vladimir Putin, European elections: Bullhorns debate appeared first on The Duran.

FIREPOWER! Russian Navy fires 6 cruise missiles on ISIS targets in Syria (Video)

Alex Christoforou at The Duran - 20 hours ago
Russia continues its assault on ISIS in Syria. The post FIREPOWER! Russian Navy fires 6 cruise missiles on ISIS targets in Syria (Video) appeared first on The Duran.

Minimum Wages in America

LL at Virtual Mirage - 20 hours ago
Tell me, is something eluding you, Sunshine? Is this not what you expected to see? If you want to find out what’s behind these cold eyes, You’ll just have to claw your way through this disguise... --Roger Waters - Pink Floyd, *The Wall* Sadly, the reality is that you are paid precisely what you're worth to somebody else. Minimum wage was never intended to be the standard for employment compensation, but since government created a minimum wage thus interfering with commerce, it has been a convenient place to peg salaries for people, many of whose time is actually *worth less*. And th... more »

More Details Emerge On How A Canadian Sniper Was Able To Set A World Record With A 2.2-mile Pickoff Of An ISIS Fighter

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 21 hours ago
The McMillan TAC-50 is a .50-caliber weapon, and the largest shoulder-fired firearm in existence (McMillan Firearms) *FOX News:* *Canadian sniper sets world record with 2.2-mile pickoff of ISIS fighter* A Canadian sniper set what appears to be a record, picking off an ISIS fighter from some 2.2 miles away, and disrupting a potentially deadly operation by the terror group in Iraq. Shooting experts say the fatal shot at a world-record distance of 11,316 feet underscores how stunningly sophisticated military snipers are becoming. The feat, pulled off by a special forces sniper from C... more »

Iconic Yellowstone Grizzly Bear To Lose Federal Protection

White Wolf at White Wolf - 21 hours ago
June 23, 2017: In a controversial decision, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removes Endangered Species Act protections for grizzlies in Yellowstone region Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it will remove the Yellowstone-region grizzly bear population from the federal endangered and threatened species list. The decision will allow bear hunting even though the region’s grizzly population has suffered high levels of human-caused mortality in recent years. The grizzly bear population in the lower 48 states has been reduced to 1 to 2 percent of its historic numbers... more »

Macron is a just a pseudo-Napoleon

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 22 hours ago
*A union in Europe should primarily be a supermarket* For years, we have known France as a little flaccid organ squeezed in between two giant German muscles. While this description will remain accurate for many years, France's new left-wing star decided to change at least the perception of this reality among its gullible frogeaters so during an EU summit in Brussels, he painted himself as the new Napoleon who will be a tougher warrior against the evils of the world such as the United States of America (which has "partly disappeared from the world"), climate change (no comment), Isl... more »

Israel Shows How Containers Can Turn Any Ship Into A Missile Boat

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
*The Drive:* *Israel Just Launched A Containerized Ballistic Missile From The Deck Of A Ship* *Long-range weapons the size and shape of shipping containers can turn almost any ship quickly into an impromptu missile boat.* Though the concept has yet to find its big break, defense contractors continue to expand on the idea of highly mobile weapon systems that meet the size and weight restrictions of standard shipping containers. Now, Israel has tested such a system and says it has buyers already in line. On June 20, 2017, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said it had successfully t... more »

"London Mayor Sadiq Khan Side Steps Question About Hezbollah Flag At Al Quds March"

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 22 hours ago
https://youtu.be/eN31bePe0zI Sadiq Khan showing his true colours there. He's a nasty piece of work, almost at Ken Livingstone levels.


Anon at Aangirfan - 22 hours ago
*"Egyptian college kids on Facebook were suckered into supporting the CIA's Arab Spring"* Recent false flag events in the UK would suggest that the Kosher Nostra wants to topple Theresa May? There are plenty of people who could replace Theresa May. *David Davis*'s mother married a Polish-Jew called Ronald Davis.[3] David Davis *Jeremy Corbyn* has said: "There is a Jewish element in my family, probably from Germany." Jeremy Corbyn: 'My Jewish ancestry' *Boris Johnson* has affirmed his Jewish ancestry . Has the Kosher Nostra fallen out with Theresa May? In July 2016, Theresa Ma... more »

Video: sirijski avioni sa jačim bombardovanjem nad Daraa-om nakon propalih pregovora o pomirenju

Davor M at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 22 hours ago
Damask, Sirija (04:20) – U četvrtak, Vojno vazduhoplovstvo Sirije (SiAAF) povećalo je svoje letove nad zaračenim gradom Daraa, ciljajući južne i istočne kvartove koji su još pod kontrolom opozicije. Ranije u toku dana, pobunjeničke snage i delegacija Vlade uzalud su pokušavali da pregovaraju o primirju jer su se ti pokušaji pokazali besplodnim zbog Hai’at Tahrir […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Syrian Army will not halt operations in west Raqqa despite US interference

Leith Fadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 22 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:15 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) will not halt their operations in the western countryside of the Al-Raqqa Governorate, despite the U.S.’ recent attacks on their air force near the key town of Resafa. “America’s aggression will not stop our mission and we (Syrian Army) will keep fighting terrorists as long […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Iraqi forces patrol close to the destroyed Al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 22 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:05 A.M.) – An Iraqi army humvee patrolled al-Agidat neighbourhood of Mosul, Thursday, a few hundred metres from the rubble of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri that was reportedly destroyed by the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) on Wednesday. Iraqi forces are on the brink of taking full control of Mosul, following […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

US gave no explanations to Russia over the downing of the Syrian jet: Zakharova

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 22 hours ago
(TASS) Moscow has not received any explanations from Washington over the downing of the Syrian Air Force Su-22 warplane by the US-led coalition, except those that were expressed publicly, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday. ‘We have heard only what was stated publicly,” the Russian diplomat said. The American side knows Russia’s […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Breaking: Saudi Arabia demands Qatar close Al-Jazeera, cut ties with Iran

Leith Fadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 22 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:45 A.M.) – The Saudi regime issued a number of demands from the Qatari monarchs in order to end the month long feud that has led to Doha being isolated from many of its former allies in the Arab world. According to the Associated Press, the Saudi regime demanded Qatar close the Al-Jazeera […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Old ways of schmoozing the enemy are no longer enough per Alex Brummer in The Times of Israel

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 23 hours ago
This article http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/old-ways-of-schmoozing-the-enemy-are-no-longer-enough/ is well worth a read. This excerpt will give you a flavour and make you wonder how bad the election result will be next time: '... One of my sons works as a video/film editor for a well-known media group. In the run-up to the election, he soon discovered that most of his colleagues had become ardent Corbyn supporters. They had been convinced by a 'false news' social media posting that the Tory manifesto was committed to privatisation of the NHS. Totally untrue in that the manifesto... more »

Coal Action Network Oppose New Coal Mine Plan for Cumbria Near Nuclear Waste Site

miningawareness at Mining Awareness + - 23 hours ago
Originally posted on Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole: Coal Action Network have written to Cumbria County Council opposing the new coal mine plan in…

What Is Life Like For A Soldier In Kim Jong Un's Army

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un laughs with General Ri Pyong Chol, right, at a photo session with the participants of the first meeting of the airpersons of the Korean People's Army in Pyongyang on April 17, 2014, in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency on April 20, 2014. REUTERS/KCNA *Eleanor Ross, Newsweek*: *North Korea Military: What To Know About Life As A Soldier In Kim Jong UN's Army* On June 18, a North Korean soldier fled to South Korea by swimming across a river, the second defection by a member of the military in a week. The South Korean Joint... more »

Tweet For Today

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
President Trump driving his golf cart all over the green is the most Trump thing ever (via MikeNFrank/Twitter) pic.twitter.com/UWuIcCIOnT — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) June 22, 2017 *WNU Editor:* Trump being Trump. If I was to drive my golf cart onto the green .... I do not even want to think of what the consequences would be. But being President (as well as being the owner of the golf course) .... I can see why no one is going to complain.

Lord Prescott v Huw Edwards

Craig at Is the BBC biased? - 1 day ago
Following Eddie Mair's interview with Boris Johnson on Wednesday's *PM* this exchange ensued on Twitter: Incidentally, Wednesday night's *Newsnight *also covered it with Evan Davis playing a clip and saying: Now that point was forcefully made to the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson this afternoon, when he was interviewed by Eddie Mair on Radio 4's *PM* programme. Mr Johnson tried to rebut it, but it didn't go well.

Breaking: Sean Hannity Exposes Democrat Plan To Trigger Martial Law And to Overthrow Trump

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Jun 22, 2017 Sean Hannity is exposing the plans of the leftists and the deep state to destroy Donald Trump and America. Published on Jun 22, 2017 Sean Hannity is standing up to the lies of the mainstream media and deep state, showing he has true courage, exposing the ongoing deep state coup. […]

Deep State Uses Military Deception To Provoke World War

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Jun 22, 2017 Infowars Reporter Joe Biggs breaks down new developments in the Deep States plan to provoke WW3 with North Korea. end

Russia and US in Shootdown Showdown Over Syria – #NewWorldNextWeek

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Jun 22, 2017 Welcome to New World Next Week — the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. In this week’s episode: – Story #1: Saudi King Names Son New Crown Prince, Upending Royal Succession Line http://reut.rs/2sznBf0 NWNW Flashback: […]

Israel to Build New Homes in Occupied West Bank. The Genocide & Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinians

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Jun 10, 2017 Israeli settlement activities have almost tripled in 2017 as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continues to support new construction in the occupied Palestinian territories. According to an Israeli NGO, Tel Aviv has advanced and approved plans for some 7,721 new homes in the occupied West Bank. The Peace Now None-Governmental Organization […]

ISIS-ISIL a Useful Tool for US to Destabilize Middle East: Analyst

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Jun 22, 2017 America’s strategy in Syria has been to utilize terrorist groups to undermine independent governments and wreck havoc in the Middle East, an American political analyst in Virginia says. Did Syria attack America or threaten American interests? Clearly NO! So why is America supporting terrorists to overthrow Assad? The people behind […]

Historic Silver Moves When JPMorgan Losses Control | Bill Murphy

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Jun 21, 2017 https://sdbullion.com http://www.silverdoctors.com/precious… The sentiment in the silver market is extremely low, but as soon as the price manipulators lose control, it will have “one of the most chaotic, big moves in the history of markets.” Cryptocurrencies are rising dramatically. Murphy says if gold and silver were not manipulated, they would […]

Israel Deployed 18 Fighter Jets To Saudi Arabia To “Prevent A Coup”: Fars

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Israel Deployed 18 Fighter Jets To Saudi Arabia To “Prevent A Coup”: Fars by Tyler Durden, http://www.zerohedge.com While according to the official narrative, the Saudi power transition on Wednesday, when King Salman bin Abdulaziz announced his decision to replace Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz with his own son, Mohammed bin Salman, went smooth […]

The FedRes Is Now Preparing For The Next Economic Crisis, Here’s How

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Jun 22, 2017 Sears Canada decided to announce that it will be declaring bankruptcy, approximately 3000 people will lose their jobs. Warren Buffett steps in and purchases Home Capital Group, big surprise since they were on the verge of collapsing. Junk bonds are signalling the great debt binge is now coming to an […]

LEAKED: The Number of ‘No-Go Zones’ in Sweden Increases – Police Report

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Jun 22, 2017 A late report by Swedish Police says the number of vulnerable zones in the country has jumped to 23. The areas often described in Swedish media as ‘no-go zones’ have sprung up across the country. The report says that the parallel social structure has emerged in those areas with police […]

‘Rape, Criminal Activity Increase Because of So-Called Refugees’ – Vienna Deputy Mayor

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Jun 22, 2017 Johann Gudenus, the Deputy Mayor of Vienna shares his views on refugees in Austria and comments about a proposal of Austria’s Foreign Minister, Sebastian Kurz, who wants to shut down Muslim kindergartens, because ‘they culturally and linguistically isolate children.’ end

Stockman: The Little Putsch That Could Beget a Great Big Coup

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
The Little Putsch That Could Beget a Great Big Coup by DAVID STOCKMAN, https://dailyreckoning.com/ … So let’s start with two obvious points about the whole Russia fiasco… Namely, there is no “there, there.” First off, the president has the power to declassify secret documents at will. But in this instance he could also do that without compromising […]

US Intervention in Syria at Crossroads

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
US Intervention in Syria at Crossroads by https://consortiumnews.com/ Exclusive: The U.S. military incursion into Syria is literally at a crossroads, with U.S.-backed forces cut off at Al-Tanf where two strategic highways intersect and where President Trump may decide to escalate, says Daniel Lazare. – By Daniel Lazare The U.S. has stumbled into a trap in the […]

NATO-Russian Aerial Intercepts Intensify Amid Escalation in Europe

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
NATO-Russian Aerial Intercepts Intensify Amid Escalation in Europe by https://sputniknews.com/ The attempt by a NATO fighter aircraft to approach a Russian plane carrying Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu became only the latest episode in a string of similar incidents as the alliance’s warplanes continue to test Russia’s defenses amid growing military escalation in Europe. – On June […]

Ever Closer to War

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Ever Closer to War by BRIAN CLOUGHLEY, https://www.strategic-culture.org/ The Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has warned that the likelihood of a catastrophic nuclear war is closer than since 1953. As explained by the Bulletin, in 1947 it devised the Doomsday Clock «using the imagery of apocalypse (midnight) and the contemporary idiom of nuclear explosion (countdown […]

Mainstream Media Fake News Exposed, Again

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Jun 21, 2017 http://sgtreport.com/ For months the mainstream mockingbird whore media led by CNN, MSNBC, Washington Post and the New York Times has tried to stuff the “Russians stole the election” narrative down the throats of the American people. And it hasn’t worked. So they’ve doubled down. The US mainstream media was at […]

The Trump Era And The Outlook On Gold’s Performance – Bill Holter Interview

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Jun 18, 2017 Bill Holter from JSmineset.com is here to give us and in-depth analysis on the current outlook on the Gold markets and the Trump era, we also discuss the relationship between Bitcoin and Gold and the best techniques to preserve your wealth. Importantly covered today is the possibility of a system shut […]

Greg Hunter, “Weekly News Wrap-Up 6/23/2017”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*“Weekly News Wrap-Up 6/23/2017”* By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com "The Middle East had near dogfight aerial combat in the skies over Syria. The U.S. shot down a Syrian fighter jet and an Iranian drone. Russia immediately halted cooperation with the U.S. in Syria, and warned it would “intercept” any aircraft in areas it controlled. Russia also charged the U.S. that America was “supporting terrorists.” One former Obama Administration insider says, “The risk of a big war is rising.” If you want to measure how well the economy is doing, you should take a look at the hard data and the ... more »


noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*“Hope”* “There is no love of life without despair of life." - Albert Camus “Hope is a gift you don’t have to surrender, a power you don’t have to throw away. And though hope can be an act of defiance, defiance isn’t enough reason to hope. But there are good reasons. It’s important to emphasize that hope is only a beginning; it’s not a substitute for action, only a basis for it. It’s important to say what hope is not: it is not the belief that everything was, is, or will be fine. The evidence is all around us of tremendous suffering and tremendous destruction. The hope I’m interes... more »

Oliver Álain Christie, Shakespeare, "Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*Shakespeare**'s "Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow"* Read by Oliver Álain Christie MACBETH: "What is that noise?" SEYTON: "It is the cry of women, my good lord." (Exit SEYTON) MACBETH: "I have almost forgot the taste of fears. The time has been my senses would have cooled To hear a night-shriek, and my fell of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir As life were in ’t. I have supped full with horrors. Direness, familiar to my slaughterous thoughts Cannot once start me." (Re-enter SEYTON) "Wherefore was that cry?" SEYTON: "The queen, my lord, is dead. MACBETH" "She should hav... more »

"Eventually You Understand..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
"That's where it all begins. That's where we all get screwed big time as we grow up. They tell us to think, but they don't really mean it. They only want us to think within the boundaries they define. The moment you start thinking for yourself - really thinking - so many things stop making any sense. And if you keep thinking, the whole world just falls apart. Nothing makes sense anymore. All rules, traditions, expectations - they all start looking so fake, so made up. You want to just get rid of all this stuff and make things right. But the moment you say it, they tell you to shut u... more »


Craig at Is the BBC biased? - 1 day ago
Did the BBC underplay the latest immigration figures, which show UK population growth rising sharply after record migration levels, increasing by 538,000 in just one year and taking our country's population to 65,648,000? Well, one way to judge that question is to see how much time was devoted to the issue on the main BBC One news bulletins. BBC One's *News at Six *gave it 28 seconds (midway through the bulletin), reporting it in this way: The population of the UK has seen its sharpest annual increase in nearly 70 years. The Office for National Statistics says from June 2015 to ... more »

Brienne Minor: Michigan’s Tennis Hidden Figure

James B. Ewers Jr. at Diverse - 1 day ago
Brienne Minor is a tennis player at the University of Michigan where she recently won the NCAA Division I women’s singles championship. By the way, she is Black.

Outgoing President Pruitt Urges New View of Adult Learning

cmaadmin at Diverse - 1 day ago
Adult learners always have been a part of the fabric of American higher education, although policy discussions up until recently have primarily centered around the needs of students who are just leaving high school.

Scholar Documents Economic War on Chinese Restaurants

cmaadmin at Diverse - 1 day ago
University of California, Davis law professor Gabriel “Jack” Chin and research assistant John Ormonde have uncovered evidence of economic bias over the years against Chinese restaurants through a search of digital archives.

Student Evaluations at Center of American University Tenure Fight

cmaadmin at Diverse - 1 day ago
Carolyn Brown, an assistant professor at American University, is appealing the provost’s decision to reject her tenure application, saying the rejection is based upon a “flawed and biased” analysis of her teaching efficiency.

This Is Why The American Flag Is Reversed On Military Uniforms

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*Business Insider: **Here's why the American flag is reversed on military uniforms* Tim Marshall, the author of "Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags" explains why American flags are reversed on military uniforms. Following is a transcript of the video. *A lot of people ask, "why is the US flag reversed when it's on an arm patch of a US military?" Just as the US flag dips to no man or king and you will see even at the Olympic ceremonies, the American flag is the only one that doesn't dip to the head of state of the host country. Because — it's not a mark of disrespect... more »

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*(Click on Image to Enlarge)* Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, as well as members of the government and representatives of veterans' organizations took part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Alexander Garden in Moscow. © SPUTNIK/ ALEXEI DRUZHININ *WNU Editor:* June 22 is a special date for Russians and for my family .... it is the anniversary date of the German invasion of the Soviet Union 76 years ago. The above picture is from this photo gallery .... *The Great Patriotic War: A Day of Grief and Remembrance in... more »

A Timeline Of Reported Events Of Russian Provocations And Dangerous Acts Since January 20, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin © Reuters *Ryan Goodman, Newsweek*:* Putin's Timeline Of Aggression Against The U.S.* Below is a timeline of publicly reported events of Russian provocations and dangerous acts since January 20, 2017. *February 10:* Multiple Russian aircraft buzz the U.S.S. Porter, a destroyer, which was patrolling in the Black Sea. The captain of the U.S.S. Porter called the actions “unsafe,” and said the aircraft did not respond to radio calls. It is the first such fly-by since Trump’s inauguration. (Washington Post) *Februa... more »

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