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Thomas Paine

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

Friday, September 30, 2016

30 September - Blogs I'm Following

10:55pm MDT

Musical Interlude: Karl Jenkins, “Palladio”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 minutes ago
Karl Jenkins, “Palladio” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mqmbz8W1-tA

"A Look to the Heavens"; "Why Do We Look to the Stars?"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 minutes ago
"Distorted galaxy NGC 2442 can be found in the southern constellation of the flying fish, (Piscis) Volans. Located about 50 million light-years away, the galaxy's two spiral arms extending from a pronounced central bar give it a hook-shaped appearance. This deep color image also shows the arms' obscuring dust lanes, young blue star clusters and reddish star forming regions surrounding a core of yellowish light from an older population of stars. But the star forming regions seem more concentrated along the drawn-out (right side) spiral arm. The distorted structure is likely the resu... more »

Chet Raymo, “Sanctus”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 minutes ago
*“Sanctus”* by Chet Raymo “Early in Claire Messud's new novel, “The Woman Upstairs”, the narrator asks herself and others whether they would rather be able to fly or be invisible. I suspect most who visit this blog would prefer to fly. Me too. Until lately. More on that later. For now I want to ask a less frivolous question, one more likely to split down the middle: Do you prefer, as a matter of personal taste, Romanesque or Gothic? Gothic aspires, Romanesque inspires. Gothic soars. Romanesque hunkers. Gothic seeks to let go of the earth. Romanesque grips like a barnacle. Gothic f... more »

"Heaven and Hell"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 minutes ago
"A belligerent samurai, an old Japanese tale goes, once challenged a Zen master to explain the concept of heaven and hell. The monk replied with scorn, "You're nothing but a lout- I can't waste my time with the likes of you!" His very honor attacked, the samurai flew into a rage and, pulling his sword from its scabbard, yelled "I could kill you for your impertinence." "That,"the monk calmly replied, "is hell." Startled at seeing the truth in what the master pointed out about the fury that had him in its grip, the samurai calmed down, sheathed his sword, and bowed, thanking the monk... more »

The Daily "Near You?"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 minutes ago
Arvada, Colorado, USA. Thanks for stopping by.

Libertarians Have Long Been Waiting For A Smart, Respectable Candidate To Represent Their Values... And The Wait Continues

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 55 minutes ago
When MSNBC's colossal bore, Chris Matthews, sprung his gotcha question on poor, befuddled Gary Johnson about what foreign leader he admires and looks up to-- is there one YOU admire and look up to?-- he succeeded in getting himself into the next day's news flow. But did he succeed in making a dent in Johnson's 7% national support? Probably not. I'd wager that Johnson's fans like him a *lot* more than they like the annoyingly shrill get-off-my-lawn asshole Chris Matthews. According to Quinnipiac almost 30% of voters under 35 said they would vote for Johnson. That's gargantuan-- an... more »

The South Australian Statewide Blackout

Geoff Brown at The Australian Climate Sceptics Blog - 1 hour ago
*Terence Cardwell* A I predicted this would happen back in 2009/10 in my first article. This is NOT a once off event- it will happen again in the not too distant future and continue to do so. Why; because of the continual instability created in the grid system by the constantly changing wind generators and insufficient stable, reliable power generation and the reliance of power from Victoria, who have to continually get them out of their insane situation. B. Any change in power generation f... more »

United Nations Caught Campaigning Against Trump

Baxter Dmitry at Your News Wire - 2 hours ago
The United Nations has been caught interfering in the U.S. election by encouraging Americans living abroad to vote against Donald Trump. The elite global organization, becoming more and more desperate to ensure an establishment Hillary Clinton presidency, have begun ignoring the rules of their own charter that explicitly prohibits meddling in sovereign nation’s elections. A now-deleted tweet, which was posted to the official account’s 235K followers at 9:14pm EDT Thursday, called for “8 million Americans abroad” to “stop Trump,” and also included a link to the Avaaz.org activist w... more »

Is Your Glass Of Milk A Cocktail Of 20 Dangerous Chemicals?

Baxter Dmitry at Your News Wire - 2 hours ago
What type of milk do you drink? Milk packed with steroids, sex hormones and malaria medication, or wholesome, natural milk that comes with an enormous list of health benefits including helping you lose body fat? A new study has revealed that a glass of milk can contain a mixture of as many as 20 painkillers, antibiotics and growth hormones. Using a highly sensitive test, scientists found the dangerous chemicals in samples of both cow and goat milk intended for human consumption. The results show how man-made chemicals are now found throughout the food chain. The highest quantities ... more »

“Kiss It Goodbye: Social Security Benefits Will Be Cut In 2017”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
*“Kiss It Goodbye: Social Security Benefits Will Be Cut In 2017”* by Jed Graham "No matter who wins the White House in 2016, there’s no getting around it: Social Security benefits will be cut starting in 2017. A 1983 pact between President Reagan and the Democrat-led Congress to stave off an imminent Social Security financing crisis included a hike in the official retirement age from 65 to 67 somewhere in the far-off future. But that pact is pushing the limits of age-related reforms, even as a new funding crisis builds for the retirement program. The retirement age rose to 66 in tw... more »

Greg Hunter, "Weekly News Wrap-Up 9/30/2016"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
*"Weekly News Wrap-Up 9/30/2016"* By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com "The United States is reportedly suspending diplomacy with Russia, and it also says it’s preparing military options in Syria. The U.S. has asked Russia to stop its bombing campaign in Syria, and Russia will not agree to do so. State Department spokesman John Kirby says, “More Russian lives will be lost, and more Russian aircraft will be shot down.” This is a serious escalation between Washington and the Kremlin, and the only outcome to this is a wider war in Syria that could mean an eventual global war between Ameri... more »

Russian Foreign Minister Stuns BBC, Claims Obama Created ISIS

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 3 hours ago
The U.S. is protecting ISIS and attempting to secretly overthrow Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, Russia’s foreign minister told a stunned BBC on Friday. Sergei Lavrov granted the BBC a 20 minute interview in which he told the broadcaster that the U.S. had deliberately allowed extremist groups such as ISIS and al-Nusra (now known as Jabhat Fateh al-Sham) to wreak havoc in the country on behalf of American interests. Russia-insider.com reports: The questions asked by the sniveling BBC anchor were predictable: Will you stop murdering babies in Aleppo with cluster munitions and bu...more »

Pakistan PM Calls Emergency Nuclear Meeting

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 3 hours ago
Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, held an emergency nuclear meeting with his cabinet on Friday to discuss the deteriorating situation in Kashmir. Indian troops killed two Pakistani soldiers after clashes on the border between the two countries, the military confirmed on Tuesday, CNN.com reports: The Indian army said it had conducted “surgical attacks” in the disputed region to foil a “terrorist attack,” according to India’s Director General of Military Operations. But Pakistan insisted that no incursion had taken place into the territory it controls, saying there h... more »

Hillary Warns Pakistan May Send ‘Nuclear Suicide Bombers’ To US

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 3 hours ago
Hillary Clinton has warned that nuclear suicide bombers may target the U.S. as a result of the Kashmir crisis between India and Pakistan. The Democratic presidential nominee expressed concern via hacked audio from Democratic Party computers. “We live in fear that they’re going to have a coup, that jihadists are going to take over the government, theyre going to get access to nuclear weapons, and you’ll have suicide nuclear bombers. So, this could not be a more threatening scenario,” the New York Times reported. News18.com reports: “Pakistan is running full speed to develop tacti... more »

London Mayor Vetoes Brexit With Separate Immigration System

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 3 hours ago
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has revealed plans to veto the Brexit vote and create a separate immigration policy that will closely resemble a European model. Khan revealed the plan on Wednesday, saying he is “working on a model that will ensure we can carry on recruiting and attracting talent”. The proposal has been slammed by UKIP’s leader as both “destructive and divisive”. Breitbart.com reports: It is thought the Mayor wants a tailor made visa system to keep migration higher in London. He told Sky News that Tory minister “gets it” and that he will be meeting with the Prime Minister ... more »

The Shadow Knows...

Spike EP at News Spike - 3 hours ago
I saved your life - it now belongs to ME..!

TISA, TTIP and TTP – Corporate Hegemony and Economic Warfare

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 3 hours ago
*Makia Freeman* - Global trade agreements are the greatest present danger to liberty and sovereignty. The post TISA, TTIP and TTP – Corporate Hegemony and Economic Warfare appeared first on Waking Times.

Book Watch: George Plimpton, Stephen King, and how it can help us readers to know what category of writing we're reading

KenInNY at DownWithTyranny! - 3 hours ago
*Little Brown has reissued, in a common series format, seven books by George Plimpton which fall more or less in the category of what the author called "participatory journalism."* *by Ken* Don't be fooled by the post title. I'm not going to hell you "how it can help us readers to know what category of writing we're reading." Rather I'm advancing -- or, more accurately, baldly asserting -- that it *can* help us readers to know what category of writing we're reading. The post-title reference to George Plimpton and Stephen King will alert some readers -- those of the strangely all-r... more »

Sweden to Incentivize Product Repairs in Effort to Reduce Consumer Waste

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 4 hours ago
*Vic Bishop* - To counter the trend of planned obsolescence, Sweden will offer tax breaks on repairing goods. The post Sweden to Incentivize Product Repairs in Effort to Reduce Consumer Waste appeared first on Waking Times.

Zbigniew Brzezinski

Oberon at GlobaLove Think Tank - 4 hours ago

What Role Does Geological Heating Play In El Ninos?

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 5 hours ago
By Paul Homewood http://climatechangedispatch.com/how-geological-heating-refuels-el-nino/ Geologist James Kamis offers his views on the latest El Nino: The 2014-2016 El Niño “warm blob” was created, maintained, and is now being partially recharged by massive pulses of super-heated and chemically charged seawater from deep ocean geological features. Manmade atmospheric global warming had nothing to […]

The Syrian War To Free Itself From The Evil US/Israel/NATO Criminal Cabal: Exactly One Year Ago Today, The Russian Federation Joined The Fight To Make Syria Free Again! Thank You, Russia!

Northerntruthseeker at Northerntruthseeker - 5 hours ago
Today is a great day.... Today marks exactly one year since the Russian Federation came to the rescue of the Syrian people and the Syrian nation, and launched attacks on the scourge of the American bought and paid for phoney "Rebels" and "Terrorists" that had been making it hell on earth for the innocent people of Syria... There is indeed much to celebrate, because thanks to the Russians and their military might, the Syrian people may indeed be soon free of that scourge! To help celebrate this important day, I want to present the following video from Russia Today that marks this fir... more »

Economic News , Data & Views ...... September 30 , 2016......Quick hits - 1) Markets & Market Moving News : Rumor of Looming Deutsche Bank Settlement of 5.4 Bn with DoJ ( Pertaining To Mortgage Bonds ) , Lifts Not Just DB - But US Stocks & Dax ; Despite DB "Rumor " , Commerzbank & Ing Chopping Employees Like Mad ; US Wrap - News & Data Of Note ; Interbank Liquidity Squeeze Underway ; Additional Items Of Note. 2) Around The Horn For Europe - Spain , Greece , Italy & Germany. 3) Odds & Ends....

Fred Walton at Catharsis Ours - 5 hours ago
Markets...... *MarketWatch* ‏@MarketWatch 2h 2 hours ago U.S. stocks end higher, post biggest quarterly gains of the year http:// on.mktw.net/2dtFxin *Charlie Bilello, CMT* ‏@MktOutperform 19m 19 minutes ago Deutsche Bank: all-time low yest on record volume of 51 million. Up 14% today on new record volume of 70 million $DB *Holger Zschaepitz* ‏@Schuldensuehner 2h 2 hours ago Deutsche Bank’s "CoCo" bonds are still only pricing in the risk that the bank cuts off coupons, not wipes them out. http://www. breakingviews.com/considered-vie w/deutsche-debt-market-cana... more »

Ask the Native Americans: Washington always Breaks their Promises

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 5 hours ago
Political commentator Marwa Osman talks to RT International on the latest developments in the Syrian crisis.

"How It Really Is"

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

"If Central Bankers Were Klingons"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
I doubt I'm the only one thinking this about now... Then again, the banksters *are *Klingons actually, aren't they?

“Deutsche Bank Nears Collapse”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*“Deutsche Bank Nears Collapse”, Introduction* by Brian Maher “Ghost of Lehman Haunts Deutsche Bank,” says The Wall Street Journal with a fright. Lehman got hauled off to the boneyard eight years ago this month. Cause of death: the subprime mortgage crisis. And its shade has been spooking the markets ever since. Lehman succumbed to a classic bank run. The Journal puts it thusly: “Lehman failed the way all banks fail: It ran out of cash and liquid assets it could quickly sell to pay clients and counterparties as they ran for the exit.” Now Deutsche Bank is in a similar fix. Jim Rick... more »

"I'm in Awe at How Fast Deutsche Bank is Falling Apart"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*"I'm in Awe at How Fast Deutsche Bank is Falling Apart"* by Wolf Richter "Deutsche Bank, with $2 trillion in assets, amounting to 58% of Germany’s GDP, one of the most globally interwoven banks, with gross notional derivatives exposure of €46 trillion, right at the top along with JP Morgan (booked as €41 billion in derivative trading assets after netting and collateral)– this creature of risk and malfeasance, is finally starting to scare its counterparties. This is how Lehman came unglued. Slowly and then all of a sudden. Bloomberg News today: "Some funds that use the bank’s prim... more »

World News Briefs -- September 30, 2016

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 6 hours ago
*NBC News*: *U.S. Officials: Thousands of Ground Troops Massing Around Aleppo* Two senior U.S. officials tell NBC News that thousands of ground troops are massing around Aleppo and they worry that the war-torn city could soon fall. The officials said they are awaiting a major ground operation as troops representing a mix of Syrian regime, Iranian Quds Force, Hezbollah, paid fighters from Iraq (Badr Brigade) and from Afghanistan gather. Russian fixed wing and Syrian regime helicopters continue to pound the city from the air and they are still striking Aleppo with artillery batterie... more »

Amnesty International to Morton Co. Sheriff: Halt dog attacks, armored vehicles, police assault weapons

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 6 hours ago
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Sheriff Kyle KirchmeierMorton County Sheriff’s Department205 1st Avenue NWMandan, ND 58554 28 September 2016 Dear Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier:Following the protests that took place at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction siteon 3 September, we are writing to ask you to investigate the use of force by privatecontractors, remove blockades and discontinue the use

Dispatches from Haiti

John Carroll at Dying in Haiti - 6 hours ago
Dear Everyone, For the past five years I have been posting from the Journal Star website in a blog called Dispatches from Haiti. There are approximately 400 hundred posts. I posted this yesterday. Thanks for reading. john www.haitianhearts.org

Why Corporate Media Won’t Tell You What’s Being Done to the Amazon

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 6 hours ago
*Dylan Charles* - The world's biggest advertisers cannot afford to tell us the truth. The post Why Corporate Media Won’t Tell You What’s Being Done to the Amazon appeared first on Waking Times.

Mohawk Nation News 'Kukla, Oren and Ollie

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 6 hours ago
Post navigation ← Previous KUKLA, OREN and OLLIE Posted on September 30, 2016 Mohawk Nation News Please post and distribute. MNN. Sept. 29, 2019. A subpoena was served on Oren Lyons and Ollie Gibson of the Onondaga chiefs, to appear in the trial of the “Onondaga15” in Syracuse on September 28, 2016. They sent their traditional anglo lawyer, Joe Heath, bedraggled, in a burlap sack suit,

A Conspiracy of Silence

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 6 hours ago

Leonard Peltier's Statement on Standing Rock

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 7 hours ago
By Leonard Peltier Listen to Peltier live on Standing Rock Resistance Spirit Radio Broadcast live by Govinda from camp http://bsnorrell.blogspot.com/2016/09/listen-leonard-peltier-live-on-standing.html Censored News Greeting Sisters and Brothers: I have been asked to write a solidarity statement to everyone about the Camp of the Sacred Stones on Standing Rock. Thank you for this

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- September 30, 2016

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 7 hours ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses U.S. military personnel during a meeting near an F-16 fighter jet at Osan U.S. Air Base in Pyeongtaek, south of Seoul, South Korea Thursday, April 9, 2015. Reuters/Lee Jin-man/Pool *VOA*: *Carter: US-Philippines Military Relationship ‘Ironclad’* HONOLULU — Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said the United States-Philippines military relationship is “ironclad,” despite the Philippine president recently stating that U.S. special forces at Filipino bases should leave. Carter was speaking aboard the USS Carl Vinson at port in San Diego, Calif... more »

LAS VEGAS: Native American Forum on Nuclear Issues 2016

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 7 hours ago

2nd October Surprise Possibility - Taking Mosul. Dam of Mass Destruction.

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 7 hours ago
*Exploring October Surprise possibilities that could factor into the US election.* *I suspect Aleppo will stay as it is, for now.* *Yesterday we talked* *Turkey Coup, Part Two? That's One October Surprise Option!* *A coup, if successful, could be spun into a win for democracy, freedom and the American way.. * *Mosul would be a feather in Obama's war making cap and a boost for Hillary.* *A first glance at a Mosul victory being an October Surprise:* *Could a Mosul Victory be an "October Surprise"* “The term “October surprise” refers to a political event that has a last-minute eff... more »

Quarter Three Local By-Election Results 2016

Phil at All That Is Solid ... - 7 hours ago
Party Number of Candidates Total Vote % +/- Q2 Average/ contest +/- Q2 +/- Seats Conservative 82 34,774 28.0% -1.4% 424 -294 -8 Labour 73 35,883 28.9% -5.8% 492 -392 -3 LibDem 65 22,388 18.0% +7.1% 344 -31 +16 UKIP 52 11,562 9.3% -0.7% 222 -163 -2 Green 33 4,632 3.7% -2.3% 140 -162 0 SNP* 4 4,813 3.9% +1.5% 1,203 -747 -1 PC** 5 1,421 1.1% +0.9% 115 +115 +1 TUSC 0 Ind*** 30 5,957 4.8% -0.6% 199 -154 -5 Other**** 18 ... more »

Sacre Coeur

Spike EP at News Spike - 7 hours ago
*APPENDIX CHETH: HAGBARD'S ABDICATION* Readers who do not understand the scene in which Hagbard abdicates in favor of Miss Portinari should take heart. Once they *do* understand it, they will understand most of the mysteries of all schools of mysticism. The Rite of Shiva, as performed by Joe Malik during the SSS Black Mass, contains the central secret of all magick, very explicitly, yet most people can reread that section a dozen, or a hundred times, and never understand what the secret is. For instance, Miss Portinari was a typical Catholic girl in every way— except for an... more »

Attack # 23,417 On Our Earned Social Security Benefits By The Republican Granny Starver

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 7 hours ago
Not surprisingly, Republicans are at it again. If they're not taking food out of kids' mouths, hurting working families or taking money from the elderly, they're just not happy. It is an example of the latter we'd like to talk about at *DWT* this evening. As you may know, it has taken a long time to get 100% of Democrats in the Senate behind increasing Social Security, instead of keeping it as is or cutting it. But through hard work, Third-Way shaming and Blue-Dog self demolition, we've gotten there. In the House, we haven't quite made it yet. The Republican wing of the Democratic... more »

Leonard Peltier's Statement on Standing Rock

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 8 hours ago
By Leonard Peltier Listen to Peltier live on Standing Rock Resistance Spirit Radio Broadcast live by Govinda in camp http://bsnorrell.blogspot.com/2016/09/listen-leonard-peltier-live-on-standing.html Censored News Greeting Sisters and Brothers: I have been asked to write a solidarity statement to everyone about the Camp of the Sacred Stones on Standing Rock. Thank you for this great

Local Council By-Elections September 2016

Phil at All That Is Solid ... - 8 hours ago
Party Number of Candidates Total Vote % +/- Aug Average/ contest +/- Aug +/- Seats Conservative 31 13,829 29.7% +0.9% 446 -65 -5 Labour 30 12,512 26.9% -3.0% 417 -281 -1 LibDem 25 10,142 21.8% +13.1% 406 +202 +8 UKIP 25 5,276 11.3% +1.0% 211 -95 -1 Green 14 1,242 2.7% +0.5% 89 -13 0 SNP* 1 1,261 2.7% -6.8% 1,261 +77 -1 PC** 2 378 0.8% +0.8% 189 +189 +1 TUSC 0 0 Ind*** 6 1,610 3.5%... more »

Preparations Underway For The Liberation Of Mosul from The Islamic State

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
*Newsweek:* *Mosul Offensive Against ISIS Set to Begin, Says French Defense Minister* Jean-Yves Le Drian's comments come after the French air force conducted airstrikes against the group. The operation to liberate the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) is set to begin soon, France’s defense minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian declared on Friday, the same day that the French air force conducted strikes against the group after taking off from the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier. “The battle for Mosul has not started yet. (The operations today) are... more »

Will Russian President Putin Run For The Presidency Again In 2018?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) watches celebrations for City Day in Moscow, Russia, September 10, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo *Andrew Osborn, Reuters*: *Putin faces dilemma after vote win: How to prolong a system based on himself* Vladimir Putin appears politically invincible after Russia's ruling party won its biggest ever parliamentary majority this month. But he faces an increasingly pressing dilemma: How best to ensure the survival of a system built around himself. With a presidential election due in March 2018, Putin, 63, must decide whether or not to run ... more »

Is Now The Time To Draw The Line Against Russia?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) meets with U.S. President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, September 5, 2016. Sputnik/Kremlin/Alexei Druzhinin/via REUTERS *David Sanger, New York Times*: *What Is Russia Up To, and Is It Time to Draw the Line?* WASHINGTON — Escalating airstrikes in Syria. Sophisticated cyberattacks, apparently intended to influence the American election. New evidence of complicity in shooting down a civilian airliner. The behavior of Russia in the last few weeks has echoes of some of the uglier moments of the Cold War, an era... more »

We Sacrifice

Spike EP at News Spike - 8 hours ago
*777 "The Sacrifice Of Victor" 777* What is sacrifice? (We s... we s... we s... we sacrifice) NPG in mass attack, Sonny, please. (We Sacrifice) Church if u will, please turn 2 the book of Victor (We s, We s) We like 2 start at the top if u don't mind (We Sacrifice) (Don't say it, preacher) I was born on a blood stained table Cord wrapped around my neck Epilectic 'til the age of 7 I was sure heaven marked the deck (We Sacrifice) I know joy lives 'round the corner {Joy for sale down on the corner} (We Sacrifice) One day I'll visit her I'm gonna {Out on my block I'm just a loner} ... more »

Russian SU-34 Fighter Jets Reappears In Syrian Sky

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 8 hours ago
A Russian SU-34 fighter jet has been seen flying over rebel held territories in Syria. The reappearance of the front-line fighter jets of the Russian Aerospace Forces has caused panic among the varied terrorist groups operating in Syria. A video published online shows one of the warplanes appearing in the skies above Idlib province to the screams of terrorists who did not even bother trying to shoot it down. South Front reports: The video, lasting only 39 seconds, lets clearly see the Su-34 bomber. Screams of terrorists behind-the-scenes indicate that they have started to panic, w... more »

NASA And Russia Received Detailed Alien Messages

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 8 hours ago
Alien species from other planets beyond our solar system may be trying to contact us. Some UFO researchers and astronomers believe that alien messages were deciphered from signals coming from a sun-like star 95 light years away from earth. Russia and NASA were the first to receive three alien messages. Humans Are Free reports: When astronomers first felt the spike in radio signals from a distant star, they were all too excited. The sources of this signal came from the sun-like star called HD 164595. Not exactly a catchy name but that’s not the point here. This star is from conste... more »

President Obama Hints That He Will Be An Activist Ex-President When He Leaves Office

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 9 hours ago
U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking in the White House Press Briefing Room in Washington, June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing *McClatchy News:* *Obama implies he’ll be more vocal about issues after he leaves office* *Many U.S. presidents, upon leaving office, try to fade from the national spotlight and live the rest of their lives as private citizens.* President Barack Obama implied in a Vanity Fair interview that he might choose to go a different route. In the interview conducted by presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, Obama talked about his use of the term ... more »

United Nations: U.S. Drone Strike In Afghanistan Killed 18 Civilians

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 9 hours ago
*Washington Post:* *U.N. officials criticize fatal U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan* KABUL — United Nations officials Thursday condemned an airstrike by an unmanned U.S. military aircraft a day earlier that they said killed 15 civilians and wounded at least 12 in the insurgent-plagued eastern Afghan province of Nangahar. They called for a complete investigation. The early morning attack targeted a residential compound in the volatile Achin district, near the border of Pakistan, which U.S. military officials said they believed was being used by fighters for the Islamic State militan... more »

Sept. 1: Not a good day.

Graeme Decarie at The Decarie Report - 9 hours ago
http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/global-carbon-levels-highest-ever-point-1.3784724 That's a big story on CBC news. It didn't make the irving press, and it probably won't. As it happens, the big, irving editorial is that we just gotta have an oil pipeline so we can burn more oil for the next forty years and more. Anyway, I'm sure Mr. Irving knows more than all those stupid scientists. Meanwhile, the Trudeau government looks each day more like the Harper government as it does a double whammy in supporting an LNG pipeline to the west coast, and ignoring native rights as well. Here i... more »

China Warns Against US Deployment Of THAAD In South Korea

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 10 hours ago
Bejing has warned the US against deploying the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea. Washington released a statement this week saying that it would be deploying the system “as soon as possible.” Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun told a monthly news briefing on Thursday : “We will pay close attention to relevant developments, and consider taking necessary actions to protect national strategic security and the regional strategic balance,” he added “What needs to be stressed is that Chinese people mean what they say.” Press TV reports: “The US’... more »

The New York Times (almost) gets it right!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 10 hours ago
*FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016The status of Gennifer Flowers:* Is Gennifer Flowers "one of Bill Clinton's former mistresses?" Did Gennifer Flowers "have an affair with [Hillary] Clinton's husband?" Last week, the Washington Post spilled with such claims, both in its hard-copy editions and in its endless array of blogs. All the children seemed to be saying it. For examples, see yesterday's post. At the New York Times, things were somewhat different. First, a bit of background: Excitement grew when Donald J. Trump suggested that he might ask Flowers to attend last Monday night's danc... more »

The Beatles Will Open Up Your Chakras

Spike EP at News Spike - 10 hours ago
*777 MAERTSNWODTAOLFDNAXALERDNIMRUFFONRUT 777* *The first vowel sound is :* *ooo* *The second vowel sound is :* *aah* Well, shake it up baby now Twist and shout Come on, come on, come, come on baby now Come on and work it on out Well work it on out, honey You know you look so good You know you got me goin' now Just like I know you would Well, shake it up baby now Twist and shout Come on, come on, come, come on baby now Come on and work it on out You know you twist, little girl You know you twist so fine Come on and twist a little closer now And let me know that you're mine, *OO... more »

In 61 days, a Slovak billionaire will monitor every single Czech cash transfer in real time

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 11 hours ago
*Millions of stupid and jealous Czech sheep embrace the new "1984"* Unless something unexpected happens – and I pray that it will – the first batch of 50,000 of Czech businesses, mainly restaurants and hotels etc., will be obliged to immediately report every single payment from a consumer to the ministry of finance led by the Slovak-born food industry billionaire, media mogul, a VIP ex-member of the communist party, and a former communist snitch Andrej Babiš (net worth over $3 billion). The consumer gets a receipt and he or she – an amateur snitch – will be able to send the receipt... more »

"I Was Color Deaf!"

jurassicpork at Welcome Back to Pottersville - 11 hours ago
From the, "Oh, *This *is Fucking Rich!" files": Shelby and her lawyer are on the defense, claiming that Shelby experienced temporary deafness during the encounter. Oh, she claims she didn't hear Terence Crutcher begging for his life as he had his empty hands in the air because of the oncoming sirens? Uh... She claims that due to this temporary disability, she did not hear the sirens of approaching back-up, nor did she hear the approach of a fellow officer who would later deploy his Taser on Crutcher. Uh *huh*... Well, surely her color... deafness defense will hold ... more »

Would Free Public Colleges and Universities Threaten the All-Volunteer Military?

Gaius Publius at DownWithTyranny! - 11 hours ago
*Cost of college, 1985 through 2012, compared to other consumer costs (source; click to enlarge)* *by Gaius Publius* I'd like to put a simple idea in front of you, a connection between the predatory student debt scam and the military. Bernie Sanders has argued the public colleges and universities should be free today, for the same reason that public high schools were free in the past. In the past, basic education — initially grade school, then grade school and high school — was considered both a public right and a public good. An educated nation was both a strong nation and a pro... more »

Rip van Krugman arrives on the scene!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 12 hours ago
*FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016City Mouse finally squeaks:* You may remember Aesop's fable involving the City Mouse. He fails to put food away for the winter, unlike his more industrious cousin, the Country Mouse. (Actually, the fable in question concerns an Ant and a Grasshopper. We prefer to tell the story with the characters played by mice.) This morning, in the New York Times, a City Mouse has finally arrived on the scene. We refer to Paul Krugman's new column, which arrives sixteen, seventeen or even just ten or twelve years too late to serve its intended purpose. Don't get us w... more »

God helg!

Sunniva at SunnivaRose - 12 hours ago
Da er to uker på turne rundt i Norge, med jenter og teknologi over. Vi har vært innom alle Norges fylker, holdt 10 foredrag for nesten 3000 jenter, kjørt maaange timer i bil, sunget, sovet, og ledd. Det har vært veldig gøy, og en ære å få være med NHO på denne turen, og så skal det sies at det har vært intenst og ganske slitsomt, og nå er det vanvittig deilig å sitte under dynen i sengen (i rent sengetøy, som Anders hadde ordnet med før jeg kom <3) og bare slappe av. Anders sitter i skrivende stund og jobber med en rapport om doktorgradsarbeidet sitt, men så snart han er ferdig skal... more »

U.S. Supporting Radical Terrorists in Syria

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 12 hours ago
The US holds Russia responsible for the violence in Aleppo and is threatening to break off all cooperation with Moscow in Syria, the State Department said. Russia is asking the US to live up to its obligation to separate the US-backed opposition from terrorists. Former US diplomat Jim Jatras joins ‘News with Ed’ and says, “the Obama administration is supporting radical Islamic terrorism in Syria.”

Let's Talk About Classic Food Products because I can't stomach one more "Hillary is Sick" post...

Adrienne at Adrienne's Corner - 12 hours ago
*if you're a snooty foodie, this post is not for you.* There are products on the grocery store shelves that are the same now as when they were first introduced. Most of them are usually not fancy and are probably scorned by the average foodie. Here are a few of my picks for classic food products: Saltine or Soda Crackers I've always called *saltine crackers soda crackers.* Whatever you call them, I call them good. You just don't get any simpler than a cracker made with three ingredients - flour, yeast, and baking soda. We now live in a world of dozens upon dozens of cracker cho... more »

Physics journal retracts paper without alerting author

Dalmeet Singh Chawla at Retraction Watch - 12 hours ago
An Elsevier journal has angered an author by removing his study without telling him. After spending months asking the journal why it removed the paper — about a heavily debated theorem in physics — and getting no response, the author threatened to seek damages from the journal and publisher for “permanently stigmatizing” his work. Yesterday, an Elsevier […] The post Physics journal retracts paper without alerting author appeared first on Retraction Watch.

Pumpkin Witch Garden

Debra Hawkins at Housewife Eclectic - 13 hours ago
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnappleRollback When the world gets crazy all around me, I love to just take a couple of hours and craft. Crafting, especially when I am making something I am really excited about, like this Witch Garden, really helps me unwind. This craft is the perfect girls night or me time. It is easy to pull together, and who doesn't love little miniatures? So pull out your crafting supplies and your favorite flavor of Snapple® and organize a fun, stress free girls night. For the Wit... more »

Deutsche Bank Troubles

Majia's Blog at Majia's Blog - 13 hours ago
If you've been following the financial headlines you know what Deutsche Bank is in trouble. The bank poses systemic risks because of its size and interconnectivity. Here is an excerpt from Fortune Magazine focusing on its systemic risk and derivative exposure: Geoffrey Smith. September 27 2016. 5 Things You Should Know About the Deutsche Bank Train Wreck. Fortune, http://fortune.com/2016/09/27/deutsche-bank/ Deutsche Is Too Interconnected to Fail: “It’s a counterparty to virtually every major bank in the world, in virtually all asset classes.” Deutsche Has an Inconceivably Huge... more »

Watch "Why Hillary Clinton Will NEVER Release Transcripts Of Her Paid Speeches" on YouTube

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 13 hours ago
https://youtu.be/3UkfsEeHUcg The topic of Hillary Clinton's speeches has all but disappeared recently, here's a video to remind you of why it should still be an issue.


Jenna Orkin at From the Wilderness' Peak Oil Blog - 13 hours ago
*From Jenna Orkin* AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesA black 17-year-old reported his stolen car using LoJack ... and police reportedly arrested him insteadThe man fatally shot by California police was holding an 'electronic cigarette device,' police say Pain Spreads To Germany's Second Biggest Bank: Commerzbank Scraps Dividend, Fires 20% Of Workforce Robots Will Soon Take Over Building London Skyscrapers, Major UK Construction Firm CEO Warns How Much Money Have Humans Created - A Visual History"It’s A Lot More Negative Than People Think" - China Beige Book Is... more »

Russia Has Now Been Waging War In Syria For One Year

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 13 hours ago
*Reuters*: *Russia sending more warplanes to Syria as world anger grows over 'barbarous' strikes* Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to further ramp up its campaign of air strikes, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as Moscow defied global censure over an escalation that Western countries say has torpedoed diplomacy. In a statement issued by the White House after the two leaders spoke by telephone, U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the Russian and Syrian bombing of Aleppo as "barbarous". Fighting intensified a week into a new Ru...more »

Does your work need IRB approval? Better check, says author of retracted paper

Shannon Palus at Retraction Watch - 13 hours ago
Does an article that discusses anonymized student projects about how to catalog data count as research on human subjects? One of the students included in the paper thought so, and complained to the journal after learning that it had published the case study of the program without the approval required for studying people. The authors admitted […] The post Does your work need IRB approval? Better check, says author of retracted paper appeared first on Retraction Watch.

Was Zarqawi In Fallujah During The 2nd Battle For The City?

Joel Wing at MUSINGS ON IRAQ - 13 hours ago
On October 13, 2004 Interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi demanded that the city of Fallujah turn over Abu Musab al-Zarqawi or be attacked. At the time, it was widely held that the leader of Tawhid wal Jihad was within Fallujah and was using it as his command center. That is still believed today. Tawhid was definitely within the city, but was Zarqawi? According to several leaders within the organization he was not. According to two leaders of Tawhid wal Jihad, and a religious leader from Fallujah, Zarqawi was outside the city during the entire Second Battle of Fallujah. First was Ab... more »

Fly with Hydrogen or the planet crashes

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 14 hours ago
When fuel provides lift!

In Harm's Way: Why is Putin going to Turkey on October 11, 2016?

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 14 hours ago
*In Harm's Way* *Man Standing in Front of Tank* This post, like almost all the others, started in the same way. Browsing through the Internet news, I saw a news item that caught my attention. It was a simple announcement that *Putin has scheduled another trip to Turkey for the middle of October, 2016.* As I read it, I formed a question...that ended up being the basis of this post. The question was: * "Why is Putin going to Turkey on October 11, 2016?* Everyone is aware of the recent history between Russia and Turkey, Putin and Erdogan. But another trip to Turkey so soon? With... more »

The Battle For The Syrian City Of Aleppo Rages On

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 14 hours ago
*Reuters*: *Syrian army, rebels wage fierce battles in Aleppo* Syrian government forces and rebels fought battles in the center of Aleppo and north of the city on Friday, a week into a Russian-backed offensive by the Syrian army to take the entire area, a war monitor and sources on both sides said. There were conflicting accounts on the outcome of Friday's fighting. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and a Syrian military source said government forces had captured territory north of Aleppo and buildings in the city center. Rebel sources however denied there had been any addi... more »

Latest Momentous Discovery – The “Parched” Earth Is Getting Wetter!

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 14 hours ago
By Paul Homewood h/t James Grant Makin http://phys.org/news/2016-02-parched-earth-sea.html Back in February, this paper appeared: As glaciers melt due to climate change, the increasingly hot and parched Earth is absorbing some of that water inland, slowing sea level rise, NASA experts said Thursday. Satellite measurements over the past decade show for the […]

Can You Be Fired For Your Facebook Posts? Yes (With Exceptions)

Donna Ballman at Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home - 14 hours ago
Do I really have to tell you to watch what you say on social media? Apparently I really do because I run into people all too often who were fired for inappropriate postings, emails, texts, or other comments. My best advice is this: don't put anything in writing that you don’t want posted on the front page of the company newsletter. Examples of social media firings I've heard of that stand out are posting cruise pictures while on FMLA leave (doh!), posting a foul curse-laden rant about the company (probably legally protected), posting a photo of a nude museum statue (a coworker compl... more »

Saudi Arabia Tried To Cut A Deal With OPEC To Limit Iran's Oil Production

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 14 hours ago
*(Click on Image to Enlarge)* *Wall Street Journal:* *Economics Drove Saudi OPEC Move* Behind the kingdom’s decision to agree to production cuts was a recognition of the consequences of low oil prices. Scanning the latest intelligence on oil markets, Saudi Arabian officials came to an upsetting conclusion this month: the kingdom’s oil policy wasn’t working. Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih’s attention was drawn to an Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ prediction that a global glut of oil would persist well into 2017, said people familiar with the matter. The ... more »

Editor's Note

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 14 hours ago
Because of time constraints Military and Intelligence News Briefs and World News Briefs will be posted at 17:00 EST and 18:00 EST respectively.

A $100 Million U.S. Drone Base In Africa

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 14 hours ago
*Image*: BBC *The Intercept: **U.S. Military Is Building a $100 Million Drone Base in Africa* FROM HIGH ABOVE, Agadez almost blends into the cocoa-colored wasteland that surrounds it. Only when you descend farther can you make out a city that curves around an airfield before fading into the desert. Once a nexus for camel caravans hauling tea and salt across the Sahara, Agadez is now a West African paradise for people smugglers and a way station for refugees and migrants intent on reaching Europe’s shores by any means necessary. Africans fleeing unrest and poverty are not, however,... more »

“The Nature of Courage”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 15 hours ago
*“The Nature of Courage”* by ClassicLit “Tolkien had experienced war and violence first hand in World War I. Like many of the writers from his era, his world could never be the same, after seeing his best friends die, and his land in ruin. Shippey writes, “The life experiences of many men and women in the twentieth century have left them with an unshakable conviction of something wrong, something irreducibly evil in the nature of humanity, but without any very satisfactory explanation for it.” Defeat seems inevitable. The forces of evil are strong. And, the quest isn’t really a qu... more »

"You Cannot Kill Me Here"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 15 hours ago
"You cannot kill me here. Bring your soldiers, your death, your disease, your collapsed economy because it doesn't matter, I have nothing left to lose and you cannot kill me here. Bring the tears of orphans and the wails of a mother's loss, bring your Jesus on a cross, bring your hate and bitterness and long working hours, bring your empty wallets and love long since gone but you cannot kill me here. Bring your sneers, your snide remarks and friendships never felt, your letters never sent, your kisses never kissed, cigarettes smoked to the bone and cancer killing fears but you cann... more »

The Daily "Near You?"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 15 hours ago
Dublin, New Hampshire, USA. Thanks for stopping by!

"How It Really Is"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 15 hours ago
Who owns ya, baby?

"International Financial Alert as Deutsche Bank Approaches Catastrophic Collapse"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 15 hours ago
*"International Financial Alert as Deutsche Bank * *Approaches Catastrophic Collapse"* by Mike Adams "Since 2008, I’ve been warning Natural News readers about the inevitable, mathematically unavoidable global debt collapse. For the last eight years, crooked politicians and criminal banksters have been “kicking the can down the road” with endless money printing and currency debasement. Now, it appears, we’ve all run out of road. Deutsche Bank now stands on the verge of financial collapse. Under the delusional, idiotic policies of Angela Merkel- which are only exceeded by the idiot... more »

U.N. News Agency Calls On Americans Living Abroad To 'Defeat Trump'

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 15 hours ago
An errant tweet has been deleted from this account. The cause is being investigated. Our official site for UN news: https://t.co/7F5x0BC4s5 — UN News Centre (@UN_News_Centre) September 30, 2016 *Politico:* *U.N news agency scrubs tweet calling on Americans abroad to 'end Trump'* The United Nations News Centre — the official U.N. news service — tweeted, then quickly pulled, a post that called for "8 million Americans abroad" to "stop Trump." The tweet, published at 9:14 p.m. ET on Thursday, urged American expats to share a voter registration tool on the website of the activist org...more »

Pentagon: US To 'Sharpen Military Edge' In Asia

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 15 hours ago
Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses sailors aboard the USS Carl Vinson in San Diego, Sept. 29, 2016. Carter is on a trip to discuss rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific region and ongoing security challenges there. DoD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley *CNN*: *Defense Secretary Ash Carter: US to 'sharpen military edge' in Asia* (CNN)The US will "sharpen our military edge" in the face of Chinese territorial expansionism and other regional threats as it embarks on the next phase of its pivot to Asia, the US defense secretary said Thursday. The "rebalance" to the Asia-P... more »

Russia Prepares Counter Measures In Case Of US Nuclear Strike

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 15 hours ago
The tension between Russia and US is ratcheting up as the two countries are determined to exercise their right to defend themselves against a sudden nuclear strike by the other. Russia’s Foreign Ministry has expressed “serious concern” over hawkish statements coming from Washington and their plans to modernize nuclear weapons. As such Russia is taking “countermeasures” to ensure their national security. Both countries are determined to reserve their right of fist strike use of nuclear weapons, creating an atmosphere of distrust and escalating the threat of nuclear war. RT.com repo... more »

Rip-off News round-up. Our pick of the last week's media (Thu 29th Sep)

Hari at Ripped-off Britons - 15 hours ago
Prime Minister warned as number of homeless hits record levels Tory MPs have told Theresa May that tackling homelessness will be a key test of her commitment to social justice after official figures showed it had risen to its highest level for nearly a decade. A total of 15,170 households were classed as homeless in the three months to June 2016 - a jump of 10% on the same period last year.

Have Faith In Your Life & Faith In Yourself - A Discourse by M.N. Hopkins

Stranger in a Strange Land at Stranger in a Strange Land - 15 hours ago
*Have faith in your life and faith in yourself. There is nothing to fear. A way will be made for you, but first, you must make a clear decision and act upon it. For faith is not enough. Faith must be followed by activity. It is not enough to know of events, one must take action to help the internal dreams to be manifested into physical reality.* *Within us all lies the seeds to our destruction, but also within each heart, lies the seeds to one's reconstruction as a human being-from one driven by fear to one driven by love. It is each persons responsibility to live in a way that n... more »

U.S. Airforce Now Conducting Tests In Comparing The A-10 And F-35 When It Comes To Providing Close Air Support

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 15 hours ago
*Photo:* Air Force *Scout Warrior:** Pentagon Advances F-35 vs A-10 Close Air Support Testing* Will the F-35s current and future line up of weapons, coupled with its sensors and ISR technologies enable the aircraft to out-perform the A-10 warthog when it comes to Close Air Support Missions. Flying close to ground troops in combat in hostile and high-threat conditions requires a host of unique attributes for an aircraft -- such as flying slow and low to the ground, absorbing some degree of small arms fire and having an ability to quickly maneuver in response to fast-changing ground... more »

In Essence, Racism on Trial in Arizona’s Ethnic Studies Suit

Roberto Rodriguez at Dr Cintli - 15 hours ago
Diverse Issues in Higher Education In Essence, Racism on Trial in Arizona’s Ethnic Studies Suit by Roberto Rodriguez The *Arce v Douglas *ethnic studies trial, in Tucson’s Federal Court, is expected to commence in early 2017. The suit was filed against the state of Arizona, as a result of the state passing an anti-Ethnic Studies HB 2281 legislation in 2010. Yet for all intents and purposes, it is the discipline itself and, specifically, Tucson Unified School District’s former Raza Studies K-12 program that has been on trial since 2006. That is the year when Arizona State Superinten... more »


bob somerby at the daily howler - 15 hours ago
*FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016Part 4 postponed until Monday:* Part 4 in our current series will appear on Monday. At that time, we'll examine the size and shape of the international achievement gaps—the achievement gaps which appear within the latest TIMSS and PISA results. We'll also provide demographic breakdowns concerning American scores on those international tests. That will conclude the third week in our four-week series, Where the Test Scores Are. In our fourth week, Where the Con Games Are, we'll list the basic ways the American public gets misled and misinformed about pu...more »

No Meme Kurdish News- Iranian Kurds as Syrian Kurds? Hive Mind & YPG Abuse

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 15 hours ago
*Manipulating the Kurdish Youth to Create the Hive Mind, Undoubtedly via the PKK Cult:* *Check the image?* *Ocalan as cult leader. Think Charles Manson. Jim Jones. Same/same* Young Syrian Kurds launched a new initiative on April 1 to give voice to the Kurdish youth who demand a unified Kurdish position amongst political movements in Syria. Those in charge of the initiative said, “This initiative is not a movement, a political party, or a new organization. And it will not become one. The only mission is to coordinate and organize activities within the initiative’s framework.” *Ge... more »

Wells Fargo Must Be Broken Up-- Too Big AND Too Much Failure

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 15 hours ago
I spent yesterday morning watching-- and tweeting about-- the House Financial Services Committee "examination" of Wells Fargo's crooked CEO John Stumpf. Exasperating! Without an Elizabeth Warren or an Alan Grayson, these kinds of hearings don't shed much light on anything. Keith Ellison, Maxine Waters and Gwen Moore made some excellent points but, over all, there was never any chance anything of substance would take place since nearly all the members of this cesspool of a committee take immense bribes from the Financial Sector. During the hearing-- and this was announced by Ranki... more »

Pakistan Warns UN Of ‘Crisis’ Due To Escalating Tensions with India

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 16 hours ago
Pakistan says it has flagged the escalating tensions with India to the United Nations Security Council in an attempt to avert a potential “crisis.” Pakistan’s U.N. envoy asked the president of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday to informally brief the body on the country’s rising tensions with its neighbour India and said she would discuss it with U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday. Press TV reports: Pakistan’s UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi said on Thursday that she had met with Gerard van Bohemen, who is New Zealand’s UN ambassador and the president of the UN’s 15-member... more »

Police Video Shows Fatal Shooting Of Six-Year-Old

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 16 hours ago
Louisiana police have released body camera footage from 2015 showing two officers opening fire on an S.U.V. striking and killing a 6-year-old boy and critically wounding his father who was unarmed. Footage of a Louisiana police chase that ended with the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old autistic boy was released at the pre-trial hearing of two officers charged with his death. The head of the Louisiana State Police said the video was the most disturbing thing he’s seen. Warning: Graphic Content New York Post reports: Nearly a year later, the public is getting its first look at the grap... more »

Xenophobia And Political Ambition

Owen Gray at Northern Reflections - 16 hours ago
Bob Hepburn warns that those of us who think that Kellie Leitch is on the political fringe, whipping up wing nuts, should think again. Xenophobia is gaining political traction all around the world. After his recent visit to Britain, Hepburn reports that: In Oxford and Portsmouth, well-educated middle-income people, the type of voters I thought would see the advantages of being closely linked with other European nations, talked to me about why they voted to leave the EU. Their main reason? Too many immigrants in recent years from the continent, many of whom they felt didn’t want... more »

Watch "American election and media bias" on YouTube

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 16 hours ago

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Likens Himself To Adolf Hitler

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 16 hours ago
*Sydney Morning Herald:* *Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte likens himself to Adolf Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug* Manila: Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has likened himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in the latest of a series of rash outbursts that are alarming his country's allies in Asia, including the United States. In a rambling speech in his hometown of Davao, Mr Duterte told reporters that he had been "portrayed to be some cousin of Hitler" by critics. Noting that Hitler had murdered millions of Jews, Mr Duterte said: "There are three million drug addicts (in the... more »

Is The Islamic Satte Becoming More Dangerous As It's Defeat On The Battlefield Becomes More Likely?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 17 hours ago
A member of Iraqi army stands near weapons that belonged to Islamic State militants, at an Iraqi army base in Camp Tariq near Falluja, Iraq, September 4, 2016. REUTERS/Khalid al Mousily *Mohamad Bazzi, Reuters:** Islamic State is becoming more dangerous as it weakens* By many measures, Islamic State is a weakened and demoralized force. After months of U.S.-led bombing and defeats by local troops in Iraq and Syria, the group lost thousands of its fighters, was forced to relinquish significant territory and has been cut off from routes it used to move weapons and reinforcements. Bu... more »

DPP gov't takes important step forward on land expropriation crisis

Michael Turton at The View from Taiwan - 17 hours ago
*Looks like somebody forgot to tell the printer the name of the bike...* That hideous Taoyuan Aerotropolis, with its massive land thefts, is going to be slowly strangled by red tape. An apt solution....(Taipei Times) About 30 members of the Taoyuan Aerotropolis Local Promotion Association shouted opposition to what they called opaque “black box” drafting of possible amendments to the Land Expropriation Act (土地徵收條例), saying that only people opposed to the Aerotropolis project had been invited to a ministry meeting yesterday on the amendments. The ministry said last week that it woul... more »

Syria Slams US-Led Coalition Over Destruction Of Two Bridges

Carol Adl at Your News Wire - 17 hours ago
The Syrian government has slammed the U.S.-led coalition for destroying two bridges over the Euphrates river this week while purportedly fighting ISIS . Syria’s ambassador to the U.N. said the bridges had been used by hundreds of thousands of civilians. In letters to the UN chief and the Security Council, the Syrian foreign minsitry said that the attacks “confirm the so-called international coalition’s intent to bomb and destroy Syrian infrastructure and economic and social establishments through repeated aggressive acts” The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said warplanes most... more »

And Now, a Word From Herr Friedrich Drumpf:

jurassicpork at Welcome Back to Pottersville - 17 hours ago
I am so proud that we live in such a forgiving country.

"So Tell Me..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 18 hours ago
"In a room sit three great men, a king, a priest, and a rich man with his gold. Between them stands a sellsword, a little man of common birth and no great mind. Each of the great ones bids him slay the other two. ‘Do it,' says the king, ‘for I am your lawful ruler.' ‘Do it,' says the priest, ‘for I command you in the names of the gods.' ‘Do it,' says the rich man, ‘and all this gold shall be yours.' So tell me- who lives and who dies?" - George R.R. Martin

Barry Barish deserves a LIGO Nobel prize, too

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 18 hours ago
It's not certain at all that next Tuesday, the Nobel prize in physics will be given to the people associated with LIGO, the (double) L-shaped experiment that announced the detection of Einstein's gravitational waves in February 2016. Recall that the waves were actually detected on September 14th, 2015, a year ago, just four months after an interview where someone said that the detection would take place "within five years". Sometimes things are slower than expected but indeed, sometimes they are faster, too. Despite the uncertainty about the 2016 Nobel, the LIGO possibility is reaso... more »

US Threatens to Arm Al Qaeda, ISIS with Anti-Air Missiles

Land Destroyer at Land Destroyer - 20 hours ago
*September 30, 2016* (Tony Cartalucci - NEO) - US officials have threatened Syria and its allies - including Russia specifically - that the collapse of a US-proposed ceasefire will lead "Gulf states" to arm militants with shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles. A Reuters article titled, "Gulf may arm rebels now Syria truce is dead: U.S. officials," would elaborate, claiming: *One U.S. official, speaking on the condition of anonymity to discuss American policy, said Washington has kept large numbers of such man-portable air defense systems, or MANPADS, out of Syria by uniting Weste... more »

"The Good Ship 'World Economy' Meets The Giant Derivatives Wave, At Last"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 21 hours ago
*"The Good Ship 'World Economy' Meets The Giant Derivatives Wave, At Last"* *Any questions?* Again, this is no surprise, it was never a matter of "what", only "when." You were warned countless times... I hope for your sake you've withdrawn all you can from your bank account. Get up, r*ight now,* and go to the ATM and take what you can. - CP

A Trump Empire Built on Inside Connections and $885 Million in Tax Breaks

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
Every successful city makes deals and provides benefits to their best developers in order to build out their city successfully. Somehow they understand that this takes great resources in terms of accessing capital from the banks and that they must make it as low risk as possible. The Donald needed to get those bonuses as in the front end of a highly leveraged build out a mere $15,000,000 can make all the difference in avoiding a thirty year multi million dollar per year drain that stops the deal. He still took on the risk of a successful build. It is his good fortune and attenti... more »

Secret Mysteries of the Sun Revealed

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
[image: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f7/Akhenaten_as_a_Sphinx_(Kestner_Museum).jpg] .This is an excellent discourse and needs to be shared with those on a spiritual path. The mysteries are shared through channeling from the spirit world and are generally consistent. Their revelation however then interpreted has been the source of all religions. The communion turns out to be often muddy and confused and totally misunderstood by those who have not made the basic transition to acceptance of a real spiritual component. We see just that today wit... more »

When did the Muskogean Peoples Arrive SE USA?

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
Quite the story actually. What becomes clear is that land availability was ample and that migrant peoples came in by sea from Eurasia and south including Peru. These peoples were settled but also quite able to move a long distance and to immediately resettle. Their land use protocol was easily abandoned and restarted elsewhere which is well to keep in mind. We learn that around 2400 BC we had huge disruptive floods in Ireland forcing evacuation. That surely meant that the land was ruined for a generation or so. This coincides with the abrupt emergence of the ... more »

Glyphosate Disrupts DNA Function Causing Alzheimer's, Parkinson

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
We have grasped parts of what this is saying in previous reports. This is worse by far. It represents a blanket condemnation of the glyphosate generally as a direct DNA interference pathway that can overwhelm our body's ability to counteract it. Thus it encourages all chronic disease by reducing the ability to correct its DNA. It could well get much worse as the application of Glyphosate has become insane in actual practice. There is a lag time for the latest surge to properly develop in terms of pathology. This whole protocol has to be ended and the sooner the better. .... more »

Putin Bans Bill Gates And Microsoft From Russia

Baxter Dmitry at Your News Wire - 21 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin has banned Microsoft products from Russia and placed Bill Gates on a Federal Security Service watchlist. Citing “concerns over security and reliability,” Putin has ordered the removal of Microsoft software to begin immediately. Government spokesman Sergei Zheleznyak explained that Microsoft had been caught carrying out “minute-by-minute surveillance” on millions of Russian citizens – as well as citizens of other countries. “The US, which presents itself as a bastion of democracy, has in fact been carrying out minute-by-minute surveillance of tens o... more »

Chaffetz on Referring Hillary Clinton for Investigation for Perjury

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 21 hours ago

U.S. Pushed To Lift UN Sanctions On Iranian Banks On The Same Day That Four American citizens Were Released From Prison

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
A Bank Sepah branch in Tehran. The U.S. agreed to lift United Nations sanctions on Bank Sepah and its London affiliate on the same day in January that Iran released four Americans from prison. PHOTO: SIMON DAWSON/BLOOMBERG NEWS *Wall Street Journal:* *U.S. Signed Secret Document to Lift U.N. Sanctions on Iranian Banks* *Administration backed measures on the same day Tehran released four American citizens from prison.* WASHINGTON—The Obama administration agreed to back the lifting of United Nations sanctions on two Iranian state banks blacklisted for financing Iran’s ballistic-mis... more »

Deutsche Bank Crash Proves Elite Are Rigging The System

Baxter Dmitry at Your News Wire - 22 hours ago
As the world collectively soils its breeches over the Deutsche Bank crash, it is worth keeping the big picture in mind: The global economy is a rigged game, and crashes are orchestrated to ensure wealth is always trickling up from the middle classes to the elite. For those who have shouldered the responsibility of understanding how our government and economy truly work, this latest threat of stock market collapse is not in any way unexpected, but rather a predictable certainty in a long train of abuses by government and Wall Street. You see, the economic system is designed to fail... more »

Tweet For Today

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
Women chess players asked to wear hijab for chess tournament in Iran. https://t.co/qKxSp8Nh2h — DrMajorlyPhD, Expert (@majorlyp) September 30, 2016 *WNU Editor*: This hits me home. I have always enjoyed playing chess .... but forcing women to wear a hijab in a chess tournament?!?!?!?!

Comparing U.S. And Russian Nuclear Weapons

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
Russian Yars RS-24 intercontinental ballistic missile system drives during Victory Day parade to mark end of World War Two at Red Square in Moscow. Thomson Reuters *Alex Lockie, Business Insider*: *How the US's nuclear weapons compare to Russia's* At Monday night's debate, Republican candidate and businessman Donald Trump said "Russia has been expanding their" nuclear weapons, adding that "they have a much newer capability than we do." But according to Dr. Jeffrey Lewis, the founding publisher of Arms Control Wonk, although Russia may have updated its missiles and warheads more r... more »

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
*Sunset Parking* A C-17 Globemaster III aircraft sits on the parking ramp before a mission during Exercise Cerberus Strike 16-02 at Fort Carson, Colo., Sept. 16, 2016. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joseph Swafford

Chinese Navy Wants To Copy How The U.S. Launches Its Carrier Fighters

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
Photo taken in May 2012 shows a Chinese aircraft carrier cruising for a test on the sea. China's first aircraft carrier was delivered and commissioned to the Navy of the Chinese People's Liberation Army on Sept. 25, 2012. The carrier, with the name "Liaoning" and hull number 16, was officially handed over to the Navy at a ceremony held in a naval base of northeast China's Dalian Port. (Xinhua/Li Tang) *Popular Mechanics: **China Wants to Launch Carrier Fighters Just Like the U.S. Navy* *Here's what that could mean for the western Pacific.* For nearly sixty years, U.S. Navy fighter... more »

The U.S. Navy Has A Plan To Save Its Aircraft Carriers From Multiple Torpedo Attacks

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transits up the Elizabeth River as it passes the downtown Norfolk waterfront after completing a successful and on-time six-month Planned Incremental Availability at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, VA. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Tyler Folnsbee/Released) *Kris Osborn, National Interest:* *The US Navy's Master Plan to Save Aircraft Carriers from Lethal Torpedo Attacks* The Navy is arming aircraft carriers with a prototype high-tech torpedo defense technology able to detect, classi... more »

After 241 Years The U.S. Navy Drops "Man" And Other Historic Job Titles To Achieve Gender Neutrality

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
Sailors on the deck of the USS Ronald Reagan © Mike Blake / Reuters *USNI News:* *Navy Eliminating 241-Year-Old Rating System in New Enlisted Rank Overhaul* After more than 200 years, the Navy is making a fundamental change in how it will address its enlisted sailors, according to a notification on the new policy obtained by USNI News. Starting today, the service will shelve the rating system it adopted from the U.K. Royal Navy, stop referring to sailors by their job titles and adopt a job classification in line with the Army, Marine Corps and the Air Force. For example, under th... more »

Pentagon Orders A Review Of The $12.9 Billion Aircraft Carrier USS Gerald R. Ford

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
The USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier (file photo) *Bloomberg*: *Pentagon Opens Review of Costly Carrier Over Navy Objections* * Navy’s Mabus accepts review after it was delayed for a month * Carrier’s troubles risk breaching $12.9 billion spending limit The Pentagon will start a review next month of the U.S. Navy’s costliest warship after resolving Navy objections to the inquiry aimed at determining why the aircraft carrier has faced years of delay. Frank Kendall, the under secretary of defense for acquisition, ordered the review of the $12.9 billion USS Gerald R. Ford that’s bei... more »

Musical Interlude: Leonard Cohen, “Hallelujah”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
Leonard Cohen, “Hallelujah” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIuCwnnDq8k Stay strong, folks...

Insider: "Deutsche Bank COLLAPSE Tomorrow- Friday 9-30-2016"; Will Wipe Out Banking System Worldwide!"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*Insider: "Deutsche Bank COLLAPSE Tomorrow- Friday 9-30-2016";* * Will Wipe Out Banking System Worldwide!"* by Newsroom "German Bank insiders are confirming to SuperStation95 that Germany's largest, Bank, Deutsche Bank will "collapse" tomorrow, Friday, September 30, 2016. The German government has no plans to bail out the bank and its demise could wipe out Banks in the US and other countries worldwide! According to the insider: "System downfall tomorrow. A collapse of this bank is unavoidable now, and it wipes out everything immediately." (DB holds $75 TRILLION in derivatives, count... more »

Lester Holt Told the First Big Lie-- A Guest Post By Sam Husseini

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
Before the faceoff between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, many were pleading that Lester Holt, the NBC anchor and moderator Monday night, to be a “fact checker.” Any delusions in that regard should have been dashed right away as he perpetrated a root falsehood at the very start of the event. Holt claimed that the event was “sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization. The commission drafted tonight’s format, and the rules have been agreed to by the campaigns.” While the CPD certainly controls much of the event, it’s not a “nonpar... more »

Observations from Penny Dreadful Cthulhu Character Generation

Daniel Stack at 19th Level - 1 day ago
As a reminder, Penny Dreadful Cthulhu = Pulp Cthulhu By Gaslight. Given that the Penny Dreadfuls were the forerunners to the later Pulps, it's not a particularly large leap. This week we kicked off character generation. Here's who we have so far: - A noble whose older brother has the seat in the House of Lords and whose parents were killed about ten years ago by criminals. - The noble's valet. He served the noble's father. Dad was a diplomat and the valet was actually a spy in the Great Game. Valet now secretly seeks vengeance on the criminal element for killing h... more »

Canada Responds to Opiate Epidemic by Legalizing Heroin for Medicinal Use

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 1 day ago
*Wes Annac* - Heroin is evil, and its users deserve compassion, not ridicule or punishment. The post Canada Responds to Opiate Epidemic by Legalizing Heroin for Medicinal Use appeared first on Waking Times.

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rc at GlobaLove Think Tank - 1 day ago
watch this - YouTube one of my youtube playlists – "watch this" (227 videos and counting) there's another one called "watch this too"

Alan Jones talks with Dr Jennifer Marohasy

Geoff Brown at The Australian Climate Sceptics Blog - 1 day ago
Alan quotes John Clark from Burrado who wrote: *The Greens may as well have sent a message to the South Australians to save the planet from Global Warming, you are going to have to live part of your life in the dark.* People have been told to prepare for "hotter and drier" but are getting "colder and wetter." Alan says that the alarmists have told there were going to be floods; Jennifer's research shows that Forbes has a major flood every seven years. *They have had repeated flooding......1952 was the worst flood. In terms of rainfall, 1950 was record rainfall in Forbes........ye... more »

The Proof That the Sugar Industry Manipulated Science to Get You Hooked

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 1 day ago
*Dr. Mercola* - We've been lied to for decades by the sugar industry. The post The Proof That the Sugar Industry Manipulated Science to Get You Hooked appeared first on Waking Times.

"The Financial System Is On The Cusp Of Collapse"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*"The Financial System Is On The Cusp Of Collapse"* by Investment Research Dynamics "DB stock is now in a full panic sell-off as I write this. It just hit another new all-time NYSE low on by the heaviest volume ever in the stock since its 2001 NYSE listing. It’s currently down almost 10%. No doubt the Central Banks will try to bounce it. Deutsche Bank may well be the scapegoat this time around just like Lehman was the scapegoat in 2008. Central Banks in collusion can prevent just one bank from collapsing. It was the co-collapsing of AIG and Goldman Sachs that prompted then-Secret... more »

"On Your Own Terms..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
"If the sun is shining, stand in it- yes, yes, yes. Happy times are great, but happy times pass- they have to- because time passes. The pursuit of happiness is more elusive; it is life-long, and it is not goal-centered. What you are pursuing is meaning- a meaningful life... There are times when it will go so wrong that you will be barely alive, and times when you realize that being barely alive, on your own terms, is better than living a bloated half-life on someone else's terms." - Jeanette Winterson

Economic News , Data & Views .....September 29 , 2016........ Quick Hits For Thursday - 1) Markets & Market Moving News : Japan - BoJ Lowers JGB 5yr -10yr Purchases From 430bn Yen To 410 Bn Yen , Additional News Of Note , Japan Data Splash ( Industrial Production , CPI , Jobless Rate , Consumer Household Spending) ; Asia ( TH ) , Europe & US Stock Market News , News Of the Day Moving Stocks/ Bonds/FX & Commodities ; Additional Items Of Note. 2) Troubled Banks Lead US Markets Sharply down , Despite Buoyant Asian & Lukewarm European Markets ; 3) Odds & Ends - US Today Pans Trump , Turkey Purge Items , Saudi Items Of Note , Libya Matters For Today , Hanjin Shipping Item , India-Pakistan Tensions Rising , PSOE Political Drama , Additional Items !

Fred Walton at Catharsis Ours - 1 day ago
Markets...... *Emma OBrien* ‏@ek_obrien 1h 1 hour ago Asian stocks get a dose of #DeutscheBank angst. http://www. bloomberg.com/news/articles/ 2016-09-29/most-asian-index-futures-drop-amid-bank-rout-oil-copper-swing … *ForexLive* ‏@ForexLive 3m 3 minutes ago Yen hit ... USD/JPY surge http://news.forexlive.com/!/yen-hit-usdj py-surge-20160930 … *Mark Constantine* ‏@vexmark 4m 4 minutes ago Leader of Japan's main opposition party clashes with Prime Minister Abe and calls monetary policy a failure http://bloom.bg/2dr1Vxo *Haidi Lun 伦海迪* ‏@HaidiLun 2h ... more »

Lakota Greg Grey Cloud Free from Jail: Civil Rights Violated

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 1 day ago
. Morton County Jail violated civil rights of activist who was not present on the day he was charged By Brenda Norrell Censored News MANDAN, North Dakota -- Greg Grey Cloud, Lakota, is free after spending a night in jail, when suddenly a misdemeanor was changed to charge with no bond. Greg was charged with criminal trespass for Sept. 3. The warrant was issued after that date on Sept.

Hobson’s Pledge: Racism?

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 1 day ago
[image: 102758642] The commentariat is all aflame attacking the “Hobson’s Pledge” movement, launched this week by Don Brash. Their vision for New Zealand, they say, “is a society in which all citizens are equal before the law, irrespective of when they or their ancestors arrived in this land.” Brash warns in particular of “iwi participation agreements” in proposed RMA amendments that “would virtually entrench co-governance and partnership obligations with some Maori into local government, creating an under-the-radar constitutional change”; and cites the ongoing farce of Maori s... more »

Lakota Greg Grey Cloud Free from Jail: Civil Rights Violated

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 1 day ago
. Morton County violated civil rights of activist: A bogus warrant and a night in jail By Brenda Norrell Censored News MANDAN, North Dakota -- Greg Grey Cloud, Lakota, is free after spending a night in Morton County Jail, when a misdemeanor warrant was suddenly changed to a warrant with no bond. The State of North Dakota and Morton County violated his civil rights. Greg was charged

Putin Would Be A Much Worse Problem For Trump Than Adderall Or Even Cocaine

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
A *NYTimes* intrepid team of reporters-- Patrick Healy, Ashley Parker and the indefatigable Maggie Haberman-- talked to a gaggle of Trump advisors who are tiptoeing through the mine-field of getting a little teensy-weensy pivot out of Trump about how he approaches debates. "A delicate approach to the candidate," they wrote, "is now in the works. Before his advisers can shape Mr. Trump’s performance for the next debate, on Oct. 9 in St. Louis-- which, contrary to speculation, he does plan to attend, a top aide said — they need to convince him that he can do better than he did in th... more »

USA! Usa! usa! Health Care Equals World's Doo-Doo? (People's Issues Absent from Debate)  Trump Will Win Because Worse Than But Different From Clinton?  USA=Trump's New Piggy Bank  (Job Instability Rules US)  

Yeah. I do think that. I have a $1000 bill for a blood test ordered by my doctor - one tube of blood (from a 100% healthy patient who tried to refuse but was told it was mandatory for her exam) - from UNC Hospital. Because I am uninsured due to being unemployed and poor in non-Medicaided North Carolina. Yeah. Ain't health care in America grand? If you think there is something hinky in this

Saudi Arabia Warns Of 'Disastrous Consequences' Over US 9/11 Law

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*The National:* *Gulf Arab states warn of fallout from US Congress’s Saudi 9/11 law* ABU DHABI // Gulf Arab states warned of fallout for American economic interests and counter-terrorism cooperation on Thursday after the US Congress voted to override a presidential veto on a law that will allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. "Populist legislation in the Jasta case prevailed over rationalism, which is required in all matters of international law and investment risks. The repercussions will be serious and enduring," tweeted Dr Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for For... more »

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- September 29, 2016

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*Daniel Lewis, National Interest*:* Why the Offensive against ISIS in Mosul Could Be a Disaster* Speaking at a press conference in New York on September 19, President Obama stood at the dais with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, and said that the battle for Mosul was ready “to move forward fairly rapidly” and that “we are prepared to help provide rapid humanitarian assistance.” The President and Prime Minister, I believe, are underestimating the challenges and difficulties that will result from the exodus of hundreds of thousands new refugees once the military operation to cl... more »

Amnesty International: Sudan's Government Is Using Chemical Weapons In Darfur

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*Amnesty International*: *Sudan: Credible evidence of the use of chemical weapons to kill and maim hundreds of civilians including children in Darfur revealed* An Amnesty International investigation has gathered horrific evidence of the repeated use of what are believed to be chemical weapons against civilians, including very young children, by Sudanese government forces in one of the most remote regions of Darfur over the past eight months. Using satellite imagery, more than 200 in-depth interviews with survivors and expert analysis of dozens of appalling images showing babies an... more »


New Orleans Ladder at New Orleans Ladder - 1 day ago
*Waiting for change: New Orleans restaurant workers, tips and new ways to pay ~Helen Freund, Gambit*

Robots May Soon Replace 1.7 Million Truck Drivers

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
Truck drivers could lose their jobs to robots over the next decade. Over a million truck drivers could soon be out of work as self driving vehicles start taking over the roads The rise of automation and the impact AI software and robots will have on the global workforce is increasingly on the minds of both economic analysts and everyday citizens. Anti-Media reports: Automation stands to fleece 80 million American jobs in the next 10 to 20 years. One of the staples of the American workforce, the trucking industry, could be the next to see the impact of this new economic game change... more »

Are We On The Verge Of Repeating The 2008 Financial Crisis?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*Forbes*: *Deutsche Bank Shares Keep Plunging And Spooking Financial Markets* With a storm consisting of big short sellers, nervous hedge funds and U.S. federal prosecutors brewing, Deutsche Bank shares plunged in New York trading again on Thursday and spooked financial markets. In recent years, the U.S. Department of Justice has been able to pull off a careful dance of imposing enormous multi-billion dollar fines related to the financial crisis on big banks without causing a market-crushing banking disaster. But the demand by federal prosecutors that Deutsche Bank pay $14 billio... more »

U.S. Airstrike Mistakenly Kills More Than 20 Somali Soldiers

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*Reuters*: *Somalia seeks explanation after U.S. 'friendly fire' strike* Somalia's government on Thursday requested an explanation from the United States after Somali officials said a U.S. "friendly fire" air strike killed at least 22 soldiers and civilians in the Horn of Africa nation. Officials in the semi-autonomous, northern region of Galmudug said a U.S. air strike killed members of its forces this week and accused a rival region, Puntland, of duping the Americans into believing those targeted were Islamist rebels. Washington said the United States carried out a "self-defense... more »

3 Things to Prepare for No Matter Which Candidate Wins the Election

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 1 day ago
*Isaac Davis* - Basic preparedness in times as these is essential. The post 3 Things to Prepare for No Matter Which Candidate Wins the Election appeared first on Waking Times.

Work with Loie 9/29/16 - Glimpses of North Africa, an Undersea base, Argartha

Obi-Wan Kabuki at AMERICAN KABUKI - 1 day ago
[9/29/16, 10:01:38 AM] Terran: Loie do you have a moment? Loie: Bill I am here. Feel me now? Loie. Terran: Wow!!! Denice D: Too strong, love? Loie. Terran: Oh no! I love those frequencies!!! You can do it more! Loie: Ok, here we go! Ready to feel what you are looking for? Loie. Terran: Sure I don't know what that means but I think I'm about to find out! Loie: Follow the flow love! Loie. Terran: I'm going to have to go to the barn house too much conversation here Terran: I recenter Loie and begin again Loie: Bill, I send you my love now, as we go for an adventure! Loie. Terra... more »

Palestinians Call For Facebook Boycott Over Censorship

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
Palestinians are now losing their freedom and place in cyberspace as well as in the space that was once their homeland. The world’s largest social media network has been deleting Palestinian accounts and posts at the behest of Israel for alleged “incitement”. Facebook has allowed Israel to delete any Palestinian content that they deem inappropriate. Palestinian activists have launched a campaign to boycott Facebook “We will not stop our campaign until Facebook withdraws from the agreement and respects international laws and standards safeguarding the freedom of opinion and express... more »

Oy I love yor

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 1 day ago
Like the old testament I love everything aboot your book and design and the flaws are just wallpaper I cant see cause you are beaming at me full 4k tv

I can go several ways until the utimate greif

Steve at Thinking Aboot - 1 day ago
Yeah I am almost 59 and my ex friends are in obituraties and I still feel 19 But age is not glacial you go to sleep one day young and wake up old and thats my fate there unless some great DNA thearpy is spread to this over populated planet just so it goes Today I am really 19 in every way except my face looks old but my body is just a fat boy from any age and thats the thing no one knows about aging the body stays young while the face' ages and the hands and I guess that was just Gods plan to keep us married But right now I am in my prime and do not want to give in to the long game to ... more »

Humour breaks down walls....

Obi-Wan Kabuki at AMERICAN KABUKI - 1 day ago
This ad is priceless, with all this election year talk of creating Berlin style walls.....

How about MISTER Piggy? How Trump Uses Expensive Doctors To Make Himself Look Less Porcine

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
By now, everyone knows the story of former Miss Universe Alicia Machado-- first explained at this blog in last June-- but the way Trump treated her was not unique to his attitude-- and actions-- towards women he did business with. He has a long, ugly history of discriminating against women who he didn't judge as attractive enough. This morning the *L.A. Times* reported that when Trump visited his golf course in Rancho Palos Verdes "the club’s managers went on alert. They scheduled the young, thin, pretty women on staff to work the clubhouse restaurant-- because *when Trump saw les... more »

Understanding KIPP Model Charter Schools, Part 10

Jim Horn at Schools Matter - 1 day ago
In the Part 9 from *Work Hard, Be Hard: Journeys through "No Excuses" Teachin*g, Barbara Veltri provided some details on the role that Teach for America plays in sustaining the paternalistic "no excuses" corporate reform schools. Part 10 picks up where that chapter left off. For previous posts in this series, google "Understanding KIPP Model Charter Schools." *Chapter 10* *“KIPP is grad school for TFA gluttons for punishment”* *If you were in TFA and it wasn’t punishing enough for you, then KIPP is right up your alley.* (KIPP teacher, 1166) *You cannot teach someone to be a grea... more »

India Conducts Surgical Military Strike On Targets In Pakistan Controlled Kashmir

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*New York Times:* *India Claims ‘Surgical Strikes’ Across Line of Control in Kashmir* NEW DELHI — India announced on Thursday that it had carried out early morning “surgical strikes” on terrorist camps in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, a step that risks escalating the conflict between the two nuclear powers. However, Pakistan denied that a cross-border strike had taken place, saying that Indian troops had fired small arms across the Line of Control, killing two soldiers and injuring nine. A senior Pakistani security official, speaking on the condition of anonymity because he was ... more »

China's Military Issues Warning Against Japan On South China Sea Patrols

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
Vessels from the China Maritime Surveillance and the Japan Coast Guard are seen near disputed islands, called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, in the East China Sea, in this photo taken by Kyodo September 10, 2013. Mandatory Credit. REUTERS/Kyodo *Reuters*:* China armed forces warn Japan against South China sea patrols* Japan is "playing with fire" with plans to step up activity in the contested South China Sea through joint training patrols with the United States, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, warning it would not sit watching from the sidelines. China claims vi... more »

Kevin Drum names journalist's name!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 1 day ago
*THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016But doesn't go far enough:* Kevin Drum did something constructive today. He named a journalist's name. The journalist is Mary Hagen, of The Hill. Drum quoted her writing this: HAGEN (9/28/16): Donald Trump on Wednesday criticized the media for saying online post-debate polls “don’t mean anything,” *as he continues to brag about winning the surveys many consider unscientific and unrepresentative.* At a rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the GOP presidential nominee cited online polls from Time magazine and the conservative Drudge Report that showed him lead... more »

Work with Loie 9/28/16 - Glimpses of the New Earth

Obi-Wan Kabuki at AMERICAN KABUKI - 1 day ago
[9/28/16, 11:08:07 AM] Terran: Feeling Loie btw Denice: want to work with Loie now? Terran: Yes! Love working with her so much fun and I see such cool stuff! Denice: ready when you are :) Terran: Hi Loie! Terran: Bill I am with you. Yes, you feel me. Loie. Terran: Like a very dear friend showing up at the door! Terran: Loie how did all the 11 manage to be on Earth in form at this time? It was not always concurrent was it? Loie: You are correct. It was rare for all 11 to be in form at one moment. The last moment was the timeline of the Crucifixion. This was indeed part of... more »

Azorian: The Raising of the K-129

Saman Mohammadi at The Excavator - 1 day ago
*Azorian: The Raising of the K-129.* *Video Title: AZORIAN The Raising of the K-129 - TRAILER. Source: onawindandaprayer. Date Published: November 3, 2009. Description:* © Michael White Films www.projectjennifer.at In March 1968 the Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 carrying three of the most modern submarine-launched missiles then in the Soviet inventory, each with a one-megaton thermo-nuclear warhead, sank with the tragic loss of its 98 officers and crew in the dark abyss of the Central North Pacific. Its whereabouts remained unknown to the Soviets for over six years b... more »

Putin Rejects US Request To Stop Bombing ISIS

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to continue bombing ISIS strongholds in Syria, despite US demands that he stop. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed on Thursday that the Russian air force would continue its support of the Syrian armed forces in rebel-held eastern Aleppo. BBC News reports: He also urged Washington to deliver on a pledge to separate moderate Syrian opposition fighters from “terrorists”. US Secretary of State John Kerry warned the US was “on the verge” of suspending talks with Russia over Syria. “It’s irrational, in the context of the kind of bombing... more »

Former Trump Employee Claims The Donald Fires Ugly Women

Sean Adl-Tabatabai at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
A former Donald Trump employee claims that the Republican presidential nominee insisted on only hiring “pretty women” and fired anybody he deemed to be ugly. According to Hayley Strozier, who was director of catering at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, managers would scramble to find thin pretty woman whenever Trump paid them a visit, otherwise a bout of firings were likely to take place. “I had witnessed Donald Trump tell managers many times while he was visiting the club that restaurant hostesses were ‘not pretty enough’ and that they should be fired and rep... more »

Doctor And Nurse Caught Dancing Over Patient During Surgery

Edmondo Burr at Your News Wire - 1 day ago
A plastic surgeon and his scrub nurse have been caught on camera dancing to music during a surgical procedure in Medellin, Colombia. A video shows the pair getting carried away by music from Bruno Mars over a patient who lies unconscious beneath them. The authenticity of the video is not confirmed, but authorities in Medellin city are taking the matter seriously. Medellin’s mayor is demanding prompt action against the pair, while a city councilor calls for them to be penalized. Several former patients have started criminal proceeding against the surgeon. Others have lodged complai...more »