Fair Use Note

WARNING for European visitors: European Union laws require you to give European Union visitors information about cookies used on your blog. In many cases, these laws also require you to obtain consent. As a courtesy, we have added a notice on your blog to explain Google's use of certain Blogger and Google cookies, including use of Google Analytics and AdSense cookies. You are responsible for confirming this notice actually works for your blog, and that it displays. If you employ other cookies, for example by adding third party features, this notice may not work for you. Learn more about this notice and your responsibilities.

Thomas Paine

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

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

31 October - Blogs I'm Following 2 of 2

Facebook Photos   Pale Moon START Page - MSM Canada

Technology - Global News / Google (CA) / Next Web   Tech Crunch / The Verge

iGoogle Portal - MSM News   Tab 4   Tab 6 - MSM   Tab 7 - MSM

Tab 8   Tab 9   Tab 10   Tab 11

11:00 pm MDT

Mental Disorders Do Not Exist

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 12 hours ago
*Jon Rappoport* - Objectively speaking, mental illnesses and disorders do not exist.

Pole Shift, Prophecies and Ascension – The Coming War and the Future of Humanity

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 12 hours ago
*Rosanne Lindsay* - Is humanity being disconnected from the sun and the Source on purpose?

Turkish Attacks Against US Kurdish Proxy Annexers of Syria Result in Halt of ISIS Fight

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 12 hours ago
*Since, I don't and haven't ever believed that the Kurdish proxies were fighting ISIS the claim in the Reuter's article, which will be reported on don't mean much to me.* * EXCEPTION?** Well there is one. * *As has been long, long, long mentioned here. Turkey and the US are at odds over the goings on in Syria's north.* *Let's go back about 20 months ago. Or close to two years back..... * NATO Fracturing at Manbij? US Reinforces Manbij to Defend From Turkish Attack?? *We can go back further if you like? But it's not necessary * *"Necessary background since most people still believe T... more »

The murder of Whitey Bulger

Norma at Collecting My Thoughts - 12 hours ago
*Whackers Get Whacked by Dan Flynn, American Spectator* Winter Hill Gang leader James “Whitey” Bulger, who once “won” a multimillion-dollar prize from the Massachusetts lottery, ran out of luck in West Virginia Tuesday. The 89-year-old died in prison, violently, shortly after his transfer to the United States Penitentiary, Hazelton. The same federal government that empowered Bulger to murder enabled his murder through massive incompetence. Bulger’s brother, Billy, serving as the most powerful politician in the Bay State and an FBI agent on Whitey’s payroll enabled him commit crim... more »

Ancestry.com and Cesar Sayoc

Norma at Collecting My Thoughts - 12 hours ago
Cesar Sayoc, the accused pipe non-bomb threat and Trump lover, claims to be Seminole Indian (and a lot of other things), but they won't claim him. Sort of like the Cherokee won't claim Elizabeth Warren. But what puzzles me about this article is the role of Ancestry.com. Are "roots" companies supposed to be revealing personal biographical and biological information to newspapers about people who have used their services? Didn't the Germans use genealogies to track down people with a drop of Jewish blood? https://www.miamiherald.com/latest-news/article220680590.html

Turkish Prosecutor Says Saudi Writer Strangled, Dismembered

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 12 hours ago
"The victim Jamal Khashoggi's body was dismembered and destroyed following his death by suffocation again, in line with the advance plans," the two-page statement read.

Many of Bomb Suspect’s Conspiracy Theories Tracked Trump’s

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 12 hours ago
Trump is accusing the media of being “the true Enemy of People” in the wake of a mass shooting and a mail bomb plot.

The Carbon Tax: Analysis of Six Potential Scenarios

IER at IER - 12 hours ago
The Carbon Tax: Analysis of Six Potential Scenarios is a study commissioned by IER and conducted by Capital Alpha… The post The Carbon Tax: Analysis of Six Potential Scenarios appeared first on IER.

RELEASE: New Analysis Reveals High Costs, Low Reward on Carbon Tax Proposals

IER at IER - 12 hours ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Institute for Energy Research released a study that delivers a sobering economic analysis of six… The post RELEASE: New Analysis Reveals High Costs, Low Reward on Carbon Tax Proposals appeared first on IER.

New Study Shows Flaws in Carbon Tax Deal

Robert P. Murphy at IER - 12 hours ago
An important new study from Capital Alpha Partners, LLC uses standard budget-scoring rules to show carbon tax “deals” won’t live… The post New Study Shows Flaws in Carbon Tax Deal appeared first on IER.

CNN Says Biggest ‘Terror Threat in US is White Men’ and ‘We Have to Do Something About Them’

The Free Thought Project at The Free Thought Project - 12 hours ago
[image: CNN] CNN's Don Lemon told their viewers that the biggest terror threat in America is white men and "we have to start doing something about them." The post CNN Says Biggest ‘Terror Threat in US is White Men’ and ‘We Have to Do Something About Them’ appeared first on The Free Thought Project.

Elderly Grandma, Battling Cancer, Attacked and Arrested for Asking for a Search Warrant

Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project - 12 hours ago
[image: grandma] A grandma battling cancer says she was brutally assaulted by police after she asked them for a search warrant to enter her home. The post Elderly Grandma, Battling Cancer, Attacked and Arrested for Asking for a Search Warrant appeared first on The Free Thought Project.

Daffy Duck, Mickey Mouse, or Goofy?

Gerard N. Magliocca at Balkinization - 12 hours ago
This will be my last post on birthright citizenship until an executive order actually issues (if it ever does). The President stated today on Twitter that "many legal scholars agree" with his position that he can by executive order end birthright citizenship for some people. If that's true, then the White House can surely produce a list of these experts. Or the OLC opinion that takes this position. Spoiler Alert: They can produce neither.

Register for “The Superhuman Brain Masterclass”, online and FREE from December 3-9, 2018.

Erin Elizabeth at Health Nut News - 12 hours ago
Protect your brain — disorders like depression, anxiety, headaches, ADHD, memory loss, epilepsy, dementia, and other neurological disorders are MORE prevalent than ever before! Get the SUPERhuman Brain MASTERCLASS UPGRADES to prevent and heal from these attacks! <<<<<<<<<>>>>>>>>> Brain diseases and disorders start 15-40 years before […] The post Register for “The Superhuman Brain Masterclass”, online and FREE from December 3-9, 2018. appeared first on Health Nut News.

Humpback whales are falling silent and the reason will make you cry

Erin Elizabeth at Health Nut News - 12 hours ago
Japanese researchers have found that male humpback whales, known for their powerful and haunting songs(listen below), are singing shorter songs or no songs at all, because of all the noise in the ocean due to the vast amount of shipping we do. “Baleen whales such as humpbacks use songs to communicate, search for food, find […] The post Humpback whales are falling silent and the reason will make you cry appeared first on Health Nut News.

Popular beer and wine brands contaminated with toxic glyphosate

Erin Elizabeth at Health Nut News - 12 hours ago
Glyphosate… This isn’t the first time we’re talking about Monsanto’s cancerous, disease-promoting weed killer and it won’t be the last. If you aren’t familiar with it, the chemical glyphosate is arguably the most concerning toxin in Monsanto’s popular herbicide, RoundUp. In fact, the evidence against the toxic chemical is mounting – just look at the […] The post Popular beer and wine brands contaminated with toxic glyphosate appeared first on Health Nut News.

Doctors call it quackery, yet respected medical journals disagree

Erin Elizabeth at Health Nut News - 12 hours ago
If the common physician, scientist, and educated consumer were to believe Wikipedia, they would assume that there is absolutely no research that shows the efficacy of homeopathic medicines in the treatment of any ailment. Furthermore, they would conclude homeopathic medicines are so small in dose, there is literally “nothing” in a homeopathic medicine. And, if […] The post Doctors call it quackery, yet respected medical journals disagree appeared first on Health Nut News.

BBC: Pork gelatine use in vaccines ‘disappointing’

Erin Elizabeth at Health Nut News - 12 hours ago
The Vegetarian Society in England has branded the use of pork gelatine in three vaccines used by their national health system as “disappointing.” (Of interesting note: during Paul Offit’s recent lunch with many anti-vaccine parents in Atlanta, he said he believed gelatin to be the problem with vaccines. We would agree that it’s a problem […] The post BBC: Pork gelatine use in vaccines ‘disappointing’ appeared first on Health Nut News.

WATCH: Classy Georgia Cop Tells Couple Trying to Get their Child Back—to “Suck My ****!”

Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project - 12 hours ago
[image: cop] A Georgia couple, trying to get their child back, was insulted by a cop who euphemistically demanded that the give him oral sex. The post WATCH: Classy Georgia Cop Tells Couple Trying to Get their Child Back—to “Suck My ****!” appeared first on The Free Thought Project.

The EU’s Link Tax Will Kill Open Access and Creative Commons News

Activist Post at Activist Post - 12 hours ago
By Cory Doctorow All this month, the European Union’s “trilogue” is meeting behind closed doors to hammer out the final wording of the new Copyright... more »

Another Climate-change Prediction Bites the Dust: Islands Aren’t Shrinking

Michael Tennant at rss - 12 hours ago
[image: another-climate-change-prediction-bites-the-dust-islands-aren-t-shrinking] A new study published in a climate-change journal finds that low-lying islands are not shrinking despite rising sea levels, contrary to climate alarmists' predictions.

Could You "Choke It Down" And Vote For Kyrsten Sinema? Let's Look At New Jersey

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 13 hours ago
*Hugin & Menendez-- living proof of why primaries are so important* Sinema (AZ) is the worst Democrat in the House-- the one that is most supportive of Trump and most opposed to a progressive agenda. She's the chair of the Blue Dog Cause; she's grotesquely corrupt-- soliciting money from Wall Street from her perch on the House Financial Services Committee (bribes amounting to $2,167,231 this cycle)-- and she's a crackpot who could easily do anything from abandoning the Democratic Party to sneaking a gun into the chamber and shooting a colleague who angered her. You have to take my w... more »

Opinion: Brazil’s Lula, a Legendary Myth

Michael Royster at The Rio Times - 13 hours ago
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Jair Bolsonaro, a/k/a “o Mito” has been elected President of Brazil. He had over sixty percent majority support in all regions of Brazil except its Northeast, where PT’s candidate Fernando Haddad won practically everywhere. As the Curmudgeon has pointed out, “mito” can be properly rendered, in […]

TREMENDOUSLY DANGEROUS TIMES: How dangerous are these dangerous times?

bob somerby at the daily howler - 13 hours ago
*WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018Bruni delivers the mail:* How dangerous *are* these dangerous times? In this morning's New York Times, Frank Bruni delivers the mail. We agree with your complaints! In 1999 and 2000, as the New York Times' Bush reporter, Bruni played an obvious role in getting us to this place. He tilted toward fawning coverage of Candidate Bush even as his counterpart, Katharine Seelye, was way over the line in her savaging of Candidate Gore. Some editor or editors let this absurd imbalance stand. In our view, Bruni stayed within the bonds of reasonable coverage, thoug... more »

China Expands Its Footprint In Antarctica

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 13 hours ago
China's Zhongshan station in Antarctica is a polar research and exploration facility. Photo: Xinhua *Asia Times*: *China plans airstrip near one of five bases in Antarctica* Chinese keen to boost logistical support to its bases near the South Pole; a fifth base is due to be finished in 2022 A group of Chinese scientists and engineers is set to embark on a trek to the bottom of the world aboard the Xuelong, an icebreaking research vessel, early next month to kickstart the nation’s 35th Antarctic exploration mission. They plan to conduct a survey and likely lay the foundation for a... more »

Prominent Psychiatrist tells CNN Why Antidepressants are So Dangerous

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 13 hours ago
*Alex Pietrowski* - This guy chaired the committee that wrote the international bible of mental health disorders.


Jenna Orkin at From the Wilderness' Peak Oil Blog - 13 hours ago
From Jenna Orkin 60% of World's Wildlife Has Been Wiped Out Since 1970 Autocracy App Four Shots Fired Into Florida GOP Headquarters Here's what the law says about Trump's plan to end birthright citizenship We ran 2 fake ads pretending to be Cambridge Analytica — and Facebook failed to catch that they were frauds UK Begins Confiscating Wealth Without Criminal ChargesComment: Although the present case does seem to be founded on corruption, the doctrine being launched here is the UK equivalent to civil forfeiture Chinese Military Scientists Have Infiltrated "Five Eyes" Western Univers... more »

My Comments on How to Save A Constitutional Democracy by Huq and Ginsburg

Corey Brettschneider at Balkinization - 13 hours ago
Aziz Huq and Tom Ginsburg should be lauded for their important and excellent new book, *How to Save a Constitutional Democracy*. They effectively show that most failures of democracy in the last century didn’t appear suddenly and obviously, like a coup. Rather, contemporary authoritarians have used pre-existing legal and constitutional mechanisms to gradually remove the key features of liberal democracies. This is a book that needs to be read and studied closely by scholars. A dramatic illustration of this danger, they argue, is the rise of Adolf Hitler, who gained power in Germany ... more »

Jobs' XQ Institute Plugs Competency Based Education

Peter Greene at CURMUDGUCATION - 13 hours ago
Laurene Powell Jobs is one of the major players in the reformster world. Steve Jobs's widow is the fourth richest woman in the world, and she has been a player in the world of education venture philanthropy for a while, logging time with NewSchools Venture Fund (We raise contributions from donors and use it to find, fund and support teams of educators and education entrepreneurs who are reimagining public education). She founded the Emerson Collective, a Palo Alto-based do-gooding group (one of their major charitable actions was to give Arne Duncan a job after he left the USED). Em... more »

Review Special Operations in Iraq

Joel Wing at MUSINGS ON IRAQ - 13 hours ago
*Ryan, Mike, Special Operations in Iraq, South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword Books, 2004* When you read this book two things immediately come to mind. First, where was the editor? and second, how did this ever get published? As the title suggests, *Special Operations in Iraq* is about the various Coalition Special Forces that took part in Operation Iraqi Freedom. The problem is there is no organization within many of the chapters, nor how the chapters are arranged, and author Mike Ryan completely failed in covering the large number of Special Forces deployed during the war. The lack of ... more »

This Day In Iraqi History - Oct 31

Joel Wing at MUSINGS ON IRAQ - 13 hours ago
1980 Iranian navy made 2nd raid on Fao oil facilities in Basra 1982 Iran launched Muharram al-Haram attacking Diyala and Maysan Took back 120 sq mi of Iranian territory 330 sq mi of Iraqi land Led Iraq to call up its reserves (Musings On Iraq interview with author Anthony Tucker-Jones on Iran-Iraq War) (Musings On Iraq book review *The Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988*) (Musings On Iraq book review *Iran-Iraq War, The Lion of Babylon, 1980-1988*) (Musings On Iraq book review *The Iran-Iraq War*) 1995 INC HQ in Salahaddin, Irbil bombed by Iraqi National Accord killing 28 At time Kurds blam... more »

Mattis: US needs ‘offensive weapons in space’

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 13 hours ago
Dominance in space is vital for the American way of life and the Pentagon must be prepared for deployment and usage of offensive weapons there, in order to protect US interests, Secretary of Defense James Mattis said. The Pentagon is looking at a two-pronged strategy in space, Mattis told an audience at the US Institute of Peace [what a joke that organization is] in Washington on Tuesday. In addition to making US assets in orbit more difficult to destroy and easier to replace, offensive capabilities are under consideration, he said. *“We are going to have to be prepared to use o... more »
Ronald Raygun couldn't make this fly. It is illegal - which is usually no problem. If you think the US 'needs' this initiative I am sure I can get you an investment opportunity buying a busy bridge in Brooklyn.

Russian Defense Official Threatens To 'Shoot Down' U.S. Spy Planes Over Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 13 hours ago
US P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane *Zero Hedge: **Russia "Ready To Shoot Down" U.S. Spy Plane Behind Attacks On Airbase, Says Defense Official* A Russian defense official has doubled down on prior claims that the United States was behind a prior massive drone attack against Khmeimim Air Base near Latakia (alternately Hmeimim), which has further come under sporadic waves of attack by small armed drones which have appeared increasingly sophisticated. Vladimir Shamanov, head of the lower parliamentary house's defense committee and a former airborne troops commander, warned, accordin... more »

Floating drydocks, accidents, and ingenuity

Peter at Bayou Renaissance Man - 13 hours ago
The Russian aircraft carrier *Admiral Kuznetsov* has been damaged during the sinking of a floating drydock. It's shown below in the dock before the undocking maneuver. The news reminds us, once again, that floating drydocks are enormously useful, but also potentially very hazardous. They require very well-trained operators to partially submerge the dock, bring a ship into it and secure it to the dock, raise up the dock, and (after repairs are completed) submerge it again to let the vessel out. The whole operation relies on pumping water into or out of various tanks along the ... more »

Hot NH Summers & El Ninos

Hifast at Climate Collections - 13 hours ago
Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: By Paul Homewood ? There have been many reports about the hot summer just passed in much of the Northern Hemisphere. And, inevitably, it has been blamed on climate change. However, analysis of the UAH satellite data shows a different story: https://www.nsstc.uah.edu/data/msu/v6.0/tlt/uahncdc_lt_6.0.txt ? What we…

Arctic sea ice habitat for polar bears is like a big pond that dries up partially in summer

Hifast at Climate Collections - 13 hours ago
Originally posted on polarbearscience: What’s a good analogy for sea ice as essential polar bear habitat? Biologist Andrew Derocher claims that the soil in a forest is appropriate, because without the soil you can’t have the forest ecosystem. However, that’s a specious comparison because the amount of soil in a forest does not change markedly…

Glock vs. Sig Sauer: How the Navy SEALs Went from the P226 to the Glock 19

Kyle Mizokami at Test Feed Using Fields - 13 hours ago
*Kyle Mizokami* *Security, * The P226 in SEAL service became known as the Mk. 25. The handgun was a derivative of the original Sig P10, a highly successful handgun in its own right, but updated with modern features. *The Mk. 25 can be operated as either a single- or double-action pistol, and has a decocker for safely releasing the hammer without firing a round. * For three decades, the U.S. Navy’s Sea Air Land (SEAL) special-forces teams relied on a pistol apart from the rest of the American military. While the Army, the Marine Corps and even the rest of the Navy toted the Beret... more »

Simple but Effective: 5 Most Dangerous Revolvers on Planet Earth

Kyle Mizokami at Test Feed Using Fields - 13 hours ago
*Kyle Mizokami* *Security, * Who made the cut? *Although the semiautomatic pistol market has a large number of foreign competitors, Taurus is the only major overseas player in the revolver market. * The revolver was one of the first multi-shot handguns. The revolver concept was preceded by the so-called “pepperbox” handgun, which used multiple barrels to arm an individual with multiple ready-to-fire bullets. This was later refined to the revolver concept, which saved weight by using a single barrel served by a revolving, cylindrical magazine holding six or more bullets. Althou... more »

This Might Be the Most Dangerous 'Gun' Ever Made

Warfare History Network at Test Feed Using Fields - 13 hours ago
*Warfare History Network* *Security, * She terrified millions. *But Richard Gatling’s legacy did not die with him. In September 1956, the General Electric Company unveiled its 6-barrel aerial cannon called the Vulcan. For several years, General Electric had made a detailed study of every rapid-fire gun, and its engineers had found that Dr. Gatling’s original patents offered the most promise for the development of firepower necessary for fast jet fighter aircraft. The Vulcan was also put to use on attack helicopters and gunships.* Richard Gatling was born in Hertford County, NC,... more »

The U.S. Navy's Biggest Fear Nearly Came True: Russia's (Almost) Super Aircraft Carrier

Paul Richard Huard at Test Feed Using Fields - 13 hours ago
*Paul Richard Huard* *Security, Europe* With a nuclear-powered engine—and working in conjunction with other Soviet surface warfare vessels and submarines—the supercarrier would have steamed through the oceans with a purpose. *Great nations have carriers, Russia considers itself a great nation, and therefore the ship would be a symbol of national revival and destiny. In other words, a new carrier would be one more reason to forget the bad old days when the Soviet Union disintegrated.* Had she ever sailed, the Soviet supercarrier *Ulyanovsk* would have been a naval behemoth more t... more »

Who Cares About China's Aircraft Carriers or Submarines: Here Come the Commandos

Michael Peck at Test Feed Using Fields - 13 hours ago
*Michael Peck* *Security, * When was the last time you heard about China's commandos? You might be really soon. *Special forces are only as good as their transportation, and China is developing the capability to convey special forces to where they are needed.* Some special force units get all the attention. America’s Delta Force, Russia's Spetnatz and Britain's SAS have glamorous reputations. *(This first appeared last month.)* When was the last time you heard about China's commandos? But Chinese special forces exist, and they have been growing in size, sophistication and glo... more »

The Founding and the Origins of Our Constitutionalism, Part III

Guest Blogger at Balkinization - 14 hours ago
Jonathan Gienapp For the Symposium on Jonathan Gienapp, The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era (Belknap Press, 2018). *III. Originalism and the Original Constitution* If, following the previous installment of my response, I am right that central aspects of our constitutionalism are not, as is often assumed, inexorable byproducts of *the* Constitution, but instead are an optional set of practices that have grown up around it, then—as several readers note—that surely holds implications for debates over constitutional originalism. But it is not obvi... more »

Children are seriously mislead, deceived in pursuing climate lawsuit

drinkingwateradvisor at The Drinking Water Advisor - 14 hours ago
“Chief Justice John Roberts ordered a stay recently of a “landmark” trial in the federal lawsuit against the United States and various executive agencies, filed on behalf of 21 children “and future generations.” Juliana v. United States alleges violations of the children’s fundamental right … Continue reading →

UN IPCC report acknowledges extreme weather events have not increased

drinkingwateradvisor at The Drinking Water Advisor - 14 hours ago
“The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change’s (IPCC) newly-released climate report, once again, found little to no evidence global warming caused many types of extreme weather events to increase.” click here

As Millions Flee Venezuela, Latin American Meet To Coordinate Their Response To This Crisis

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 14 hours ago
People wait in line overnight to apply for passports at the Administrative Service of Identification, Migration, and Foreigners in Caracas. Photographer: Manaure Quintero/Bloomberg *Bloomberg:* *Latin America in Fresh Crisis Talks as Millions Flee Venezuela* Latin American governments will meet Wednesday to coordinate their response to region’s largest-ever migration crisis as Venezuela’s economic collapse causes millions to flee. Regional governments including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, met in Quito in September, where they pledged to help arrivals get... more »

Deepfakes And Political Manipulation

Leonid SAVIN at OrientalReview.org - 14 hours ago
Future campaigns will pick not just the issues and slogans a candidate should support, but also the candidate who should champion those issues. Temporal trends for different voter blocks might be compared to genetic and medical data to understand regional shifts in political leanings, thereby illuminating methods for slicing and dicing audiences in favor of or against a specified agenda. The post Deepfakes And Political Manipulation appeared first on OrientalReview.org.

Mattis: US Needs “Offensive Weapons In Space” For Defense

Activist Post at Activist Post - 14 hours ago
By Mac Slavo Secretary of Defense James Mattis claims that it’s not enough for the United States to have advanced weapons on Earth, but in... more »

NY Times Article Follow-up by Fox News: Silicon Valley Parents’ Extreme Measures to Ban Kids’ Use and Exposure to Screens

Activist Post at Activist Post - 14 hours ago
By B.N. Frank Desperate times call for desperate measures. Just yesterday, Activist Post reported on the NY Times articles about Silicon Valley parents’ banning their... more »

MD “Blows Lid Off” Microwave Industries Not Measuring Cumulative EMFs/RFs Before Initiating 5G At Michigan’s 5G Small Cell Tower Legislation Hearing

Activist Post at Activist Post - 14 hours ago
By Catherine J. Frompovich Wireless radiation has biological effects. Period. This is no longer a subject for debate when you look at PubMed and the... more »

Musical Interlude: Medwyn Goodall, "Invocation 2"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 14 hours ago
Medwyn Goodall, "Invocation 2" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ilsk2vkEWmA

Wednesday Morning Links

Greg Fingas at Accidental Deliberations - 14 hours ago
Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. - Mark Kaufman puts our continually-rising greenhouse gas emissions in historical context, with atmospheric concentrations exceeding what they've been in the previous 15 *million* years. Jason MacLean points out the folly of responding to an imminent and extreme threat with tepid pricing alone rather than an immediate transition to clean energy. And Gillian Steward discusses Jason Kenney's desire to use public funds to fight the oil industry's war against the planet as being as politically pointless as it is environmentally destructi... more »

How To Release The Stress Stored In Your Body

Karma Yoga Daily at Karma Yoga Daily - 14 hours ago
It’s all about taking time to unlock the ‘Muscle of the Soul’

Masters Over Ourselves

Karma Yoga Daily at Karma Yoga Daily - 14 hours ago
The awareness path isn’t simply about what we can become aware of. It’s also about doing something with what we find.

How A Fourth-Century Taoist Concept is Treating Anxiety

Karma Yoga Daily at Karma Yoga Daily - 14 hours ago
Wu-wei as ‘not forcing’ is what we mean by going with the grain, rolling with the punch, swimming with the current, trimming sails to the wind, taking the tide at its flood, and stooping to conquer.

DOJ: Pipe Bomb Suspect Searched Targets, Photos Online

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 14 hours ago
The FBI says Cesar Sayoc ultimately mailed 15 improvised explosive devices to prominent Democrats, Trump critics and media outlets before he was arrested in the van last week.

Electric Chair Builder Worried Tennessee Execution Will Fail

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 14 hours ago
Gov. Bill Haslam said he is confident the execution can be carried out without problems.

Online Rants by Would-Be Shooters Create Dilemma for Police

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 14 hours ago
The perpetrators of mass shootings often provide a treasure trove of insight into their violent tendencies, but the information is not always seen by law enforcement until after the violence is carried out.

Pakistan Acquits Christian Woman Facing Death for Blasphemy

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 14 hours ago
The charges against Asia Bibi date back to a hot day in 2009 when she went to get water for her and her fellow farmworkers.

Trump Stokes Pre-Election Fear of Immigrants to Drive Voters

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 14 hours ago
"This has nothing to do with elections," the president insists. But his timing is striking.

October Surprise

tonyheller at The Deplorable Climate Science Blog - 14 hours ago
Schumer to Trump: Intel officials have ways to strike back Reeling From Tragedy, Many in Pittsburgh Say Trump Should Not Visit – The New York Times

2018 – An Important Year For The Climate

tonyheller at The Deplorable Climate Science Blog - 14 hours ago
As 2018 winds down, some solemn introspection on climate skepticism is necessary. This was the year the Maldives drowned, Lower Manhattan drowned, and the Arctic became ice-free. 26 Sep 1988 – Threat to islands Stormy weather – Global warming – … Continue reading →

New York Times Discovers Cyber Racism

Karen Garcia at Sardonicky - 14 hours ago
There is a ton of ugly, nasty, racist stuff on the Internet, and it occasionally inspires somebody to tear himself away from his screen long enough to commit mass mayhem. And *The **Times* is on it. In light of the well-publicized eruption of Internet-addicted people who act out correlating with Trump's racist rhetoric, columnist Frank Bruni goes so far as to flatly predict that "the Internet will be the death of us." *What a glittering dream of expanded knowledge and enhanced connection it was at the start. What a nightmare of manipulated biases and metastasized hate it has turn... more »

"We Are All. Free. To Do. Whatever. We Want. To Do."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 14 hours ago
"We are all free to do whatever we want to do,” he said that night. “Isn’t that simple and clean and clear? Isn’t that a great way to run a universe?” “Almost. You forgot a pretty important part,” I said. “Oh?” “We are all free to do what we want to do, as long as we don’t hurt somebody else,” I chided. “I know you meant that, but you ought to say what you mean.” There was a sudden shambling sound in the dark, and I looked at him quickly. “Did you hear that?” “Yeah. Sounds like there’s somebody...” He got up, walked into the dark. He laughed suddenly, said a name I couldn’t catch. ... more »

"Combating Emotional Vampires"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 14 hours ago
*"Combating Emotional Vampires"* by Dr. Judith Orloff "Relationships are always an energy exchange. To stay feeling our best, we must ask ourselves: Who gives us energy? Who saps it? It's important to be surrounded by supportive, heart-centered people who make us feel safe and secure. It's equally important to pinpoint the emotional vampires, who, whether they intend to or not, leech our energy. To protect your sensitivity, it's imperative to name and combat these emotional vampires. They're everywhere: coworkers, neighbors, family, and friends. In Energy Psychiatry I've treated a ... more »

"What Would They Have Left?"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 14 hours ago
“People don’t want their lives fixed. Nobody wants their problems solved. Their dramas. Their distractions. Their stories resolved. Their messes cleaned up. Because what would they have left? Just the big scary unknown.” - Chuck Palahniuk

"Why Is Social Media So Toxic?”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 14 hours ago
*"Why Is Social Media So Toxic?”* by Charles Hugh Smith "It seems self-evident that the divisiveness that characterizes this juncture of American history is manifesting profound social and economic disorders that have little to do with politics. In this context, social media isn't the source of the fire, it's more like the gasoline that's being tossed on top of the dry timber. My thinking on social media's toxic nature has been heavily influenced by long conversations with my friend GFB, who persuaded me that my initial dismissal of Facebook's influence was misplaced. Our views of... more »

Netherlands model investment agreement (Oct 2018)

bilaterals.org - 14 hours ago
31-Oct-2018 As released by the Government of the Netherlands

Indonesia, Switzerland committed to concluding IE-CEPA

bilaterals.org - 14 hours ago
31-Oct-2018 The five countries are expected to announce the completion of the negotiation in a ministerial meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on Nov. 23.

RCEP negotiation delegates agree on dispute settlement chapter

bilaterals.org - 14 hours ago
31-Oct-2018 Delegates involved in the final round of negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in New Zealand have agreed on the dispute settlement chapter

Japanese farmers worried over effects of trans-Pacific trade pact

bilaterals.org - 14 hours ago
31-Oct-2018 Japanese farmers expressed concern about an expected influx of imports and other effects of a trans-Pacific free trade agreement led by Japan that is set to enter into force on Dec 30.

L'Australie ratifie l'accord transpacifique

bilaterals.org - 14 hours ago
31-Oct-2018 Le Partenariat transpacifique, un vaste accord de libre-échange multilatéral, va pouvoir entrer en vigueur le 30 décembre, l'Australie ayant ratifié le texte.

Does US Withdrawal From Another Nuclear Treaty Really Benefit Russia?

Activist Post at Activist Post - 14 hours ago
By Tony Cartalucci No. Obviously Russia does not benefit from the scrapping of yet another treaty designed to prevent a nuclear exchange amid a war... more »

Extreme political polarization weakens democracy – can the US avoid that fate?

Jennifer Lynn McCoy, Distinguished University Professor of Political Science, Georgia State University at Politics + Society – The Conversation - 14 hours ago
A polarized electorate is divided into tribal camps that demonize each other. That's the setting for the upcoming midterm elections. If the US continues down this path, democracy will suffer.

Ideologically motivated far-right extremists have killed close to 500 people since 1990 – and 10 percent were targeted based on religion

William Parkin, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Seattle University at Politics + Society – The Conversation - 14 hours ago
The shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue joins a list of more than 200 other ideologically motivated attacks by far-right extremists since 1990.

International election observers evaluating US midterm elections will face limitations

Judith Kelley, Dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University at Politics + Society – The Conversation - 14 hours ago
While the US sends observers around the world to monitor elections, few will be present during the 2018 midterms in the US.

Marijuana is on the ballot in four states, but legalization may soon stall, researchers say

Lee Hannah, Assistant Professor, Wright State University at Politics + Society – The Conversation - 14 hours ago
Midterm voters in Utah, Missouri, Michigan and North Dakota will decide whether to join the 31 US states that have some form of legal marijuana. But ballot initiatives can only take pot so far.

Everything points to a synagogue massacre that DID NOT take place at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life

wmw_admin at The Truthseeker - 15 hours ago
Nothing whatsoever has been presented that proves the synagogue massacre even happened

If the Migrant Caravan is an “Invasion” What’s the Term for What the US is Doing in Syria, Iraq, etc.?

Activist Post at Activist Post - 15 hours ago
By Matt Agorist Depending on which side of the TV you get your information from, you’re either waiting for thousands of migrant women and children... more »

Coastal Erosion Is Nothing New

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 15 hours ago
By Paul Homewood John Gummer was trying to scare us about coastal erosion last week, but perhaps he ought to study a bit of history. Countryside Magazine has a neat summary of some of the coastal villages, which have had to be abandoned over the centuries. Many are a direct result of erosion. … … Continue reading →

China’s Thermal Power Continues To Rise–Up 6.9% So Far This Year

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 15 hours ago
By Paul Homewood China Power Statistics Q3 2018 [Note graph is Q3 2018 year to date versus Q3 2017 year to date. *Thermal includes coal, gas, oil, and biomass] https://chinaenergyportal.org/en/2018-q3-electricity-and-energy-statistics/ China’s power statistics have now been published for Q3, and continue to show thermal generation rising quickly. (Thermal includes coal, gas and … … Continue reading →

Doctors Urged to Advance Gun-control Agenda

Steve Byas at rss - 15 hours ago
[image: doctors-urged-to-advance-gun-control-agenda] During a check-up, why would a doctor ask you if you have a gun in the home?

Saudi Court Intrigue amid Khashoggi Investigation, a Front Heats Up in Yemen, a Terrorist Attack in Tunisia Roils Political Divisions

dstuster at Lawfare - 15 hours ago
*U.S. Takes Limited Action in Response to Khashoggi’s Murder* The U.S. State Department *canceled* the visas of 21 Saudi citizens believed to be involved in the plot to murder Jamal Khashoggi, and is discussing the possibility of sanctions with the Treasury Department, U.S. officials said last week. The visa cancellations are the first substantive punitive measure taken by the United States in response to the murder of Khashoggi, who was a U.S. permanent resident and columnist for the *Washington Post*. Given that at least 18 of the individuals are under arrest in Saudi Arabia, th... more »

The Migrant Caravan Crisis: Another Result of Government Central Planning

Activist Post at Activist Post - 15 hours ago
By Scott Lazarowitz The Pentagon is sending 6,000 U.S. troops to the southern border, to protect Americans from the migrants “invading” from mainly Central American... more »

Two hopeful stories

Keith at musingsofanoldfart - 15 hours ago
Jeff Jackson and Nora Trotman are both running for the same State Senate seat in North Carolina, currently held by Jackson. By itself, that is not newsworthy. What is newsworthy is the civility that both are exhibiting during the campaign. … Continue reading →

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Announcement of Super Ministry, Mergers Cause Criticism

Lise Alves at The Rio Times - 15 hours ago
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Less than a week after winning Brazil’s Presidency, Jair Bolsonaro, is already receiving stiff criticism for his decision to merge the Agriculture and Environment ministries and create a ‘super ministry’ merging the ministries of Finance, Planning and Industry into the Economy Ministry. According to […]

Things That You Will Never See On The Main Stream Media

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 15 hours ago
@RealJamesWoods I wanted you to see the President tonight at UPMC in Pittsburgh visiting the survivors of the shooting as the nurses and Dr’s were waiting to see him. pic.twitter.com/LdbeHz9pti — Sheryl Mascio (@sheryl_mascio) October 31, 2018

Far-left Labour members remove commitment to “recognise” and “oppose antisemitism” from Pittsburgh motion

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 15 hours ago
The Red Roar report https://www.theredroar.com/2018/10/far-left-labour-members-remove-commitment-to-recognise-and-oppose-antisemitism-from-pittsburgh-motion/ 'Far-left Labour members remove commitment to "recognise" and "oppose antisemitism" from Pittsburgh motion Southend West CLP amended motion expressing solidarity with victims of Pittsburgh attack to remove commitment to "recognise" and "oppose antisemitism". Far-left members of Southend West CLP amended a motion of condolence for victims of the Pittsburgh massacre to remove sentences which recognised antisemitism's existence a... more »

Rare footage from Syrian Army’s important offensive to liberate Yarmouk Valley from Daesh

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 15 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) – In late July, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched the final stage of their Dara’a offensive after successfully taking control of almost the entire province. However, before they could claim victory, the Syrian Arab Army would have to deal with the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) terrorists in the imperative Yarmouk Valley […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Breaking: Russia accuses US Coalition of killing 120 civilians in one month

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 15 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:30 P.M.) – Scores of civilians have been killed in the past month as a result of indiscriminate US-led coalition strikes in eastern Syria, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. The ministry issued the sobering statement during a Wednesday briefing. More than 120 civilians have died over the past month alone as the result […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Geagea wants Lebanese journalist prosecuted for insulting Saudi officials

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 15 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:15 P.M.) – The leader of the Lebanese Forces Party, Samir Geagea, wants the Al-Diyar journalist, Charles Ayoub, to be prosecuted for insulting Saudi officials in an article. “Some media outlets are referring to brotherly Arab officials irresponsibly from time to time, thus crossing the limits. For this reason, and in this context, […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Iraq’s Hashd Al-Shaabi kills Daesh leaders responsible for east Syria offensive

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 15 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:50 P.M.) – Iraq’s Hashd Al-Shaabi stated on Wednesday that their forces had killed two of the Islamic State’s (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) leaders that planned last Friday’s offensive in east Syria. According to a statement released by Hashd Al-Shaabi on Wednesday, their troops killed two Daesh commanders during a battle along the Syrian-Iraqi border. Speaking […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Turkish military attacks Kurdish forces in northern Raqqa amid reports of new offensive east of Euphrates

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 15 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:30 P.M.) – For the past two days, the Turkish regime has been boasting about a new military operation that their forces will be launching in the eastern part of the Euphrates River Valley. On Wednesday, the Turkish military struck the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG) at the key border-town of Tal Abyab, […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

US Sec. of Defense says Assad will ‘eventually’ be pushed out of power

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 15 hours ago
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad will ultimately have to be “managed out of power” because he lost credibility, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said during a discussion at the US Institute of Peace in Washington, DC. “We see the reason that I think eventually Assad will have to be managed out of power,” Mattis said […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

The World at a Turning Point — Is the Human Race Morally Fit To Survive?

adam at LaRouchePAC Feed - 15 hours ago
[image: Angela Merkel seen here at the 2014 European People's Party (EPP) Elections Congress. (Photo: EPP)] Step back and view the current situation in the world as a whole. The Western world, which has been the center of world progress since the European Renaissance, is in chaos. The German government is collapsing, as both of the parties which have led that nation since World War II have lost nearly all their support across the country. Angela Merkel, who has ruled for 18 years, and was anointed the "leader of the free world" by those who fear and despise Donald Trump's efforts to... more »

Coronary Calcium Score – No Doctors Order?

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 15 hours ago
https://www.healio.com/cardiology/learn-the-heart/blogs/coronary-calcium-score—no-doctors-order Advertisements

How Emotions Can Affect the Heart.

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 15 hours ago

The Benefits of Bitters

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 15 hours ago

‘I never knew men could get breast cancer’

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 15 hours ago

11 Amazing Health Benefits and Uses of Baking Soda

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 15 hours ago

Magic: Just for a moment step through the door between your perspective and the cosmic mind.

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 15 hours ago

Plans To Release Entire Fukushima Waste Into Ocean Confirmed By Tepco

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 15 hours ago

Pot Can Cause Withdrawal Symptoms, Study Shows

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 15 hours ago

Scientists find “evidence” of a multidimensional universe INSIDE our brain

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 15 hours ago

Kepler telescope dead after finding thousands of worlds

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 15 hours ago

9/11 Convicted Terrorist Released By Germany And Now Living In Morocco Is Being Treated As A Hero

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 15 hours ago
*Photo:* Out of jail: Mounir el-Motassadeq in Marrakesh *Daily Mail:* *9/11 terrorist back on the streets... and treated like a hero: Freed early from his cell, the twisted money man behind attack that killed 2,996 is mobbed by well-wishers back home in insult to those who died* * Mounir el-Motassadeq is living in a suburb of Marrakesh after his prison release * 44-year-old served less than 15 years for being the 'treasurer' for 9/11 hijackers * He was seen being greeted by well-wishers as he returned from his local mosque One of only two men to be jailed over the 9/11 terror at... more »

Big Data: Destroyer of Informed Consent

Guest Blogger at Balkinization - 16 hours ago
A. Michael Froomkin For the Symposium on The Law And Policy Of AI, Robotics, and Telemedicine In Health Care. Consent, that is ‘notice and choice,’ is a fundamental concept in the U.S. approach to data privacy, as it reflects principles of individual autonomy, freedom of choice, and rationality. Big Data, however, makes the traditional approach to informed consent incoherent and unsupportable, and indeed calls the entire concept of consent, at least as currently practiced in the U.S., into question. Big Data kills the possibility of true informed consent because by it... more »

Regulating Carebots for the Elderly: Are Safety and Efficacy Sufficient Standards of Review?

Guest Blogger at Balkinization - 16 hours ago
Fazal Khan For the Symposium on The Law And Policy Of AI, Robotics, and Telemedicine In Health Care. As in most of Europe and Japan, the U.S. population is aging rapidly as baby boomers have entered retirement and birth rates have been declining for several decades. Demographic trends predict that a looming crisis in the provision of long-term care that will grow worse over time, especially in the climate of restrictive immigration policies and proposals to block grant and cap spending on Medicaid, which devotes 2/3 of its funding to long-term care. As described below, a potential... more »


Steve M. at No More Mister Nice Blog - 16 hours ago
I see that I'm supposed to despise Jonathan Swan of Axios for his story yesterday about the White House proposal to end birthright citizenship. This birthright citizenship thing is so infuriating, because it exposes how access journalists become willing dupes through which policy is laundered. In this case Swan-dered. Here's how it probably worked: — David Dayen (@ddayen) October 30, 2018 There have maybe been "discussions" about ending birthright citizenship, amounting to a few hardliners bringing it up and getting shot down. They know they have an ally in Trump, they just have to ... more »

The Navy Could Secretly Be Looking for a New Way to Stalk Diesel Submarines

Michael Peck at Test Feed Using Fields - 16 hours ago
*Michael Peck* *Security, * "The requirements specified in a FedBizOpps announcement sound very much like a DARPA/Navy program to develop a robot vessel that can detect and stalk diesel submarines". The U.S. Navy wants a robot boat that can sail 4,500 miles without a human at the helm. The Navy isn't saying what the Medium Unmanned Surface Vehicle will be used for. But the requirements specified in a FedBizOpps announcement sound very much like a DARPA/Navy program to develop a robot vessel that can detect and stalk diesel submarines. The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) noti... more »

The Real Reason France Wants a New Aircraft Carrier

Michael Peck at Test Feed Using Fields - 16 hours ago
*Michael Peck* *Security, Europe* A single nuclear carrier does not make a navy, but it does convey a certain cachet. “They still aspire to be a major player,” Shurkin says. “Having a nuclear carrier really supports that ambition.” France wants to build an aircraft carrier. But is it merely symbolic, an expression of la gloire de la France? At the recent Euronaval conference, Defense Minister Florence Parly announced that France is planning to build a replacement for the French Navy's only carrier, the twenty-five-year-old Charles de Gaulle. The new carrier would serve until 208... more »

Coming Soon: China's Navy Could Eventually Have Six Aircraft Carriers

David Axe at Test Feed Using Fields - 16 hours ago
*David Axe* *Security, Asia* And each new ship will likely get better and better. Read on. China's first homemade aircraft carrier left her home port of Dalian for her third sea trial on Oct. 28, 2018. The Type 001A flattop could commission into frontline service as early as 2019, according to the U.S. Defense Department -- growing Beijing's carrier force to two and giving China the world's second-biggest flattop fleet. The new trial will test the vessel's weapons system, control system and communications system, Wang Yunfei, a retired Chinese navy officer, told Global Times. ... more »

Musical Interlude: Tracey Chattaway, "Nightsky"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 16 hours ago
Tracey Chattaway, "Nightsky"

"How It Really Is"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 16 hours ago

The Best Places to Find Craft Beer in Rio de Janeiro

Jack Arnhold at The Rio Times - 16 hours ago
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the craft beer market in Brazil growing at around 30 to 40 percent every year, and with an estimated 200 establishments in the Cidade Maravilhosa now serving beer from smaller, independent brewers, there’s never been a better time to dive into some of establishments […]

“The Stuff of (Disturbing) Dreams”

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 16 hours ago
*“The Stuff of (Disturbing) Dreams”* by Dr. Michael J. Breus “Dreams are one of the most fascinating - and least understood - aspects of sleep. Though science has offered possibilities, we don't yet understand the purpose of dreaming. Dreams can encompass a dramatic range of emotion, and subject matter. Some dreams seem plucked directly from our everyday lives. Most of us have had the experience of waking up shaking our heads at the odd and sometimes amusing circumstances that unfolded while dreaming. Dreams can contend with deep emotions, dealing with loss and reunion, anger, so... more »


noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 16 hours ago
"Someone once told me that time is a predator that stalked us all our lives. But I rather believe that time is a companion who goes with us on the journey, that reminds us to cherish every moment because they'll never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we live it. After all, Number One, we're only mortal." - Jean-Luc Picard

Kenny's War

Owen Gray at Northern Reflections - 16 hours ago
If you want a look into the near future, look at Alberta, where Jason Kenny is in the process of setting up a "war room." Gillian Stewart writes: Yes, a war room. He’s mentioned it several times over the past few months so apparently it’s not just a passing whim. He even envisions satellite war rooms that could reach around the world. And what would be the purpose of such bunkers no doubt stacked with maps, computers, weaponized social media, and trigger happy troops? To attack environmental campaigners every time they utter something about Alberta oil, pipelines, carbon emissions... more »


jonjayray at EDUCATION WATCH INTERNATIONAL - 16 hours ago
*Leftist demonstrations to be restricted* *If anti-abortion pickets are regarded as a nuisance to be kept out of the way, why not similar treatment for Leftist causes?* The National Mall in D.C. and the sidewalk in front of the White House have long been hallowed public forums. The mall has hosted some of the country’s most iconic protests, such as the Women’s March and the 1963 March for Jobs and Freedom, while demonstrations have been taking place in front of the White House at least since the Suffragette parades of the early 20th century. But if Trump’s National Park Service ge... more »

What Is Protein and Why Do We Need It?

thedrswolfson at The Drs. Wolfson - 16 hours ago
Protein is one of the most important macronutrients. It is essential to life. It exists in many foods, but is especially high in animal foods. Protein is powerful. It is an essential component of the body. It’s in cells, it helps the body function, it boosts immunity and helps create hormones. It is also an […] The post What Is Protein and Why Do We Need It? appeared first on The Drs. Wolfson.

Has President Trump Already Been Subpoenaed By The Mueller Special Counsel?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 16 hours ago
Then FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. on February 16, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo *Politico:* *Has Mueller Subpoenaed the President?* *A careful reading of court filings suggests the special counsel hasn't been quiet. Far from it.* These months before the midterm elections are tough ones for all of us Mueller-watchers. As we expected, he has gone quiet in deference to long-standing Justice Department policy that prosecutors should not take actions that might impact pending elections. W... more »


jonjayray at EDUCATION WATCH INTERNATIONAL - 16 hours ago
*Censorship that is invisible to the Left* In August, Vox cited data from Georgetown University and said that to call the state of free speech on campus a “crisis” is “more than a little overblown.” Others have expressed doubts, too. But to embrace that stance, one must ignore the last three raucous years’ worth of free speech-related incidents on campuses — ranging from the University of Missouri to Middlebury, Vermont, to Berkeley, the birthplace of the 1960s free-speech-on-campus movement. Students and faculty across the ideological spectrum have found themselves at the center... more »


jonjayray at EDUCATION WATCH INTERNATIONAL - 16 hours ago
*Policies Targeting Conservative Students Dropped by Kennesaw State University to Settle ADF Lawsuits* Georgia's Kennesaw State University (KSU) has agreed to eliminate policies that may have violated the First Amendment rights of students, after the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) filed a pair of lawsuits against the college earlier this year. The ADF, a legal organization that works to protect religious freedom, represented students from the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF), a national conservative student organization, and Ratio Christi, a pro-life Christian group. In Ma... more »

Punishing naughty kids, millennial edition

Peter at Bayou Renaissance Man - 16 hours ago
Let them feel the burn! Peter

IPCC Moves Goal Post on Climate Definition- Secretly

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 16 hours ago
* While reading about this latest fixing of policy to sell an agenda I was reminded of the WHO "redefining" epidemic in order to sell the desired epidemic agenda...* *Dial back to 2009: WHO's pandemic definition change kickstarts the H1N1 fear show* *Clearly 'redefining' anything to fit the desired goal is nothing new under the sun* *Let's apply the rejigging of reality to the scam of AGW: * *Wattsupwiththat* The definition of ‘climate’ adopted by the *World Meteorological Organisation* is *the average of a particular weather parameter over 30 years*. It was introduced at the 1... more »


JR at GREENIE WATCH - 16 hours ago
*THE planet has tipped into its sixth mass extinction event and scientists warn we may have passed the point of no return* *And we may have done nothing of the sort. And do they seriously expect us to believe that "humans have wiped out about 60 per cent of the planet’s animal life since 1970"? It's just speculation based on hokey statistics. And the "sixth mass extinction event" is just a Greenie invention. And it must be one of the wildest prophecies yet that "more than two thirds of the world’s wildlife could be gone" in two years time. The whole thing is transparent BS. ...more »

Care Robots

Guest Blogger at Balkinization - 16 hours ago
Paul Vincent Tongsy For the Symposium on The Law And Policy Of AI, Robotics, and Telemedicine In Health Care. The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and care robotics are currently viewed as two separate branches of advancements in modern medicine. For now, AI and care robots are considered as advanced tools to augment the skills and intelligence of human professionals who provide most of the care. There will be a time in the not-so-distant future, when AI achieves general or superintelligence. Simultaneously, they will become more independent and mobile, while other s... more »

SmartVine Enters the Market as First Ever Glyphosate Residue Free Certified Wine

Sustainable Pulse at Sustainable Pulse - 16 hours ago
Sustainable Pulse interview with Christine Fitzgerald, Owner of SmartVine, the first ever Glyphosate Residue Free certified wine. When did your company start to produce wine and what was your inspiration to launch SmartVine? My company started producing wine in 2018, with our first orders going out in October. My background in health and fitness drove […] The post SmartVine Enters the Market as First Ever Glyphosate Residue Free Certified Wine appeared first on Sustainable Pulse.

Angela Merkel hopes to stay in power until 2021. She will be out much sooner (Video)

Alex Christoforou at The Duran - 16 hours ago
The Duran – News in Review – Episode 143. The post Angela Merkel hopes to stay in power until 2021. She will be out much sooner (Video) appeared first on The Duran.

Electoral Integrity in the United States

A Political Junkie at Viable Opposition - 16 hours ago
With the recent announcement by Christopher Krebs, Undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security, that Russia, China, Iran and other nations were engaged in efforts to influence U.S. policies and voters in future elections, it certainly appears that Washington's paranoia about electoral meddling are alive and well. That said, the findings of a recent report from the Electoral Integrity Project would suggest that one of the main problems with electoral integrity in America is not sourced from outside the United States. The Electoral Integrity Project (EIP) is an independent ... more »

Caveat scriptor: How a journal editor unraveled the mystery of the overlapping bad data

Adam Marcus at Retraction Watch - 17 hours ago
Caveat scriptor—writer beware. That’s the moral of a recent editorial in the Saudi Journal of Anesthesia, prompted by the retraction in that journal of a 2014 paper with bum data. The editorial was written by John Loadsman, an anesthesiologist in Sydney, Australia, and editor of the journal Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, who played a role … Continue reading Caveat scriptor: How a journal editor unraveled the mystery of the overlapping bad data

Are There Any Arch-Villains Who Could Lose Their House Seats Next Week?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 17 hours ago
Yes, "House," so we won't be talking about Ted Cruz, the only Senate arch-villain up for reelection this cycle. Every House seat is up for reelection and a case could be made that's they're *all* arch-villains since they all enable Trump. Do they? Well, yes... but some enable Trump more than others. FiveThirtyEight has Trump adhesion scores and there are only 5 "perfect" scores. Two of the perps, Troy Balderson (OH-12) and Michael Cloud (TX-27) just got into Congress and their scores aren't based on enough roll calls yet to be relevant; two others-- Ryan Zinke (MT) is now in the... more »

On Nietzsche’s Obituary in the New York Times

Anoop Verma at The Verma Report - 17 hours ago
Friedrich Nietzsche died on August 25, 1900, and his obituary appeared in the New York Times on August 26, 1900. Of little over 300 words, the obituary is too brief for a philosopher of Nietzsche’s importance. But in 1900, Nietzsche was not seen as an important philosopher, and no one could have imagined that in a few decades the Nazis will attain political power in Germany and Nietzsche will be regarded as the prophet of Nazism. Here’s an excerpt from the NYT’s obituary: Prof. Nietzsche was one of the most prominent of modern German philosophers, and he is considered the apostle ... more »

Global Temperatures Rose As Cloud Cover Fell In the 1980s and 90s

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 17 hours ago
By Paul Homewood We’ve been discussing the sudden rise in UK and European temperatures in the 1990s, and I was reminded about a study undertaken by Clive Best and Euan Mearns looking at the role of cloud cover four years ago: Clouds have a net average cooling effect on the earth’s climate. Climate models assume […]

The Ultimate Weapon: Navy Super Hornets Armed with SM-6 Missiles?

Jason Blackstone at Test Feed Using Fields - 18 hours ago
*Jason Blackstone* *Security, * Could it happen? *This modification is a low risk, low cost endeavor that could provide a much greater engagement range of the current carrier strike group against air threats and should be explored soon and taken seriously.* In the Navy’s recent budget request, the Navy finally funded the design an acquisition of conformal fuel tanks for the Super Hornet. With the potential to extend the range of the Hornet with a low drag external fuel tank, the tanks can either expand the range of a Super Hornet or free up two high capacity weapons stations b... more »

Governor-Elect Witzel to Use Deadly Snipers in Rio’s Favelas

Nelson Belen at The Rio Times - 18 hours ago
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In a television interview on Tuesday, October 30th, the new governor-elect of Rio, Wilson Witzel, spoke about his plans regarding security. Witzel revealed that he wants to use military police snipers in helicopters to kill armed aggressors and also to extend the federal military intervention […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Jack Arnhold at The Rio Times - 18 hours ago
We have the top three picks for this Wednesday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option. LIVE: Samba Opinião @ Arco do Teles (Centro) – This evening it’s the twelfth edition of Samba Opinião at the famous Arco do Teles. Every Wednesday the Samba Opinião plays […]

What’s going on with the 14th Amendment?

Norma at Collecting My Thoughts - 18 hours ago
Yesterday I read an article on the birthright 14th amendment (which I truly believe Trump is using to get his base in high gear for the election and to keep the CNN opinion/new readers and watchers riled up and jumping off a cliff) which gave some fascinating background. I think it was from 2010—or at least a number of years ago since this pops up from time to time. It was by Ann Coulter, someone I rarely read since she also likes to get people riled up (during the 2016 campaign I think she supported Trump, but then turned against him; don’t recall the details). Anyway it provided h... more »

America’s Nuclear Death Wish – Europe Must Rebel

Finian Cunningham at The Duran - 18 hours ago
Europe is now facing the disastrous prospect of American missiles being reinstalled across its territory as they were in the 1980s. The post America’s Nuclear Death Wish – Europe Must Rebel appeared first on The Duran.

Paul Craig Roberts: Is America Finished?

Paul Craig Roberts at The Duran - 18 hours ago
For Russia, Trump’s withdrawal from the intermediate range missile treaty (INF) confirms that an attack on Russia is being prepared. The post Paul Craig Roberts: Is America Finished? appeared first on The Duran.

Mattis Calls For Yemen Ceasefire Within 30 Days

Tyler Durden at The Duran - 18 hours ago
Mattis says US support to Saudi Arabia and UAE in Yemen is limited. The post Mattis Calls For Yemen Ceasefire Within 30 Days appeared first on The Duran.

Vous avez dit libre-échange ? L'accord de « partenariat » économique Union européenne-Afrique de l'Ouest

bilaterals.org - 18 hours ago
31-Oct-2018 Le libéralisme forcené promu par l'Union européenne fragilise l'Afrique de l'Ouest et sape son intégration économique, souligne l'économiste Jacques Berthelot dans son dernier livre.

TPP-11 to take effect on Dec. 30

bilaterals.org - 18 hours ago
31-Oct-2018 Sixth country Australia ratifies trade pact, paving way for early launch

Colorado Lawmakers’ Response to Autism is Two Decades Overdue

Age of Autism at AGE OF AUTISM - 19 hours ago
By Pam Long With 500 students with autism now in every high school graduating year group in Colorado, parents across the state seek a statewide response in both education and Medicaid that will address the lifelong disability needs of 25,000... more »

Don't Give a Rock to Teens and Adults with Autism who Trick or Treat

Age of Autism at AGE OF AUTISM - 19 hours ago
[image: 565B62A3-2D7D-4E3C-86EB-DE15FE09FA54]

The Racket

LL at Virtual Mirage - 19 hours ago
Meanwhile, in Yemen The three years of (marginally effective) bombing have destroyed what infrastructure Yemen had. Admittedly not much. A wholly predictable side effect of the war has been the breakdown of the public health system, the world’s worst cholera epidemic and half the population – about 14 million people – suffering from famine. Without the war there were about the same number of starving people (a statistic that the UN and other aid organizations never bother to disclose. Another push by the Saudis to liberate Hodeidah from Iranian proxies (Houthis) is imminent. A Yem... more »

Republican Senator Roger Wicker Invested In Major Ponzi Scheme-Scam; Judgement Too Poor To Be US Senator?

miningawareness at Mining Awareness + - 19 hours ago
Republican Senator Roger Wicker, of Mississippi, invested in this major Ponzi scheme. He serves on really important US Senate committees: … Continue reading →

FBI Looking into Apparent Effort to Smear Special Counsel Mueller

miningawareness at Mining Awareness + - 19 hours ago
“FBI Looking into Apparent Effort to Smear Special Counsel Mueller Last Updated: October 30, 2018 7:00 PM, VOA News WASHINGTON … Continue reading →

More Little Ice Age Conundrums

Louis Hissink at Louis Hissink's Crazy World - 19 hours ago
There exists an interesting website blog Abyss Of Time that proposes a rather short historical chronology. Maybe, maybe not, but a recent post about Strange Misrepresentations Of Cusco caught my attention. It deals with the South American Town of Cusco … Continue reading →

Collaboration of Bellingcat Founder and ISIS Twitter Account Exposed in New Report

wmw_admin at The Truthseeker - 19 hours ago
Exposing ties between Western 'security experts' linked to government think tanks and a twitter troll who recruited ISIS militants

Month of October marks first time Russia has not bombed militants in northwest Syria

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 19 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 A.M.) – The September 17th Sochi Agreement may not have ended the hostilities between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and militant forces in northwest Syria, but it did play an imperative role in decreasing the Russian air activity over the Idlib, Hama, Aleppo, and Latakia provinces. The month of October marks the […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Breaking: Big blast reported near Russian Federal Security HQ

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 19 hours ago
A blast has reportedly occurred near the local headquarters of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) in the northern city of Arkhangelsk. One person has succumbed to injuries, it is understood. There has been no official comment on the reported blast from the authorities so far. The motive behind the incident is not yet known. The […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Inter-rebel civil war ends in northern Aleppo after successful peace talks

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 19 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:30 A.M.) – The rebel factions in northern Aleppo agreed to halt their hostilities towards one another after a volatile 48 hours that saw heavy clashes in the Kafr Hamra area. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an agreement was reached between Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and the Turkish-backed National Liberation Front […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Syrian Army launches wide-scale attack in Idlib buffer zone after jihadists refuse to leave

Leith Aboufadel at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 19 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) did not hesitate on Tuesday to repeatedly strike the jihadist rebels inside the Idlib buffer zone after the latter refused to leave the designated de-escalation area. According to a military source in Hama city, the Syrian Arab Army launched a wide-scale attack along the Idlib […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Scores of Syrian Druze continue to protest Israeli elections in occupied Golan Heights

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 19 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:40 A.M.) – Scores of Syrian Druze gathered outside of the gates of a polling station in Majdal Shams in the Israeli-occupied Syrian Golan Heights on Tuesday, to protest against Israel’s municipal elections. Protesters tried to block the gates of the Majdal Shams polling station, urging voters to boycott the elections. Israeli forces responded […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

US urges Saudi Arabia to stop bombing populated areas in Yemen

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 19 hours ago
The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has urged the Saudi-led coalition to stop airstrikes in heavily populated Yemen, shortly after Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said a that long-lasting ceasefire is the only possible solution. “Time is now for the cessation of hostilities, including missile and UAV strikes from Houthi-controlled areas into the Kingdom of […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

This Black Activist Was One of the Richest Men in Early America

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 19 hours ago
This is a story that is fresh to me and it should not be. Our collective amnesia needs to be challenged.. It is a remarkable tale how first two human beings dealt with each other as complete equals and how the child who heard the Declaration of Independence read for the first time made its precepts his own life's work. That is why the Declaration is joined at the hip with the end of slavery and Black civil rights. And Black civil rights freed everyone else as well. Today it is a battle well won regardless of liberal backsliders in particular pushing a power agenda. In a f... more »

Study uncovers new link between neonicotinoid pesticide exposure and bumblebee decline

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 19 hours ago
Oh jolly good. This spells out the underlying mechanism driving pollinator collapse which was readily apparent through the meta stats. Off course the peddlers changed the subject to ill defined specifics to avoid prosecution. It is extremely annoying to see legal process built into a sucesfful business plan. After all it worked rather well for the tobacco industry and showed everyone how to do it. Roundup fell on its own sword last week and even that i suspect was Trump's doing as i am sure that the fix was in. Yet they had a clean 55 year run at maximizing the damage. Now we... more »

Tree rings show how the tropics shifted over time

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 19 hours ago
This methodology needs to be expanded into all possible locations world wide. We know that climate shifts and that it is most often shifted directly by volcanism. The tree ring data is able to reach back through bogs for thousands of years although correlation is always a difficulty. Yet the resolution nor suggested can overcome this. In the event this represents ample work for thousands of scientists and the payoff will be a high resolution global map that also tracks along the time dimension as well. It is one thing to pin down 1159 BC as the year that the Atlantean worl... more »

3 Most Important Turning Points During Spiritual Awakening

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 19 hours ago
This is worth reading through more than once. Enlightenment is defined as detached contemplation. It takes effort and practice to get there and been able to step away from your social net. Meditation helps quell the mind and this allows directed contemplation. It all gets easier with practice and support material such as scripture or problems in mathematics.... * 3 Most Important Turning Points During Spiritual Awakening * *October 16th, 2018* *By Frank M. Wanderer Ph.D.* * https://wakeup-world.com/2018/10/16/3-most-important-turning-points-during-spiritual-awakening/*... more »

Are We There Yet? Are We There Yet?

Diogenes Sarcastica™ at Diogenes' Middle Finger - 19 hours ago
.@realDonaldTrump is finished!! pic.twitter.com/UnpTLtGvua — Super Deluxe (@superdeluxe) October 18, 2018 * H/T COTR*

The Not-So-Secret Way Israel Dominates the Battlefield

Charlie Gao at Test Feed Using Fields - 20 hours ago
*Charlie Gao* *Security, * It takes U.S. military equipment and makes it better. *Israel was one of the first customers for the American F-15 fighter. It has served admirably as the backbone of the Israeli Air Force (IAF) throughout the late 1970s to the present day. In addition to its superb performance in the air-to-air role during the 1982 Lebanon War, the F-15 was also used in Operation Opera and Operation Wooden Leg, both long-range-strike missions.* The Israel Defense Forces field a wide variety of American military equipment, due to significant amounts of American milita... more »

The Army Is Vigorously Pursuing a New Combat Vehicle. Here's What We Know.

Kris Osborn at Test Feed Using Fields - 20 hours ago
*Kris Osborn* *Security, * While there are of course many reasons for the massive acceleration of the Army’s new infantry carrier, service developers are not hesitant to cite a Russian threat in Eastern Europe as part of the equation. The Army is vigorously pursuing a new combat vehicle able to launch attack drones, carry next-generation missiles, fire a 50mm cannon and operate “optionally-manned” technology, according to initial Next-Generation Combat Vehicle requirements outlined by service weapons developers. The service is surging forward with ambitious plans to engineer a mo... more »

Inside UNICEF’s Bizarre 2018 Masquerade Ball

Vigilant Citizen at The Truthseeker - 20 hours ago
UNICEF stands for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund but their annual masquerade ball looked like something from Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut

US-led coalition uses white phosphorus bombs against Syrian city: Damascus

wmw_admin at The Truthseeker - 20 hours ago
The U.S. has a history of using the banned incendiary weapon in Iraq and Afghanistan, as do its allies Saudi Arabia and Israel in their conflicts

Putin orders missile tests in NATO training area as 50,000 Western troops carry out exercises in Norway

wmw_admin at The Truthseeker - 20 hours ago
Russia will test fire some of its latest missiles off the coast of Norway as NATO conducts one of its biggest war games in decades nearby

Japan announces new plan to drain radioactive Fukushima water DIRECTLY into the Pacific

wmw_admin at The Truthseeker - 20 hours ago
Over a million plus tons of contaminated water will be released into the Pacific as Japan has run out of space to store it

School Children Exposed To Horrific LGBT Propaganda

wmw_admin at The Truthseeker - 20 hours ago
Children as young as seven-years-old have been targeted with school textbooks that promote LGBT figures as champions of tolerance

America’s Nuclear Death Wish – Europe Must Rebel

Finian Cunningham at The Truthseeker - 20 hours ago
This is a recipe for conflict with Russia and to make matters worse it is being pushed by men -- like Trump, Pompeo and Bolton -- who have never fought in a war

Does US Withdrawal from another Nuclear Treaty Really Benefit Russia?

Land Destroyer at Land Destroyer - 20 hours ago
*October 31, 2018* (Tony Cartalucci - NEO) - No. Obviously Russia does not benefit from the scrapping of yet another treaty designed to prevent a nuclear exchange amid a war with the United States. Yet, as an attempt to frame blatant US provocations as somehow "Russia's fault," a narrative has begun circulating - claiming that not only does the US withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty somehow benefit Russia - it was via Russia's "puppet" - US President Donald Trump - that saw the treaty scrapped. Spreading this scurrilous narrative are political provoca... more »

Police Currently Dealing with 20% of Rotherham Grooming Victims

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 20 hours ago
'Less than 20 percent of the identified 1,523 known victims of historic grooming and rape in Rotherham have been engaged by police. After a jury at Sheffield Crown Court found seven men, six Pakistani-heritage, one of Yemeni-heritage, guilting of the historic sexual abuse of five vulnerable underaged girls in the Yorkshire town, the National Crime Agency, likened to the U.S.'s FBI, also announced that Operation Stovewood has resulted in just 14 successful prosecutions. "There are currently 22 separate investigations under the Stovewood umbrella, with 147 suspects identified and more... more »

How to Prevent Kidney Stone Surgery with One Tropical Herb (Nicknamed “Stone Breaker” in Spanish)

Nick Meyer at AltHealthWorks.com - 20 hours ago
Kidney stones and the resulting surgeries are among the most painful health conditions a human being can ever experience, but as the old saying goes, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” When it comes to these conditions, that rings especially true — after all, no one wants to end up in an emergency room looking up at the bright lights while experiencing the pain of having one of these all-too-common mineral deposits removed. As far as preventive measures go, there are several different foundational ways to prevent kidney diseases, kidney stones, and the resulting kidn... more »

CMS excess: a dimuon resonance of mass \(28\GeV\)

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 20 hours ago
*Well... the dimuon resonance depends on an extra bottom quark that has to be produced* *Aleph at LEP seems to agree with the excess!* Your browser does not support the audio element. *The Proton Smash (Halloween)* The Guardian just has published an article by Ian Sample that was useful for me, Has new ghost particle manifested at Large Hadron Collider? because I have missed the August 2018 preprint Search for resonances in the mass spectrum of muon pairs produced in association with \(b\) quark jets in proton-proton collisions at \(\sqrt s= 8\) and \(13\TeV\) You may see the exc... more »

Republicans Orrin Hatch-Flake Aim To Dump More Than 195,000 Additional Foreign Workers Per Year Into US Labor Force – Further Undermining Employment For Educated Americans

miningawareness at Mining Awareness + - 21 hours ago
While Republican Senator Orrin Hatch suggests increasing the H-1B visa cap to as high as 195,000 per year, along with … Continue reading →

Scientists Say That Being Forgetful Is Actually A Sign You Are Unusually Intelligent – Blindfold

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 21 hours ago
https://beyondblindfold.com/scientists-say-that-being-forgetful-is-actually-a-sign-you-are-unusually-intelligent/ Advertisements

How to Recover From Burnout by Rebalancing Your Life

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 21 hours ago

I got to try out the new iPad Pro, and it’s clear that it’s Apple’s biggest update to the iPad lineup in years.

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 21 hours ago

NASA Retires Kepler Space Telescope, Passes Planet-Hunting Torch.

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 21 hours ago

The UK Government Is Banning The “Fake News” Label To Facilitate Censorship

Andrew KORYBKO at OrientalReview.org - 21 hours ago
In the context of fighting “fake news”, the UK is trying to improve the operational efficiency of its analysts by forcing them to discern between disinformation and misinformation instead of just lumping together whatever politically relevant narratives that they come across as “fake news” for convenience’s sake. The post The UK Government Is Banning The “Fake News” Label To Facilitate Censorship appeared first on OrientalReview.org.

Greg Hunter, "Democrats Trying to Win by Cheating in 2018 Midterms"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 21 hours ago
*"Democrats Trying to Win by Cheating in 2018 Midterms"* By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com "Eric Eggers, author of “Fraud: How the Left Plans to Steal the Next Election,” says election and voter fraud is being discovered before the 2018 midterm elections, and that is good news. Eggers explains, “I think what people are realizing is you have to attack and address voter fraud on the front side of an election. The reality is if you don’t address it on the front side, it’s virtually meaningless to address it afterwards. Trump’s talking about it and people reading my book and watching sho... more »

Is This a Real Photograph of a Man Holding a ‘Homeless N*****s Go Back to Africa’ Sign?

David Emery at Snopes.com - 21 hours ago
The photograph is genuine, but the story behind it is significantly more complicated that it may appear at first glance.

Did Pipe-Bombing Suspect Cesar Sayoc Attend Donald Trump Rallies?

Dan MacGuill at Snopes.com - 21 hours ago
Video and photographic evidence establishes beyond doubt that Sayoc attended at least two Trump rallies, both during the 2016 campaign and after the president's inauguration.

Yakama Nation chairman denied entry to U.S. Supreme Court hearing due to his Traditional Regalia

White Wolf at White Wolf - 21 hours ago
Yakama Nation Chairman JoDe Goudy has been denied access to a U.S. Supreme Court hearing Tuesday for wearing a traditional headdress. A Yakama Nation news release stated Goudy was denied entry to the hearing of the Washington State Dept. of Licensing vs. Cougar Den, Inc. case, unless he removed the headdress. The case concerns the Yakama Nation's right to avoid state taxes on off-reservation commercial activities that make use of public highways, under the Yakama Treaty of 1855. The hearing stems from a state Department of Licensing lawsuit in 2013 against the Cougar Den, a gas s... more »

Trump Administration Ramps Up Threats Against Iran

Marjorie Cohn at Marjorie Cohn - 21 hours ago
The alleged torture, murder and dismemberment of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, widely believed to have been carried out on orders of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, may put a crimp in Donald Trump’s plans to escalate his aggression against Iran. Saudi Arabia, the United States and Israel are unified in their hatred of Iran, albeit... Read more »


Editor at Dances With Bears - 21 hours ago
By John Helmer, Moscow A man loses his life while he’s on a mission for one or two countries’ secret services in their attempt to change the regime of a third country. It’s a life or death risk he’s running but he calculates he’s well protected. He miscalculates; the outcome is fatal. The third country’s […]

Midnight Meme Of The Day!

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 22 hours ago
*by Noah* A Happy Halloween to all *DWT* readers! Monsters come in many forms. Generous sort that I am, I can't just give you a picture of Pumpkin Baby Trump, so, tonight only, a bonus showing of "The Muellerman" awaits you. All you have to do is click. It's worth it. Trust me! Believe me.

Scary Halloween Costume

tonyheller at The Deplorable Climate Science Blog - 22 hours ago
New Mexico is dressing in white privilege for Halloween.

“Science Tells Them” – To Ignore Data

tonyheller at The Deplorable Climate Science Blog - 22 hours ago
The Union of Concerned Communist Scientists has finally discovered the Dust Bowl. Heat Waves and Climate Change: What the Science Tells Us about Extreme Heat Events (2018) | Union of Concerned Scientists They lament that the extreme heat of the … Continue reading →

Did Donald Trump Say Jewish People Were Committing Hate Crimes Against Themselves?

Bethania Palma at Snopes.com - 22 hours ago
News reports from 2017 quoted the Pennsylvania attorney general recounting a conversation with the president in which Trump suggested bomb threats targeting Jews might not be real.

Does This Photograph Show a Car with a Message Supporting ‘Public Executions’ of Trump Critics?

Arturo Garcia at Snopes.com - 22 hours ago
Photographs of the unidentified vehicle were posted online shortly after a suspect was arrested for allegedly targeting officials with mail bombs.

Images Of The Migrant Caravan Making Its Way To The U.S.

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
Images of the migrant caravan as it slowly advances through southern Mexico trying to reach the U.S. border. https://t.co/8QnOWTtb1D pic.twitter.com/rpoYe5ky1Y — The Associated Press (@AP) October 30, 2018 *WNU Editor: *That is one big line.

Tweets For Today

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
.@AFPgraphics compares the total number of children born in the US to parents not born there, to the number of children born to unauthorized immigrants in the US pic.twitter.com/GcdhMmg3nT — AFP news agency (@AFP) October 31, 2018 The 5,239 troops headed to the border is just the beginning https://t.co/wQm9B4LPCJ pic.twitter.com/LY6rlHsQCd — Military Times (@MilitaryTimes) October 30, 2018 China factory growth weakest in over two years, slump in export orders deepens https://t.co/QRyKzntuPf — Reuters Top News (@Reuters) October 31, 2018 #UPDATE In a statement US Secretary of Sta... more »

Top U.S. General In The Middle East Defends The U.S. - Saudi Military Relationship

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
At an Aug. 30 briefing at the Pentagon, Army General Joseph Votel, Commander of U.S. Central Command shares his thoughts on his combatant command. (Photo Credit: Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee) VIEW ORIGINAL *Defense One: **‘Extraordinarily Important’: Top US General Defends Saudi Relationship, Yemen War* *‘I think it is better if we are engaged,” CENTCOM commander Gen. Joseph Votel says in an interview.* The top U.S. general in charge of troops in the Middle East defended America’s ties to Saudi Arabia and said on Monday that military relations between Washington an... more »

October 31st – 2018 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #650

sundance at The Last Refuge - 23 hours ago
In an effort to keep the Daily Open Thread a little more open topic we are going to start a new daily thread for “Presidential Politics”. Please use this thread to post anything relating to the Donald Trump Administration and … Continue reading →

Wednesday October 31st – Open Thread

sundance at The Last Refuge - 23 hours ago
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those … Continue reading →

We Are Watching/Witnessing The Destruction Of The Old Guard,Time Is Almost Up

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
X22Report Published on Oct 30, 2018 The fake agenda with Stormy Daniels has turned and now Trump is asking for legal fees. In a new book that is out it states that Hillary and Pannetta were spying on the American people. Hillary makes a racists remark and the crowd laughs. Instead of busing the illegals to […]

Mars Could Have Enough Molecular Oxygen to Support Life

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Mars Could Have Enough Molecular Oxygen to Support Life by Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times (TNS), via https://www.seattletimes.com/ Modern-day Mars may be more hospitable to oxygen-breathing life than previously thought. A new study suggests that salty water at or near the surface of the red planet could contain enough dissolved O2 to support oxygen-breathing microbes, […]

Report: Israel Thinks France’s Macron Will Likely Present Peace Plan of His Own if Trump Doesn’t

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Report: Israel Thinks France’s Macron Will Likely Present Peace Plan of His Own if Trump Doesn’t by https://www.algemeiner.com/, 23 Oct 2018 An Israeli Foreign Ministry official told a Knesset committee earlier this week that if US President Donald Trump did not present an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan within a few weeks after the upcoming Nov. 6 midterm […]

PLO Terminates All Agreements with Israel

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
PressTV Published on Oct 30, 2018 The Palestine Liberation Organization terminates all security and economic agreements with Israel. The decision was made during the 30th session of the Palestinian Central Council which kicked off in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Sunday. Palestinian officials pledged not to recognize Israel as long as it does not […]

France to Lead on Middle East Peace If Trump-Kushner Plan Not Released Soon, Israeli Reports Say

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Is Mr Jupiter, Emmanuel (“god” with us) Macron finally making his move in the fulfillment of endtimes prophecy? IMO, there is ZERO chance the Trump-Kushner plan will succeed. The Palestinians have rejected America as a mediator. Trump is a Mega Zionist and totally biased. – The plausible scenario: Zionist ‘666’ Israel initiates the planned war […]

Israeli Foreign Ministry Official: If Trump Delays Peace Plan, France Will Offer Alternative

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Israeli Foreign Ministry Official: If Trump Delays Peace Plan, France Will Offer Alternative by Jonathan Lis, and Noa Landau, Oct 23, 2018, https://www.haaretz.com/ Foreign Ministry political director told closed meeting that France is waiting until after U.S. midterms to present their Israeli-Palestinian peace plan: ‘The elections in November are critical for Israel’ – France will submit its own […]

U.S. & Allies Use White Phosphorous Bombs in Syria

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
PressTV Published on Oct 30, 2018 The Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations says the U-S-led coalition has once again used white phosphorus bombs in the country’s eastern Dayr al-Zawr province. Bashar al-Ja’afari condemned the US-led coalition’s use of banned weapons in Hajin city. The Syrian diplomat said some western countries are hell-bent on changing the […]

Russia to Hold Live Missile Drills Outside Norway Amid Massive NATO Drills

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Russia to Hold Live Missile Drills Outside Norway Amid Massive NATO Drills by https://www.rt.com/ Moscow is to hold missile drills in international waters outside Norway, where NATO is hosting massive war games of its own involving 50,000 troops, making it the largest exercise since the end of the Cold War era. – The Russian military will […]

Mattis Calls For Yemen Ceasefire Within 30 Days

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Mattis Calls For Yemen Ceasefire Within 30 Days by Tyler Durden, https://www.zerohedge.com/ Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has called for a ceasefire in the Yemen civil war within 30 days, reports AFP. – “We want to see everybody around a peace table based on a ceasefire, based on a pullback from the border & then based on ceasing […]

US-China War Looming? Russia Bracing for Conflict? Week of Warmongering Predictions by Top Officials

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
US-China War Looming? Russia Bracing for Conflict? Week of Warmongering Predictions by Top Officials by https://www.rt.com/ Several top officials have issued thinly veiled – and outright blunt – ‘warnings’ about war over the past week. While the beating of war drums worldwide remains just hot air for now, many messengers seem a bit too eager about […]

China’s Xi Tells Military to Prepare for War as US Navy Warns of High Seas Encounters

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
China’s Xi Tells Military to Prepare for War as US Navy Warns of High Seas Encounters by https://www.rt.com/ Chinese President Xi Jinping told military officials responsible for the disputed South China Sea to be better “prepared for war” as tensions with the US are rising. Beijing may be bracing for a worst-case scenario with the US. […]

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump place stones on a memorial to shooting victims as they stand with Tree of Life Synagogue Rabbi Jeffrey Myers outside the synagogue where a gunman killed 11 people and wounded six during a mass shooting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque *WNU Editor*: The above picture is from this photo-gallery .... *Trump visits Pittsburgh after synagogue shooting* (Reuters).

Is it Good to Take a Multivitamin Every Day?

thedrswolfson at The Drs. Wolfson - 1 day ago
Yes, and here’s why. It’s a scientific fact that your body needs vitamins and minerals to survive. It’s also a fact that a lack of vitamins and minerals lead to illness, disease and even death. So, the question isn’t IF you need vitamins everyday (you do), but rather HOW will you get vitamins and minerals […] The post Is it Good to Take a Multivitamin Every Day? appeared first on The Drs. Wolfson.

Yemen: U.S. Defence Secretary Mattis And Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Are Calling For A Ceasefire And Peace Talks

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Michael Pompeo. Photo: Reuters *CNN:* *Mattis and Pompeo call for Yemen ceasefire 'within 30 days'* (CNN)Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on all participants in the Yemen civil war to agree to a ceasefire "in the next 30 days," a call that comes amid criticism of US support for the Saudi-led coalition in the conflict. "Thirty days from now we want to see everybody around a peace table based on a ceasefire, based on a pullback from the border and then based on ceasing dropping of bombs t... more »

More SystemD Follies

E.M.Smith at Musings from the Chiefio - 1 day ago
A couple of guys point out why SystemD is just wrong. Continue reading →

Ground Reports – 2018 Midterm Election

sundance at The Last Refuge - 1 day ago
In the past several election cycles CTH has posted ‘Ground Report- Open Discussion’ threads to review perspectives of ground reports from your state, city and neighborhood. ‘Ground Reports’ are a valuable resource to gauge the non-quantifiable elements around elections; they … Continue reading →

Musical Interlude: Yanni, "If I Could Tell You"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
Yanni, "If I Could Tell You"

Trump Isn't The Only Anti-Semite In The GOP-- Missouri Republicans Embrace Them Too

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
*Not a Halloween costume-- this is Missouri Republican candidate Steve West* Last August we warned Missouri readers about a Trumpist candidate in Kansas City, Steve West, a Missouri Nazi who the Republican Party has nominated for the General Assembly. "West," we wrote at the time, "is a hate-talk radio host, so it's not like Republicans didn't know what he was all about before they voted for him in Tuesday's 4-way GOP primary. District 15 is a pretty blue Kansas City (Gladstone) district and the incumbent is Jon Carpenter. He was renominated-- without opposition-- with 3,757 votes. T... more »

"All Is Not Lost..."; "What A Chimera..."

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
"If you can't answer a man's arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names." - Elbert Hubbard "What a chimera then is man! What a novelty, what a monster, what a chaos, what a contradiction, what a prodigy! Judge of all things, imbecile worm of the earth; depositary of truth, a sink of uncertainty and error; the pride and refuse of the universe! Who will unravel this tangle?" - Blaise Pascal


noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
"We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it's forever." - ○ "I think humans might be like butterflies; people die every day without many other people knowing about them, seeing their colors, hearing their stories... and when humans are broken, they're like broken butterfly wings; suddenly there are so many beauties that are seen in different ways, so many thoughts and visions and possibilities that form, which couldn't form when the person wasn't broken! So it is not a very sad thing to be broken, after all! It's during the times of being broken, that you have all t... more »

Recent GCN Interview

Joachim Hagopian at American Empire Exposed - 1 day ago
As a reprieve from the sickening, so-vile Savile saga, last weekend I did an hour-long interview with American-Canadian dual citizen Mike Filip who hosts a Genesis Communications Network radio show called Americanuck (GCN's main claim to fame is Alex Jones). I talk a little about my family past along with West Point, US military, geopolitics and only at the end do I touch on pedophilia, so it really was a reprieve from the last year and a half of daily digging in the pedo-trenches documenting the A-Z sourcebook on modern pedophilia. Incessant commercials chop up the dialogue so I re... more »

"A Look to the Heavens"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
“The dust sculptures of the Eagle Nebula are evaporating. As powerful starlight whittles away these cool cosmic mountains, the statuesque pillars that remain might be imagined as mythical beasts. Pictured above is one of several striking dust pillars of the Eagle Nebula that might be described as a gigantic alien fairy. This fairy, however, is ten light years tall and spews radiation much hotter than common fire. * Click image for larger size.* The greater Eagle Nebula, M16, is actually a giant evaporating shell of gas and dust inside of which is a growing cavity filled with a spec... more » Mandala.

Record snowfall in Italy traps 170 people

Robert at Ice Age Now - 1 day ago
“At least 170 people have been stuck in a hotel near the Stelvio Pass in the mountains between Italy’s northeastern Trentino region and Switzerland for the past three days due to record snowfall,” according to the Italian news service ANSA. 30 Oct 2018 – At least nine people died and many injured as violent storms ... Read moreRecord snowfall in Italy traps 170 people The post Record snowfall in Italy traps 170 people appeared first on Ice Age Now.
War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
A B-52 bomber drops cluster bombs over Afghanistan during the US invasion on October 7, 2001. Reuters/US Air Force file photo *Business Insider/Military.com: **The US changed its mind about banning cluster bombs because of North Korea* The United States reversed its plan to ban cluster munitions last year and kept its dated stockpiles for one reason: North Korea, a top defense official said Friday. "That policy change was driven by the North Korean situation," Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said. "When we were going through our readiness exercise, we said, 'How do we ... more »