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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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How bad will the US State Department be under Mike Pompeo’s control? Michael Krieger examines…

Alex Christoforou at The Duran - 18 minutes ago
POTUS Trump has a strange way of “draining the swamp.” More The post How bad will the US State Department be under Mike Pompeo’s control? Michael Krieger examines… appeared first on The Duran.

Globalism vs. Nationalism: Who owns the future?

Alex Christoforou at The Duran - 18 minutes ago
Which ideology will win the day? More The post Globalism vs. Nationalism: Who owns the future? appeared first on The Duran.

Israel’s ‘War on Children’ Leaves Hundreds of Palestinian Youngsters Imprisoned

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 22 minutes ago
“In 2001, Dr. Ariella Oppenheim, of Hebrew University, a biologist, published the first extensive study of DNA and the origin of the Jews. Her research found that virtually all the Jews came from Khazar blood. Not only that but Oppenheim discovered that the Palestinians—the very people whom the Jews had been persecuting and ejecting from […]

NYTimes: Trump’s Peace Plan Being Finalized, Won’t Clearly Endorse Two-State Solution. Dead on Arrival

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 22 minutes ago
NYTimes: Trump’s Peace Plan Being Finalized, Won’t Clearly Endorse Two-State Solution by Amir Tibon (Washington), Mar 12, 2018 4:13 PM, https://www.haaretz.com/ Instead, according to the report, the plan will include a list of potential steps that could promote two states. – WASHINGTON – The Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan is currently being finalized and it will not include an explicit endorsement of […]

‘Without a Doubt’ Russia Investigation Vindicates Trump – Lionel

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 22 minutes ago
RT America Published on Mar 12, 2018 In its year-long investigation into alleged Russian meddling and collusion, Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee say their investigation is over and they have found no evidence candidate Donald Trump colluded with the Russians. However, the committee is still claiming Russia meddled in the 2016 election. For more, RT […]

Turkey Is Preparing To Open A New Military Front Against The Kurds In Iraq

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 36 minutes ago
*Al-Monitor:* *Turkey poised to open a military front in Iraq* Turkish-Iraqi relations had become extremely tense until the decision by Massoud Barzani, former president of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), to hold an independence referendum for Iraqi Kurdistan. Barzani's ill-fated move made fast friends of Ankara and Baghdad. Now, it appears that Turkey and Iraq have found further common cause, this time for joint military action against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). *Read more* .... *WNU Editor: *Turkey is saying that it will be ending its military operations in the ... more »

Schwarzenegger Vows to Sue Big Oil for “First-degree Murder”

James Murphy at rss - 47 minutes ago
[image: schwarzenegger-vows-to-sue-big-oil-for-first-degree-murder] In what is probably a desperate attempt to stay relevant, Arnold Schwarzenegger, the star of Hollywood’s *Terminator* franchise, equated the actions of companies such as ExxonMobil and BP with first-degree murder for their seeming indifference on the issue of global warming.


War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 hour ago
#UPDATE South Korean former president Lee reports to prosecutors for questioning in corruption probe. With Lee under investigation, all living former presidents in South Korea have been convicted, charged or embroiled in criminal inquiries https://t.co/O6B4fPqtFZ pic.twitter.com/bEFHNw90Zj — AFP news agency (@AFP) March 14, 2018 Japan PM Abe considering summit with North Korean leader Kim https://t.co/0zvhVYdjPp pic.twitter.com/C4AS5yUDGE — AFP news agency (@AFP) March 14, 2018 The U.S. is picking up signs of interest from Taliban elements in exploring the possibility of talks w... more »

Stephen Hawking: 1942-2018

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 1 hour ago
The world's most famous scientist of the current era was born on January 8th, 1942, exactly 400 years after the death of Galileo Galilei, and – sadly – he died today after the midnight, on March 14th (Pi Day), 2018, exactly 139 years after the birth of Albert Einstein. He could clearly choose the dates well. Well, I can actually imagine that he was planning the date of his death. The Guardian's Ian Sample must have prepared the obituary before the announcement from Hawking's kids (see also Google News). At any rate, it contains lots of things about Hawking's life and Hawking's scien... more »

Right to Rest Law…

Brother Jonah at Not My Tribe - 1 hour ago
Today, as I was going with Miss Johnnie to her orthopaiedic office -I saw crews taking the life-supporting humble belongings from the camps of the poorest people in Colorado. If you can’t get into shelter you don’t have any rights to property or to Life Itself. Dare to fight back, the PIGS will shoot you […]

BPM (Beats Per Minute), AIDS Politics in France, and the Lessons for Resistance Today

Jeremy Youde at Duck of Minerva - 1 hour ago
This is a guest post by Michael Bosia, Associate Professor of Political Science at St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont. You can find him on Twitter at @VTPoliticsProf. In December 2001 – less than two months after the al-Qaeda attack on the World Trade Center and not even a month from the day US and UK forces […]

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 hour ago
Ricky, a Belgian Malinois at Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco, is shown outfitted in his vertical delivery gear consisting of a hoisting vest, eye protection and hearing protection during training at Coast Guard Base Alameda, August 16, 2017. (Coast Guard/Brandyn Hill) *WNU Editor:* The above picture is from this photo-gallery .... *13 Photos of Military Working Dogs Being Awesome* (Military.com)

Theoretical Physicist Stephen Hawking Has Died at 76

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 2 hours ago
The best-known theoretical physicist of his time, Hawking wrote so lucidly of the mysteries of space, time, and black holes that his book "A Brief History of Time" became an international bestseller.

An Update from Team Snopes Regarding the #SaveSnopes Campaign

Snopes Staff at Snopes.com - 2 hours ago
We’ve made considerable progress, but we still need your help.

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD Is Largely A Fraud

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 2 hours ago
Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD Is Largely A Fraud https://curiousmindmagazine.com/harvard-psychologist-says-adhd-largely-fraud/ Advertisements

Vanishing time in the pursuit of happiness.

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 2 hours ago
Vanishing time in the pursuit of happiness | SpringerLink https://link.springer.com/article/10.3758%2Fs13423-018-1436-7

Musical Interlude: Poco, "Rose Of Cimarron"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 2 hours ago
Poco, "Rose Of Cimarron" - https://www.youtube.com/

"The Moment..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 2 hours ago
"The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Syrian Army suffers its first losses during new battle against ISIS in south Damascus – statistics

Andrew Illingworth at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 2 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:00 A.M.) – On Tuesday, the Syrian Army took control of most of the Al-Qadam district in southern Damascus following the withdrawal of Al-Qaeda-linked militants from the area and the hand-over of their positions to government forces per an evacuation agreement. As soon as the deal took effect, Islamic State terrorists kicked-off an […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Breaking: Russian Navy unleashes cruise missiles on east Damascus – reports

Andrew Illingworth at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 2 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:33 A.M.) – According to sources based in the Syrian port city of Tartus, Russian Navy warships have unleashed a salvo of cruise missiles towards rebel forces somewhere in the country’s south. Sources report the sound of missiles streaking southwards towards what they believe are most likely militant targets somewhere in the eastern […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Breaking: Syrian warplanes pair up with Russian jets to level rebel targets across east Damascus in massive attack

Andrew Illingworth at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 2 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:53 A.M.) – Amid heavy raids by Russian warplanes across ever-shrinking rebel-controlled areas of Damascus’ East Ghouta region, the Syrian Air Force too as joined in on the action. According to reports from pro-government sources, Syrian jets are conducting high-intensity airstrikes against insurgent groups in the district towns of Kafr Batna, Zamalka and […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Russian Air Force unleashes unprecedented amount of airstrikes over East Ghouta

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 2 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:20 A.M.) – The Russian Aerospace Forces resumed their air campaign over the East Ghouta region tonight, conducting several airstrikes above Faylaq Al-Rahman’s positions in Arbeen, ‘Ayn Tarma, and Jobar. According to an Al-Masdar field correspondent in nearby Damascus, the Russian Aerospace Forces began launching their airstrikes at 1:30 A.M. (Damascus Time); they […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Turkish forces attempt to besiege Afrin city: map

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 2 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:50 A.M.) – The Turkish-backed rebels are steadily advancing inside the Afrin region of Aleppo, seizing several localities that were under the control of the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG). Led by the Free Syrian Army (FSA), the Turkish-backed rebels continued their advance on Tuesday, capturing the towns of Qarbash, Kafr Dali Al-Tahtani, […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Physicist Stephen Hawking Has Died At Age 76

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 2 hours ago
*BBC*: *Physicist Stephen Hawking dies aged 76* Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76, his family has said. The British theoretical physicist was known for his groundbreaking work with black holes and relativity, and was the author of several popular science books including A Brief History of Time. His children, Lucy, Robert and Tim, said: "We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. "He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years." They praised his "courage and persistence" and said his "brilliance a... more »

The Islamic State Is Still A Global Security Threat

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 2 hours ago
*WNU Editor:** What remains of ISIS’s global terror network? Map reveals fanatics still have strongholds in ‘safe havens’ all over the planet* Since declaring its self-styled caliphate in June 2014, the terror group has conducted or inspired hundreds of terror attacks - leaving thousands dead. SINCE declaring its self-styled caliphate in June 2014, ISIS has conducted or inspired hundreds of terror attacks around the world. At the height of its powers it was feared the terror group had more than 80,000 jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria alone. And although it is now on the run in t... more »

How Funny Would It Be If The Utah Republicans Inadvertently Bared Their Own Candidates From The Ballot?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 2 hours ago
*Kathie Allen* No, that's not a scenario from *The Onion*; but from the *Salt Lake Tribune*. "Imagine," wrote Lee Davidson, "this year’s ballot with no Utah candidates listed as Republicans. Or, alternatively, the ballot listing only those Republicans who gathered signatures, while others who went through the GOP convention are shut out." Sounds good to me. And deserved. Republicans say those scenarios are a growing possibility now that the Legislature failed to pass a bill designed to fix problems caused by a recent bylaw change adopted by the Republican State Central Committee. ... more »

"At The End Of The Day..."; "A Precious Moment"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
"Maybe we're not supposed to be happy. Maybe gratitude has nothing to do with joy. Maybe being grateful means recognizing what you have for what it is. Appreciating small victories. Admiring the struggle it takes to simply be a human. Maybe, we're thankful for the familiar things we know. And maybe, we're thankful for the things we'll never know. At the end of the day, the fact that we have the courage to still be standing is reason enough to celebrate." - "Grey's Anatomy" “We are travelers on a cosmic journey, stardust, swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of Infinity... more »

"Discovering Your Self-Worth"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
*"Discovering Your Self-Worth"* by Dan Millman "The first step is to realize that you are not alone. We have all made mistakes as part of our life and growth. We have all said, thought, felt, and done things we regret. Our worth is not dependent upon being perfect. Many of us have fallen into self-defeating cycles-behaving badly, leading to a lowered sense of self-worth, leading to more negative behaviors. If we can stop judging our mistakes so harshly, we can also stop ourselves from reactively engaging in the negative behaviors. The second realization is that no matter what your ... more »

U.S. Central Command General: US Military Is Using The Same Strategy That Defeated ISIS To Attack The Taliban

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 3 hours ago
U.S. Army General Joseph Votel, commander of the U.S. Central Command, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein *Stars and Stripes:* *US military uses strategy from ISIS fight to attack Taliban* The U.S. military is ratcheting up its attack on Taliban funding streams in Afghanistan, where troops are using a strategy that paid dividends in the battle against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the general in charge of U.S. Central Command said Tuesday. “This is a lesson learned from Iraq an... more »

"The Eagle And The Hawk"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
*"The Eagle And The Hawk"* "I am the eagle, I live in high country, In rocky cathedrals that reach to the sky. I am the hawk and there’s blood on my feathers, But time is still turning they soon will be dry. And all those who see me, and all who believe in me, Share in the freedom I feel when I fly. Come dance with the west wind and touch on the mountain tops, Sail o’er the canyons and up to the stars, And reach for the heavens and hope for the future, And all that we can be, and not what we are..." "The Eagle And The Hawk" Words and music by John Denver and Mike Taylor


noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
"Reality is what we take to be true. What we take to be true is what we believe. What we believe is based upon our perceptions. What we perceive depends upon what we look for. What we look for depends upon what we think. What we think depends upon what we perceive. What we perceive determines what we believe. What we believe determines what we take to be true. What we take to be true is our reality." - Gary Zukav

Musical Interlude: Andrey Vinogradov, “Without You”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 hours ago
Andrey Vinogradov, “Without You” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKD9G4GNXis

"A Look to the Heavens"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 hours ago
“M83 is one of the closest and brightest spiral galaxies on the sky. Visible with binoculars in the constellation of Hydra, majestic spiral arms have prompted its nickname as the Southern Pinwheel. Although discovered 250 years ago, only much later was it appreciated that M83 was not a nearby gas cloud, but a barred spiral galaxy much like our own Milky Way Galaxy. *Click image for larger size.* M83, pictured above by the Hubble Space Telescope in a recently released image, is a prominent member of a group of galaxies that includes Centaurus A and NGC 5253, all of which lie about 15 ... more »

"I Insist..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 hours ago
“I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.” - James Baldwin

X22 Report, “The Storm Is Upon US & It's Getting Stronger”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 hours ago
X22 Report, “The Storm Is Upon US & It's Getting Stronger” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLaF-_gQc7w *Related followup report:* X22 Report, “This Is What The Central Banks Are Really Afraid Of” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4_tQZVMEpo

U.N. Report: Violence And Torture Continues On Rohingya

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 4 hours ago
Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee addresses a news conference after her report to the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, March 13, 2017. Reuters *Reuters:* *U.N. official says violence and torture continues on Rohingya* Crimes verging on genocide were being committed against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar, and those crimes bore “the fingerprints of the Myanmar government and of the international community”, the United Nations special adviser on the prevention of genocide said on Tuesday. Adama Dieng spent ... more »

‘Catastrophe is Historic’ in US-Backed, Saudi-Led War on Yemen – Policy Director

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 4 hours ago
RT America Published on Mar 12, 2018 As a Saudi-led bombing coalition continues to wage war against the people of Yemen with American support, three senators have invoked the War Powers Act to force the withdrawal of US military support. RT America’s Ed Schultz discusses the resolution with Robert Naiman, policy director at Just Foreign Policy. […]

Kalibr Cruise Missile-Equipped Russian Frigate Sets Sail for the Mediterranean

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 4 hours ago
Looks like the ‘Big Gun’ is here, sending a warning to USA. The Kalibre cruise missile can have a nuclear warhead. – Kalibr Cruise Missile-Equipped Russian Frigate Sets Sail for the Mediterranean by https://sputniknews.com/ The Russian guided-missile frigate Admiral Essen is designed to take part in anti-ship and anti-submarine warfare on the high seas, and is […]

Preparing for the Next War: US, IDF Forces Launch Juniper Cobra

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 4 hours ago
Preparing for the Next War: US, IDF Forces Launch Juniper Cobra by Yoni Kempinski, https://www.israelnationalnews.com/, 8 March 2018 Arutz Sheva meets with IDF, US officers as two countries kick-off year’s largest joint training exercise in Israel. – American and Israeli forces launched operation “Juniper Cobra” this week, a two-week joint defense training exercise bringing together more than […]

Russia Threatens Military Action Against US If Washington Strikes Syria

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 4 hours ago
Russia Threatens Military Action Against US If Washington Strikes Syria by Tyler Durden, https://www.zerohedge.com/ While mystery still surrounds the statement by now-former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who on Monday – when he already knew he was fired – said that Moscow is “clearly” behind the poisoning of Russian double-agent Skripal in the UK and that the Russian action would […]

MSM Give Less Than a Minute to House Committee’s ‘No Trump-Russia Collusion’ Findings

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 4 hours ago
MSM Give Less Than a Minute to House Committee’s ‘No Trump-Russia Collusion’ Findings by Nicholas Fondacaro, https://www.newsbusters.org/ On Monday, the House Intelligence Committee closed its inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, much to the chagrin of the liberal media. The committee confirmed that the Russians were indeed trying to cause chaos in the election, […]

MoD: Russia to Respond if its Military Threatened by Possible US Strike in Syria

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 4 hours ago
MoD: Russia to Respond if its Military Threatened by Possible US Strike in Syria by https://sputniknews.com/ After the false flag chemical weapons attack, the US planned to strike government held districts in Damascus as a “response,” according to the Chief of the Russian General Staff Valery Gerasimov. – Russian armed forces will respond if the lives […]

Amicus Brief: KMS Retail v. City of Rowlett

Content Multimedia - 4 hours ago
By Robert Henneke, Bill Peacock

US Political Meddling is Very Real, Spans the Globe

Land Destroyer at Land Destroyer - 4 hours ago
*March 14, 2018* (Ulson Gunnar - NEO) - The United States has spent over a year now leveling accusations against the Russian Federation regarding alleged political meddling during the 2016 US elections. While accusations range from everything including "fake news" spread across the Internet to direct ties to the administration of US President Donald Trump used to assist him into power, no evidence has yet to surface to prove Russia has meddled at all in America's internal political affairs. And while Russia certainly possesses a large and growing presence across the international ... more »

Digital Papers Please: New Reports of TSA Searching Computers and Cellphones for DOMESTIC Flights

Activist Post at Activist Post - 4 hours ago
By Nicholas West Despite being roundly hated by the traveling public, the TSA continues to trample upon anyone unfortunate enough to cross their path. Whether... more »

United Nations Censors Dissent, Censors Syria, Censors Facts

Brandon Turbeville at Activist Post - 4 hours ago
By Brandon Turbeville Ever since the beginning of the Syrian crisis in 2011, the Western corporate media has been alight with insidious and downright absurd... more »

National Geographic Joins Sprint to Promote 5G Despite Decades of Research Showing Harm to Wildlife from Cell Phone and Wireless Radiation. Two Paws Down.

Activist Post at Activist Post - 4 hours ago
By B.N. Frank Sad and weird but true. On January 23, 2018, National Geographic partnered with Sprint to offer a platform for Sprint to advertise... more »

Is The March 18th Geomagnetic Storm Going To Wipe Out The Power Grid?

Activist Post at Activist Post - 4 hours ago
By Mac Slavo There has been widespread fear that a geomagnetic storm scheduled for March 18 will wipe out power grids and cause panic. Is... more »

Baltimore Can’t Afford to Heat Schools, But is Paying $100k to Bus Students to Gun Control Rally

Activist Post at Activist Post - 4 hours ago
By Matt Agorist The mayor of Baltimore is receiving much-deserved criticism after she allocated $100,000 to bus students to a gun control rally in Washington... more »

M4: The Gun the Army Loves to Go to War With

Kyle Mizokami at The National Interest - 5 hours ago
*Kyle Mizokami* *Security, * The story of the M4 goes back to the mid-sixties and the early days of the Vietnam War. *The M4 still has its critics, including a retired major general, who have derided this descendant of the M16 as inadequate for modern ground forces. They point to the direct impingement gas operating system, which siphons off hot gases from burning gunpowder to chamber the next round, as guilty of fouling the inside of the rifle, increasing the likelihood of jams. They also deride the 5.56-millimeter round as having insufficient stopping power and believe the M4’... more »

Smith & Wesson's Big .44 Magnum Revolver: A Legendary Gun Like No Other

Kyle Mizokami at The National Interest - 5 hours ago
*Kyle Mizokami* *Security, * Few handguns combine power and cachet, but the Smith & Wesson Model 29 manages to do so with ease. *One of the first, if not the first handguns to take advantage of the .44 Magnum round was the Smith & Wesson Model 29 revolver. A blued, six cylinder revolver, the Model 29 weighs nearly three pounds loaded, 50 percent more than a polymer and steel Glock 9mm pistol. The Model 29 came in a variety of barrel sizes, from four to ten inches. Although a longer barrel length increased weight, this wasn’t necessarily a bad thing: a heavier weight will absorb ... more »

The Uzi: The Israeli Super Machine Gun That Conquered the World

Kyle Mizokami at The National Interest - 5 hours ago
*Kyle Mizokami* *Security, * The story of the Uzi goes back to 1948 and the birth of Israel. *Outside of Israel the Uzi proliferated widely, contributing to its global image. Countries as diverse as Japan, Germany, Belgium, Peru and Brazil all used the Uzi in their armed forces, as well as producing it under license. The Uzi wormed its way into a variety of Third World conflicts, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, was active in antirevolutionary conflicts in Central and South America, and became an object of desire in the United States among criminal gangs.* One of the most rec... more »

What About Cheyney University? We Rose First!

cmaadmin at Diverse - 5 hours ago
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world, Nelson Mandela said in his 2003 speech, “Lighting Your Way to a Better Future.” Enslaved people who sought freedom through education and abolitionists who used education as a catalyst to end slavery understood this idea. So did Quaker philanthropist Richard Humphreys, […]

Columbia Law Students Ready for Public Service Fellowships

Tiffany Pennamon at Diverse - 5 hours ago
Two Columbia Law School students focusing on distinct tracts of public service will soon embark on law careers serving their local and international communities.

ACPA Meeting Affected By Failed Texas ‘Bathroom Bill’

cmaadmin at Diverse - 5 hours ago
HOUSTON -- ACPA is formally protesting bathroom-access legislation introduced in the state last year, citing potentially negative impact on college students and effects on attendance at the annual convention that began last week.

College Basketball + More Scandals = More Task Forces

cmaadmin at Diverse - 5 hours ago
As the scandals in major-college basketball grow, so does the scrutiny. The Congressional Black Caucus became the latest entity to take an interest in the comings and goings of men’s college basketball players, coaches and sports agents.

Michigan College Cancels Classes After Racist Graffiti Found

cmaadmin at Diverse - 5 hours ago
FLINT, Mich. – Classes have been canceled for the day at Kettering University in Michigan as authorities investigate racist graffiti found at a residence hall. The Flint Journal reports that letters sent to staff, faculty and students note at least two recent cases of racist and profane graffiti at Thompson Hall on the school’s campus […]

University Recovers Stolen Black Rhino Horn

cmaadmin at Diverse - 5 hours ago
The University of Vermont has recovered a black rhinoceros horn with a potential street value of more than $100,000 that was stolen from a locked storage room on campus last year, the school announced Tuesday. Police received a local tip that eventually led them to Ridgefield, Conn., where someone turned over the artifact in exchange for immunity, […]

University CFO Resigns Rather Than Leave Board of Gun Maker

cmaadmin at Diverse - 5 hours ago
MIAMI — The chief financial officer of a private Florida university has resigned rather than leave her post on the board of a company that makes guns. The Miami Herald reports Anita Britt offered her resignation Tuesday from St. Thomas University. Britt joined the Miami-area Catholic school on Jan. 5. She joined the board for […]

Soros-backed “Student” Movement Against Guns Vows “Revolution”

Alex Newman at rss - 5 hours ago
[image: soros-backed-student-movement-against-guns-vows-revolution] As part of the ongoing establishment plot to disarm the American people, a national AstroTurf movement of “students” organized and supported by the radical left and globalist billionaires is planning a national “walk out” from schools. The so-called “March For Our Lives” movement, which has the backing of front groups for extremist billionaires such as George Soros and Michael Bloomberg, intends to exploit traumatized children to demand further restrictions on gun rights and the Second Amendment following the school... more »

Was North Korea's Suden Invitation To President Trump Actually A Result Of Back-Channels Working For A Long Time To Accomplish This Meeting?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
South Korea's national security chief, Chung Eui-yong, briefs US President Donald Trump at the Oval Office about his visit to North Korea, in Washington on March 8. Photo: Presidential Blue House / Yonhap via Reuters *Robert E. McCoy, Asia Times:* *Trump knew of Kim’s invitation long before it was received* The paper trail leading to the North Korea-US summit is longer than thought, but some Americans worry that Trump may be played by the wily Kim. Media around the world have reacted with astonishment at how quickly the summit between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and American ... more »

Willful Ignorance: Why We Stay Oblivious to Facts that Threaten Our Health and the Planet

Waking Times at Waking Times - 5 hours ago
*Anna Hunt* - Nature's influence on brain development and mental health may be much more powerful than we give it credit.

Freedom from Within

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 5 hours ago
*Kingsley L. Dennis* - We must choose our freedom from within.

"10 Ways Over-Thinking Destroys Your Happiness"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
*"10 Ways Over-Thinking Destroys Your Happiness" * by Peggy Nolan "Have you ever been stuck over-thinking something that happened or something you think will happen only to get your knickers in a bunch? I know I have! This over-thinking thing keeps most of us stuck. It keeps us rooted in fear, uncertainty, and doubt. It's a major contributor to the FUD factor and a huge reason why most people can't find their happy. I don't know about you, but my over-thinking habit robbed me of my own happiness and joy. If I could put my finger on it, I'd say the trigger for breaking up with this... more »

Chet Raymo, “Sky High”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
*“Sky High”* by Chet Raymo “As upright primates, the sky is half of our visual field, but we give it only a tiny fraction of our attention. Food, drink, sex and shelter are all to be found close to the ground. What goes on above our heads is mostly irrelevant. Here in Ireland the sky is much more than half our visual field; we couldn't ignore it if we wanted to. Our cottage is perched on a hill above Dingle Bay, and beyond the garden wall the land slopes to the sea, as if trying to get out of the way, surrendering the view to- air. Insistent, in-your-face, not-to-be-ignored nitrog... more »

The Daily "Near You?"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
Lexington, Massachusetts, USA. Thanks for stopping by!

"I Don't Pretend..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 5 hours ago
“I don't pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about.” - Arthur C. Clarke

Tuesday Night Cat Blogging

Greg Fingas at Accidental Deliberations - 6 hours ago
Contained cats.

US Refusal to Negotiate With Russia Increases Likelihood of Nuclear War

Marjorie Cohn at Marjorie Cohn - 6 hours ago
On March 1, 2018, in his annual state of the nation speech to the Russian Federal Assembly, President Vladimir Putin declared that his country has developed an “invincible” intercontinental cruise missile resistant to US missile defense systems. Putin claimed the new weapon can operate at very high speeds and has unlimited range. Although “some experts”... Read more »


Peter at Bayou Renaissance Man - 6 hours ago
Received from Australian reader Snoggeramus (clickit to biggit): Peter

“The Day U.S. Military Supremacy Ended and Naval Warfare Became Obsolete”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*“The Day U.S. Military Supremacy Ended* * and Naval Warfare Became Obsolete”* By Donald W. Miller, Jr., MD “On March 1, 2018 Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, gave his annual State of the Nation speech in Moscow. The last third of his 2-hour, 13,340-word speech dealt with nuclear treaties and nuclear weapons. On this day in this speech Vladimir Putin unveiled five new Russian nuclear-weapon systems (pausing after describing each one to show a video CGI simulation of it). Like Sputnik in the Cold War Space Race, these highly advanced strategic nuclear weapons checkmate U.S. milit... more »

Syngenta to Pay Farmers $1.5 Billion in Massive GMO Corn Settlement

Sustainable Pulse at Sustainable Pulse - 6 hours ago
A $1.51 billion settlement has been reached in the nationwide class action lawsuit filed in Kansas federal court over Syngenta’s genetically modified corn seed. It is believed to be the largest agricultural litigation settlement in U.S. history. The settlement covers all U.S. corn producers – farmers and crop share landlords – as well as grain handling facilities and ethanol […] The post Syngenta to Pay Farmers $1.5 Billion in Massive GMO Corn Settlement appeared first on Sustainable Pulse.

Breaking: Syrian Air Force bombs FSA HQ in East Ghouta, many commanders killed

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 6 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:25 A.M.) – At approximately midnight (Damascus Time), the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) carried out a strategic attack that targeted the Free Syrian Army’s (FSA) headquarters in the East Ghouta region of Damascus. According to a military source in Damascus, the Syrian Air Force bombed the Faylaq Al-Rahman HQ located inside the […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Syrian Army pushes east in new bid to enter strategic East Ghouta town (video)

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 6 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is currently involved in a tough battle with Jaysh Al-Islam militants inside the rural town of Al-Rayhan in the East Ghouta region. Led by their elite Tiger Forces and Republican Guard units, the Syrian Arab Army restarted their battle to capture Al-Rayhan on Sunday; they […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Breaking: Syrian Army takes control of 70 percent of southern Damascus district despite ISIS attack

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 6 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:45 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has officially entered the Al-Qadam District in southern Damascus after a long absence due to the ongoing war. According to a military source in Damascus, the rebel forces in Al-Qadam handed over their last positions to the Syrian Army, despite the fact they were under […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Failed assassination of Palestinian Authority PM is blamed on Hamas

Robert Inlakesh at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 6 hours ago
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (10:50 A.M)- Rami Hamdallah, the Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, has escaped an assassination attempt, which has left 9 members of his security detail injured. PM Hamdallah’s convoy was heading to a public works facility. Shortly after the convoy passed the Erez/Beit Hanoun Checkpoint (Israel/ Gaza border), it encountered the blast. The […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Civilians leave East Ghouta’s Douma through humanitarian corridor (video)

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 6 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:35 P.M.) – Dozens of civilians, including many sick or injured, were escorted out of militant-held town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta into government-controlled territory via al-Wafideen camp crossing point on Tuesday. The Syrian Red Crescent helped the civilians make their way out of the embattled town through the corridor. The evacuation comes after […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Maxine Responds ....Kinda.

Diogenes Sarcastica™ at Diogenes' Middle Finger - 6 hours ago
*MaxinePWaters@the Tweeter*

Dog Dies After Airline Worker Has It Placed in Overhead Bin

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 6 hours ago
Eighteen animals died while being transported on United in 2017; there were six cases on all other U.S. carriers combined, according to the Department of Transportation.

Idaho Teacher Investigated for Alleged Animal Mistreatment During Class

Arturo Garcia at Snopes.com - 6 hours ago
A junior high instructor was accused of feeding a puppy to a snapping turtle in front of students.

Is The Kremlin Targeting Putin Critics In The U.K For Assassination?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 6 hours ago
*The Guardian:* *Russian exile Nikolai Glushkov found dead at his London home* Counter-terrorism unit investigates death of Berezovsky friend who claimed political asylum in UK after fraud conviction. A Russian exile who was close friends with the late oligarch Boris Berezovsky has been found dead in his London home, according to friends. Nikolai Glushkov, 68, was discovered by his family and friends late on Monday night. The cause of death is not yet clear. One of his friends, the newspaper editor Damian Kudryavtsev, posted the news on his Facebook page. Without confirming the... more »

Sarah Palin heads to Mar-a-Lago.

Gryphen at The Immoral Minority - 6 hours ago
Courtesy of The Hill: *Sarah Palin will be the keynote speaker at a GOP fundraising dinner at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort on Friday, the Palm Beach Post reported Tuesday. * *The former GOP vice presidential nominee will address the Palm Beach County Republican Party during its annual Lincoln Fundraising Dinner. * *It’s not yet known if Trump, who regularly travels to Mar-a-Lago on the weekends, will be there during the dinner. He is also known for dropping in at events taking place at his properties.* Okay so during the same week that Trump is scrubbing his Administration... more »

Randy Bryce Gets Some Time Off-- Kind Of

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 6 hours ago
*Randy Bryce by Nancy Ohanian* L.A. and New York are towns with lots of celebrities. It's an unspoken rule-- you leave them alone. You don't bother celebrities at a club or shop or restaurant or on the street in either city. When I was president of a record company with offices in both cities, sometimes I would be having dinner with some of the biggest music stars in the world; people were always cool-- well, except Morrissey fans, who would become hysterical and couldn't control themselves-- and would be respectful of the quasi-privacy of "public" figures. It's somewhat similar wit... more »

"How It Really Is"

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

Russia's Lethal Su-35 Is Coming to Indonesia

Dave Majumdar at The National Interest - 7 hours ago
*Dave Majumdar* *Security, Asia* And it will serve along side America's best. Russia has apparently started work on “implementing” a contract with Indonesia to supply it with advanced Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E air superiority fighters. However, no details are available as to exactly when the new fighters would be delivered. “The contract has been signed and we are starting to implement it," Vladimir Kozhin, a Russian presidential aide for military and technical cooperation, told the Rossiya-24 channel according to TASS. Russia has been negotiating the deal with Indonesia for the p... more »

Russia's Killer Mach 20 Avangard Hypersonic Weapon Is About to Enter Production

Dave Majumdar at The National Interest - 7 hours ago
*Dave Majumdar* *Security, * And the spells trouble for Washington and Beijing. Russia’s new Avangard hypersonic boost-glide vehicle is about to enter production. The Russian Defense Ministry has already signed a contract for the weapon to enter into serial production according to Yuri Borisov, Russia’s deputy defense minister. Borisov told the Russian-language newspaper *Red Star* that the Avangard (or Vanguard in English) is not a “bluff.” “The Avangard system that the president [Vladimir Putin] mentioned is well tested,” Borisov told *Krasnaya Zvezda*—or *Red Star* in Englis... more »

Congress Needs to Investigate College Admissions for Affirmative Action and Title 9 Fraud

The press is totally missing the real story about Elizabeth Warren. Harvard University, the University that promotes itself to be a collection of the best and brightest in the world, believed Elizabeth Warren was a Native American. Harvard is also a big promoter of the Climate Change Fraud. People are Harvard may be book smart, … Continue reading "Congress Needs to Investigate College Admissions for Affirmative Action and Title 9 Fraud"

"Trillion-Dollar Deficits Far as the Eye Can See"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 7 hours ago
*"Trillion-Dollar Deficits Far as the Eye Can See"* by Brian Maher "We have spotted a raven of foreboding… a portent of evil to come... Interest on the public debt struck $28.43 billion last month. That is the highest figure for any February on record. For the first five months of this fiscal year (Oct.–Feb.), interest on the public debt has risen 8% over the same period last year. At $203.23 billion… that too is a record. Justice requires us to remind that the United States Treasury often goes the month of February on a lean purse... It is tax season… and tax returns deplete its c... more »

US-North Korea: What Is Trump Planning? Is a Trump-Kim Meeting Likely?

William F. Jasper at rss - 7 hours ago
[image: us-north-korea-what-is-trump-planning-is-a-trump-kim-meeting-likely] Keep everyone guessing. That appears to be President Trump’s “strategic vision” with regard to his surprise announcement that he will meet with North Korean communist dictator Kim Jong-un.

Joy Behar Finally Apologizes for Mocking Pence's Christian Faith

Warren Mass at rss - 7 hours ago
[image: joy-behar-finally-apologizes-for-mocking-pences-christian-faith] Vice President Mike Pence said *The View’s* co-host Joy Behar apologized to him for remarks she made on TV that ridiculed his Christian faith. He accepted her apology.

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- March 13, 2018

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 7 hours ago
*Michael O'Hanlon, USA Today:* *Mike Pompeo has an opportunity to shake up Russia, China policy, reform State Department* President Trump's decision to ask the Senate to confirm CIA Director Mike Pompeo as the new secretary of State, replacing Rex Tillerson, is unsurprising. Rumors to this effect have been floating around for months. But it is still an important moment to take stock of where we are in U.S. foreign policy, as Pompeo prepares to take the reins at a crucial moment in world affairs. First, a word of appreciation for Tillerson. It is too bad to see a good man forced t... more »

Trump’s Nominee For CIA Director: This Is What Happens When There’s No Justice For Torture

Kevin Gosztola at Shadowproof - 8 hours ago
President Trump nominates Gina Haspel for CIA director, who was briefly in charge of a black site prison and helped destroy evidence to cover up torture. The post Trump’s Nominee For CIA Director: This Is What Happens When There’s No Justice For Torture appeared first on Shadowproof.

Vandals deface Native American petroglyphs which date back to the 1800s

White Wolf at White Wolf - 8 hours ago
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking for Isaac and Emily. The pair apparently carved their names over an ancient petroglyph at Kanopolis Lake. Petroglyphs are images and designs made by engraving, carving or scratching away the dark layer of rock varnish to reveal the lighter rock underneath, according to the Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The petroglyphs at Kanopolis Lake are thought to be more than 150 years old and were created by Native Americans. The damage created by the person who carved "Isaac" and "Emily" onto the rock is irreversible. In... more »


Steve M. at No More Mister Nice Blog - 8 hours ago
On the radio today, Rush Limbaugh said that President Trump is finally hitting his stride: I think Trump is on a roll. I think he’s gaining confidence, and now, “To hell with it!” He’s putting Trump people, people he likes, people he believes in, people who understand him, people who like him and that he likes. He’s putting them in key positions in his inner circle. It’s a positive. So what prevented him from doing that before? Well, it was a problem anyone would have, according to Limbaugh: You ever done this? I have. Pretend that you’re running for president, pretend that you wi... more »

Soviet Communism Was Dependent on Western Technology

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 8 hours ago
*As books like Werner Keller's East Minus West = Zero have thoroughly laid out (published in Britain as Are the Russians Ten Feet Tall?), Russia's strength has almost always been illusory: its technology and industry over many centuries frequently either borrowed or simply stolen wholesale from the West. And as this guest post by Philip Vander Elst explains, during the Soviet era as well the vast majority of the Soviet Union's technology came from Western capitalist sources. In one form or another, Western capital, “know-how,” and technology actually pulled Soviet Communism’s chestn... more »

World News Briefs -- March 13, 2018 (Evening Edition)

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
*Daily Mail:* *Trump didn't speak to me for THREE HOURS after firing me on Twitter says Rex Tillerson as he leaves the State Department without a word of praise for the president* * Rex Tillerson spoke Tuesday afternoon at the State Department hours after Trump fired him on Twitter * He said it had been more than three hours between the announcement he was going and Trump speaking to him from Air Force One * Made no tribute to Trump and offered him no thanks as he said he was returning to private life * Dramatic morning tweet by the president announced that Rex Tillerson has been... more »

Lavrov: “I simply don’t have any normal terms left to describe all this.”

Seraphim Hanisch at The Duran - 8 hours ago
Russian foreign minister expresses strong rebuke against US Ambassador Nikki Haley's rhetoric about a new strike in Syria More The post Lavrov: “I simply don’t have any normal terms left to describe all this.” appeared first on The Duran.

Bering Ice Deficit Gone in Five Days

Ron Clutz at Science Matters - 8 hours ago
An update to yesterdays post Premature Arctic Ice Fears which discussed lop-sided media coverage of a temporary ice shortfall in Bering Sea. Now today, the image above shows that in just five days, that deficit has been obliterated. Since day 66, Bering added 170k km2 to go over 400k km2, close to the previous Bering high in […]

Did a Couple Adopt a Native American Child for $10 in 1952?

Dan MacGuill at Snopes.com - 8 hours ago
The story behind a decades-old letter that went viral in 2018.

Will Pompeo Turn the State Department Around?

Danielle Pletka at The National Interest - 9 hours ago
*Danielle Pletka* *Politics, North America* [image: National Security Leaders testify on] The Director of Central Intelligence has been a competent leader at the Agency, and competence is sorely missed at State. In the professional abattoir that is the Trump administration, almost every cabinet member has been rumored to be in the president’s gunsights. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wasn't even back at the top of the batting order, but he’s the first top man to go. Before turning to the question of Tillerson himself, Washington’s rumor mill deserves a word. We have heard fren... more »

3 Things to Know about Mike Pompeo's Rise and Rex Tillerson's Fall

Walter Lohman at The National Interest - 9 hours ago
*Walter Lohman* *Security, Americas* [image: A combination photo of Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo (L) on May 11, 2017 and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington, U.S., November 28, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/Yuri Gripas/File Photos] Making a big change to the diplomatic team just as the United States may be approaching talks with North Korea may seem risky, but Pompeo should be deeply familiar with the brief. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson leaves office having served his country honorably during a tumultuous time in American politics and an increa... more »

Here Is Where Trump and Kim Jong-un Should Really Meet

East Asia Forum, Vu Minh Khuong at The National Interest - 9 hours ago
*East Asia Forum, Vu Minh Khuong* *Politics, Asia* Vietnam may be the most logical meeting point. On 8 March 2018, the United States government announced that US President Donald Trump had agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at a place and time to be determined. The media seem to agree that there are two possible places in which this surprising event could take place: the Korean Demilitarized Zone or Beijing. The location of the meeting is highly symbolic and could therefore be a valuable strategic move for both parties. Hanoi is an ideal choice, satisfying three... more »

The Air Force Is One Step Closer to Getting Its Nuclear Cruise Missile

Kris Osborn at The National Interest - 9 hours ago
*Kris Osborn* *Security, North America* A new phase of construction for the emerging Long-Range Stand Off weapon has begun. US Air Force weapons developers plan to begin a new phase of construction and development for the emerging Long-Range Standoff Weapon in 2022, a move that will bring a new nuclear-armed, air-launched cruise missile closer to operational status amid fast-growing global nuclear weapons tensions, service officials said. Due to emerging nuclear weapons threats, the Air Force now envisions an operational LRSO by the end of the 2020s - as opposed to prior thought... more »

Novichok: Everything You Need to Know about Russia's Ultimate Chemical Weapon

Daniel R. DePetris at The National Interest - 9 hours ago
*Daniel R. DePetris* *Security, Europe* This is no way to die. Period. This Monday, British prime minister Theresa May delivered a statement to the House of Commons on the fate of two Russians who were found slumped on a park bench, unresponsive, in the city of Salisbury. Former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, were rushed to the hospital after suffering symptoms related to chemical weapons exposure. Over the week, British law enforcement and laboratory experts have blamed the nerve agent “Novichok” for the attack. In the conclusion of the Bri... more »

A T-shirt for the Times

Greg Mankiw at Greg Mankiw's Blog - 9 hours ago
Perfect for wearing when you teach Chapter 9 of my favorite textbook. (Make sure to check out the image on the back.)

Robert Mueller may delay bringing obstruction charges against Trump and his associates, until he has also completed his collusion and conspiracy investigations.

Gryphen at The Immoral Minority - 9 hours ago
Courtesy of Bloomberg: *Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice is said to be close to completion, but he may set it aside while he finishes other key parts of his probe, such as possible collusion and the hacking of Democrats, according to current and former U.S. officials. * *That’s because Mueller may calculate that if he tries to bring charges in the obstruction case -- the part that may hit closest to Trump personally -- witnesses may become less cooperative in other parts of the probe, or the president may move to... more »

Globalists and Nationalists: Who Owns the Future?

Patrick J. Buchanan at rss - 9 hours ago
[image: globalists-and-nationalists-who-owns-the-future] The problem of the internationalists is that the vision they have on offer — a world of free trade, open borders and global government — are constructs of the mind that do not engage the heart.

No Trump/Russia Collusion! House Intel Committee Completes Probe, Releases Summary

C. Mitchell Shaw at rss - 9 hours ago
[image: no-trump-russia-collusion-house-intel-committee-completes-probe-releases-summary] The year-long House Intelligence Committee probe into alleged Russian meddling — and collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia — was officially brought to an end Monday. In what should have been headline news, the committee announced that it while found that Russia attempted to cause chaos in the 2016 election, there was no evidence that Trump or anyone connected to him colluded with Russia or that Putin favored Trump over Clinton.

Hillary Claims White Women Voted for Trump Because Men Told Them To

Steve Byas at rss - 9 hours ago
[image: hillary-claims-white-women-voted-for-trump-because-men-told-them-to] During her ongoing trip to India, HIllary Clinton said that white women vote Republican because the white men in their life influence them to do so.

Will Gun Control Work to Stop the Shootings?

Kurt Williamsen at rss - 9 hours ago
[image: will-gun-control-work-to-stop-the-shootings] On March 14, 2018, one month after the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, activist groups are planning walk-outs and protests around the country to demand gun control, but if the protesters get their way, America will see more murders, not less.

NRA Sues Florida for Law Violating Second Amendment

C. Mitchell Shaw at rss - 9 hours ago
[image: nra-sues-florida-for-law-violating-second-amendment] The National Rifle Association has sued the state of Florida for enacting a law that violates the rights of law-abiding citizens.

Who Is Gina Haspel, The First Woman Nominated To Be CIA Director?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 9 hours ago
*New York Times*: *Gina Haspel, C.I.A. Deputy Director, Had Leading Role in Torture* WASHINGTON — As a clandestine officer at the Central Intelligence Agency in 2002, Gina Haspel oversaw the torture of two terrorism suspects and later took part in an order to destroy videotapes documenting their brutal interrogations at a secret prison in Thailand. On Thursday, Ms. Haspel was named the deputy director of the C.I.A. The elevation of Ms. Haspel, a veteran widely respected among her colleagues, to the No. 2 job at the C.I.A. was a rare public signal of how, under the Trump adminis... more »

The question of "why" continues with mega-input...

Adrienne at Adrienne's Corner - 9 hours ago
*as it pertains to how liberals "think" and why they do what they do - all of which is thought provoking.* And I thank you all for your comments - all of which are excellent and warrant attention. They can be read on the following two posts: The most important question: Why?... *and* *Is "Why" the most important question? Rethinking the most important question...* *Let's take a look at some bloggers who have weighed in on the issue of why liberals believe what they believe.* The Night Wind writes: *IS LIBERALISM A MENTAL DISORDER?* and does a great job of expounding on the subjec... more »

Electric Universe - The Atlantis Connection - Earth's Valles Marenaris.

Mike Philbin at Mike Philbin's free planet blog - 10 hours ago
so, I was listening to this thing about Atlantis, I know, right, I shouldn't right? But then I started looking at the mid-Atlantic place where there's NOTHING. I mean, there's nothing apart from a wiggling north-to-south TRENCH which we all know i.e. suspect, has something to do with oceanic stretch. Right? Vulcanism? Plate tectonics? Right? But look closer at the image, in fact look right at the drop-offs at the western USA and eastern EU edges. Such a drop-off of SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET. Doesn't this look familiar to anyone who's followed my blog before, namely Mars' electric unive... more »

Solving America's Homeless Crisis

LL at Virtual Mirage - 10 hours ago
I was over at Bayou Renaissance Man's blog, reading about New York City dumping their detritus on other towns in up-state New York. They offer one year 'free' rent to bums if they leave town and live somewhere else. Let's face it, the police move the homeless from place to place more informally. They do things like suggest that the food is better or the town is more welcoming on the other side of the tracks. Many years ago, the Los Angeles Police Department used to offer a one way bus ticket to Austin, Texas or Detroit, Michigan. The drunken bum would be ushered into the back of th... more »

Russia Responds To U.K. Ultimatum On Alleged Chemical Weapon Use In Britain

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 10 hours ago
*RT: **Russia won’t respond to UK ultimatum until samples of alleged chemical weapon received – Lavrov* Moscow will not respond to the British request about a clandestine Soviet chemical weapon allegedly used in an ex-double agent’s poisoning until a sample of the agent is provided, the Russian foreign minister said. On Monday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said a chemical weapon developed under a secret Soviet program dubbed Novichok was used in the poisoning of Sergei Skripal. May demanded that Russia provide details of the program, saying otherwise London would consider th... more »

China, the coming global tech hegemon

Nigel Cameron at Blog Posts – Page Array – UnHerd - 10 hours ago
The United States has just scuppered the biggest tech deal in history. Singapore-based Broadcom was after US giant Qualcomm, for $117 billion. The scuppering was on national security grounds, and as Bloomberg notes in this report, it is China’s Huawei looming over the deal. China is gobbling up the world’s high-tech industry, and this was a grab […] The post China, the coming global tech hegemon appeared first on UnHerd.

Israeli insanity - it's genocide

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 10 hours ago
Israeli forces physically tried to prevent medics from treating injured Palestinian demonstrators near the illegal settlement of Beit El in the occupied West Bank yesterday. It is outrageous that US citizens are providing Israel billions of dollars to carry out these illegal and immoral attacks against the Palestinian people. It's also outrageous to know that many US police departments are being trained by Israel's fascist military forces. I am certain this is happening because Washington intends to treat black, Hispanic and poor people in general this same way as our economy he... more »

Avoid Employers With White House Level Turnover

Donna Ballman at Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home - 10 hours ago
As much as potential employers might try to lure you in with big promises, one major red flag that indicates an employer to avoid is high turnover. Bad employers will give all kinds of excuses for why so many have left or been fired, and none of it was their fault, of course. It's all bad luck, bad employees, bad fit, but never, ever, that they're a bad employer. I mention this, of course, in light of the White House's mind-blowing record-setting turnover rate that is rising as fast as I can type (two more today and counting). An employer with a 40+% turnover rate in a year is a bad ... more »

Does The DCCC Have Its Own Troll Farm?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 10 hours ago
So who is Patrick Karlsson? No really... who *is* he (or who are they)? If he were a person, he would be a superman who doesn't need any sleep and who would "automatically" tweet as soon as someone would say anything positive about Laura Moser (like "Patrick Karlsson"-- not a Swede-- does). About 3 or 4 days before the primary, he popped up and went on the warpath against Moser. A pseudonym for Ben Ray Lujan or Nancy Pelosi? Nah. Jason Bresler? *That* sounds possible. I never heard of him until today when I was told he's part of what looks like a concerted effort to continue the D... more »

Russia to Britain: ‘don’t give 24 hour ultimatums to a nuclear power’

Alexander Mercouris at The Duran - 10 hours ago
Russia sends formal note to Britain denying involvement in Skripal attack; threatens countermeasures More The post Russia to Britain: ‘don’t give 24 hour ultimatums to a nuclear power’ appeared first on The Duran.

Hillary Clinton: Blame the men!

Seraphim Hanisch at The Duran - 10 hours ago
As failed Democrat candidate's Magical Mystery Blame Everyone and Everything Else Tour continues, Clinton says that white men prevented white women from voting for her More The post Hillary Clinton: Blame the men! appeared first on The Duran.

Mohawk Nation News 'Mohawk Eyes Wide Shut'

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 10 hours ago
MOHAWK EYES WIDE SHUT Posted on March 13, 2018 Please post & distribute. MNN. March 12, 2018. Who are you listening to? The Mohawk Council of Kahnawá:ke Inc. [MCK Inc.] is a private corporation. Their bar lawyers help them set up the MCK Inc. municipality of Kahnawake. MCK Inc. is a Government of Canada committee that provides administrative and operation services to the native

Why I'm Beginning to Dislike the UFO Community - Part Two

KRandle at A Different Perspective - 11 hours ago
Last night, while flipping around the cable because there didn’t seem to be much of interest on, I came across another UFO show. Only a small part was devoted to abductions, and frankly, I didn’t see much of that either. I mention this because we were treated to the same lame arguments supporting the idea that some people have been abducted by alien creates. What was annoying was that the arguments being made were the same ones being made two decades ago when Bill Cone, Russ Estes and I wrote *The Abduction Enigma*. Research into abductions has not changed since then and the evidenc...more »

Britain Has Given Russia Until Midnight To Explain How A Nerve Agent Developed By The Soviet Union Was Used Against A Former Russian Spy In Britain Last Week

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
*Reuters:* *Britain gives Putin until midnight to explain nerve attack on former spy Sergei Skripal* LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) - Britain gave President Vladimir Putin until midnight on Tuesday to explain how a nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union was used to strike down a former Russian double agent who passed secrets to British intelligence. Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, have been in hospital in a critical condition since March 4 when they were found unconscious on a bench outside a shopping center in the English cathedral city of Salisbury. Prime Ministe... more »


noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 11 hours ago
"I think humans might be like butterflies; people die every day without many other people knowing about them, seeing their colors, hearing their stories... and when humans are broken, they're like broken butterfly wings; suddenly there are so many beauties that are seen in different ways, so many thoughts and visions and possibilities that form, which couldn't form when the person wasn't broken! So it is not a very sad thing to be broken, after all! It's during the times of being broken, that you have all the opportunities to become things unforgettable! Just like the broken butter... more »

Russia concerned, outraged over US claims on attacking Syria – Moscow

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 11 hours ago
Russia is outraged and concerned over US threats carry out military attacks in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. “Such bellicose, irresponsible claims of the US representative are outrageous and extremely concerning … Necessary response measures will be taken in this case,” the Russian ministry said. The ministry’s statement comes after US Ambassador to […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Turkish forces encircle center of Syria’s Afrin in Operation Olive Branch

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 11 hours ago
The Turkish military on Tuesday surrounded the Kurdish-held Syrian city of Afrin in the course of its Operation Olive Branch, the Turkish General Staff said. “As a result of Operation Olive Branch, as of March 12, the center of the city of Afrin is surrounded, the strategically important areas are taken under control,” the military […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Islamist rebels strike civilian bus in Damascus (video)

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 11 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:10 P.M.) – The Islamist rebels in the East Ghouta region fired several mortar shells into Damascus, today, killing and wounding a number of people around the city. In particular, the Islamist rebels targeted the Jaramana suburb in eastern Damascus, striking a minibus that was carrying at least ten civilians. As a result […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Turkish Foreign Minister rules out use of S-400 systems in Syria operation

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 11 hours ago
Turkey will not use Russian S-400 air defence systems during its operation Olive Branch in Syria’s Afrin, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Tuesday. “S-400 is a defensive system, we will only use it if Turkey is attacked. We do not intend to use Russian S-400 systems during operation Olive Branch,” he said when meeting […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Syrian Army keeps advancing in East Ghouta, new sites captured

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 11 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:20 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed their field operations in the East Ghouta, today, striking the southern corridor of this farming region in Damascus’ eastern countryside. Led by the 4th Mechanized Division, the Syrian Arab Army stormed Faylaq Al-Rahman’s defenses at the town of Jisreen this morning; this would result […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Turkish military enters Al-Ghaab Plain to setup new observation points in northwest Hama

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 11 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:05 P.M.) – A Turkish military delegation entered the Al-Ghaab Plain in northwest Hama, today, in order to setup observation points near the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) front-lines. According to pro-opposition activists, the Turkish military delegation specifically traveled to the Al-Ziyarah Subdistrict, which is located at the Syrian Arab Army’s front-lines in northwestern […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Breaking: ISIS captures several areas in southern Damascus after launching new offensive

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 11 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:40 P.M.) – Last night, the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) launched a big offensive in southern Damascus, targeting the last areas controlled by the rebel forces in the Al-Qadam District. Following an overnight battle with the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham, the Islamic State forces managed to seize a large […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Houthi forces foil massive Saudi Army offensive near Yemeni border (video)

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 11 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:35 P.M.) – The Saudi Army and their Yemeni allies launched a big offensive in the Al-Azhor area of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, targeting the Houthi positions near the Yemeni border. However, despite the size of the attack, the Saudi-led forces were unable to score any gains in the Al-Azhor area, as the […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Jaysh Al-Islam allows first batch of civilians to leave Douma in East Ghouta (video)

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 11 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:10 P.M.) – The Saudi-backed Jaysh Al-Islam militant group allowed the first batch of civilians to leave their stronghold of Douma via the Wafideen Crossing, a military source told Al-Masdar News this afternoon. According to the military source, at least 60 civilians from Douma, many wounded, were escorted through the Wafideen Crossing to […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز

Free Download: Albert Einstein, "The World As I See It"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 11 hours ago
*"The World As I See It:Albert Einstein's Thoughts on the Meaning of Life”* by Paul Ratner “Albert Einstein was one of the world’s most brilliant thinkers, influencing scientific thought immeasurably. He was also not shy about sharing his wisdom about other topics, writing essays, articles, letters, giving interviews and speeches. His opinions on social and intellectual issues that do not come from the world of physics give an insight into the spiritual and moral vision of the scientist, offering much to take to heart. The collection of essays and ideas “The World As I See It”* ga... more »

Renaud Beauchard on ISDS - arbitration tribunals from an investor against a State

bilaterals.org - 11 hours ago
13-Mar-2018 Renaud Beauchard, law professor, explains the arbitration tribunals of CETA and TTIP which enable multinationals to sue States.

La guerre du lait : cas du Sénégal

bilaterals.org - 11 hours ago
13-Mar-2018 Pour comprendre la logique des APE et les conséquences qu'ils peuvent avoir en Afrique de l'Ouest, la filière laitière au Sénégal est un exemple probant.

US Commander: ‘US Troops Prepared to Die for Israel’ in War against Syria, Hezbollah

Whitney Webb at 11 hours ago
[image: undefined] Last Sunday, the largest joint military exercise between the United States and Israel began with little fanfare. The war game, dubbed “Operation Juniper Cobra,” has been a regular occurrence for years, though it has consistently grown in size and scope. Now, however, this year’s 12-day exercise brings a portent of conflict unlike those of its predecessors. Previous reports on the operation suggested that, like prior incarnations of the same exercise, the focus would be on improving Israeli defenses. “Juniper Cobra 2018 is another step in improving the readiness of... more »

Why Not Execute Alcohol and Tobacco Dealers?

Laurence M. Vance at 11 hours ago
[image: undefined] Although about thirty countries have the death penalty for drug trafficking, only in China, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Vietnam are drug offenders routinely executed. Yet, the worst place to be caught drug trafficking is in the Philippines, where thousands have died in extra-judicial killings. In the United States, not only can some drug offenses result in life in prison, “the sentence of death can be carried out on a defendant who has been found guilty of manufacturing, importing or distributing a controlled substance if the act was c... more »

Are Millennials Abandoning Liberty? - With Special Guest Jeff Deist

Daniel McAdams at 11 hours ago
Have the Sanders and Trump phenomena made a dent in the appeal of liberty to young people? Mises Institute president Jeff Deist joins today's Liberty Report for a frank discussion on the topic. The Liberty movement, according to Deist, must rely on stronger minds than those who might be more easily distracted by the political fad of the day. Plus a bonus issue in today's program: What on earth is happening to Trump's State Department and CIA?? Does it matter?

5 Best Guns for Defending Your Business (Glock and Ruger Made the Cut)

Kyle Mizokami at The National Interest - 11 hours ago
*Kyle Mizokami* *Security, * What would you choose? Among the many considerations a small-business owner must juggle is security. Businesses that deal in high-value merchandise that is easily moveable or that are known for moving large amounts of cash, and are located in sketchy areas, are particularly vulnerable to armed robbery. For those business owners that choose to include a firearm in their security plan there are a number of practical choices, from easily concealable handguns to carbines and shotguns. *Mossberg 500 Shotgun* A gun kept at a business need not be portable,... more »

Does an ‘Empty Shoes’ Memorial in Washington, D.C. Represent 7,000 Children Killed by Guns Since Sandy Hook?

Kim LaCapria at Snopes.com - 11 hours ago
Seven thousand pairs of empty shoes on display at the U.S. Capitol were intended to represent child victims of gun violence since the Sandy Hook shooting.

The Stormy Daniels/Donald Trump legal agreement, may not in fact be legal, because it was never signed by a notary.

Gryphen at The Immoral Minority - 11 hours ago
Courtesy of TPM: *The Texas Secretary of State’s office is investigating the notary who stamped her approval on an adult film star’s non-disclosure agreement regarding an alleged fair with President Donald Trump, the Dallas Morning News reported Monday. * *By now, that agreement is well known: Porn actress Stephanie Clifford, known professionally as Stormy Daniels, received $130,000 to stay mum about the alleged sexual relationship. Clifford has argued forcefully in recent weeks that she has the right to tell her story because Trump didn’t sign the document, and she’s launched a ... more »

First Woman to Head the CIA is an Infamous War Criminal Who Destroyed Evidence of US Torture

The Free Thought Project at The Free Thought Project - 11 hours ago
[image: cia] The new head of the CIA has been a part of the deep state apparatus since 1985. In her tenure, she's carried out unspeakable torture and was complicit in destroying evidence of US war crimes. The post First Woman to Head the CIA is an Infamous War Criminal Who Destroyed Evidence of US Torture appeared first on The Free Thought Project.

Taxpayers Held Liable as Cops Refuse to Apologize for Attacking Innocent Child on Video

Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project - 11 hours ago
[image: body slam] Taxpayers shelled out tens of thousands of dollars this week after cops were seen on video brutally attacking the victim of a bullying incident and then refused to even say they were sorry. The post Taxpayers Held Liable as Cops Refuse to Apologize for Attacking Innocent Child on Video appeared first on The Free Thought Project.

Russian Presidential Elections — As Predictable As a Bad Movie Script

Tatiana Christy at rss - 11 hours ago
[image: russian-presidential-elections-as-predictable-as-a-bad-movie-script] On March 18, the world will find out (yet again) that Russian President Vladimir Putin is elected for another presidential term, his fourth.

Trump Considering Kudlow, Navarro to Replace Cohn as Chief Economic Advisor

Bob Adelmann at rss - 11 hours ago
[image: trump-considering-kudlow-navarro-to-replace-gary-cohn-as-chief-economic-advisor] The vacuum left by Gary Cohn’s departure last Tuesday will be filled shortly, either by Peter Navarro or by Larry Kudlow. Reuters reported that these are the president’s “top two candidates” to replace Cohn as chief economic advisor.

US Defence Secretary Mattis Arrives In Afghanistan. Detecting Some Taliban Interest In Afghan Peace Talks

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*DW: **Taliban 'elements' interested in talks: US defense secretary Jim Mattis* US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said he thinks victory is still possible in Afghanistan's long-running war. Flying into Kabul on a surprise visit, he said some Taliban rebels were signaling readiness to talk. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, saying he was aiming both to assess recently boosted US military operations and the chances of reconciliation between Taliban rebels and the Afghan government. The visit, which was not announced due to security ... more »

March 13: a very depressing news day

Graeme Decarie at The Decarie Report - 12 hours ago
The fearless newshounds at the irving press today carried a front page story. The New Brunswick government has released a list corporations that looked for favours from it this year. Not a single New Brunswick based corporation was on the list. I’m so proud. New Brunswick corporations would never dream of looking for favours from the government. ________________________________________________________________________________ *https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-the-black-stain-of-the-dutch-red-cross-during-the-holocaust-1.5887851* Israel has become a flashpoint for major w... more »

Liberals Lose Their Sh*t Over First Female CIA Boss

Diogenes Sarcastica™ at Diogenes' Middle Finger - 12 hours ago
*DT* - It is a tumultuous Tuesday at the White House as President Trump has fired Rex Tillerson, moved CIA Director Mike Pompeo over to Foggy Bottom and in a move that is guaranteed to set off a cavalcade of exploding liberal heads, tabbed a woman as the nation’s top spook. It won’t impress the vengeful feminist fanatics of the #MeToo movement nor appease the Hillary Clinton dead-enders, but veteran intelligence professional Gina Haspel has shattered the glass ceiling at Langley. The historic nature of Haspel’s ascension has not been met kindly by a media – especially CNN – that ... more »

BREAKING: As heard last night about Russkie collusion!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 12 hours ago
*TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2018We have to take folk at their word:* Yesterday, the Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee brought that panel's investigation of Trump and the Russkies to a screeching halt. Among other things, they said they've found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russkies. For the record, we don't know if any such collusion occurred. Last night, Erin Burnett conducted a long interview with Rep. Tom Rooney (R-Fla), one of the Republican committee members. How assiduous was the committee's search for the truth? At one point, Rooney made... more »

Premier John "Prince of dithering and self-doubt" Horgan

Grant G at The Straight Goods - 12 hours ago
*Written by Grant G* "*a good plan today is worth more than a brilliant plan tomorrow"* .....For John Horgan, neither is true, there is no good plan today and as for tomorrow, tomorrow will have to wait while Premier Dithers hands out more homework assignments to his chosen "consultants" ....the delayers, the make cover for premier Dithers' decisions.... In other words.....if this is leadership or vision...as they say.."*Houston, we have a problem*" 16 years BC NDP languished in opposition, 16 years to formulate a plan for a prosperous British Columbia, 16 years of griping abo... more »

QotD: "If President Trump wishes to address America’s merchandise trade deficit..."

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 12 hours ago
*"In other words, if President Trump wishes to address America’s merchandise trade deficit (balanced to perfection, of course, by a capital accounts surplus) he will find that allowing the dollar to be used as the global currency is the real snake in the economic woodpile. The dollar’s burden as the international reserve currency, not currency manipulation by our trading partners or bad treaties, is the true villain in the ongoing melodrama of crummy job creation."* ~ Ralph Benko, from his article 'President Trump: Replace The Dollar With Gold As The Global Currency To Make Americ... more »

Two Decades of Diminishing Hatred

Willis Eschenbach at Skating Under The Ice - 12 hours ago
As many folks know, inter alia I’m a numbers guy. I figure if I can measure something, I can understand it. In that regard, I got to thinking about “hate crimes”. These are crimes where the motivation is deemed to be hatred of some group. The FBI has statistics on hate crimes against various racial,…

Irish PM announces new scholarship scheme for Native Americans to study in Ireland

White Wolf at White Wolf - 12 hours ago
Irish PM has announced a new scholarship programme which will allow Choctaw Native American students to study in Ireland. The Irish PM made the announcement during his official visit to the Choctaw reservation in Oklahoma today. He officially thanked the Choctaw Nation, whose ancestors provided relief to Ireland during the Great Famine, saying Irish and Chochtaw people have a “sacred bond” binding us together. In March 1847, the Choctaw community of Oklahoma collected some $170 – equivalent to several thousands of dollars today – and sent it to famine-ravaged Ireland. Mr Varadka... more »

Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Delivers A Response To His Firing

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*WNU Editor:* His voice sounds very shaky. He has the look of a man who is in shock that he has just been fired.

The Battle For The Damascus Suburb Of Ghouta -- News Updates March 13, 2018

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*CNN:* *Dozens are evacuated from Eastern Ghouta as rebels promise to continue their fight * (CNN)As many as 100 civilians, including 35 in need of medical attention, were evacuated from the besieged rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta to the Syrian capital on Tuesday, according to an armed group and state media. Syrian state TV broadcast footage showing families disembarking from a bus and a van at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Damascus. One woman, who could hardly walk, was seen boarding an ambulance. "They are killing us. The situation is very bad. They killed us from hung... more »

Turkey Says That Its Military Have Encircled The Kurdish Held-City Of Afrin

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*Al Jazeera:* *Turkey forces encircle Kurdish-controlled centre of Afrin* *Turkish army says forces encircle city of Afrin and control 'areas of critical importance' in northern Syria.* Turkey's army and allied Syrian rebel forces have surrounded the city of Afrin in northwestern Syria, the main target of Turkey's operation there. The military said on Tuesday that forces encircled Afrin and also gained the control "areas of critical importance" in the region as of Monday. The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights (SOHR), a UK-based monitoring group, confirmed the development in a se... more »

If there was any doubt in your mind that the left hates you, let Hillary Clinton lay that to rest...

Adrienne at Adrienne's Corner - 12 hours ago
*and she does it in a record 47 seconds.* Speaking to an audience in India, Hillary is quite adamant that she would be president if it wasn't for us backwards dirt people. Earlier she had a hard time negotiating some stairs that the other people had no problem descending. To be fair, it appears her shoes may have been rather slippery. However, I also saw many of the other people wearing shoes that should have been even slipperier - like ones with leather soles. You be the judge... *Great reviews at Amazon on:* CYLEN Home-Memory Foam Bamboo Charcoal Infused Ventilated Orthope... more »

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