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Thomas Paine

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

Sunday, May 31, 2020

31 May -Blogs I'm Following - 5 of 5

11 pm MDT

Trump pulls Twitter and Facebook censorship into line

Editor, cairnsnews at Cairns News - 21 hours ago
from the White House President Trump was right and justified Thursday to sign an executive order calling for new regulations to strip legal liability protections from social media companies that censor posts and engage in political conduct on their sites. I hope the president never has to take action against any social media company. The […]

Did the BBC prevent John Sweeney from profiling Seumas Milne?

Craig at Is the BBC biased? - 21 hours ago
"posh, minor aristocrat Stalinist" Seamus I didn't know, until Sue informed me yesterday, that the famous John Sweeney now co-hosts a podcast called 'Last Call'. He presents it with an American journalist called Michael Weiss, and the pair of them call their double act 'Two Boozy Hacks'. (As far as John Sweeney is concerned, I think we can all guess why!) Their latest episode is called 'Labour Pains' and features former Labour deputy leader Tom Watson as a special guest. It last about an hour. Unexpectedly, I must say that I enjoyed it. They all came across as rather charming. ... more »

Atlanta Imposes Curfew After Invasion By Violent “Anarchist”-Agent Provocateurs Who Spread Out Amongst Peaceful Local Protestors

miningawareness at Mining Awareness + - 21 hours ago
It’s very important to listen to what the Atlanta Mayor says, as well as to the Police and Fire Chiefs. … Continue reading →

Record rains cause widespread disruption, trigger hundreds of landslides in Yunnan, China

Days of heavy rainfall triggered hundreds of landslides in Yunnan Province, China, including one which resulted in 1 fatality and 4 others missing on Thursday, May 28, 2020, and a sudden rockfall in Tonghai County, trapping 2 people and injuring 2 others on Friday,...... Read more »

Midnight Meme Of The Day!

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 22 hours ago
*by Noah Sunday Thoughts from the apocryphal, heretofore undiscovered Book Of Some Other Noah:* And it came to pass, that one day human kind's dark future had arrived. The avian descendants of the dinosaurs assumed their long-planned and long-awaited position at the top on planet Earth. They played it smartly. They acted with sense. Their patience had won the day as had their wisdom that the flightless and featherless bipeds would one day destroy themselves. There had been no asteroid this time. There was no need. And no humans were around anymore to deride the avians as bird ... more »

President Trump National Address on The Death of George Floyd and National Outcry – Video and Transcript…

sundance at The Last Refuge - 22 hours ago
There are a lot of people asking for President Trump to give remarks to the nation about the ongoing violence and riots in the aftermath of George Floyd’s horrific murder. Apparently many people did not listen to President Trump’s address … Continue reading →

M6.0 earthquake hits southern Peru at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit southern Peru at 05:09 UTC (00:09 LT) on May 31, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 153.4 km (95 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 148 km (92 miles). The epicenter was located 33 km (20 miles)...... Read more »

"Stay at home" switched to "looting is justified" in a blink of an eye

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 22 hours ago
AMS: The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer claims new surprises in PRL, see CERN. For some elements, the dependence on rigidity is universal above some rigidity (rigidity is in volts, it is energy in GeV over Z, the charge, and interpreted as a "resistence towards magnetic bending"). For other elements, it's different so Sam Ting et al. claim that there are two types of primary cosmic rays! Brilliant.org is a pretty nice website to teach mathematics, science, and computer science through puzzles that have more math-like wisdom than average puzzles. It is free for a month or so, try it wit... more »

Ten Reasons Why Renewable Energy Is the Future

Andrew Blakers at The National Interest - 22 hours ago
*Andrew Blakers* *Energy, Oceania* In an ideal world, all sectors of the economy – transport, agriculture, manufacturing and others – would pull in the same direction to cut emissions. Australia’s latest greenhouse gas figures released today show national emissions fell slightly last year. This was by no means an economy-wide effort – solar and wind energy did most of the heavy lifting. Emissions fell 0.9% last year compared to 2018. The rapid deployment of solar and wind is slashing emissions in the electricity sector, offsetting increases from all other sectors combined. Rene... more »

How the Nazis Used Paratroopers to Invade Denmark and Norway

Warfare History Network at The National Interest - 22 hours ago
*Warfare History Network* *History, Europe* [image: By Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-343-0694-21 / Schödl (e) / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 de, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5411257] Lessons were learned that are still used by militaries around the world today. *Key point: *The Nazis used paratroopers to great result. However, they also soon encountered fierce resistance. The Polish Campaign in 1939 demonstrated the awesome effectiveness of aircraft as weapons platforms for close ground support. Along with flexible control of tactical operations, it became part of the ... more »

The FBI Can Already Crack Terrorists' Phones—So Why Does It Want a Back Door?

Claude Barfield at The National Interest - 22 hours ago
*Claude Barfield* *Politics, Americas* [image: U.S. Attorney General William Barr and FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich announce the findings of the criminal investigation into the Dec. 6, 2019, shootings at the Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida during a news conference at the Justice Department] The FBI has announced it has cracked the encryption on the Pensacola shooter's phone—but Barr is still attacking Apple for the encryption on iPhones. Four months ago, we wrote on Attorney General Bill Barr’s complaint that Apple would not assist the FBI in cracking the encryption on... more »

Taiwan Wants Anti-Ship Harpoon Missiles To Counter Chinese Naval Power

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
A Taiwanese Air Force F-16A/B Viper fighter jet carrying, among other weapons, two AGM-84 Harpoon anti-ship missiles. Chiang Ying-ying/AP *Warzone/The Drive:* *Taiwan Wants Land-Based Harpoon Anti-Ship Missiles To Counter Growing Chinese Naval Power* The announcement comes as both of China's aircraft carriers may be preparing to work together in a first-of-its-kind exercise. Taiwanese authorities say that they are looking to buy ground-launched Harpoon anti-ship missiles and mobile launchers to augment the island's coastal defenses. This announcement follows reports that China's Pe... more »

Did Trump Tweet George Floyd’s Family Was ‘Honored to Hear from Me’?

David Mikkelson at Snopes.com - 22 hours ago
Controversy over the Minnesota man's death was stoked in a fake tweet attributed to President Donald Trump.

Moscow could break 200-year-old rainfall record

Robert at Ice Age Now - 23 hours ago
“Will a two-century record of precipitation in Moscow be broken?” reads the headline. If on Sunday more than 40 mm of precipitation falls, then the total amount of May rainfall will exceed 140 mm. Such a record was set by nature 199 years ago, in 1821. At the moment, in May, 103 mm had already fallen. And if ... Read more Moscow could break 200-year-old rainfall record The post Moscow could break 200-year-old rainfall record appeared first on Ice Age Now.

Autopsy on Floyd: Preliminary Findings Don't Support Traumatic Asphyxia or Strangulation

R. Cort Kirkwood at rss - 23 hours ago
[image: autopsy-on-floyd-preliminary-findings-don-t-support-traumatic-asphyxia-or-strangulation] The criminal complaint filed against Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin in connection with the death of George Floyd says that Chauvin, who restrained Floyd by keeping his knee on Floyd's neck, did not suffocate the 6-foot-7-inch suspect. In fact, according to preliminary autopsy findings, the 46-year-old suspect had multiple health problems that contributed to his death.

Tweets For Today

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
BREAKING: Curfews in effect or imminent in more than a dozen U.S. cities facing rising unrest following the death of George Floyd. https://t.co/EEht6Y3IxO pic.twitter.com/z1gUYloZXU — The Associated Press (@AP) May 31, 2020 NEW: President Trump announces he will postpone the G7 summit until at least September. https://t.co/eP3NMvcneb — NBC News (@NBCNews) May 31, 2020 An undercover cop just saved the lives of how many? https://t.co/JWVD3bnYir — John Paul Wright (@cjprofman) May 31, 2020 U.S. military units put on four-hour standby amid Minnesota unrest https://t.co/kL6NhkdbZx... more »

Australian Daily Wind Power Generation Data – Saturday 30th May 2020

TonyfromOz at PA Pundits – International - 23 hours ago
By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily wind power generation 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 […]

WashPost Art Critic Tries To Turn Temporary CNN Arrest Into Evidence Of Trump Tyranny

PA Pundits - International at PA Pundits – International - 23 hours ago
By Tim Graham ~ Washington Post art critic Philip Kennicott (pictured at right) launched another one of his Trump-dystopia jeremiads on Friday, turning the temporary outrage of a CNN crew filming the Minneapolis riots getting arrested into some sort of grand metaphor of George Orwell’s 1984. The headline was “Through the lens of a CNN […]

Weaknesses Of Wind And Solar: When Science And Reality Clash – Part 3

PA Pundits - International at PA Pundits – International - 23 hours ago
By Dr. Jay Lehr and Terigi Ciccone ~ In Parts One and Two of this Series, we established the Ciccone/Lehr Rule of Thumb which states that All Wind and Solar Power must be backed up with an equal or greater amount of Fossil Fuel Power running on standby 100% of the time. In this concluding segment, we […]

The UK Reverses Course On Huawei On 5G And Stands Up To China

PA Pundits - International at PA Pundits – International - 23 hours ago
By Nile Gardiner and Klon Kitchen ~ It’s been a bad few days for the Communist Party-led government in Beijing in its efforts to gain economic and strategic influence in the United Kingdom and Europe. China’s flagship technology company, Huawei, is finding that its welcome mat is being taken away in London, the world’s biggest […]

Virginia Is Deluding Itself About Green Energy

Francis Menton at Manhattan Contrarian - 23 hours ago
* A few days ago I had a post about how tightening “green” energy regulations in Europe are gradually strangling sectors like the automobile and chemical industries. The post was titled “Europe Is Firmly Committed To Economic Suicide.” * Here in the U.S., we have a large coterie of “blue” states that are hungering to follow the EU economic model — California, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and others. * A latecomer to this party is Virginia. * In Virginia, you may be aware that in 2018, for the first time in a generation, the Democrats took control of both houses ... more »

Japanese Nukes? Here's How It Could Happen

Kyle Mizokami at The National Interest - 23 hours ago
*Kyle Mizokami* *Security, Asia* [image: https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2019%3Anewsml_RC169B7F0150&share=true] Don't underestimate a country's desire to protect itself. *Key point: *Nuclear weapons are the ultimate deterrence. If Japan felt it needed them to protect itself, then it would quickly build them. It is perhaps China’s and even North Korea's greatest nightmare: a nuclear-armed Japan. Permanently anchored off the Asian mainland, bristling with nuclear weapons, a nuclear Japan would make China’s security situation much more complex than it is n... more »

Weapons Of Last Resort: How India's Nuclear Arsenal Keeps China And Pakistan At Bay

Kyle Mizokami at The National Interest - 23 hours ago
*Kyle Mizokami* *Security, Asia* India has built its own “triad” of land, sea and air forces, all equipped with nuclear weapons. *Here's What You Need To Remember: * Today India is estimated to have at least 520 kilograms of plutonium, enough for, according to the Arms Control Association, “between 100 and 120 nuclear devices.” New Delhi describes this a “credible minimum deterrent” against neighboring nuclear powers China and Pakistan. India, the world’s most populous democracy, occupies a unique strategic position flanked by powerful adversaries. As a result, its 1.3 billion ... more »

The Fast and Easy Fix to Coronavirus Testing Problems: Antigen Tests

Eugene Wu at The National Interest - 23 hours ago
*Eugene Wu* *Health, World* Antibodies are incredibly good at finding the coronavirus. Antigen tests put them to work. In late February, I fell ill with a fever and a cough. As a biochemist who teaches a class on viruses, I’d been tracking the outbreak of COVID-19 in China. Inevitably I wondered: Did I have COVID-19, or did I have the flu? At the time, COVID-19 testing was very restricted but I knew I could get quickly tested for the flu. I drove myself to an urgent care clinic, the nurse easily checked my temperature and took a throat swab and 30 minutes later I got the result... more »

The Next Threat to Boris Johnson’s Premiership Is Coming

Paul Whiteley, Harold D Clarke at The National Interest - 23 hours ago
*Paul Whiteley, Harold D Clarke* *Politics, Europe* The real threat to the British government comes not from its handling of the pandemic but from the fact that the measures put in place to combat the virus have crashed the economy. The UK government has undoubtedly made mistakes in its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Examples include the delayed response, mix ups over the testing strategy, shortages of personal protective equipment and, above all, the neglect of care homes. Conservative backbenchers were already raising concerns about pandemic management and many have bee... more »

How the Coronavirus Is Making Chinese-American Rivalry Even Worse

Stratfor Worldview at The National Interest - 23 hours ago
*Stratfor Worldview* *Security, Asia* [image: https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2020%3Anewsml_RC2VQG9GPRSQ&share=true] How bad could it get? The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified awareness of U.S.-China strategic competition, and refocused international attention on the expression of Chinese power. In a reinvigorated battle for the rimlands, it will be increasingly difficult for countries to maintain a "neutral" balance between the two powers. COVID-19's impact on global health and economics has heightened international attention toward China's security ... more »

How Accurate Was the Movie Dunkirk? Here's Four Things They Got Right

Warfare History Network at The National Interest - 23 hours ago
*Warfare History Network* *History, Europe* [image: British troops line up on the beach at Dunkirk to await evacuation. 26-29 May 1940. Imperial War Museum/U.S. Embassy in London.] Dunkirk gives viewers an authentic look at the Dunkirk evacuation. *Dunkirk*, Christopher Nolan’s latest film, has wowed critics since it hit theaters in the U.S. last week, and for good reason. The amazing depiction of three unique and interlocking perspectives on the Battle of Dunkirk does a great service depicting the realities of Operation Dynamo. What all does *Dunkirk* get right? Here are four o... more »

Sydney FC boss backs A-League and Foxtel to stick together

Patrick Galloway at Just In - 23 hours ago
Sydney FC chief executive Danny Townsend expects broadcaster Foxtel to continue its relationship with the sport, as the FFA awaits sign-off on its new restart proposal.

Bundjil, waang and walert — these bubups are learning them all

Margaret Paul And Joseph Dunstan at Just In - 23 hours ago
Like "little sponges", children at a pre-school on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula are soaking up Boon Wurrung culture and knowledge tens of thousands of years old, in the hope they'll become "agents of change" for the future.

Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Jamie Foxx join calls for justice for Minneapolis man George Floyd

Just In - 23 hours ago
As protests against the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis spread across the US, several prominent personalities are adding their voices to calls for justice.

Plans to upgrade Sydney Olympic Stadium abandoned amid pandemic

Kevin Nguyen at Just In - 23 hours ago
The NSW Government announces it is dumping its plan to revamp Sydney's Olympic Stadium and will use the $810 million of savings to fund fast-tracked infrastructure projects.

Queensland eases restrictions early: Here's what's changing

Stephanie Zillman at Just In - 23 hours ago
The State Government announces an earlier-than-expected lifting of many COVID-19 restrictions. How does that affect you?

'We could have all died that night': Mother's carbon monoxide wood heater scare

Georgie Burgess at Just In - 23 hours ago
Kim Davies was cooking tea when she noticed her two-year-old son's lips had gone blue and he had lost consciousness. The fire officer's carbon monoxide reader later revealed a dangerously high level in her unit.

US protests over police killings, in pictures

Just In - 23 hours ago
As protests grip the United States for a fifth straight day, the threat of a military intervention looms overhead. Take a look at the past few days in pictures.

Man loads bow and aims it at protesters against police brutality after yelling 'All Lives Matter'

Just In - 23 hours ago
The local police department says it does not have the man in custody, but intends to lay charges against him after he was filmed pointing a bow at protesters in Salt Lake City, Utah.

SES volunteers scour streets in Canberra's north after man hospitalised following shooting

Just In - 23 hours ago
A man has been arrested and will face court on Monday, following a shooting in Canberra's north on Saturday night that left another man in hospital.

'A big shame factor': Prison program aims to keep young Indigenous men out of prison

Ben Collins at Just In - 23 hours ago
Building cars and digging holes is not traditionally encouraged in prisons, but the program at one Western Australian jail is designed to help inmates leave and never come back.

'You can't travel the world … so what?': NSW launches glossy tourism campaign

Paige Cockburn at Just In - 23 hours ago
As restrictions on travel within NSW ease tomorrow and bookings quickly climb ahead of the Queen's Birthday long weekend, the NSW Government is launching a multi-million-dollar tourism campaign aimed at would-be overseas travellers.

Football mourns top SANFL player, coach and AFL administrator Bob Hammond

Just In - 23 hours ago
Australian Football Hall of Famer Bob Hammond dies aged 78 in Adelaide yesterday after recently being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

What's the Indigenous language of your local area?

Just In - 23 hours ago
Indigenous languages have struggled to survive since the time of colonisation but they are persistently being restored. Here's how you can learn the local language in your region.

NFL teams urged to sign Colin Kaepernick amid unrest over George Floyd's death

Just In - 23 hours ago
His decision to kneel during the national anthem to protest police brutality divided America — now quarterback-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick should be signed by the Minnesota Vikings, a former league executive says, amid unrest over a black death in custody.

'I can't breathe' protests heat up as person shot dead, officer left with fractured skull

Just In - 23 hours ago
Civil unrest flares and curfews are imposed in several major US cities as protesters continue to vent their outrage over the death of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis.

Egyptian Army kills 3 dangerous terrorists in North Sinai

News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - 23 hours ago
BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 A.M.) – The Egyptian army announced on Saturday evening that their forces carried out two specific operations that resulted in the death of three dangerous terrorists, who were found in their possession of automatic weapons, hand grenades and RPGs. The official page of the spokesperson for the Egyptian Army published a video, […] Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

This Is Priceless

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
.@realDonaldTrump reacts as he refuses a handshake as he steps off Marine One to board Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews for a trip to the Kennedy Space Center to view the lift off of SpaceX Demonstration Mission 2. pic.twitter.com/MKzs1YrdmQ — Doug Mills (@dougmillsnyt) May 30, 2020

Philadelphia, LA, NY, Minneapolis – LIVE COVERAGE

j at Wake Up To The Truth - 23 hours ago
Agenda-Free TV Live Now Latest updates from Philadelphia, Minneapolis, NY, LA, Dallas, Chicago and elsewhere in our LIVE COVERAGE. In this interactive live stream, host Steve Lookner brings you up-to-the-minute news and developments from Philly and around the country, and he’ll also read your comments and questions on the air! via Philadelphia, LA, NY, … Continue reading Philadelphia, LA, NY, Minneapolis – LIVE COVERAGE →

‘The squad’ opposed to law barring sexual predators and terrorists from being hired at TSA

j at Wake Up To The Truth - 23 hours ago
The Daily Sheeple | Sean Walton Published on March 9, 2020 It’s still not entirely clear why 174 House Democrats voted against an amendment to the Rights for Transportation Security Officers Act, that would ensure people who’ve been convicted of sex crimes, terrorism, and other violent offenses can’t be hired by the Transportation Safety Administration. The opposition … Continue reading ‘The squad’ opposed to law barring sexual predators and terrorists from being hired at TSA →

In 1917 Rudolf Steiner foresaw a vaccine that would ‘drive all inclination toward spirituality out of people’s souls’

j at Wake Up To The Truth - 23 hours ago
In 1917 Rudolf Steiner foresaw a vaccine that would ‘drive all inclination toward spirituality out of people’s souls’ If you’ve felt at all like you’re in a spiritual war right now, you’re not alone. Many of the world’s greatest scholars, philosophers and ascetics understood the world to be multi-dimensional and co-inhabited by non-physical beings both … Continue reading In 1917 Rudolf Steiner foresaw a vaccine that would ‘drive all inclination toward spirituality out of people’s souls’ →

The pandemic pattern—how the illusion is built

j at Wake Up To The Truth - 23 hours ago
The pandemic pattern—how the illusion is built This article is based on my study and investigation of so-called epidemics over the past 30 years. In the case of COVID-19, I’ve written at least one piece covering, in detail, each main element of the illusion. Here, I’m laying out the pattern. It is the same for … Continue reading The pandemic pattern—how the illusion is built →

How UFO reports change with the technology of the times

j at Wake Up To The Truth - 23 hours ago
Reports of weird, wondrous, and worrying objects in the skies date to ancient times. (mik38 / iStock) How UFO reports change with the technology of the times Fears of Zeppelins, rockets and drones have replaced the “celestial wonders” of ancient times In 1896, newspapers throughout the United States began reporting accounts of mysterious airships flying … Continue reading How UFO reports change with the technology of the times →

Crop circle at unknown location in southern England

j at Wake Up To The Truth - 23 hours ago
Crop circle at unknown location in southern England Crop circle at unknown location in southern England, reported 26th May 2020 Wonderful crop circle tribute to the NHS and Keyworkers created in Southern England. Location unknown. (Clandestineuk) Image Cipro Clerc Photography Copyright 2020 The first one of the decade I think. So what do I see … Continue reading Crop circle at unknown location in southern England →

Crop circle in Wiltshire reported May 28

j at Wake Up To The Truth - 23 hours ago
Crop circle in Wiltshire reported May 28 Crop circle in Wiltshire reported May 28 DUE TO THE CURRENT Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic WE ARE UNABLE TO SHARE THE LOCATION WITH YOU IMAGES STONEHENGE DRONESCAPES PHOTOGRAPHY COPYRIGHT 2020 Images The Hampshire Flyer Copyright 2020 via Crop circle in Wiltshire reported May 28 – Nexus Newsfeed

Bill Gates’ web of dark money and influence with Derrick Broze

j at Wake Up To The Truth - 23 hours ago
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/29/20). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the … Continue reading Bill Gates’ web of dark money and influence with Derrick Broze →

Navy SEAL who shot Bin Laden unloads on ‘politically-funded terrorists’ & ‘coward cops’

j at Wake Up To The Truth - 23 hours ago
© AFP / Kerem Yucel; inset Former Navy SEAL Robert J. O’Neill © Wikipedia / Gage Skidmore Navy SEAL who shot Bin Laden unloads on ‘politically-funded terrorists’ & ‘coward cops’ – ‘I can’t believe I fought to defend you’ Former Navy SEAL Robert J. O’Neill has called the rioters looting the US’ major cities “politically-funded … Continue reading Navy SEAL who shot Bin Laden unloads on ‘politically-funded terrorists’ & ‘coward cops’ →

Opinion -Lenses on Riots, Murder, and Racism in the US and Hong Kong

j at Wake Up To The Truth - 23 hours ago
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has called for the arrest of Chauvin, although not by the officer’s name. Said Frey, “If you had done it or I had done it we would be behind bars right now and I cannot come up with an answer to that question.” In contradistinction protestors have been hastily arrested while … Continue reading Opinion -Lenses on Riots, Murder, and Racism in the US and Hong Kong →

May 31st – 2020 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #1228

sundance at The Last Refuge - 1 day 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 →

Sunday May 31st – Open Thread

sundance at The Last Refuge - 1 day 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 →

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence watch the launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 30. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst *WNU Editor: *The above picture is from this photo-gallery ....* NASA's historic SpaceX crewed mission launches* (Reuters).

Letter From The Editor: CDC answers its many critics

Dan Flynn at Food Safety News - 1 day ago
Opinion “The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.” –TR The voice of the CDC is The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, which is published by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, located in Atlanta. This week, MMWP has found the CDC’s voice by mounting if not a... Continue Reading

World Food Safety Day Event 2020

News Desk at Food Safety News - 1 day ago
To celebrate this year’s World Food Safety Day, June 7, Inside Sharing Knowledge group is hosting a special online event. The event will include interviews and workshops from some of the world’s top food safety professionals. Nuno F. Soares, food safety expert and host of the event, said, “I have to confess; planning, developing and... Continue Reading

New Climate at a Glance Summary: Coronavirus Fails to Alter CO2 Concentrations

Anthony Watts at Climate Realism - 1 day ago
Climate at a Glance, the Heartland Institute’s new website providing one- and two-page policy summaries on global warming topics, has published a new summary this week. The new Climate at a Glance summary is titled, “Coronavirus Impact on CO2 Levels.” The summary shows the dramatic global decline in industrial activity, carbon dioxide emissions, and human […] The post New Climate at a Glance Summary: Coronavirus Fails to Alter CO2 Concentrations appeared first on Climate Realism.

Teen says he struggled to breathe during arrest: ‘I felt like I was going to die’

Bob Dinn at balance10 - 1 day ago
Busby lives in San Francisco, got bruised from cop kneeling on his neck for 5 minutes on 1-25-20https://www.sfexaminer.com/news/video-surfaces-amid-george-floyd-death-fallout-showing-sf-police-kneeling-on-mans-neck/

Top FBI Lawyer To Resign Following Criticism Over His Handling Of The Mike Flynn Case And The Signing Of FISA Warrants

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
Acting Deputy Attorney General Dana J. Boente looks on while Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a meeting with the Organized Crime Council and Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Executive Committee *NBC: **FBI's top lawyer, Dana Boente, ousted amid Fox News criticism for role in Flynn investigation* Boente was asked to resign on Friday and two sources familiar with the decision to dismiss him said it came from high levels of the Justice Department rather than directly from FBI Director Christopher Wray. After a 38-year career with the Justice Department, the FBI'... more »


Caitlin Johnstone at Caitlin Johnstone - 1 day ago
Abraham Lincoln was a lively old chap, or that is how history has billed him, until one fateful day he went to see a play and a man took a gun out and HE DIED IN POLICE CUSTODY. Franz Ferdinand took a detour one morn […]

Quote of the Day

vonMesser at 'Nox & Friends - 1 day ago
Rioting is a childish way of trying to be a man, but it takes time to rise out of the hell of hatred and frustration and accept that to be a man you don’t have to riot. – Abraham Maslow And some people have no intention of rising up and out. And some other people make their living fomenting the riot.

Do You Want To Go Out To Eat Again? I'm Wary

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
We've been eating well during the pandemic, actually better than we have for the preceding couple of decades. That's because we ate out a lot and even the very best restaurant food is never as healthy as home-cooking. Also because I was a chef for almost 4 years-- and in a vegan/health food restaurant-- when I lived in Amsterdam. No need to hear the whole saga but but, as I've said before, cooking is more or less like riding a bike; you don't forget the techniques and food combinations and after a while you start recalling all the old recipes. So, virtually nothing but the best oi... more »

Planned Parenthood Must Return the Money

John F. McManus at rss - 1 day ago
[image: planned-parenthood-must-return-the-money] One of the recipients of taxpayer funds intended to aid small businesses adversely affected by the COVID-19 shutdown turns out to be Planned Parnthood.

Tweets For Today

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
BREAKING: Curfews in effect or imminent in more than a dozen U.S. cities facing rising unrest following the death of George Floyd. https://t.co/EEht6Y3IxO pic.twitter.com/z1gUYloZXU — The Associated Press (@AP) May 31, 2020 NEW: President Trump announces he will postpone the G7 summit until at least September. https://t.co/eP3NMvcneb — NBC News (@NBCNews) May 31, 2020 An undercover cop just saved the lives of how many? https://t.co/JWVD3bnYir — John Paul Wright (@cjprofman) May 31, 2020 U.S. military units put on four-hour standby amid Minnesota unrest https://t.co/kL6NhkdbZx... more »

Lendlease and Blue Care join throng of large corporations cheating JobKeeper

Michael West at Michael West - 1 day ago
[image: Blue Care, Lendlease, JobKeeper] Why is Lendlease claiming JobKeeper? What is Queensland's largest private sector employer, Blue Care, doing claiming JobKeeper when its revenues from government have actually been rising? Michael West investigates the latest mega-rort by the Big End of Town.

"Watch Live: Riots Erupt From Coast To Coast; Curfews Imposed; Stores Looted; D.C. Activates National Guard"

CoyotePrime at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 1 day ago
*Click image for larger size.* Here's a live stream of multiple riots across the country: *Sat, 05/30/2020 - 21:52: "Watch Live: Riots Erupt From Coast To Coast; * *Curfews Imposed; Stores Looted; D.C. Activates National Guard"*

What Are the Odds of a Nuclear War Between India and Pakistan?

Annie Waqar at The National Interest - 1 day ago
*Annie Waqar* *Security, Asia* [image: https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2015%3Anewsml_GF10000195056&share=true] This is what the research shows. Of the numerous areas of global tension, arguably the most perilous is that between India and Pakistan. And recent events in Kashmir have made the situation even more dangerous. The reason is straightforward: India and Pakistan are in a long-running and incendiary dispute, they are both nuclear powers, and crossing a confrontational threshold could ignite a nuclear war between them. Indeed, arms control investig... more »

Hitler Wins: How the Nazi's Wehrmacht Overran France

Warfare History Network at The National Interest - 1 day ago
*Warfare History Network* *History, Europe* [image: By Matthias Holländer - Own work, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16209871] Berlin's generals made tough decisions under great stress. *Key point: *Berlin was able to use combined arms to shock and defeat the Allied armies. But it also took a lot of initiative--including ignoring some orders from above. May 10, 1940, marked the beginning of the war in western Europe. Nazi-controlled Germany invaded Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France. For several days, it appeared to Allied commanders that the assault ... more »

Why Leaving the Open Skies Treaty Is a Mistake

Lawrence J. Korb at The National Interest - 1 day ago
*Lawrence J. Korb* *Security, Americas* [image: Reuters] At a time when the world is facing an unprecedented public health and economic crisis, the United States should be leading the international community, cooperating with allies, and avoiding actions that could further destabilize the international environment. The decision to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty does the opposite. In the week prior to Memorial Day, the Trump administration made several decisions that bring the United States and the world closer to the situation nearly as dangerous as the Cuban missile crisis ... more »

China's Hong Kong Hustle Is Another Blow to Global Security

Wallace C. Gregson at The National Interest - 1 day ago
*Wallace C. Gregson* *Security, Asia* [image: Reuters] America must improve the resiliency of its institutions, alliances, and partnerships to prevail against the challenges that China presents. Xi Jinping is making his move on Hong Kong. And why not? The timing is propitious. The White House had just released a new document titled: United States Strategic Approach to the People’s Republic of China. Xi needed a lifeline, a way to regain his omnipotence in the wake of coronavirus carnage and internal unrest. What better way than to crush the “one-country, two-systems” framework ... more »

Coronavirus: When Is It Safe for Children to Return to School?

Stéphane Paulus, Else Bijker at The National Interest - 1 day ago
*Stéphane Paulus, Else Bijker* *Coronavirus, World* In light of the widespread concern, we’ve reviewed the risks posed to children by COVID-19 and answered the most pressing questions. In England, the phased reopening of schools is due to begin on June 1. But a recent poll of parents has revealed that around half are unconvinced that their children are safe to return. Fortunately, there is an increasing body of evidence that we can consider. In light of the widespread concern, we’ve reviewed the risks posed to children by COVID-19 and answered the most pressing questions. *Are c... more »

On Change

Unknown at The Conservative Socrates - 1 day ago
Only a fool will bet against change, because nothing can take place without change; even if the aim is to maintain status quo in society, you need to keep changing some things.

UPDATED: Russian Chief Medical Officer is calling the Plandemic "BS" - "Why has the whole world been destroyed? That I don’t know.”

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 1 day ago
*UPDATED: May 31, 2020* - It's become quite clear that the "Race Riots" are being orchestrated by some Deep State and Deep Pocketed powers. IMO, this is a deliberate distraction from the collapse of the plandemic Official Narrative and particularly an effort to "bury" the news story about the *Russian Chief Medical Officer calling the Plandemic "BS"* as reported below. *The Biblical Flood - with Noah's Ark in the Background* *A Mass Casualty Event of Biblical Proportions being* *Threatened by the Globalist/Eugenicist/Fascists* *But Wait! Doctors Say* * "It's Just a Cold/Flu"* *While... more »

Is The Biden Staff Helping Suspects Arrested For Rioting In Minneapolis By Covering Their The Bail?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden is seen at War Memorial Plaza during Memorial Day, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Castle, Delaware, U.S. May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria *Reuters:* *Biden staff donate to group that pays bail in riot-torn Minneapolis* WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Campaign staff for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden are advertising their donations to a group that pays bail fees in Minneapolis after the city’s police jailed people protesting the killing of a black man by a white police... more »

Teaching And The Social Contract (TL;DR)

Peter Greene at CURMUDGUCATION - 1 day ago
I didn't write anything yesterday, which is an unusual day for me, but I've just been trying to take it all in. I have family in Seattle, friends in Pittsburgh. There's a lot of mess out there tonight. It's nothing new for our country, but it's never been laid out so starkly. The woman in Central Park deliberately weaponizing her status as a white woman to, at best, put a Black man in his place and, at worst, to try to harm him for daring to challenge her right to break the rules. The armed white guys threatening duly elected lawmakers with harm and worse, because masks make them sa... more »

One dead after car crash in the NT's remote Daly River region

Henry Zwartz at Just In - 1 day ago
A 13-year-old girl has been airlifted to Royal Darwin Hospital overnight after a fatal accident in the NT's Daly River region, with police still investigating the cause of the crash.

100 students in isolation as Victoria's coronavirus state of emergency extended

Just In - 1 day ago
The state of emergency in Victoria is extended until June 21 as the number of new cases increases by four, with 100 school children at two different schools in self-isolation as the coronavirus cluster at Keilor Downs grows.

England risks COVID-19 resurgence by ending lockdown too soon, experts warn

Just In - 1 day ago
Experts say the easing of restrictions in the UK is "rather dangerous" as England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam addresses the Cummings controversy and warns the country must move slowly.

Attorney-General concedes hundreds of millions in debt were racked up unlawfully

Just In - 1 day ago
The Federal Government is refusing to apologise to people caught up in its controversial Robodebt scheme, despite conceding hundreds of millions of dollars in debt were racked up unlawfully.

Trump wants Australia at rescheduled G7 summit

Just In - 1 day ago
The US President says he wants to invite Australia, Russia, South Korea and India to the meeting, and that the G7 in its current format is a "very outdated group of countries".

Hec Harrison's epic wartime story was lost for 75 years, but now his face is on a stamp

Catherine Marciniak at Just In - 1 day ago
An artist sketched daring RAAF pilot Hector 'Hec' Harrison before a fatal flight over Germany in 1944 and now his image — along with an incredible story — has resurfaced.

Several US states call in National Guard as protests over police brutality drag on

Just In - 1 day ago
In a move usually reserved for natural disasters and clean-ups, several US states call in the National Guard to intervene in the escalating riots against police brutality throughout the nation.

Does This Video Show ‘Child Militia’ Deployed in Atlanta?

David Mikkelson at Snopes.com - 1 day ago
A short, sketchy social media video created a misleading impression of forces called out to deal with protests in Atlanta.

Anger Games Night 4 – Saturday Night Riots – Open Discussion Thread…

sundance at The Last Refuge - 1 day ago
The riots, arson, looting and related violence has spread from Minneapolis Minnesota to many urban areas around the nation. From ground reports it appears Antifa groups (aka White ISIS) have organized for chaos in Minneapolis and beyond. Democrat strongholds in … Continue reading →

The Story

Larry-Lambert at Virtual Mirage - 1 day ago
STATEMENT OF PROBABLE CAUSE for the warrant for the arrest of Officer Derek Chauvin, Minneapolis Police Department 5/29/2020 On May 25, 2020, someone called 911 and reported that a man bought merchandise from Cup Foods at 3759 Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota with a counterfeit $20 bill. At 8:08 p.m., Minneapolis Police Department […] The post The Story appeared first on Virtual Mirage.

TFTP Live Stream of George Floyd Protests

Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project - 1 day ago
[image: riots]DC LIVE: Washington DC protests Posted by Police the Police 3.0 on Saturday, May 30, 2020