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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.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

2 July - Blogs I'm Following 1 of 2

11:34 pm MDT

Even The NYTimes Retraction On 17 Intel Agencies Is A Lie

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 29 minutes ago
Published on Jul 2, 2017 Infowars reporter David Knight talks about news outlet CNN was hit with a proverbial body slam by President Donald Trump Sunday in a tweet that has gone mega- viral. end

Israel’s Lieberman Backs Attacks Against Syrian Army

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 29 minutes ago
Published on Jul 2, 2017 The Israeli minister of military affairs has defended the regime’s recent attacks on Syrian army positions in the Golan Heights. Avigdor Lieberman said the Israeli army would continue its attacks more forcefully in the future. He was referring to Tel Aviv’s air raids in Quneitra countryside over the past two […]

China Sends Warships, Fighter Jets To Intercept US Destroyer In South China Sea

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 29 minutes ago
China Sends Warships, Fighter Jets To Intercept US Destroyer In South China Sea by Tyler Durden, http://www.zerohedge.com Just days before Trump’s meeting with the Chinese president in Hamburg later this week for the G-20 summit, the Trump administration sent a guided-missile destroyer near Triton Island in the South China Sea, Bloomberg reported, a move “which may […]

Washington Has Been At War For 16 Years: Why?

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 29 minutes ago
Washington Has Been At War For 16 Years: Why? by Paul Craig Roberts, http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/ For sixteen years the US has been at war in the Middle East and North Africa, running up trillions of dollars in expenses, committing untold war crimes, and sending millions of war refugees to burden Europe, while simultaneously claiming that Washington cannot afford […]

US and Israeli Collusion for Escalated War on Syria?

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 29 minutes ago
US and Israeli Collusion for Escalated War on Syria? by Stephen Lendman, http://www.globalresearch.ca/ The fundamental goals of both countries are regime change and destroying Syrian sovereignty. They partner in each other’s wars. – Both seek regional hegemony, wanting independent Syria and Iran transformed into pro-Western vassal states, their hydrocarbon resources looted, their people subjugated, their countries balkanized […]

Lynette Zang: Market Crash Coming – Insiders Run – Next Market Meltdown Means Frozen Financial System

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 29 minutes ago
Lynette Zang: Market Crash Coming – Insiders Run – Next Market Meltdown Means Frozen Financial System by Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Market analyst Lynette Zang has deep Wall Street experience and is starting to see a worse setup than just before the 2008 market meltdown. Zang explains, “The dollar is weak. All that is dog and […]

‘Clear Violation of Sovereignty’: Journalist on IDF Hitting Syria for 5th Time in a Week

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 29 minutes ago
Published on Jul 1, 2017 Israel says it has struck a Syrian military position, in response to stray fire from over the border. The IDF reportedly hit an artillerly battery in the Syrian-controlled section of the Golan Heights. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8gql end

New York Times Makes 1st Retraction on Russia Coverage

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 29 minutes ago
Published on Jun 30, 2017 The New York Times pulled an article it ran about Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election. Earlier in the week, news broadcaster CNN landed in hot water amid accusations that it trumped up its post-election coverage for the sake of ratings. RT America’s Alexey Yaroshevsky has more. […]

The End of CNN?

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 29 minutes ago
Published on Jul 1, 2017 Another CNN producer has been caught on tape making revealing statements about employees at the network and their liberal views. end

The U.S. Navy Is Reluctant To Reveal How Much Its New Aircraft Carriers Will Cost

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 30 minutes ago
Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). World Military Forum *War Is Boring*: *The U.S. Navy Isn’t Revealing How Much Its New Carriers Really Cost* Congressional watchdog calls out the Navy for its lack of independent cost estimates. The U.S. Navy has learned a lot of lessons trying to develop its next generation aircraft carrier. The trouble is, as a report by the Government Accountability Office mentions, the Navy is so far refusing to put these lessons into practice, and the taxpayers end up paying the price. The GAO recently released the report detaili...more »

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 40 minutes ago
*Connecting A Pogo Stick* Aviation ordnance sailors connect a "pogo stick" to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter during an ammunition offload aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Atlantic Ocean, June 21, 2017. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard *WNU Editor*: The above picture is from this photo gallery .... *Eisenhower Sailors Transfer Ammunition *(US Department of Defense)

Throwing Away Jobs Under the Paris Climate Accord

Charles R. Anderson, Ph.D. at An Objectivist Individualist - 58 minutes ago
Obama deposited about $1 billion in the Green Climate Fund for less developed nations as part of an initial U.S. payment of $3 billion he had scheduled under the Paris Climate Accord without authorization from Congress. This unauthorized $1 billion was the equivalent of throwing away 20,000 American jobs at $50,000 per job. Had he managed to pilfer the full $3 billion, he would have destroyed 60,000 American jobs. It gets worse. The U.S. obligation for the Green Climate Fund under the Paris Climate Accord not authorized by the Senate as required by the U.S. Constitution was supp... more »

Time to Say Goodbye to Afghanistan

Amitai Etzioni at The National Interest - 1 hour ago
*Amitai Etzioni* *Security, Middle East* [image: Afghan National Army (ANA) officers stand at attention during a training exercise at the Kabul Military Training Centre in Afghanistan October 7, 2015.] In a few weeks, Trump may be the third president to attach his name to the war. The window during which President Donald Trump can extricate U.S. forces from the mess in Afghanistan and blame his predecessors for the calamity is rapidly closing. A few more weeks, another surge, and he will be the third president to be saddled with this war; it will become his. The move to allow th... more »

America's 5 Worst Presidents Ever

Robert W. Merry at The National Interest - 1 hour ago
*Robert W. Merry* *History, * Who would you pick? In the spring of 2006, midway through George W. Bush’s second presidential term, Princeton historian Sean Wilentz published a piece in *Rolling Stone* that posed a provocative question: Was Bush the worst president ever? He said the best-case scenario for Bush was "colossal historical disgrace’’ and added: "Many historians are now wondering whether Bush, in fact, will be remembered as the very worst president in all of American history." The Wilentz assessment was probably a bit premature. It is difficult to judge any president’... more »

Why the M-60 Is One of America's Most Feared Machine Guns

Warfare History Network at The National Interest - 1 hour ago
*Warfare History Network* *History, Asia* The versatile, quick-firing weapon became one of the iconic weapons of the Vietnam War. The time was early 1967, the place a crowded square over a body of water on a narrow bridge in downtown Saigon. A 19-year-old American Army gun jeep commander in the 199th Light Infantry Brigade stood at his post in the rear of the vehicle. Both he and the driver wore .45-caliber pistols and carried M16 rifles. Besides the pistols and rifles, the Americans also had an M79 grenade launcher on the floorboards of the jeep, covered with heavy sandbags in ... more »

"The World Is Now $217,000,000,000,000 In Debt And The Global Elite Like It That Way"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 hour ago
*"The World Is Now $217,000,000,000,000 In Debt * *And The Global Elite Like It That Way"* By Michael Snyder "The borrower is the servant of the lender, and through the mechanism of government debt virtually the entire planet has become the servants of the global money changers. Politicians love to borrow money, but over time government debt slowly but surely impoverishes a nation. As the elite get governments around the globe in increasing amounts of debt, those governments must raise taxes in order to keep servicing those debts. In the end, it is all about taking money from us an... more »

Saudi Arabia’s Next King Has Launched A Crackdown On Dissent

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 hour ago
*(Click on Image to Enlarge)* *Wall Street Journal*: *Saudi Arabia Moves to Silence Deposed Prince, Dissidents* *Royal court limits movements of Mohammed bin Nayef, infiltrates social-media accounts of activists and religious figures.* The new heir to Saudi Arabia’s throne has launched a crackdown on dissent in recent weeks, attempting to silence activists and critical clerics as well as his deposed predecessor, according to U.S. and Saudi officials familiar with the events. King Salman upended Saudi Arabia’s succession order last month by naming his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin... more »


DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 hour ago
I don't know anyone outside of Wisconsin who identified Paul Ryan as the national danger he is before I did. Really. Long before Paul Krugman ever mentioned Ryan, *DWT* was already turning up the volume on the alarm signal. He was chosen as the fresh face of an old evil. We had it stop him. The DCCC and the rest of the venal DC Democratic establishment didn't agree... and enabled him. Blue American has been working for almost a decade-- sometimes with others, sometimes all alone-- trying to recruit a candidate to beat Ryan is his swing district that Pelosi's DCCC had declared "off... more »

The 12 baseless claims that form Russiagate

Alexander Mercouris at The Duran - 2 hours ago
Examination of the evidence for every one of the 12 claims made about Russiagate shows that they are untrue. The post The 12 baseless claims that form Russiagate appeared first on The Duran.

ISIS flattened by Russian retaliation airstrikes in Deir Ezzor

Andrew Illingworth at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 2 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:55 A.M.) – Last night the Russian Aerospace Forces (RuAF) carried a series bombardment sorties in and around the strategic city of Deir Ezzor. Russian airpower targeted ISIS positions and rally points in the Huwyqah and Al-Kannamat Districts of the city of Deir Ezzor and at the villages of Al-Hussiniyah and Al-Salhiyah in […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Iranian military holds naval drills in Caspian Sea: video

Leith Fadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 2 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:10 A.M.) – Iran’s Navy staged on Sunday the first part of a five-day military manoeuvre codenamed ‘Power and Sustainable Security 96’ in the Caspian Sea. Commander of the Northern Fleet and the Navy’s 4th Zone, Captain Ahmadreza Bagheri, made the announcement on Sunday, stating that the naval drill would be carried out in […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Syrian Army seizes Israeli equipment supplied to Al-Qaeda in the Golan Heights

Leith Fadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 2 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:40 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) foiled another major assault by the Al-Qaeda linked rebels in the Golan Heights this past weekend, seizing a large cache of equipment supplied by Israel in the process. According to the Golani Regiment of the National Defense Forces (NDF), the Syrian Arab Army seized Israeli […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Russia, Iran, Turkey meet before Syrian peace conference

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 2 hours ago
The representatives of Russia, Turkey and Iran, which are peace underwriters in Syria, will hold a working group meeting in Astana on Monday, before the international meeting on the situation in Syria scheduled for July 4 in Kazakhstan’s capital. The meeting will focus on further cooperation of the parameters of the four de-escalation zones on […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Syria: SAA breaks through Ayn Tarma defensive line

Leith Fadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 2 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:25 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) battled against militants in Damascus on Sunday, reportedly breaking through their defensive line in the suburb of Ayn Tarma. As a result of their advance, Sunday, the Syrian Arab Army’s 105th Brigade of the Republican Guard managed to capture much of ‘Ayn Tarma’s southern quarter. […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Tremors of Controversy Rock Southern University

cmaadmin at Diverse - 2 hours ago
Administration and alumni officials at Louisiana’s Southern University have gone into a major damage control mode in the wake of a series of developments in the last month that have rattled the institution and upset and stirred concern among its base of supporters.

University of Missouri Credit Outlook Downgraded to Negative

cmaadmin at Diverse - 2 hours ago
COLUMBIA, Mo. — A major financial ratings agency has downgraded the University of Missouri system’s credit outlook from stable to negative, citing enrollment declines on the flagship campus in Columbia and declining state revenue. Moody’s Investor Services on Thursday also affirmed the university’s Aa1 credit rating, the second highest rating possible. Moody’s said the university’s […]

Oklahoma University Reverses Course on Chapel Cross, Bibles

cmaadmin at Diverse - 2 hours ago
ADA, Okla. — The president of East Central University in Oklahoma is reversing a decision to remove Bibles and crosses from its on-campus chapel. ECU President Katricia Pierson said in a statement posted on the school’s website Friday that the public university in Ada, about 65 miles (104 kilometers) southeast of Oklahoma City, “moved too […]

University of Oregon Fraternity Suspended 1 Year for Hazing

cmaadmin at Diverse - 2 hours ago
EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon has suspended a fraternity for one year after it was caught hazing in the spring. The Register-Guard reports the hazing involved intentional embarrassment, physical activity as punishment and coerced use of alcohol and marijuana. University officials determined the Chi Psi chapter had violated the student conduct code and […]

Man Held in Chinese Scholar’s Kidnapping was Grad Student

cmaadmin at Diverse - 2 hours ago
CHICAGO — The 28-year-old Illinois man charged with kidnapping a Chinese scholar now believed to be dead was among a select few admitted to the University of Illinois’ highly competitive physics graduate program in 2013. Brendt Allen Christensen originally planned to earn a doctorate degree, but told his graduate adviser in 2016 he had changed […]

Arizona Regents to Offer In-state Tuition to Some Immigrants

cmaadmin at Diverse - 2 hours ago
PHOENIX — Public universities in Arizona said Thursday they will keep providing in-state tuition for young immigrants who came to the U.S. at an early age despite a recent court decision that threw it in doubt. Young immigrants clad in bright yellow shirts emblazoned with “Protect In-State Tuition for DACA Students” stood closely together holding […]


Oberon at GlobaLove Think Tank - 2 hours ago

The Qatar Crisis -- News Updates July 2, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 2 hours ago
*Reuters*:* Gulf deadline to resolve Qatar rift approaches* DUBAI/DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar faces possible further sanctions by Arab states that have severed ties with Doha over allegations of links to terrorism, as a deadline to accept their demands is expected to expire on Sunday night. Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said the demands were made to be rejected, adding that the Arab ultimatum was aimed not at tackling terrorism but at curtailing his country's sovereignty. State news agency QNA reported that he would inform the ruler of Kuwait, a neut... more »

War is Sorrow and Tears

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 2 hours ago
Compelling story by this woman who refuses to leave the war zone in eastern Ukraine as they are attacked by the Kiev government installed by the US in 2014. Currently the US-NATO are arming and training the National Guard to attack their fellow Ukrainians who live near the border with Russia. The US wants to destabilize Moscow and is using this proxy war and the western media demonization of Putin to build hatred against Russia. The western bankers want to break Russia into smaller countries so the oil corporations can take control of the vast Russian border as the Arctic Sea me... more »

Israel's Defense Minister Warns Syria: 'Don't test Us'

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 3 hours ago
IDF tanks are seen along the Golan Heights border with Syria. (photo credit:REUTERS) *Jerusalem Post:** Israeli Defense Minister to Syria: 'Don't test us'* *Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman had stern words for Syria after spillover from the Syrian Civil war landed in Israeli territory for the fifth time in one week.* Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman warned Israel’s northern neighbors on Sunday not to test the Jewish State’s patience on after numerous errant mortars struck Israel over the past week. “We have no intention of entering any conflict, but I advise our neighbor... more »

What Will Be The U.S. Strategy And Policy In Iraq And Syria Once The Islamic State Has Been Defeated?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 3 hours ago
*L.A. Times*: *'The closer we get, the more complex it gets.' White House struggles on strategy as Islamic State nears defeat in Iraq and Syria* With American-backed ground forces poised to recapture Mosul in Iraq and Raqqah in Syria, Islamic State’s de facto capitals, U.S. commanders are confident they soon will vanquish the militant group from its self-declared caliphate after three years of fighting. But the White House has yet to define strategy for the next step in the struggle to restore stability in the region, including key decisions about safe zones, reconstruction, nasce... more »

X22 Report, “Economic Alert, It Has Begun, The Collapse Is Spreading State By State”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
X22 Report, “Economic Alert, It Has Begun, The Collapse Is Spreading State By State” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHzS1G8bBO8

Musical Interlude: Gov't Mule, "Soulshine"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
Gov't Mule, "Soulshine" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijsritrkiAA

"A Look to the Heavens"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
“It's stars versus dust in the Carina Nebula and the stars are winning. More precisely, the energetic light and winds from massive newly formed stars are evaporating and dispersing the dusty stellar nurseries in which they formed. Located in the Carina Nebula and known informally as Mystic Mountain, these pillar's appearance is dominated by the dark dust even though it is composed mostly of clear hydrogen gas. *Click image for larger size.* Dust pillars such as these are actually much thinner than air and only appear as mountains due to relatively small amounts of opaque interstellar... more »

"All of Us Here On This Spinning Blue World"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
*"All of Us Here On This Spinning Blue World"* "Let's not plan too much or expect or promise or say how much or how little or outline how things must be or how they must not be. All of us here on this beautiful spinning blue world, let's just love each other from one millisecond to the next as much as we can." - A. J. Constance

"What A Privilege!"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
“Whatever your fate is, whatever the hell happens, you say, “This is what I need.” It may look like a wreck, but go at it as though it were an opportunity, a challenge. If you bring love to that moment- not discouragement- you will find the strength there. Any disaster you can survive is an improvement in your character, your stature, and your life. What a privilege! This is when the spontaneity of your own nature will have a chance to flow. Then, when looking back at your life, you will see that the moments which seemed to be great failures, followed by wreckage, were the incident... more »

The Daily "Near You?"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
Magdalena, New Mexico, USA. Thanks for stopping by!

"It Is Our Fate..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
"Well, it is our fate to live in a time of crisis. To live in a time when all forms and values are being challenged. In other and more easy times, it was not, perhaps, necessary for the individual to confront himself with a clear question: What is it that you really believe? What is it that you really cherish? What is it for which you might, actually, in a showdown, be willing to die? I say, with all the reticence which such large, pathetic words evoke, that one cannot exist today as a person – one cannot exist in full consciousness – without having to have a showdown with one’s sel... more »

Working on Next Newsletter

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 4 hours ago
I started in earnest yesterday working on the GN's next newsletter. I always dread the job because there is so much information that I've saved since the last *Space Alert *was published. But once I get rolling doing the 'Odds & Ends' section which are important short bits (what I call toilet reading) the energy cranks up. I love going through various space related articles and picking out things I want others to know about - things that help give people a slight view of where the whole space industry is taking the people of our planet. And just as important are the peaceniks ...more »

New Video : Erasing The Satellite Data

Hifast at Climate Collections - 4 hours ago
Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: ? ? Tony Heller has a must watch video on the latest RSS pause busting shenaigans. ? Well worth a bookmark

Don't Get Suckered By More Republicans Pretending To Run For Office As Democrats

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 4 hours ago
*Kellen Squire (Confused-VA) claims he's a Democrat & that his brand of Blue Dogism will save the party-- and that Bernie is "goofier than a pet goat"* Rob Bell is about as far right as Republicans in Virginia get-- and that's pretty far right. And, so is his General Assembly district-- VA-58, which includes Greene County (Trump 62.5%; Hillary 30.8%) and parts of Albemarle, Fluvanna and Rockingham Counties, but neither Grounds nor the City of Charlottesville. He's been in the House of Delegates since 2001, reelected every 2 years. Generally, Democrats don't even bother challenging h... more »

U.S. Artillery Marines Rain Steel On Islamic State Fighters In Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*Daily Caller:* *US Marines Rain Fire Down On ISIS In Syria [VIDEO]* Official video of Marines firing artillery on the Islamic State deep inside Syria emerged Saturday on the U.S. Marine Corp’s Facebook page. A unit of nearly 400 Marines from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit deployed to Syria for nearly two months to support the U.S. backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in their assault on ISIS’s capital of Raqqa. The unit fired nearly 4500 artillery rounds during their deployment averaging nearly 100 rounds a day. *Read more* .... *WNU Editor: *20 miles away from Raqqa (so th... more »

Trump’s Escalating Assault on the Press

Robert Reich - 5 hours ago
On Sunday morning Trump seemed to promote violence against CNN. He tweeted an old video clip of him... more »

New Jersey Governor Issues A State Of Emergency Executive Order

Activist Post at Activist Post - 5 hours ago
By Mac Slavo In an attempt to shield those living in the Garden State from the problems their government created, the governor, Chris Christie, has... more »

US Media Sells Disorder in Eastern Syria

Activist Post at Activist Post - 5 hours ago
By Tony Cartalucci The Washington Post in a piece penned by David Ignatius, attempts to showcase US progress in eastern Syria where it admittedly and... more »

ISIS “Coincidentally” Appears Along China’s One Belt, One Road

Activist Post at Activist Post - 5 hours ago
By Tony Cartalucci Two Chinese teachers based in Pakistan’s southwest province of Baluchistan were reportedly abducted and murdered by militants from the self-proclaimed “Islamic... more »

Is Antarctica the Key to Controlling the Weather?

ActivistPost at Activist Post - 5 hours ago
By Melissa Dykes In this video, Melissa Dykes of TruthstreamMedia.com explores the history of weather modification from Antarctica and reveals that current technology located on... more »

Buzzfeed requests FOIA of the Federal Government for access to information and testimony pertaining to that Russian dossier.

Gryphen at The Immoral Minority - 5 hours ago
Courtesy of Politico: *Add this surprising entry to the growing list of those issuing subpoenas for insight into the imbroglio involving President Donald Trump and the Russians: BuzzFeed. * *The online media outlet sent formal demands Thursday to the CIA, the FBI and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, seeking details on the distribution of an unverified intelligence dossier about Trump said to have been in the possession of Russian intelligence during last year’s presidential campaign, POLITICO has learned.* *BuzzFeed is also seeking testimony from fired FBI Dir... more »

British Islamic State Fighter Moans That The Good Days In Raqqa Have Gone

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
Omar Hussain, 30, from High Wycombe, has complained about ISIS terrorists fleeing Raqqa as US-backed fighters surround the city *Daily Mail:** Jihadi life ISISn't what it used to be: Former Morrisons security guard who went to fight with the extremists moans that the good days in Raqqa have gone - and Syria's too hot in summer* * Omar Hussain, 30, has warned the 'high life' in ISIS stronghold of Raqqa is over * US-backed troops have now fully encircled ISIS fighters in the Syrian city * Hussain, who left Britain in 2013, criticised ISIS fighters fleeing Raqqa * The 30-year-old also ... more »

The Durability of Crime Fiction and Why It's Bigger Than Ever

jurassicpork at Welcome Back to Gotham City - 5 hours ago
*O*ne out of every three books sold in the UK is a crime novel. I just discovered that today and, as a crime novelist myself, that fact both heartened and startled me. And while I'm sure the ratio of crime novels bought by the US reading public is somewhat more modest, it's undeniable that crime/detective fiction is big in virtually in every nation on earth. This is especially true in post Stieg Larsson Scandinavia (particularly Iceland). And as our brothers and sisters across the pond have historically loved to get up to the elbows in a good gory murder, the trend of mystery n... more »

(Not)Petya Malware ,“An Act Of War”, Requiring a NATO Response?

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 5 hours ago
*Guess which state this malware has been attributed to?If you said Israel, you’re wrong!* *And yah Trudeau intentionally played the divisive identity politics game, right on Canada day.* *He forgot Alberta, intentionally. His PR team , and Justin Trudough, are way to savvy for that to have been anything but intentional! What else would one expect from him? His job is to destroy Canada. When he won I predicted he would be divisive and promote PC insanity, he's not disappointed me at all! * *Trudeau will divide this country,* same as Harper did, just in a different manner. *We wi... more »

Syrian War News Updates -- July 2, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 6 hours ago
*The Guardian/AFP*: *Suicide bomber kills 21 in centre of Syrian capital* *Bomber blows himself up in Tahrir Square in Damascus, in biggest such attack since March* A suicide car bomber pursued by security forces blew himself up in eastern Damascus on Sunday, killing 21 people, in the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months. Syrian state media and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said security forces intercepted three car bombers on their way into the city early in the morning. State television said two of the vehicles were blown up on the out... more »

New Ice Age or New Runway?

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 6 hours ago
By Paul Homewood h/t Patsy Lacey Austria’s constitutional court on Thursday overturned a landmark ruling that had blocked Vienna airport’s plans to build a third runway because of climate change worries. Judges found that the earlier verdict had violated the constitution, noting that the environment did not hold “absolute priority” over other […]

Williamson Letter Part Two

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 6 hours ago
By Paul Homewood Back to the Williamson letter: SIR – Christopher Booker is right to question whether busy airports provide suitable locations for weather stations, particularly for temperature extremes (“Nice heatwave, but June 1878 was hotter”, June 25). However, his historical analysis fails to mention that 57 per cent of worldwide highs were recorded […]

Boeing 797

David Mikkelson at Snopes.com - 6 hours ago
Viral image dating from 2006 purports to show a new Boeing "797" blended-wing airliner.

"Fight or Flight Response: Gender Differences"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*"Fight or Flight Response: Gender Differences"* by ScienceDaily "There are many books and movies that highlight the psychological differences between men and women - 'Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus', for example; but now, neurologists say they have brain images that prove male and female brains do work differently - at least under stress. A new high-tech scientific study reveals the differences between men and women may really start at the top. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania used a high-tech imaging method to scan the brains of 16 men and 16 women. The subjec... more »

The Poet: Mary Oliver, “I Worried”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*“I Worried”* “ I worried a lot. Will the garden grow, will the rivers flow in the right direction, will the earth turn as it was taught, and if not how shall I correct it? Was I right, was I wrong, will I be forgiven, can I do better? Will I ever be able to sing, even the sparrows can do it and I am, well, hopeless. Is my eyesight fading or am I just imagining it, am I going to get rheumatism, lockjaw, dementia? Finally I saw that worrying had come to nothing. And gave it up. And took my old body and went out into the morning, and sang.” - Mary Oliver

Musical Interlude: Liquid Mind, “From The Silence"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
Liquid Mind, “From The Silence" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMNc2sATWEw

"It'll Do..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*Deputy Wendell:* “It's a mess, ain't it, Sheriff?” *Sheriff Bell:* “If it ain't, it'll do till the mess gets here.” - “No Country For Old Men” Well, folks, it looks like the front edge of the mess has arrived... think dominoes falling, states collapsing now, who knows how this will all play out, or what the Federal government response to guaranteed social chaos will be. It will not be kind and gentle, we can presume that. Honestly, I *hate* bringing you these doom and gloom economic reports, but that's reality whether we like it or not, and we ought to at least understand what's ha... more »

"The Fierce Urgency Of Now..."

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

X22 Report, “It's All Falling Apart, The Entire Illusion Is Coming To An End”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
X22 Report, “It's All Falling Apart, The Entire Illusion Is Coming To An End” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MknipsWmB9M

"Illinois Economic Collapse Is Near, Two Other States Will Follow In It’s Footsteps"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*"Illinois Economic Collapse Is Near,* * Two Other States Will Follow In It’s Footsteps"* by Mac Slavo "The mismanagement of Illinois by government bureaucrats and politicians have plunged the state into a dire economic abyss. But SGTReport is predicting that other states will fall just as quickly, and you won’t be surprised in the least when your hear which ones are doomed to suffer an economic collapse soon. Illinois could be expected to slash pensions to 30 cents on the dollar to help stave off the harsh reality of nanny state policies and socialist promises. But problems with f... more »

ISIL’ovi snajperisti nanose teške gubitke Kurdskim jedinicama u Raki

Stefan Agatonović at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 6 hours ago
DAMASK, SIRIJA – Sudeći po informacijama koje su poslate u javnost u Subotu od strane Amaq Agencije, 74 članova Sirijske Demokratske Jedinice (SDF) stradalo je od strane ISIL’ovih snajperista u Raki. U periodu od 6 do 30 Juna ubistva snajperima su zabeležena na sledećim lokacijama: – 16 SDF boraca u Al-Mashlab oblasti. – 18 SDF boraca […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

VIDEO: FSA militants heavily shell strategic government-held town in Daraa amid word of elite Hezbollah reinforcements

Andrew Illingworth at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 6 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:07 P.M.) – In the wake of finding out that Hezbollah is sending its elite special forces Radwan Division to Daraa, anti-government militant groups operating under the Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous command structure appear to be in a state of panic and are now taking preliminary measures to try hinder the build-up of pro-government forces […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

SAS Last Stand: Troops Were Surrounded By ISIS Militants And Chose To Fight To The Death

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 7 hours ago
This pictures claims to show British SAS ground troops supporting the war on ISIS. It is claimed that SAS troops killed multiple militants yesterday near Mosul, Iraq *Daily Mail:* *SAS hero drowned ISIS fighter in a puddle after unit was encircled by jihadis with less than 10 bullets left* * Troops were ambushed and trapped in a river bed when ammunition ran out * They chose to fight to the death and kill enemy forces in the process * They used their wit, brute strength, and weapons as clubs to defeat ISIS * A source counted 32 dead militants before the reminder retreated An Special... more »

5 obstacles Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will have to address in their meeting

Adam Garrie at The Duran - 7 hours ago
When Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump meet, they will have to overcome more than just the present political crisis in the US. They will have to overcome and understand history. Eurasia is the key. The post 5 obstacles Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will have to address in their meeting appeared first on The Duran.

Gripping Video On The Final Intense Street Battles Against ISIS In Their Last Stronghold Of Mosul

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 7 hours ago
*WNU Editor*: Words cannot describe this video .... you have to watch it.

July 2, 1787: The Day the Convention Narrowly Avoided Permanent Adjournment

Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. at rss - 7 hours ago
[image: july-2-1787-the-day-the-convention-narrowly-avoided-permanent-adjournment] On July 2, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention nearly gave up and went home. But fortunately for America and the rest of the world, history took a different course.

Sunday Afternoon Links

Greg Fingas at Accidental Deliberations - 7 hours ago
This and that for your Sunday reading. - Abi Wilkinson writes that we'll be far better served fighting inequality generally rather than limiting our focus to issues of social mobility: When we talk about social mobility, we’re talking about movement between the strata of our social class system. (Generally upwards movement – nobody seems to want to discuss the fact that making room for people from poorer backwards at the top might necessitate others, born into privilege, travelling in the opposite direction.) The ideology is meritocratic. It’s assumed that hard work and aptitude sh... more »

While supposedly honoring military veterans Donald Trump instead attacks media while saying "I'm president, and they're not."

Gryphen at The Immoral Minority - 7 hours ago
.@POTUS: "The fake media tried to stop us from going to the White House but I'm president and they're not." pic.twitter.com/QdqF7h7CbU — Fox News (@FoxNews) July 2, 2017 Courtesy of the New York Times: *President Trump used the first part of his holiday weekend getaway to issue more denunciations of the news media, using a celebration of American veterans and freedom at an evening rally to thunder that he would not allow the “fake” media to stop his agenda. * *Speaking to raucous supporters at a faith rally at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington Satur... more »

Battle For The Iraqi City Of Mosul -- News Updates July 2, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
*Reuters*: *Iraqis prepare to celebrate Mosul victory blocks away from raging battles* Iraqis prepared on Sunday to celebrate an expected victory over Islamic State in Mosul, just blocks away from battles raging in the last few districts where the militants are dug in. Troops tied white banners and Iraqi flags to lamp posts and damaged buildings including the Hadba minaret, which the jihadists blew up in June along with the adjoining Grand al-Nuri Mosque, as air strikes and mortars rained down nearby. It was from al-Nuri's pulpit that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ... more »

Are the Tories Permanently Screwed?

Phil at All That Is Solid ... - 8 hours ago
Turmoil begets turmoil. We in the Labour Party know a bit about that thanks to two years of factional bloodletting, but now the Tories are setting about demonstrating how it should be done. With the billion quid signed off to Northern Ireland for the DUP's grubby support, it seems every minister in earshot of a mic is letting it be known they're pressing for more cash for their departments. Pleasingly, where there is turmoil there is incompetence. Never in anything but bountiful supply among Tory politicians, it transpires that the Prime Minister was contriving ... more »

'More Than a Pipeline' (Watch full movie English or Dutch)

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 8 hours ago
Photos by More Than a Pipeline Watch movie below: https://morethanapipeline.com/moviemtapldef/ (Watch full movie in English or Dutch) Published on Jun 30, 2017 We are grateful, humble and proud to announce the online release of More than a pipeline. MORE THAN A PIPELINE is a story about 500 years of suppression of the First Nations and how Standing Rock is basically a next

Trump, Of Course, Is His Own Worst Enemy, Though That's Getting To Be A Very Competitive Position

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 8 hours ago
Yesterday John Kasich told Marrtha Raddatz that the "coarseness" of the Trumpanzee tweets "is not acceptable." Oh, really? Not acceptable to who? It appears acceptable enough to the 35% of Americans-- Trump's core-- who say they still approve of Trump's performance in office. Oklahoma comedian and writer Amanda Kerri isn't one of them. In an OpEd in *The Advocate* last month, The Simple Truth on Trump: He's Dumb as Rocks, Kerri concluded that "coarseness" is far from the worst of Trump's many defects. She seems pretty certain, in fact, that El Señor "is probably the dumbest man al... more »

The Lost Adams - Part One

KRandle at A Different Perspective - 8 hours ago
(*Blogger’s Note:* As those of you who visit here regularly know, I’m also a fan of tales of lost gold mines and buried treasure and in fact, in 1995 wrote a book cleverly named *Lost Gold and Buried Treasure*. The first story in the book dealt with the Lost Adams and in the last couple of days, while working on my book about the Socorro UFO landing, I had the opportunity to learn a little more about the Lost Adams. Here, then, is the tale as told in that book, updated with the information that I learned while communicating with Paul Harden, he of Socorro and combined with other inf... more »

Greg Hunter, “Next Market Meltdown Means Frozen Financial System”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 9 hours ago
*“Next Market Meltdown Means Frozen Financial System”* By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com "Market analyst Lynette Zang has deep Wall Street experience and is starting to see a worse setup than just before the 2008 market meltdown. Zang explains, “The dollar is weak. All that is dog and pony. The real thing is they can’t stimulate the economy by growing any more debt. The system is based on compounding debt. So, it has to reset, and any wealth that is in the system gets reset too. They can keep the game going until confidence is lost. Once confidence is lost, it’s over, and I do think... more »

Koala mesmerised by shooting star and the milky way

White Wolf at White Wolf - 9 hours ago
Stunning time-lapse video has captured a koala staring at a starry sky for hours on end in Sydney. The staff at the Symbio Wildlife Park have captured a video showing one of their koalas watching the night sky in awe for hours as the Milky Way and shooting stars passes by. The timelapse video captured by staff in Sydney, shows Grace, the koala, gazing into the night all alone without a care in the world. The marsupial is seen perched at the very end of a tree top while gawking at the skyline for more than four hours before slowly making her way down. Spokesperson Kevin Fallon t... more »

Iran Is Using The Star Of David As Target Practice For Its Missile Tests

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 9 hours ago
An impact crater can clearly be seen in the satellite imagery provided to the UN by Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon on 28 June 2017 *The Independent*: *Iran is using the Star of David as target practice for missile tests* Israel’s envoy to the United Nations called practice ‘hateful and unacceptable’ in formal complaint to Security Council The Iranian military has used a Star of David, the symbol of the Jewish faith, as target practice for missile tests, the Israeli envoy to the UN has claimed. “This use of the Star of David as target practice is hateful and unacceptable,” Danny D... more »

Anesthetizing Outrage

Karen Garcia at Sardonicky - 9 hours ago
It was shocking enough that he accused a female colleague in the NBC infotainment family of copiously bleeding from a face-lift. But not content with that gleeful provocation, Donald Trump has finally gone over the edge in what's being ballyhooed as the ultimate faux pas of his entire presidency. Trump actually sent out a video of himself mock-pummeling a WWE star whose face was replaced with *the sacred CNN logo.* How dare he terrorize the Terror Channel, whose patriotic neoliberal purpose is to sell endless bloody war and domestic paranoia on behalf of the Military-Industrial Comp... more »

Heavy Philippines Air Force Bombardment Of Islamic State Positions In Marawi (Video)

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 10 hours ago
VIDEO: Heavy Philippines Air Force bombardment of ISIS positions in #Marawi. - @cnnphilippinespic.twitter.com/fMqpYNKr3e — Conflict News (@Conflicts) July 2, 2017 *Previous Post:* The Battle To Retake The Philippine City Of Marawi From The Islamic State -- News Updates July 1, 2017 *WNU Editor:* Using these aircraft to conduct these type of bombing raid tells me that the Philippine military has been given the green light to do what is necessary to retake the city .... even if it may mean destroying a good part of it with heavy civilian casualties.

Political repression of opposition leaders in Montenegro

Prof. Dr. Olga Ravasi at The Duran - 10 hours ago
Is Montenegro Ready to live up to the ‘Western’ Values? The post Political repression of opposition leaders in Montenegro appeared first on The Duran.

America provokes China in the South China Sea

Adam Garrie at The Duran - 10 hours ago
It comes after the US agreed to sell weapons to the regime in Chinese Taipei, Japan turning against the One Belt--One Road project and anti-North Korean statements from Donald Trump. The post America provokes China in the South China Sea appeared first on The Duran.

Armed man shows up to Gettysburg National Military Park prepared to defend the memorials, promptly shoots himself in the leg.

Gryphen at The Immoral Minority - 10 hours ago
Courtesy of Penn Live: *A "patriot" who brought a revolver to Gettysburg National Military Park Saturday amid rumors of desecration of memorials accidentally shot himself in the leg Saturday. * *Benjamin Hornberger, 23, of Shippensburg, accidentally triggered the revolver, which was inside a leg holster, when he temporarily rested the bottom of his flag pole against the holster, according to witnesses. Park police were nearby when the shooting occurred and officers quickly applied a tourniquet that may have saved the man's life, said Sgt. Anna Rose, a spokeswoman with the U.S. Pa... more »

EEUU ocupará militarmente la Base Aérea de Tabqa como parte del acuerdo con las YPG

Alvaro A. at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 10 hours ago
Según fuentes kurdas próximas a Al-Masdar, el Ejército estadounidense establecerá sus tropas en Base Aérea de Tabqa, en la gobernación de Raqa como parte del acuerdo alcanzado con las Unidades de Protección del Pueblo Kurdo (YPG). La medida por la que las fuerzas estadounidenses se establecerán en la Base Aérea de Tabqa sigue abierta a […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Hezbollah special forces sent to Daraa

Andrew Illingworth at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 10 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:33 P.M.) – The Radwan Division, a Hezbollah special forces formation made up of elite shock troops, is to be sent to the embattled city of Daraa in order to bolster the strength of pro-government forces there. The formation has participated in many major battles throughout Hezbollah’s involvement in the Syrian War and […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

صحيفة ألمانية: التوترات في المنطقة سببها ترامب ورقصه بالسيف

Shady Azar at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 10 hours ago
اعتبرت صحيفة “تاغس شبيغل” الألمانية إن سياسات الرئيس الأمريكي دونالد ترامب وخاصة زيارته إلى السعودية مؤخراً أدت إلى تسريع التوترات وانتشار الفوضى في منطقة الشرق الأوسط بما في ذلك تسريع الخلافات بين إيران والسعودية. ووفقا للتقرير الذي نشرته الصحيفة أمس فإن آخر زيارة للرئيس الأمريكي إلى السعودية ورقصه بالسيف هي سبب الأزمة في الشرق الأوسط […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

In Pictures: Houthi rebels raid Saudi troops in northern Yemen

Zen Adra at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 10 hours ago
At least 2 Saudi soldiers were killed by the Yemeni Army and national committees while attempting to infiltrate into Al-Tibbeh Al-Hamra base in Al-Khanjar area of Al-Jawf province in northern Yemen. Meanwhile, the Houthi rebels attacked the Saudi Army’s positions located in the same area, killing and injuring a number of them. the rebels published […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Watergate Reporter Carl Bernstein: 'Non-Functioning' Trump Presidency Is 'Malignant'?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 10 hours ago
*Zero Hedge: **Watergate Reporter Hints At Coup, Warns "Non-Functioning" Trump Presidency Is "Malignant"* While Bob Woodward is more stoic in his public discussion of the predicament this nation finds itself in (lambasting the 'fake news' media rather than directing his ire at the body politik), his partner in un-crime, legendary Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein, called the Trump administration a "malignant presidency" on Saturday, and suggested that the wrongdoings committed by the White House were unprecedented. *Read more* .... *WNU Editor:* The above video was done yesterday... more »

Hero Cop Adopts Boy He Rescued from Torture to Protect Him for Life

Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project - 10 hours ago
[image: cop]An Oklahoma cop just set the bar for cops across the country, showing what true compassion and public service really looks like.

A Rare Albino-like Bald Eagle Makes Its Appearance in Washington State

White Wolf at White Wolf - 10 hours ago
Talk about an odd bird—a bald eagle with white spots has been seen in Washington State. Photographers Chris Teren and Traci Walter snapped the bird feeding on the Nooksack River, near Bellingham. "It was chaotic, with eagles flying and calling everywhere, then in came this eagle. It didn't take me long to figure out what we saw was something very special," Walter told National Geographic News by email. "I was so excited, but I contained myself and focused on this eagle, and wound up with some great shots. I have seen a couple leucistic animals before, and figured that's what was g... more »

New Blogs February/July 2017

Phil at All That Is Solid ... - 10 hours ago
Goodness. Has it really been six months since I last did a round-up? Yes, it has. I wish it could be put down to me being busy with too much politics, but unfortunately it comes down to a dearth of new blogs appearing in sufficient numbers. What was once ten-a-penny are as fleeting as a principle in a Liberal Democrat meeting. Shall we see what we have? James Bloodworth (Labour) (Twitter) More Follows (Labour) Political Provocateur (Labour) The Jeremy Corbyn Effect (Labour) (Twitter) Politics Means Politics (Unaligned/Feminist) (Twitter) Ungagged! (Unaligned) (Twitter) Spectrum P... more »

UPDATED: Israeli-supported terrorists planning new Chemical Attack to blame on Syria

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 10 hours ago
*UPDATED: July 2, 2017* RT is reporting that the False Flag attack by the perps against Syria will be " *massive and include “many fakes*.” Also...[a recently published] OPCW report therefore “*comes up with a fabricated and contrived narrative that has no credibility and cannot be accepted in any manner, because it is removed from logic and is concocted by a twisted imagination that only thinks about weaving conspiracies,”* the Syrian Foreign Ministry’s Saturday statement said, as cited by Syria’s state SANA news agency. *Russian OPCW representative Alexander Shulgin has said th... more »

New Video : Erasing The Satellite Data

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 10 hours ago
Tony Heller has a must watch video on the latest RSS pause busting shenaigans. Well worth a bookmark


Craig at Is the BBC biased? - 11 hours ago
This is what happens when you very gently disagree with John Simpson on Twitter about whether the BBC is impartial or not: "No the duty to be neutral though John and unfortunately the BBC are not" really was all David Burns had tweeted in reply to John Simpson yet the BBC's World Affairs editor construed *that* as "insult & accusation" and 'blocked' the poor man - rather in the manner of an over-sensitive apparatchik in the old Soviet Union one might say!

Here Is The Original "Battle Of The Billionaires" Footage That President Trump Edited For His Tweet Today

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
*Previous Post: *U.S. Media 'Freaks-Out' Over The Latest Tweet From President Trump

Energy 97, Solar can replace coal power in the PH?

Nonoy Oplas at Government and Taxes - 11 hours ago
There is a funny claim by the President of Solar Philippines, also son of Sen. Loren Legarda, Leandro Leviste. Reported in BWorld today. Look at his claim: solar at P5.39/kWh vs average generation cost from different sources at P8.17/kWh. These numbers seem like jokes. Here’s why. 1. The average generation charges of Meralco were P4.85/kWh in May and P4.37/kWh in June 2017, which already includes the more expensive peaking plants. These are almost half of Mr. Leviste’s P8.17/kWh data. Where did he get that number, perhaps from one of the inefficient electric cooperatives in the co...more »

Where Are We, and How Did We Get Here?

Catelli at Not Quite Unhinged - 11 hours ago
As Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, tweets us into the apocalypse, I cannot help but marvel with mouth open, at where we as a society are at. How did we arrive at this moment in time, where the world appears to be governed by absolute lunacy? I say we, because at this particular moment in time, while exemplified by the deranged squirrels inhabiting Donald Trump's head,

U.S. Media 'Freaks-Out' Over The Latest Tweet From President Trump

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
#FraudNewsCNN #FNN pic.twitter.com/WYUnHjjUjg — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 2, 2017 I am thinking about changing the name #FakeNews CNN to #FraudNewsCNN! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 1, 2017 *Daily Caller:* *Media Horrified After Trump Tweets Video Body-Slamming CNN* Journalists reacted in horror Sunday morning after President Trump tweeted a fake video that showed him body-slamming “fraud news” CNN in a fake wrestling match. While many of the president’s supporters online reacted to the video with humor, the consensus among journalists seemed to be that ... more »

Trump and Twitter...

Adrienne at Adrienne's Corner - 12 hours ago
*a match made in heaven - or something.* *Disclaimer:* I'm not a fan of Twitter. I simply don't "get it." However, it's pretty clear that millions upon million (billions, actually) *do* get it. In addition to tweeting these people also text, use Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and the myriad of other social media sites. As much as I don't like seeing people walking around with their noses stuck in their phones, I am cognizant of the fact that not only is that horse out of barn, but has also galloped out of the paddock, and social interaction, barring some unforeseen event, is not... more »

U.S. Conducts Joint Naval Patrols With The Philippine Navy In The Sulu Sea

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*VOA*: *US, Philippines Navy Ships Patrol Sulu Sea* MANILA — The United States and Philippine navies held a joint naval patrol Saturday in dangerous southern Philippine waters, amid rising international concern about Islamist militancy and piracy in the region. U.S. Navy combat ship USS Coronado joined a Philippine Navy frigate, BRP Alcaraz, in patrolling the Sulu Sea, where numerous pirate attacks on commercial shipping have been made since 2015. “Our at-sea operations with the Philippine Navy demonstrate our commitment to the alliance and deter piracy and illegal activities,” U.... more »

Today Is World UFO Day

Oberon at GlobaLove Think Tank - 12 hours ago
Oldest Known UFO Photos Part One Oldest Known UFO Photos Part Two

Trump ‘body slams’ MSM in new video

Adam Garrie at The Duran - 12 hours ago
Trump's sense of humour remains fully unchanged by the Presidency. The post Trump ‘body slams’ MSM in new video appeared first on The Duran.

DAMASCUS: 2 attacks–1 real and 1 fake

Adam Garrie at The Duran - 12 hours ago
The real war meets the information war in Syria. The post DAMASCUS: 2 attacks–1 real and 1 fake appeared first on The Duran.

Candidate Announcement-- Daylin Leach Is Running For Congress In Pennsylvania's Most Gerrymandered Seat

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 12 hours ago
The DCCC insists that its candidates avoid "controversial" issues. The opposite of that approach is... Pennsylvania state Senator Daylin Leach, the most progressive person in the Pennsylvania legislature. He just threw his hat into the hotly contested race for the Democratic nomination for the 7th district seat currently held by dull backbencher and Paul Ryan rubber stamp Pat Meehan. The 7th is a minutely gerrymandered district. Obama beat McCain 53-46% and then lost to Romney 50-49%. Hillary beat Trumpanzee 49.3% to 47.0%. Last year, the DCCC candidate, Bill Golderer was destroye... more »


Anon at Aangirfan - 12 hours ago
Every time we use Google, we reveal something about ourselves. *Seth *Stephens-Davidowitz used to be a data scientist at Google. He's the author of the book, "*Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data And What The Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are.*" *According to Seth:* "Areas that supported Trump in the largest numbers were those that made the most Google searches for *nigger*." Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are *According to Seth:* "The greater the percentage of foreign-born residen... more »

Mohawk Nation News 'Lower Than Serpent S -- T!'

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 12 hours ago
LOWER THAN SERPENT S–T! Posted on July 2, 2017 Please post & distribute. MNN. JULY 2, 2017. The museum INDIANS and cowards with power sit behind the criminal president in Washington. They encourage him to rob, pollute and kill us and our mother. They are his smiling and back-slapping ‘step-and-fetch-it’ boys. He should sit down with the real natural protectors of great turtle island, us

June Arctic Ice Report

Ron Clutz at Science Matters - 12 hours ago
The extent of Arctic ice fell to a new wintertime low in March 2017. But springtime ice persisted and in June is hanging around the decadal average. The first half of June this year’s extent was above the decadal average despite early melting in Bering and Okhotsk Seas, Those two Pacific basins are now ice-free, […]

Monumental, unsustainable environmental impacts

Charles R. Anderson, Ph.D. at An Objectivist Individualist - 12 hours ago
Replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy would inflict major land, wildlife, resource damage by Paul Driessen Demands that the world replace fossil fuels with wind, solar and biofuel energy – to prevent supposed catastrophes caused by manmade global warming and climate change – ignore three fundamental flaws. 1) In the Real World outside the realm of computer models, the unprecedented warming and disasters are simply not happening: not with temperatures, rising seas, extreme weather or other alleged problems. 2) The process of convicting oil, gas, coal and carbon dioxide emissions... more »

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