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Thomas Paine

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

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

27 February - Blogs I'm Following - 3 of 3

My Feedly! - 1 of 2    2 of 2

10 pm MST

'Everyone started running': Dozens die in explosion at Cairo train station

Just In - 17 hours ago
At least 25 people are dead and dozens injured after a locomotive smashed through buffers and burst into flames at Cairo's main train station, with authorities alleging the driver forgot to pull the hand brake.

'Drug benders' and depression spiral led to powerlifter shooting up bar, court told

Edith Bevin at Just In - 17 hours ago
Champion powerlifter Wayne William Howlett's life of international sporting success and admiration had fallen apart months before he shot up a Hobart nightclub last year, the Tasmanian Supreme Court hears.

Two Subjects Umm That Wake People Up

cefrith@hotmail.com at Charles Frith - 17 hours ago
Just something I learned about what topics the machine fears most and how to communicate. I guess I'm going to need better lighting and a microphone if I do another one. Although no trees were harmed during the creation of this post, a large number of electrons were greatly inconvenienced

Russia's Message to the America's F-35: "Remember Vietnam"

Mark Episkopos at Test Feed Using Fields - 17 hours ago
*Mark Episkopos* *Security, Europe* What does that mean? In a move that would raise eyebrows even by Cold War standards of political saber-rattling, the Russian Embassy in Washington seemed to threaten America’s F-35 fighter with Vietnam-era propaganda footage. Last week, the official handle of the Russian Embassy in the US tweeted the following update: *'If a Russia... ever was to see an F-35 inside its airspace', we would love to send Chief of Staff of the @usairforce Gen. David L. Goldfein 'message with two words' — ‘remember Vietnam'* *'An F-35 will never be alone'* As obs... more »

Question: Why Are Chinese Guns and Rifles Being Fired All Over the Middle East?

Charlie Gao at Test Feed Using Fields - 17 hours ago
*Charlie Gao* *Security, * The Syrian Civil War is being fought with firearms from around the globe. While American and Russian weapons are currently the most common, Chinese guns are rapidly increasing their “market share” of the battlefield. *In the future, more and more rebels around the world might be found armed with weapons all made in China.* The Syrian Civil War is being fought with firearms from around the globe. While American and Russian weapons are currently the most common, Chinese guns are rapidly increasing their “market share” of the battlefield. While China has ... more »

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Tuesday 26th February 2019

TonyfromOz at PA Pundits – International - 17 hours ago
By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Bernie: ‘The Magic Socialist’

21wire at 21st Century Wire - 17 hours ago
*CJ Hopkins* | Voters should just relax, sit back and don't worry - Bernie will fix everything.

Venezuela FM: ‘U.S. Coup Has Failed, Now the Washington Looking for War’

21wire at 21st Century Wire - 17 hours ago
*Democracy Now* | Washington's attempted coup over the weekend has failed, but the US will not give up in their plan to trigger a civil war in the embattled nation.

BREAKING: Pakistan Shoots Down 2 Indian Jets Inside PK Airspace, India Retaliates

21wire at 21st Century Wire - 17 hours ago
*21WIRE + South Front* | This incident come at a time of heightened political tensions for both of these two Asian nuclear powers.

Minnesota was "The Land of 1000 Vaccine Mandate Protesters" This Week

Age of Autism at AGE OF AUTISM - 17 hours ago
Vaccine mandate laws are sweeping the nation hidden within the Trojan Horse of minor measles outbreaks that have not been deadly in this, a first world nation with sanitation, access to medicine and clean water (Detroit notwithstanding....) I add this... more »

Laura Hayes on Healthy Life Radio with Dr. Andy McCabe!

Age of Autism at AGE OF AUTISM - 17 hours ago
We invite you to listen to Laura Hayes' interview on VACCINATIONS and all the great interviews on Dr. Andy McCabe's program called Healthy Life! You'll see many familiar names on the interview list. Click here to look, listen and learn!... more »

86 Years Ago, Hitler Carried Out a “False Flag” Showing How Gov’t Can Control With Lies and Fear

John Vibes at The Free Thought Project - 18 hours ago
[image: reichstag]Today is the anniversary of one of the most pivotal false flags in history as Hitler burned down Reichstag and blamed it on his political enemies so he could seize total control of the country.

Date manipulation at the heart of “global warming”

drinkingwateradvisor at The Drinking Water Advisor - 18 hours ago
“The idea that climate change is producing heat records across the Earth is among the most egregious manipulations of data in the absurd global warming debate. Americans receive a daily barrage from the fake news media and climate “experts” reporting … Continue reading →


Jane Burgermeister at BIRDFLU666 WORDPRESS BLOG CONTINUES HERE - 18 hours ago

Over Five Hundred Women Beaten Per Hour in Brazil Says New Study

Nelson Belen at The Rio Times - 18 hours ago
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to a new survey from the Brazilian Public Security Forum, more than sixteen million women, comprising some 27 percent of the Brazilian population, have suffered some type of physical violence during the past year. This amounts to some five hundred women subjected to violence […] The post Over Five Hundred Women Beaten Per Hour in Brazil Says New Study appeared first on The Rio Times.

'He's a racist. He's a conman. He's a cheat': Trump's ex-lawyer testifies

Peter Marsh at Just In - 19 hours ago
Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen testifies at a public hearing, attacking the man he once said he would take a bullet for.

Grieving family of drowned Townsville boys fundraise for a 'final farewell' in Darwin

Just In - 19 hours ago
The devastated family of two young boys who drowned in Townsville's Ross River is fundraising to bring their sons back to their traditional land in the Northern Territory.

Grassroots Catholics call for change after George Pell's conviction

Madeleine Morris at Just In - 19 hours ago
A prominent Catholic missionary thinks the conviction of George Pell provides the church with an opportunity to refashion itself, giving more people a say and increasing the role of women.

Teens face court over death of Shepparton man who was bashed, run over

Rhiannon Tuffield at Just In - 19 hours ago
Teenagers charged over a man's death allegedly bashed and left their victim on a dark residential street where he was run over by an unsuspecting driver, a court hears.

Mental health care at state's only facility 'severely compromised', ABC understands

Rhiana Whitson at Just In - 19 hours ago
Staff shortages at the only facility dedicated to caring for elderly people with mental illness have forced it to turn away new admissions, the ABC reveals, with Tasmania's health union blaming a wage freeze for the lack of nurses across the industry.

Ita Buttrose to be named new ABC chair

Matthew Doran at Just In - 19 hours ago
Australian media doyenne Ita Buttrose will be announced as just the second woman to chair the ABC — ending a five-month search for a new leader for the public broadcaster — after Federal Cabinet met in Sydney on Tuesday and approved her appointment for the next five years.

Sharrouf children alive, Australian jihadi bride says as she flees IS stronghold

Suzanne Dredge, Adam Harvey And Dylan Welch at Just In - 19 hours ago
Australia's first so-called jihadi bride is believed to have emerged from Islamic State's last stronghold, saying the children of Australia's most notorious terrorist are alive but stranded in IS territory.

Repression Stands in the Way of Political Solution to Crisis in Venezuela

CARACAS, Feb 27 (IPS) - The violent repression that prevented food and medical aid from crossing into Venezuela, which left at least four people dead and 58 with gunshot wounds, has distanced solutions to what is today Latin America's biggest political crisis, although 10 countries in the hemisphere are stepping up the pressure while at the same time ruling out the use of force. Read the full story, “Repression Stands in the Way of Political Solution to Crisis in Venezuela”, on globalissues.org →

You Can't Stop Stealth: Why F-22s, F-35s and B-2 Bombers are Nearly Unstoppable

Kris Osborn at Test Feed Using Fields - 19 hours ago
*Kris Osborn* *Security, * And it might get even better. *Stealth technology works by engineering an aircraft with external contours and heat signatures designed to elude detection from enemy radar systems. The absence of defined edges, noticeable heat emissions, weapons hanging on pylons or other easily detectable aircraft features, means that radar "pings" can have trouble receiving a return electromagnetic signal allowing them to identify an approaching bomber. Since the speed of light (electricity) is known, and the time of travel of electromagnetic signals can be determine... more »

U.S. Flying More Reconnaissance Flights Off Venezuela

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 19 hours ago
CC BY 2.0 / John5199 / USAF RC135W Rivet Join *CNN:* *US flying more reconnaissance flights off Venezuela, military sources say* The US military has flown an increased number of reconnaissance flights in international airspace off the coast of Venezuela during the last several days to gather classified intelligence about the embattled government of President Nicholas Maduro, according to two US defense officials. The officials would not detail which US military aircraft are being used, but the Navy and Air Force maintain several large fixed-wing aircraft capable of intercepting co... more »

Second Half / Day One: Trump-Kim Summit, Hanoi Vietnam…

sundance at The Last Refuge - 19 hours ago
The majority of the political engagements between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-un will take place early Wednesday morning (U.S. EST). Vietnam is 12 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern time. Wed. Hostage Rescue Schedule and Livestream … Continue reading →


Noor al Haqiqa at SNIPPITS AND SNAPPITS - 19 hours ago
The fact that these cartoons are up so late should tell you that I am still fighting this cold with laced hot toddies! And, happily, I am winning quite nicely. Off to the pool tomorrow for, optimistically, a few laps along with good tunes and warm water. I never fail to give thanks to God and my good fortune to have such a luxury at my fingertips. Anyhow, enjoy today's offerings. Please. I pray you are all well and fighting the good fight in your own special way; even though I feel old and discounted in my personal life in regards to just about everything (bonafide educated millen... more »

3 simple habits that can protect your brain from cognitive decline

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 20 hours ago
I actually practice all this and fully support it all. Real attention to quality nutrition should be also added. A shortage of vitamins D and C is not your friend at all and overeating garbage carbs will limit the nutrient flow. Curiously we now have a thing called shuffle dance that is low impact cardio and that needs to become more commonly available for all folks over fifty. It is a stand alone dance which avoids the whole social context which is counter productive. Expect to see much more of this. *3 simple habits that can protect your brain from cognitive decline* *T... more »

Russian Embassy In The U.S. Threatens U.S. F-35s In A Cryptic Tweet

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 20 hours ago
'If a Russia... ever was to see an F-35 inside its airspace', we would love to send Chief of Staff of the @usairforce Gen. David L. Goldfein 'message with two words' — ‘remember Vietnam' 'An F-35 will never be alone'↘️ pic.twitter.com/hcgg7aJzG1 — Russia in USA 🇷🇺 (@RusEmbUSA) February 22, 2019 *Business Insider:* *Russian embassy threatens US F-35s in cryptic tweet with video of fighter jets being shot down* * The Russian Embassy in the US tweeted a cryptic-yet-hostile message Friday threatening the F-35 stealth fighter and mocking the US Air Force's top officer. * The tweet to... more »

Surat masyarakat sipil Indonesia mengenai RCEP dan perlindungan varietas tanaman

bilaterals.org - 20 hours ago
27-Feb-2019 Masyarakat sipil Indonesia mendesak Pemerintah agar negosiasi RCEP tidak mewajibkan Indonesia/Negara berkembang lainnya untuk menerapkan system UPOV

India seeks better trade, connectivity with ASEAN

bilaterals.org - 20 hours ago
27-Feb-2019 India is hoping that better connectivity will help boost trade ties with ASEAN and decrease its trade deficit with the 10-member bloc

President Trump Remarks During Working Lunch with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc…

sundance at The Last Refuge - 20 hours ago
President Trump and the U.S. delegation have a working lunch with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Office of Government in Hanoi, Vietnam. Lunch Menu: Course 1: Fresh shredded green mango salad with scallops, mint leaves and cashew … Continue reading →

Incredible Results – President Trump Trade Ceremony: $21 Billion Deal U.S-Vietnam Aeronautic Sector Agreement..

sundance at The Last Refuge - 20 hours ago
On the sideline of the President Trump and Chairman Kim summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, President Trump and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong participate in a signing ceremony worth a combined $21 billion value in U.S. trade. Contracts were signed by … Continue reading →

Sharrouf children alive, Australian jihadi bride says as she flees IS stronghold

Suzanne Dredge, Adam Harvey And Dylan Welch at Just In - 20 hours ago
One of Australia's first so-called jihadi brides is believed to have emerged from Islamic State's last stronghold, saying the children of Australia's most notorious terrorist are alive but stranded in IS territory.

NSW aged care worker pleads not guilty to five counts of assault

Hannah Laxton-Koonce at Just In - 20 hours ago
A 48-year-old woman accused of assaulting five elderly patients in an Illawarra care home has pleaded not guilty to all the charges laid against her.

Midnight Meme Of The Day!

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 21 hours ago
*by Noah* Well, after 50 years, Cadet Bone Spurs is finally off to Viet Nam this week. Let's all congratulate him for finally making it! (For any Russian troll types out there, that's called sarcasm, a nuance they apparently don't teach in Moscow's foreign language schools.) Trump is paying a visit to his new financial interest and homicidal love Kim Jong-un, a man he no longer considers a threat to America and now considers a personal real estate opportunity worth sacrificing our security for. To the limited reptile mind of Trump, Central Americans with only the clothes and babie... more »

An Absurdly Complete Guide to Understanding Whiskey

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
More than most want to know, but then i have also passed in the night. Turns out that a carefully drawn suspension of carbon particles in water produces heads and tails as well and allows the collection of a middle that is surprisingly useful to nicely age whisky. We discovered all this and the information leaked out and i am sure it is been used. Aging itself consists of using charred barrels which allows the whisky to come in contact with carbon. Without disturbance it must take a long time. Thus adding nano sized carbon particles short circuits the process. This was my... more »

Bright White Gargoyle Encounter

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
An amazing report. It is a gargoyle, but not until a lot of cover and misdirection is thrashed through. This is the first indication on what is behind the thousands of sightings of light orbs. Gargoyle sightings are rare but light orbs are not and they are also associated with cattle mutilation which is certainly associated with gargoyles. We are actually close to unraveling this whole phenomena. It appears that the creature uses the inner sun to produce distracting orbs of light and even floods its own body as well. I think that it is likely the only creature to do so, at l... more »

How to remember what you read: What to do before, during, and after reading anything

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
[image: How to remember what you read lead] The key take home is that it is excellent practice to literally budget thirty minutes of quality reading time. I easily read thousands of pages of material by rapidly skimming for key targets, but have rarely settled into a focused read which i actually enjoy. slow down already. Way more important though is that you also establish an endpoint for the reading effort and this allows you to avoid exhaustion and distraction. Then take a break and away you go. Add this to thirty minutes of mind stilling meditation along with a thirty minute ... more »


tonyheller at The Deplorable Climate Science Blog - 21 hours ago
This week I am ranked tied for eleventh place in this ranking of climate and energy influence – without funding, and without anyone in the press willing to talk to me. SustMeme Climate & Energy Top 500 | SustMeme

Rio Tinto rewards shareholders with $9.9 billion in dividends, as profit lifts

Nassim Khadem at Just In - 21 hours ago
The mining giant follows other industry giants, including Fortescue Metals and Yancoal, in giving back special dividends to its investors.

Detained Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun kept in dark about lawyer

Bill Birtles at Just In - 21 hours ago
Friends of the prominent blogger detained in China are demanding to know why Australian diplomats failed to tell him his wife had appointed a friend and prominent human rights lawyer to take his case.

Australia's biggest Catholic church says George Pell's plaque to stay

Kevin Nguyen And Liv Casben at Just In - 21 hours ago
A plaque celebrating convicted child sex offender George Pell's tenure as Archbishop of Sydney will remain on display on the iconic steps of St Mary's Cathedral, the church says.

AFL concedes illicit drugs policy has mental health loophole

Catherine Murphy at Just In - 21 hours ago
The AFL is reviewing its illicit drugs policy amid criticism players are able to use mental health issues as a loophole to avoid suspension.

Pakistan shoots down Indian warplanes in the disputed territory of Kashmir

Just In - 21 hours ago
Pakistan has shot down two Indian jets in Kashmir a day after Indian warplanes struck inside Pakistan for the first time since the 1971 war, a spokesman for the Pakistan armed forces confirms.

Jack de Belin refuses to stand down from NRL while he answers rape charge

Just In - 21 hours ago
The Australian Rugby League Commission is set to decide the fate of the St George forward after he refuses an offer to stand down of his own accord by NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg.

Quick go the shears as woolgrowers cash in on high prices in wool market

Cara Jeffery And Rosie King at Just In - 21 hours ago
With the wool market now riding above $20 a kilogram, growers are keen to get their wool out of the paddock and into the auction room.

China is North Korea's biggest ally, but who else is on Pyongyang's side?

Holly Robertson at Just In - 21 hours ago
The list of nations who have friendly relations with the pariah state is as eclectic as some of the stories that trickle out of North Korea about the Supreme Leader.

'Racist' balloon banned from festival never offended anybody, owner says

Jordan Hayne at Just In - 21 hours ago
The owner of a balloon banned from the Canberra Balloon Spectacular for its resemblance to a racist caricature says she understands some people could be offended by the design but she does not think anybody ever has been.

Alleged victim in Beowulf murder trial described as 'toddler' by family

Elizabeth Byrne at Just In - 21 hours ago
An elderly family member, who was allegedly murdered, was referred to as "the toddler" because of her challenging behaviour, a Canberra court hears.

Young woman 'could still be alive' if NT bureaucrats had taken action, court hears

Elias Clure at Just In - 21 hours ago
A young woman killed in a horror car crash outside of Darwin last month "could've been alive" had Territory Families enforced proper supervision of a young offender, a court has heard.

MBS’ Asian Tour Showcased Saudi Arabia’s Newfound Eurasian-Wide Influence

Andrew KORYBKO at OrientalReview.org - 21 hours ago
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman just went on an Asian tour to Pakistan, India, and China. The three states that he visited are the most important Great Powers of mainland Eurasia east of Iran, and his visit to those countries proved that Saudi Arabia is capable of maintaining a […] The post MBS’ Asian Tour Showcased Saudi Arabia’s Newfound Eurasian-Wide Influence appeared first on OrientalReview.org.

Here Comes the Revolution: Why 6th Generation Fighters Could Change Everything

Sebastien Roblin at Test Feed Using Fields - 21 hours ago
*Sebastien Roblin* *Security, * A peek at the future. *Sixth-generation avionic systems not only must be designed for resilience versus electronic and cyber warfare—but may be capable of launching such attacks on adversaries. For example, the Air Force has successfully tested the ability to invade networks and insert data packets (such as viruses), a capability of the Navy’s fighter-borne Next Generation Jammer.* The American development and deployment of Fifth-Generation stealth aircraft like the F-35 Lightning is one of the central stories of today’s security zeitgeist. But b... more »

Pentagon Report: Russian Capability Will Peak In 2028, China's In 2030

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 21 hours ago
Russian servicemen drive Yars RS-24 intercontinental ballistic missile systems during the Victory Day parade, marking the 73rd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia May 9, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin *Reuters:* *U.S. Army estimates Russian capability will peak in 2028, China's in 2030* WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army estimates the Russian army’s military capabilities will peak in 2028, closely followed by the Chinese around 2030, giving the United States almost a decade to prepare for those threats, a senior Pentagon... more »

Congress Is Unlikely to Stop Trump’s “Emergency,” But Lawsuits Could

Marjorie Cohn at Marjorie Cohn - 21 hours ago
On February 26, the House of Representatives adopted a resolution overturning Donald Trump’s trumped-up “national emergency” proclamation, in which he claims authority to fulfill his campaign promise to build a wall at the southern border. The National Emergencies Act requires Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring the House resolution to a vote within 18 days. In order... Read more »

"Five-sigma proof" of man-made climate change is complete nonsense

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 21 hours ago
*An analogy between cosmological and climatological anomalies* In this short remark, I want to discuss two very different "discrepancies in sciences" simultaneously because they share the same basic point. One is about cosmology, another is about the climate. Bill sent me a pretty nice article by Dennis Overbye in The New York Times, Have Dark Forces Been Messing With the Cosmos? The text mostly describes the slight contradictions in the measurement of Hubble's constant (which quantifies how quickly the Universe is expanding now) – and various proposals to explain the discrepancy. ... more »

Kids Shovel Driveway for a Newly Widowed Woman

PA Pundits - International at PA Pundits – International - 22 hours ago
GOOD NEWS They chose this particular driveway because their neighbor lost her husband just before Christmas. ~ Culture Beat ~ “How’d you spend your snow day? Two kids in Silver Spring decided to help shovel out a neighbor who recently found herself in need of some extra helping hands. When you ask why they […]

No One Is Safe In Maduro’s Venezuela

PA Pundits - International at PA Pundits – International - 22 hours ago
By Ana Quintana ~ Univision news anchor Jorge Ramos and his team were detained in the presidential palace of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela on Monday evening. After Ramos inquired about electoral fraud and human rights abuses, and played a video of hungry Venezuelans rummaging through garbage, Maduro’s thugs confiscated their equipment and apprehended the journalists. […]

Tweets For Today

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari re-elected as president https://t.co/jyz2DRHOyy — BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) February 26, 2019 #UPDATE The US House of Representatives dealt a blow to President Donald Trump, approving a resolution blocking him from obtaining funding for a Mexican border wall through his declaration of a national emergency https://t.co/eYWCfHQEP9 — AFP news agency (@AFP) February 27, 2019 "I was tired of people seeing me as just one more of them." Dozens of Venezuela soldiers have abandoned their posts and run for their lives. https://t.co/nlcos2Yzdf — The As... more »

Preview of Michael Cohen Opening Statement, Worded for Maximum Political Damage…

sundance at The Last Refuge - 22 hours ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has worked closely with House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings to use President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen as the cornerstone to a carefully planned democrat impeachment effort. Working collaboratively with the current U.S. Department of Justice, … Continue reading →

Greg Hunter, "Intractable Inflation Very Dangerous New Paradigm"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 22 hours ago
*"Intractable Inflation Very Dangerous New Paradigm"* By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com "Money manager Michael Pento says get ready for big inflation. Pento explains, “When the emergency ended (from the 2008-2009 financial meltdown), they were going to reverse course, sell those assets back to the public and take those dollars out of the economy. A funny thing happened on the way to doing that, the global economy imploded. So, here’s the point, the central banks have admitted, tacitly at least, they can never take away those assets. They can never drain their balance sheet, meaning t... more »

US House of Representative gun control effort one sided, prejudicial

drinkingwateradvisor at The Drinking Water Advisor - 22 hours ago
“[T]hey didn’t want to hear all sides,” Scalise said. “They just wanted to hear the side of people who are promoting gun control. They didn’t want to hear the side of people who, in my case, it was people who … Continue reading →

R. Kelly’s Affinity for McDonald’s Dates to Childhood

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 22 hours ago
When R. Kelly was released on bail after spending the weekend in a Chicago jail, he headed straight to a McDonald's.

At Least 4,500 Abuse Complaints at Migrant Children Shelters

Associated Press at Snopes.com - 22 hours ago
Thousands of accusations of sexual abuse and harassment of migrant children in government-funded shelters were made over the past four years, including scores directed against adult staff members.

Islamic State Loyalties Linger Despite Defeat

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
Women walk with their belongings near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Rodi Said *Ellen Francis, Reuters:* *'This isn't over': Islamic State loyalties linger despite defeat* DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria (Reuters) - Having joined Islamic State in Syria four years ago, the Algerian woman only abandoned the jihadists’ last scrap of besieged territory when her daughter was shot in the leg. “I don’t regret it, even now ... If my daughter was not injured, I would have stayed,” said the woman, speaking behind a full face veil as her 19-year-o... more »

Increased Risk of Bone Loss Extends to Younger Women Treated for Breast Cancer

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 22 hours ago
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Chocolate Is A Better Cough Suppressant Than Your Cough Syrup, Study Says

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 22 hours ago

Taking #Ibuprofen for just a week increases your chance of having a heart attack by 50% – Ibuprofen Linked to Heart Attack Risk

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 22 hours ago

World’s Largest Study On Cell Tower Radiation Confirms Cancer Link

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 22 hours ago

Bathing in #Cannabis with #CBD Bath Bombs! Great for Fibromyalgia & Improve Sleep.

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 22 hours ago

Four New DNA Letters Double Life’s Alphabet

zedie at SOMEONE SOMEWHERE - 22 hours ago

British MPs are Front for Gates and the Pharmaceutical Industry

Age of Autism at AGE OF AUTISM - 22 hours ago
by John Stone The deadly charade continues. British television viewers were told on ITV NEWS on Thursday night that an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) was to investigate "the resurgence of the anti-vaccination movement". They should not be deceived into... more »

Robert Mueller won't release his report to the public. Here's how you could see it anyway

Peter Marsh And Emily Olson at Just In - 23 hours ago
Don't expect to immediately read the full text of Robert Mueller's report online or watch him front a dramatic press conference. Here's what happens when the special counsel is finally done.

Santa Teresa residents win legal battle against NT Government over dilapidated housing

Thea Halpin at Just In - 23 hours ago
After a three year battle, the Northern Territory Civil And Administrative Tribunal rules four residents should be compensated for repairs and maintenance which the Government, as landlord, failed to carry out.

$13K vet bill for dog that ate chicken skewer that travelled to its heart

Megan Macdonald at Just In - 23 hours ago
Chicken kebabs are off the menu for Boris the dog, after the pup's owners were slugged with a $13,000 vet bill after their pet had to have emergency surgery to have a wooden skewer removed from its heart.

Former AFL boss Demetriou grilled in court about $145m corporate collapse

Daniel Ziffer at Just In - 23 hours ago
Crown Resorts director and former AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou is grilled in court over the $145 million collapse of education group Acquire Learning.

The R word is loaded for the church, but it can't turn away

Noel Debien at Just In - 23 hours ago
Australia's Royal Commission into child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church has led to important changes. Cardinal George Pell's conviction may provide the impetus for further global change, writes Noel Debien.

George Pell taken to prison after bail revoked at sex abuse court hearing

Just In - 23 hours ago
Cardinal George Pell has his bail revoked after being convicted of child sex offences, and is remanded in custody to await sentencing. He is now in the Melbourne Assessment Prison.

Perth man pleads guilty to violent Bibbulmun Track attack on hiking tourists

Joanna Menagh at Just In - 23 hours ago
Perth man Matt Whittaker pleads guilty to a downgraded charge arising from an attack on a Finnish man and woman who were hiking the world-famous Bibbulmun Track.

'That's not acceptable': Extent of ramping at major hospital revealed

Claire Campbell at Just In - 23 hours ago
Ramping at the Royal Adelaide Hospital leads to staff being assaulted, a patient lying on soiled sheets for hours and another receiving delayed treatment for a heart attack, internal documents reveal.

RoundUp Weed Killer Found in 19 Out of 20 Leading Beer and Wine Brands in the US

DailyMail at Need To Know - 23 hours ago
The beer brands included Coors Light, Miller Lite, Budweiser, Corona, Heineken, Guinness, Stella Artois, New Belgium, Sierra Nevada and Samuel Adams, and the wine brands were Beringer, Sutter Home, Barefoot, Inkarri and Frey Vineyards. The levels detected were below limits set by the Environmental Protection Agency, but critics still believe it is harmful.

American Teachers Are Commies Because Their Reading Material Is From the Southern Poverty Law Center

Grindall61 at Need To Know - 23 hours ago
School boards vote on which books are used in classrooms, and many use radical texts. The magazine falsely claims that hate, bigotry, white supremacy, homophobia, racism and lynching are rampant in America, in order to push the leftist agenda.

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un receives a briefing from the working team of the second summit, upon arriving in Hanoi, Vietnam February 26. KCNA via REUTERS *WNU Editor:* The above picture came from this photo-gallery .... *The second Trump-Kim summit* (Reuters).

Walmart’s bagged fresh green beans and squash recalled for Listeria risk

News Desk at Food Safety News - 23 hours ago
Southern Specialities Inc. has issued a recall notice for some Marketside bagged fresh green beans and pre-cut butternut squash because of possible contamination with Listeria bacteria. Marketside is one of Walmart’s brands. The produce company’s recall notice says it is unknown whether any of the implicated vegetables reached retail shelves. Southern Specialties shipped the bags of... The post Walmart’s bagged fresh green beans and squash recalled for Listeria risk appeared first on Food Safety News. Continue Reading

Spate of dark chocolate recalls due to undeclared milk after allergic reaction

Joe Whitworth at Food Safety News - 23 hours ago
Testing of some dark chocolate in New Zealand following a consumer’s allergic reaction has found high levels of undeclared milk protein, which is a known allergen. Ten recalls have been issued so far associated with the imported dark chocolate. Some products were being sold as dairy-free. The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) reports the issue occurred... The post Spate of dark chocolate recalls due to undeclared milk after allergic reaction appeared first on Food Safety News. Continue Reading

Canada’s changes to humane animal hauling rules don’t satisfy activists

Dan Flynn at Food Safety News - 23 hours ago
The first wholesale changes in 42 years to Canada’s humane transport regulations for animals have been published, but not all animal activists are excited about it. Canada’s new amendments to the Health of Animals Regulations concerning animal transportation are “clear and science-informed,” according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Transporting animals can cause stress, which... The post Canada’s changes to humane animal hauling rules don’t satisfy activists appeared first on Food Safety News. Continue Reading

Antimicrobial resistance in Europe continues to increase

Joe Whitworth at Food Safety News - 23 hours ago
Antimicrobials used to treat diseases such as campylobacteriosis and salmonellosis are becoming less effective, according to a new research report. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) report confirmed the rise in antibiotic resistance identified in previous years. Data on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in zoonotic and indicator... The post Antimicrobial resistance in Europe continues to increase appeared first on Food Safety News. Continue Reading

Deli ham recalled after complaint about extraneous materials, namely plastic

News Desk at Food Safety News - 23 hours ago
Sahlen Packing Company Inc. in Buffalo, NY, Tuesday recalled about 13,000 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) deli ham that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically plastic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The problem was discovered, and FSIS was notified, on Feb. 22 when the establishment received a... The post Deli ham recalled after complaint about extraneous materials, namely plastic appeared first on Food Safety News. Continue Reading

February 27th – 2019 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #769

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 February 27th – 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 →

Pakistan Alludes To Its Nuclear Weapons As It Warns India

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
*Daily Mail: **Pakistan alludes to its NUCLEAR weapons as it warns India its top military chiefs – who authorise use of nukes – are meeting to discuss response to bombing raid* * Pakistan's military chiefs meeting to discuss response to bombing raid by India * Military spokesman alluded to nuclear arsenal: 'You all know what that means' * New Delhi claims a 'very large' number of militants have been killed in airstrikes * Airstrikes 'took place in Pakistani territory and targeted Jaish-e-Mohammad' * Group had claimed responsibility for suicide attack on troops in Indian Kashmir * ... more »

Turnaround-- You're Hearing It First, Albeit Unmastered

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
Dan Levitin is better known for his books, particularly *This Is Your Brain On Music*, and for his scholarly endeavors in the field of neuroscience than for his music. But he has recorded an album, *Turnaround*, the title track of which he threw together a quick slideshow for, above. He wrote the lyrics with Christopher Harrison, a founding member of SONOS, who produced the album as well. Dan put together a credible and talented band, all of whom contributed their time to work with him on his songs. The album has been recorded and Dan has started a Kickstarter page to cover the co... more »

to what measure they can hold firmly to the great realities

Bob Dinn at balance10 - 1 day ago
The current snarl of mankind’s entanglements in those struggles of mind and spirit that cause him to become enmeshed in the mechanics of civilization has already created frustration piled on frustration. And the spirit of man, as well as the mind of man, becomes wearied with the endless sense of struggle that is intended to divide and conquer his very soul…. Surely, beloved ones, somewhere along even your human thought and reasoning you must have recognized that imperfection which *appears* to manifest and that perfection which you know within your hearts* is* the very nature of... more »

Mummified Gerontocrat Says She Didn’t Know About Mobile Phones Or The Internet

Caitlin Johnstone at Caitlin Johnstone - 1 day ago
During a brief exchange with Senator Dianne Feinstein about a controversial viral video in which she was seen telling off a bunch of small children for making demands about climate change legislation, journalist Ryan Grim reports that the senior US lawmaker told him something very […]

U.S. Cyber Force Successfully Cut Internet Access To Russian 'Troll Factory' On The Day Of The U.S. Midterms

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
Voters fill out their ballots for the midterm election at a polling place in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S. November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Nick Oxford *Daily Mail:* *Pentagon cyber warriors shut down Kremlin 'troll factory run by Vladimir Putin's cook' by forcing it offline on day of the 2018 midterm elections* * U.S. Cyber Command 'shut down' the Internet Research Agency - IRA - in St. Petersburg on November 6, 2018, day of midterm elections * IRA is alleged to be a Kremlin-backed outfit whose employees posed as Americans and spread disinformation online in run up to 2016 elections * Boss Ev... more »

"How the Middle Class Was Doubly Cheated"

noreply@blogger.com (Coyote Prime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*"How the Middle Class Was Doubly Cheated"* By Bill Bonner GUALFIN, ARGENTINA – "Politics – whether local or national – is always a con game. And the con generally increases with the scale. The bigger the “we,” the bigger the swindle. *Second Observation: *Recall our second observation from yesterday: The old “us versus them” is always a scam. People are unique, with thousands of different cultures… hairstyles, religions… hobbies… businesses… prejudices… trades… and financial interests. Playing off one group against another merely allows another group – the one with the real power... more »

'You all know what that means': Pakistan nuclear weapons authority to meet after India strikes

Just In - 1 day ago
The Prime Minister says he will convene Parliament and meet with those controlling Pakistan's nuclear arsenal in response India's air strike inside its border, which Delhi insists targeted a militant group responsible for a deadly February suicide bombing in Kashmir.

Aged care worker found guilty of assaulting elderly woman with dementia

Rebecca Opie at Just In - 1 day ago
Aged care worker Michael Andrew Mullen is found guilty of assaulting an elderly woman with dementia while working at a nursing home in Adelaide's eastern suburbs.

'I don't need to think about it': Sam Kerr named as new Matildas skipper

Just In - 1 day ago
Sam Kerr is already the face and scoring power behind the Matildas, and now she'll be wearing the captain's armband as well.

Dozens feared buried alive in collapsed Indonesian gold mine

Just In - 1 day ago
Dozens of rescuers are using shovels and ropes to dig out more than 60 people feared buried in a collapsed illegal gold mine on an Indonesian island, officials say.

French retailer axes sportswear hijab following 'violent controversy'

Just In - 1 day ago
Retailer Decathlon backtracks on plans to sell a sportswear hijab in France to "guarantee the safety" of its employees, after it was inundated with what it described as "unprecedented insults and threats".

Commentaries And Analysis On The Kim - Trump Summit

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*Faras Ghani, Al Jazeera:* *Trump-Kim summit 2.0: What you need to know* *The US president and the North Korean leader are set to hold high-stakes talks in Vietnam's Hanoi this week.* Hanoi, Vietnam - Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are due to meet in Hanoi, Vietnam, this week, more than eight months after their landmark first summit in Singapore. Heading into the talks on Wednesday and Thursday, officials from both the United States and North Korea have not disclosed details about the focus of the meetings. In an apparent bid to manage expectations, the US president in recent days ... more »

Nuclear Nightmare: Are India and Pakistan on the Brink of War?

David Axe at Test Feed Using Fields - 1 day ago
*David Axe* *Security, Asia* As the world is focused on the summit in Hanoi trouble is brewing between to other nuclear states. Indian warplanes on Feb. 26, 2019 crossed the line of control at India's border with Pakistan and bombed what New Dehli described as a camp belonging to the terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed. It was the first Indian air strike on Pakistani territory since 1971. Islamabad threatened to strike back. Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed responsibility for a Feb. 14, 2019 suicide attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir that killed 40 policemen. "The attack involved an explos... more »

Diego Garcia: Why This Base Is About To Get Much More Important to the U.S. Military

David Axe at Test Feed Using Fields - 1 day ago
*David Axe* *Security, * The U.S. military might need to build up its base on the British island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean, one American expert advised. The U.S. military might need to build up its base on the British island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean, one American expert *advised*. Andrew Erickson, a professor at the Naval War College in Rhode Island, summarized years of his own research on Diego Garcia in a Feb. 26, 2019 explainer. Erickson re-published his research the same day Indian warplanes bombed Pakistani territory in retaliation for Feb. 14, 2019 ter... more »

Tucker Carlson and Donald Trump Jr. Discuss Deplatforming and Manipulation by Big Tech…

sundance at The Last Refuge - 1 day ago
Donald Trump Jr appears on Tucker Carlson to discuss the hot-button issue of leftist bias within the big tech industry, and how the results have significant impacts on the speech and platforms of their political opposition. Mr. Trump is absolutely … Continue reading →

Kim Jong Un Pauses For Cigarette Break During Marathon Train Trip

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*Business Insider:* *Hidden TV cameras caught Kim Jong Un taking a cigarette break in China on his epic train journey to his summit with Trump* * North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was spotted smoking a cigarette early Tuesday during a break on his 2,000-mile train journey to meet US President Donald Trump in Vietnam. * Japan News Network filmed Kim smoking at China's Nanning train station just before dawn while talking with an aide. His sister could be seen offering him a crystal ashtray. * Kim arrived in Hanoi later Tuesday. The journey took about 70 hours. * Kim is a longtime smoker... more »

Why Bernie Sanders’ Statements On Venezuela Are Crucial To Efforts To Defeat Trump

Kevin Gosztola at Shadowproof - 1 day ago
If Sanders and like-minded Democrats expect to succeed in their "political revolution," they have to boldly stand up to Trump’s regime change agenda in Venezuela. The post Why Bernie Sanders’ Statements On Venezuela Are Crucial To Efforts To Defeat Trump appeared first on Shadowproof.

Trump - Kim Summit News Updates -- February 26, 2019

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*Daily Mail:* *Trump touches down in Vietnam on Air Force One for his second summit with Kim Jong Un after North Korean dictator tours Hanoi in a mortar-proof limo surrounded by his running bodyguards* President Donald Trump landed in Hanoi after stopovers in the UK and Qatar and motorcaded to the hotel where he will be staying for the summit Air Force One touched down just as longtime Trump lawyer Michael Cohen appeared in the corridors of the Capitol 8,000 miles away The president took part in a low-key arrival ceremony the included a brief display by Vietnamese soldiers and gree... more »

‘Get Ready for Our Surprise’: Pakistan Warns India It Will Respond to Airstrikes

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
‘Get Ready for Our Surprise’: Pakistan Warns India It Will Respond to Airstrikes by Michael Safi, https://www.theguardian.com/international Islamabad summons India’s top diplomat in response to first attack across ceasefire line since 1971. – Pakistan’s army has warned it will respond to India’s aerial bombing over the disputed border in Kashmir, telling Delhi: “It is your […]

India-Pakistan Tensions: Pakistan Slams Indian Aggression, Vows to Retaliate

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
FRANCE 24 English Published on Feb 26, 2019 Tom Burges-Watson interviews Justine Hardy, author of “In the Valley of Mist: Kasmir’s Long War” about the recent update from Indian authorities that they have bombed some “terror camps” in Pakistan of those responsible for the Kashmir attacks. end

President Maduro: U.S. Wants Venezuela’s Oil; Willing to Go to War for that Oil

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Maduro-Venezuela has threatened the global currency hegemony of the western illuminati by rejecting the dollar. end

Keiser Report: Permanent QE, Century of War

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
RT Published on Feb 26, 2019 Every week Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert look at all the scandal behind the financial news headlines. In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the impossibility of endless war under hard money and ask whether the millions of deaths made possible with easy inflationary money […]

US Amasses Special Ops in Puerto Rico, Army in Colombia to Oust Maduro – Russian Security Council

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Why is Donald Trump supporting military action in Venezuela? Facts are facts. I am neither a 100% Trump supporter nor a 100% Trump hater. On the whole, I would say I support Trump 67% but that does not mean everything he does is correct. I am not a sheeple. They love to follow behind their […]

LA Marzulli: From the Beginning — Origins of the Coming Deception

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
The Official Hagmann Report Published on Feb 26, 2019 Understanding the coming deception requires an understanding of where it all starts. LA Marzulli explains. end

Israeli Soldier Beats Palestinian Teen in the Head with Gun, During Settler Procession, Hebron

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
btselem Published on Dec 14, 2017 On 11 November 2017 settlers held a procession in Hebron, heading from the settlement of Admot Yishai in the neighborhood of Tel Rumeidah (in Area H2) to Otniel Ben Knaz Tomb, which is located in the section of the city formally handed over to Palestinian control (Area H1). The […]

The American “Permanent War State” Aims to Plunder Venezuela – Wilkerson and Jay

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
The Real News Network Published on Feb 26, 2019 Trump promises “democracy and freedom” to Venezuela, delivered by Elliott Abrams who brought you illegal wars, coups, and support for dictatorships; and Mike Pompeo and VP Pence, both with deep ties to the Koch brothers who need Venezuelan heavy crude to feed their Texas refinery – […]

Russia: US Preparing for Invasion of Venezuela

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Did Venezuela attack America? NO! Has Venezuela threatened America? NO! Is Venezuela a threat to America? NO! So, why is America interfering, fomenting a CIA coup and unrest in Venezuela? Why is America waging economic war (via sanctions) against Venezuela? – RT America Published on Feb 26, 2019 It appears the US strategy is to […]

India Conducts Airstrikes Inside Pakistan. How Will Islamabad Respond?

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
PressTV Published on Feb 26, 2019 TENSIONS ESCALATE BETWEEN NUCLEAR-ARMED NEIGHBOURS #India conducts airstrikes inside #Pakistan. How will Islamabad respond? end

Trump Won’t Force Mideast Peace Plan on Israel

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
The ‘plan’ is to drive the Palestinians (REAL JEWS) into the Sinai desert by Zionist ‘666’ Israel, the Satanic counterfeit. This will be the fulfillment of Revelation 12:6,13-14, IMO. Zionist ‘666’ Israel, is NOT the Israel of the Bible. It is a Satanic LIE, HERESY. Modern Ashkenazi Khazar Jews (90+% of modern Jewry) are NOT […]

Mobile World Mark of the Beast: Phone Companies Promote Human Microchipping for Payments

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
TruNews Streamed live on Feb 25, 2019 This will likely be one of the most important godcasts in the twenty plus year ministry of TRUNEWS. Today, Rick Wiles is in Barcelona, Spain for the Mobile World Congress, uncovering startling information leading to the telecom industry’s implementation of the Global Brain 2030 agenda. Watch a TRUNEWS […]

Venezuela False Flag: Who Burned The Aid Truck?

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
RonPaulLibertyReport Streamed live on Feb 25, 2019 The weekend stand-off between the US aid trucks on the Colombian side of the border and the Venezuelan government did not go quite as planned by the US. The aid did not get through, the military did not defect, and US-selected “president” Guaido was nowhere to be seen. […]
( Oh, well. A lot less dramatic than the Bay of Pigs )