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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 22, 2017

22 February - Blogs I'm Following

10:59 pm MST

How Breitbart Helped Conservatives Forget Morality and Embrace Pedophilia

Land Destroyer at Land Destroyer - 7 minutes ago
*February 23, 2017* (Tony Cartalucci - LD) - Breitbart News is what many on the right side of America's controlled political paradigm consider "real news" versus the "liberal media's" "fake news." However, in reality, Breitbart is a textbook case of what is called "cognitive infiltration." It is the establishment's attempt to reassert itself, its narratives, influence, and agenda amid an information space increasingly decentralized and controlled by genuine alternative media. In order to do this, Breitbart poses as "alternative media" itself, taking on a "conservative" identity to ... more »

“A More Terrifying Enemy on Our Ranch in Argentina”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 22 minutes ago
*“A More Terrifying Enemy on Our Ranch in Argentina”* by Bill Bonner ‘I went down Virginia, seeking shelter from the storm.’ - Creedence Clearwater Revival "We rushed down to Virginia last week with the sound of an angel band playing in the background. Mother was on her last breath…ready to give up the ghost at any minute. But she surprised us again. ‘Am I dead yet?’ she asked, regaining consciousness. ‘No…not yet,’ we replied. Not only was she not dead, she was also very much alive. Unable to move…breathing only with the help of an oxygen concentrator…and eating nothing but Jell-O,... more »

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 minutes ago
Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) fires towards Islamic State militants during a battle with Islamic State militants, west of Mosul,Iraq February 22, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

A Look At How Bunker Busting Bombs Are Made

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 47 minutes ago
*We Are The Mighty*: *This is why Bunker Buster bombs are made from spent howitzer barrels* It was a common sight during Desert Storm: grainy black-and-white footage of an Iraqi bunker or hanger slowly getting closer and closer to the screen. Munitions with cameras fed the footage of new, precision-guided “smart bombs” to Americans watching the war at home. Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi Army used underground facilities beneath layers of sand and reinforced concrete to protect his command and control centers, research labs, and ammo dumps. The U.S. military tasked its defense apparatus t... more »

Broadband internet can help rural communities connect – if they use it

Brian Whitacre, Professor and Extension Economist, Oklahoma State University at Science + Technology – The Conversation - 53 minutes ago
Using the internet is what matters. Woman on laptop via shutterstock.com Being able to connect to the internet is crucial for many rural Americans. It allows them to buy goods and services that may not be available locally; market their own goods and services to a much larger area; connect remotely with health services that previously required several hours’ worth of driving; and even telecommute. Academic studies have found that broadband access led to more new businesses in rural areas, and that high levels of broadband adoption were associated with increased median household inco... more »

Transgender People-- A Tribute With Love To My Dear Friend Jack, Then Jane,  In Graduate School.

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 58 minutes ago
*-by Melody Siegler* One of my best friends in graduate school was Jack. He was a serious scientist-- an accomplished scientist-- way more accomplished in his field than most graduate students of our cadre in Biology. Also, he was amazingly expert in old music, old 45s. And, who knows what else. He related well to everyone in the Department. And, he was always wonderful company. Jack had a health problem-- he had been born with various defective heart valves. But, by some miracle, these defects compensated for each other. Not completely though-- whenever we went somewhere that in... more »

On The Four Objectivist Rules Proposed in The Post-Ayn Rand Era

Anoop Verma at For The New Intellectual - 1 hour ago
In my yesterday’s post I discuss Robert Tracinski’s shocking article “ Anthemgate,” in which he gives a rather sad critique of the ethical and philosophical standards of the topmost philosophers and leaders of Objectivism. In today’s post I am taking note of Tracinski’s second article on the Objectivist movement, “The 1980s Called, and They Want Their Objectivism Back.” He makes a scathing attack on the four new rules that he claims the leaders of the Objectivism developed in the 1980s (the post-Ayn Rand era) with the intention of strengthening their control over the international O... more »

How undocumented immigrants negotiate a place for themselves in America

Robert F. Barsky, Professor of English and French Literatures, and Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University at Politics + Society – The Conversation - 1 hour ago
Once undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers arrive on American soil, they run the risk of being stopped by law enforcement officials who are charged with investigating their status. A Feb. 17 memo released by the Department of Homeland Security reveals how great this risk will be under President Donald Trump. The department is planning to hire thousands of additional enforcement agents and has widened the scope of immigrants who are a priority for deportation. It also calls for an expansion of the 287(g) program that designates law enforcement officers as immigration officers... more »

The U.S. Is Not Ready To Respond To A Radio-logical Terrorist Attack On American Soil

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 hour ago
*Jana Winter, Daily Mail*: *Why America Can’t Spot Dirty Bombs* *As Trump preps a new executive order to stop would-be terrorists before they enter the country, a government report finds the threat could come from within—and we aren’t prepared.* While President Trump doubles down on the hypothetical threats of incoming terrorists posing as refugees, he might be ignoring a very real concern here at home: The U.S. is largely underprepared to detect or respond to the threat of a radiological terrorist attack on American soil. A so-called Red Team from the U.S. federal agency charged w... more »

Paul Owns the Sabre Takes Flight to Spirit World

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 1 hour ago
A sweet journey home my friend Paul Owns the Sabre, Cheyenne River Lakota, at Sand Creek Massacre Site Long Walk 2 Our long walker friends Paul with Tomas Reyes, who have both flown home Photo by Brenda Norrell Paul, born in 1939, with his mother, reconnected after 27 years on Long Walk 2 in Colorado Photo by Brenda Norrell. Photo Paul with Northern Cheyenne, Lame Deer, Montana

Fukushima Daiichi Update

Majia's Blog at Majia's Blog - 1 hour ago
Conditions on the Unit 1 webcam haven't looked very good at night but everything looks fine during the day: Feb 22, 2017 00:56 Feb 23, 2017 00:58 Feb 23, 2017 12:55

The Russian Military Is Building A Replica Of The German Parliament For Cadets To Practice Storming

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 2 hours ago
The photo of the Reichstag building in Berlin with the Soviet flag raised above it is one of the most iconic from World War II and considered by many to be the ultimate symbol of Russia’s victory over Nazi Germany in 1945. @Wikipedia An earlier, temporary model of the Reichstag at Patriot Park, which will be replaced by a permanent building (с) Oboronstroy *Washington Post:* *The Russian military is building a mini-Reichstag at its amusement park so that kids have ‘a real building to storm’* MOSCOW — What happens when you combine a military targeting the next generation of soldier... more »

Trump Administration Plans To Invoke State Secrets In Case Against Psychologists Behind CIA Torture Program

Kevin Gosztola at Shadowproof - 3 hours ago
The Trump administration plans to invoke the state secrets privilege to prevent two witnesses from testifying about psychologists behind CIA torture program. The post Trump Administration Plans To Invoke State Secrets In Case Against Psychologists Behind CIA Torture Program appeared first on Shadowproof.

Bloomberg News Admits The FedRes Manipulates Gold

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 3 hours ago
Bloomberg News Admits The FedRes Manipulates Gold by http://investmentresearchdynamics.com/ “Yellen Can’t Halt Trump Gold Rally That Funds Bet Against” – That was the headline in a Bloomberg news report that was released on Sunday afternoon. There’s a lot going on in that headline – none of it accurate except for the fact that gold is moving […]

MSNBC Anchor: “Our Job” Is To “Control Exactly What People Think”

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 3 hours ago
MSNBC Anchor: “Our Job” Is To “Control Exactly What People Think” by Tyler Durden, http://www.zerohedge.com During a lively discussion centered on fears that President Trump is “trying to undermine the media,” MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski let slip the awesome unspoken truth that the media’s “job” is to “actually control exactly what people think.” – SCARBOROUGH: “Exactly. […]

BIG NEWS: Thrilling NASA Discovery of Seven Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting Nearby Star. Alien Life Right Around The Corner?

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 3 hours ago
Keep in mind that the Synagogue of Satan is very good at selling LIES, DECEPTION. All these NASA announcements will lead to the disclosure/arrival of “Aliens” ie. The fallen angels and the Nephilim. 23 Sept 2017 is approaching rapidly. Can all the Christian church leaders compete with the Illuminist MSM blaring out “UFO-Aliens” 24 x […]

7 Earth-Size Worlds That Could Hold Life Found Orbiting Star, NASA Says

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 3 hours ago
The Illuminist psyop continues …. leading to the announcement of “UFO-Aliens” – the endtimes strong delusion of 2 Thess 2:9-12. This is the coming/revealing of the fallen angels and the Nephilim. – 7 Earth-Size Worlds That Could Hold Life Found Orbiting Star, NASA Says by AP, via http://abc7.com/ CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time […]

Israeli Jet Strikes Syrian Army in West Damascus

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 3 hours ago
Israeli Jet Strikes Syrian Army in West Damascus by https://sputniknews.com/ , 22 Feb 2017 An Israeli military plane carried out an airstrike on the Syrian government forces stationed in the western countryside of Damascus near the Lebanese border. – According to a Syrian Army source, the attack targeted the Jard Nalhleh area of the Qalamoun Mountains. Information about casualties […]

Sick of politicians telling them what to do, Irish women are now striking for change

Tilly Grove at The Canary - 3 hours ago
Women in the Republic of Ireland are going on strike on 8 March to call for an end to criminalised abortions. And women in the UK are set to join them. The action will coincide with a proposed global women’s strike – inspired by the US-based Women’s March group. In October 2016, women in Poland organised a […] The post Sick of politicians telling them what to do, Irish... Visit www.thecanary.co to read more.

Russia's Military Has Mobilised A Cyber Army To Wage Information Warfare

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 3 hours ago
Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu © Sputnik *Reuters:* *Russia sets up information warfare units - defence minister* Russia's military has created a force tasked with waging information warfare, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday, in a move likely to heighten the West's concerns about what it sees as Moscow-sponsored "fake news". Russian military planners, like their counterparts elsewhere, see the spreading of propaganda as a crucial part of modern warfare. Moscow's activities in this area are under intense scrutiny after U.S. intelligence agencies accused the ... more »

It's not the same

Yastreblyansky at No More Mister Nice Blog - 3 hours ago
Washington, September 12 2009. via Fox News.I'm seeing a lot of traffic on the Twitter, including from some distinguished journalists, drawing an equivalence between these town hall meetings where Republican legislators are getting screamed at and the Tea Party agitation of 2009-10, much of it with the optimistic view that this could augur one of those big waves in the 2018 elections: Like Tea Party protests, Chaffetz town hall could be harbinger of midterm trouble - Washington Examiner https://t.co/x59yVfVdJ7 — Gregory McCray (@g_mccray) February 11, 2017 Or even pessimistic, wor... more »

Journalists' Unique Role In Resisting The Fascist Take-Over

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 3 hours ago
Team Trump is going around the world telling people to ignore what Trump himself says. When the cameras are rolling, the Trumpists are just delivering an alternative message-- the opposite of what Trump says on a wide range of topics. When the cameras *aren't* rolling, they've been letting European leaders know that what Trump says for domestic consumption is just to placate or arouse his feeble-minded and drugged up fans and that most of it isn't related to actual American policy goals. It would be wise for us to be very skeptical of these pronouncements disavowing any of the ba... more »

Did Tucker Carlson Hire an Actor When He Couldn’t Book Protest Organizers?

Bethania Palma at Snopes.com - 4 hours ago
The Fox News host did interview a man who has worked as an actor, but he did not hire an actor to play a protest organizer.

Anti-Defamation League Headquarters Receives Bomb Threat

Bethania Palma at Snopes.com - 4 hours ago
After denouncing a wave of anti-Semitic incidents across the country, the ADL's headquarters in New York City were targeted.

Did Trump Sign An Order Barring Undocumented Immigrants From Receiving Welfare?

Arturo Garcia at Snopes.com - 4 hours ago
Claims that welfare recipients without documentation would be "sent home" came from hoax news stories.

Pentagon Admits That U.S. Soldiers Have Been Wounded On Mosul's Front Lines

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 4 hours ago
*CNN:* *US troops wounded on the front lines in Mosul* Washington (CNN)US troops operating around Mosul have come under fire from ISIS and some have been wounded in the last six to eight weeks as they have moved closer to the front lines in Iraq, military officials acknowledged Tuesday. "Yes, they have been under fire at different times," Col. John Dorrian, a coalition spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve said at a Pentagon news conference. A US defense official later told CNN that some number of troops had been wounded and medevaced off the battlefield but declined to say ho... more »

Musical Interlude: Deuter, “Escape From Gravity”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 hours ago
Deuter, “Escape From Gravity” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIk8QEskRr4

Deep State Neuroscientists Believe They Can Turn Off Free Will

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 4 hours ago
*Nathaniel Mauka* - Is freedom just another illusion of the mind? The post Deep State Neuroscientists Believe They Can Turn Off Free Will appeared first on Waking Times.

Genetically Modified People: What Could Go Wrong?

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 4 hours ago
*Jon Rappoport* - The war against cancer has painted a picture of hope: genetic solutions. The post Genetically Modified People: What Could Go Wrong? appeared first on Waking Times.

Is This Why Only Organic Fruit & Veggies Stops Cancer?

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 4 hours ago
*Makia Freeman* - Organic foods contain maintain cancer fighting properties. The post Is This Why Only Organic Fruit & Veggies Stops Cancer? appeared first on Waking Times.

Martian Archaeology, “This is Mars 2017”

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 hours ago
Martian Archaeology, “This is Mars 2017” "Scientific Proof Suggestive of Life, Oxygen, Methane, Ozone, & Flowing Water. The latest test results & images from NASA/JPL." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWuUSX8639o&t=165s

"A Look to the Heavens"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 4 hours ago
"Hurtling through a cosmic dust cloud some 400 light-years away, the lovely Pleiades or Seven Sisters star cluster is well-known for its striking blue reflection nebulae. In the dusty sky toward the constellation Taurus and the Orion Arm of our Milky Way Galaxy, this remarkable image shows the famous star cluster at the upper left. *Click image for larger size.* But lesser known dusty nebulae lie along the region's fertile molecular cloud, within the 10 degree wide field, including the bird-like visage of LBN 777 near center. Small bluish reflection nebula VdB 27 at the lower right ... more »

Private hospital put NHS patients 'at high risk of harm'

Melanie Newman at The Bureau of Investigative Journalism - 5 hours ago
A private hospital run by a major provider has been rated unsafe by the health watchdog and accused of putting profits before patients.

The Commerce Commission must go

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 5 hours ago
So Vodafone and Sky want to merge with each other. And so do Fairfax and NZME. But the Commerce Commission has ruled the former two may not, and has already declared the latter two should not. Who is this Communist Commission when it’s at home, and what gives it the right to tell shareholders of major businesses what they should do with their property? I went to their website to find out: *The Commerce Commission [they say] enforces legislation that promotes competition in New Zealand markets and prohibits misleading and deceptive conduct by traders. The Commission also enforc... more »

Corporate Plunder–The Bait and Switch of Public-Private Partnerships by Pete Dolack

dandelionsalad at Dandelion Salad - 5 hours ago
by Pete Dolack Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad Systemic Disorder February 22, 2017 This being the age of public relations, the genteel term “public-private partnership” is used instead of corporate plunder. A “partnership” such deals may be, but it isn’t the public who gets the benefits. We’ll be hearing more about so-called “public-private partnerships” in coming […]

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- February 22, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*Jamie Dettmer, VOA:* *Mosul: What's Next?* The battle for Mosul has been bloody and slow — for Iraqi soldiers and civilians alike. Since Iraqi forces launched an assault to retake the city, Islamic State’s last major urban stronghold in the country, last October, Iraqi troops have had to endure rockets and mortars, suicide-bombings and sniper fire, as well as unconventional small drone attacks. With Iraqi forces now focused on the western half of the city after a months-long slog to secure east Mosul, questions about what will happen to the city after IS fighters have finally be... more »

Trump's Divided America

David Brin at CONTRARY BRIN - 5 hours ago
This reporter tried hard, for a week to live life with no reference to the President. But this mother of storms exceeds any combination of known attention storms. Sci fi offers a simple explanation. He is an *attention vampire.* However many hate him... however little he actually accomplishes... an attntion vampire will flourish as ever-more humans look at him, feel emotions about him, say his name. *== Crit that added weight to the other side ==* Hillary Clinton thought that the things that 55% of Americans and all the smart people found deeply offensive would pile up on scales ag... more »

Is the U.S. Intelligence Community Believable?

Steve Byas at rss - 6 hours ago
[image: is-the-u-s-intelligence-community-believable] Can we trust the U.S. intelligence community when they say that Russia “hacked the election” to help Trump? Consider a past intelligence failure: Iraq’s alleged WMDs.

Woman Chess Player Makes Move for Religious Liberty

Steve Byas at rss - 6 hours ago
[image: woman-chess-player-makes-move-for-religious-liberty] A great chess player, Nazi Paikidze-Barnes, had made many powerful moves in her career. Now she is making a move for religious liberty.

No Dakota Access Pipeline Camp Militarized Eviction Livecam: Trump Follows in Family Tradition of Exploitation

miningawareness at Mining Awareness + - 6 hours ago
https://livestream.com/unicornriot/events/7046188 Screen capture from livestream.

Feb. 22: The American Empire: Decline and Fall.

Graeme Decarie at The Decarie Report - 6 hours ago
Several days ago, the irving press ran a big story that a report from Amnesty International had accused Syria of the torture and murder of 13,000 Syrians. it was a story, given the small number and the bias of people who testified, seemed unlikely. And, since then, Amnesty International has announced it was fake news produced by British intelligence. But the irving press has never printed the correction. And it won't. Yesterday, a more reliable newspaper, Haaretz, announced an Amnesty International report that Israel has been torturing Palestinian children. This one is real news.... more »

Session with Loie February 14th, 2017 - The Release of Source Current

Obi-Wan Kabuki at AMERICAN KABUKI - 6 hours ago
How the "vacuum of space" appeared after the release of Source Current, only more honeycomb like. Photo from: https://fineartamerica.com/featured/pressure-cracks-in-lake-ice-nick-norman.html I've been feeling the energetic effects of this doing for almost a week, sorry for the late posting of it. Been very discombulated as of late. :) -Terran *February 13th* [2/13/17, 5:34:11 PM] HeatherAnnTucciJarraf .: Remember last Feb 14 doing? Lol...balance comes in now (heart) [2/13/17, 5:39:09 PM] Terran: I THOUGHT THE SAME THING JUST A FEW MOMENTS AGO!!!!! Lol [2/13/17, 5:39:52 PM] ... more »

Donald Trump got your goat? Keep calm and ridicule on.

The New York Crank at No More Mister Nice Blog - 6 hours ago
Sometimes the best defense against the menace of Donald Trump is not protest, but ridicule. At least that seems to be what thousands have decided in western Europe. While we Americans, with the exception of most of the late night comedians, fume and rage at this blithering idiot, Europe seems to have developed a sense of humor about it all. Take the case of the “attack” — an attack that in fact never happened — by “terrorist” immigrants who didn’t exist, in Sweden. Said Trump recently, “You look what’s happening last night in Sweden. Sweden! Who would believe this? Sweden! They too... more »

"Things We Don’t Want to Do: Outside the Comfort Zone"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*"Things We Don’t Want to Do: Outside the Comfort Zone"* by Madisyn Taylor, The DailyOM "Doing things we don't want to do, or that scare us, creates flow in our lives and allows us to grow. Most of us have had the experience of tackling some dreaded task only to come out the other side feeling invigorated, filled with a new sense of confidence and strength. The funny thing is, most of the time when we do them, we come out on the other side changed and often wondering what we were so worried about or why it took us so long. We may even begin to look for other tasks we’ve been avoidin... more »

"How Well You Can Swim..."

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
"Sometimes life goes by in a trickle and sometimes life goes by in a flood. It's in those rainy seasons you find out how well you can swim." - Lisa Wingate

The Poet: Robinson Jeffers, "Love That (Not Man Apart From That)"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*"Love That (Not Man Apart From That)"* "Then what is the answer? Not to be deluded by dreams. To know that great civilizations have broken down into violence, and their tyrants come, many times before. When open violence appears, to avoid it with honor or choose the least ugly faction; these evils are essential. To keep one’s own integrity, be merciful and uncorrupted and not wish for evil; and not be duped By dreams of universal justice or happiness. These dreams will not be fulfilled. To know this, and know that however ugly the parts appear the whole remains beautiful. A severed hand I... more »

The Daily "Near You?"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
Umm Al Fahm, Haifa, Israel. Thanks for stopping by!

"Scenes That Never Were, In This Life..."

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
"Thus, a strain of gentle music, or the rippling of water in a silent place, or the odor of a flower, or the mention of a familiar word, will sometimes call up sudden dim remembrances of scenes that never were, in this life; which vanish like a breath; which some brief memory of a happier existence, long gone by, would seem to have awakened; which no voluntary exertion of the mind can ever recall." - Charles Dickens CSNY, “Deja Vu” "We're only here for a short while. And I think it's such a lucky accident, having been born, that we're almost obliged to pay attention. In some ways,... more »

"If Only..."

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

"9 Signs You’re Dealing With An Emotional Manipulator"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 6 hours ago
*"9 Signs You’re Dealing With An Emotional Manipulator"* by Dr. Travis Bradberry "We all know what it feels like to be emotionally manipulated. It can be extremely effective, which is why some unscrupulous individuals do it so much. A few years ago, Facebook, in conjunction with researchers from Cornell and the University of California, conducted an experiment in which they intentionally played with the emotions of 689,000 users by manipulating their feeds so that some users only saw negative stories while others only saw positive stories. Sure enough, when these people posted thei... more »

World News Briefs -- February 22, 2017 (Evening Edition)

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 6 hours ago
*AFP*: *UN needs $4.4 bn for famine relief in four countries* UN aid agencies need $4.4 billion in emergency funding to address famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday. More than 20 million people face starvation in the four countries and action is needed now to avert a humanitarian disaster, Guterres told a news conference at UN headquarters. "We need $4.4 billion by the end of March to avert a catastrophe," he said. *Read more *.... *MIDDLE EAST* US forces have come under *fire in Mosul fight: official.* Iraqi fo... more »

The Falcon

What Is Sustainable at What Is Sustainable - 7 hours ago
 For almost the entire human saga, our ancestors were hunter-gathers. For most of us, these kinfolk are long forgotten in family memory. Quite a bit has been written about wild societies by visiting outsiders from civilization, strangers who could not fully understand the cultures of their subjects. *The Falcon* is the autobiography of John Tanner, a fascinating book that gives readers a ringside seat at a wild society, prior to conquest, from the viewpoint of an insider. Tanner was a white lad born about 1780, in frontier Kentucky, not far from Cincinnati, Ohio. At the age o... more »

Judge Extends Injunction Blocking Texas From Removing Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

Warren Mass at rss - 7 hours ago
[image: judge-extends-injunction-blocking-texas-from-removing-planned-parenthood-from-medicaid] Sam Sparks, a U.S. District Court judge, has extended his injunction blocking Texas from removing Planned Parenthood from Medicaid contracts.

DHS Publishes Memoranda on Immigration Policy to Secure the Border

C. Mitchell Shaw at rss - 7 hours ago
[image: dhs-publishes-memoranda-on-immigration-policy-to-secure-the-border] In keeping with President Trump’s promises to secure the borders of the United States, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published two memoranda on Tuesday detailing how the Trump administration will enforce existing immigration laws both along the border and in the interior.

Around The Empire – Episode 9: The Surveillance State Trump Inherited Feat. Ken Lipp

Dan Wright at Shadowproof - 7 hours ago
On this episode of Around The Empire, journalist Kenneth Lipp discusses the sprawling national security and incarceration state President Trump inherited. The post Around The Empire – Episode 9: The Surveillance State Trump Inherited Feat. Ken Lipp appeared first on Shadowproof.

It’s Perfectly Fine If Rich Benefit From Universal Social Programs

Jon Walker at Shadowproof - 7 hours ago
Calling for laws that would make everyone entitled to the same government assistance to afford health insurance and education is a good thing. The post It’s Perfectly Fine If Rich Benefit From Universal Social Programs appeared first on Shadowproof.

Police Exposed for Ignoring Child Rape Victims as Pedophilia Scandals Rock Britain

The Free Thought Project at The Free Thought Project - 7 hours ago
[image: victims]Multiple victims of pedophilia are now speaking out after their reports to police were met with ridicule and contempt and not taken seriously.

5 Stories the Media Ignored While Obsessing Over Milo

Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project - 7 hours ago
[image: milo]While the media distracts the masses with the rantings of Milo Yiannopolous, major events, that actually matter, are being almost entirely ignored.

Session with Loie 2/18/2017 -- A.O.L. Antarctic Base at 74 Degrees South, 164 Degrees East... PART 2

Obi-Wan Kabuki at AMERICAN KABUKI - 7 hours ago
*Terran note: this viewing I believe to be the same base in part 1, the flow sometimes goes where it will based on what I need to see, but I have no reason to believe this is not the same base. I entered this work very skeptical of my own abilities but have seen in retrosect that they are often quite accurate since December 2014. My conversation on Facebook with Dani lead me to investigate this further, she also saw people inside the base now. I was not sure in the last viewing whether I was viewing the base as it was or as it is now.* Terran to Denice: Dani has also been v... more »

Health Canada Approves Irradiated Beef- You Can Literally Eat Shit!

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 7 hours ago
*And maybe not get sick and possibly have kidney failure...Maybe.* *But why not address the real issues? * *I first covered the request, from the beef industry, to irradiate ground beef in 2013. Unsurprisingly, it's been approved* *2013: Beef Industry is asking Federal Government to approve food irradiation* *Flashback* *THE ONLY BENEFIT OF RADIATED FOOD IS FOR THE FILTHY FACTORY FOOD PRODUCERS. THE FOOD CAN BE FILLED WITH EXCREMENT AND FILTH. THE PROCESSING FACTORIES CAN BE FILTHY DIRTY. IRRADIATION WILL ALLOW FACTORY FOOD PRODUCERS TO CUT CORNERS AND REDUCE COSTS AT YOUR EXPENS... more »

Ukraine News Updates -- February 22, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 7 hours ago
*CNN:* *Ukraine ceasefire: No sign of weapons withdrawal, official says* (CNN)Peace in Eastern Ukraine remains tenuous as a spate of violations of a newly implemented ceasefire continued overnight into Wednesday. A day after the head of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) warned the ceasefire had failed, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urged Kiev and Moscow to hold fast to the agreement. Despite assurances given by both parties, he said, the "ceasefire is not holding." "We can only urgently appeal to both sides to implement the agreements we hav... more »

Stop the presses! What shade(s) of orange do you suppose extraterrestrial Donald Trumps might be?

KenInNY at DownWithTyranny! - 7 hours ago
*"Now we have seven Earth-sized planets to expand our understanding. Yes, we have the possibility to find water and life. But even if we don't, whatever we find will be super interesting."* *-- University of Liège "exoplanet researcher" Michaël Gillon* *by Ken* So here I was, wrestling with a post that would take off from a cluster of one upcoming and two just-forgotten birthdays, and last night's *Real O'Neals* and *The Middle*, so good that you have to wonder how they survived interference by the Disney-ABC network suits, and the whole consuming business of "fitting in" or not. ... more »

The government tries to hide the truth about homelessness, and gets caught red-handed

Sam Woolfe at The Canary - 8 hours ago
The UK Statistics Authority has criticised the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) for misrepresenting homelessness in the UK. Late last year, in a series of briefings for the press, the government claimed that homelessness had halved since 2003. But the UK Statistics Authority has now told the government to stop using “potentially misleading” figures, stressing... Visit www.thecanary.co to read more.

While the media focuses on Trump, a new document release exposes what the CIA really didn’t want us to see

Brad Hoff at The Canary - 8 hours ago
Public interest in leaked and declassified intelligence reports has surged in the era of WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden. But while media outlets focus on the antics of Donald Trump, they continue to ignore hugely revealing information that could really embarrass powerful leaders, organisations, and even entire countries. And recently, as WikiLeaks continues to uncover covert US actions around... Visit www.thecanary.co to read more.

Are Carjackers Using Discarded Shirts as Bait to Lure Victims?

Kim LaCapria at Snopes.com - 8 hours ago
News reports conflated a genuine incident of human trafficking with a completely unrelated claim that traffickers used shirts on windshields as bait.

Did Stephen Miller Throw a White Power Sign?

Dan Evon at Snopes.com - 8 hours ago
A photograph showing Stephen Miller with his hands in an odd configuration is real, but is not proof that the White House advisor was using a "white power" hand symbol.

Quote of the Day: On Milo

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 8 hours ago
*“Going by the public discourse, Milo is a Nazi and we should all punch him, or he's a hero and we should all buy his book. Why is everything a replay of [American] election 2016 over and over and over again? I thought the election was over. As then, I pick none of the above. But you all enjoy yourselves as you degrade our ability to engage in civil discourse. I'll be over here weeping for the fate of the republic.”* ~ Mark V. Kormes . Content is copyright PC.BlogSpot.Com © Permission to republish is granted, with attribution.

Lying Phil Goff

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 8 hours ago
Remember when Auckland mayor Phil Goff pledge to hold rates to 2.5%? As far back as 2015 he told Morning Report, "There is a limit to rate increases, and I think we've reached that limit.” That was just before Lying Len Brown and his cronies hiked them by 9.9%. But far from acknowledging we are now well *beyond* the limit, Goff instead is following in the footsteps of his predecessor. We’re going to limit rates increases to 2.5%? No, stuff that. That was then. That was when he was *campaigning* for the mayor’s job. Now he has it, he doesn’t want to hold rates or cap rates or li... more »

Concerning the health of Donald J. Trump!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 8 hours ago
*TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017This discussion ain't going to happen:* What is the state of Donald J. Trump's mental health? Is it possible that he suffers from some sort of early onset dementia? Is it possible that he is "mentally ill" in some way? Despite an array of peculiar behaviors by the aforementioned President Trump, it seems fairly clear that this discussion isn't about to happen. We say that in spite of Lawrence O'Donnell's intriguing segment last night. *Should* we have some such discussion? The New York Times has made a few feints in that direction, but Sunday's column by... more »

Is Señor Trumpanzee As Much The Anti-Semite As He Appears?

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 8 hours ago
*This morning we referred and linked to an interview Ryan Lizza did with Alt-Right poster boy Milo Yiannopoulos in the New Yorker. What we didn't get into was Milo's excuse for his anti-Semitism, the old saw that he can't be an anti-Semite because he's partly Jewish. * *In one clip, he cavalierly approves of sex with thirteen-year-olds and suggests that he once attended a party at which minors were sexually assaulted. In another, he talks about the “statistical fact” that “Jews own most of the banks” and “completely dominate the media.”* *...He also addressed his claim about Jewis... more »

build robots today

Oberon at GlobaLove Think Tank - 8 hours ago

Curse of Oak Island - Season 4 Finale (sort of)

KRandle at A Different Perspective - 8 hours ago
Well, that certainly was a disappointment. After a week of teasing us with the discovery of a gold coin from deep in the fourth hole they dug, and with their archaeological expert (Dr. Lori and whose last name I didn’t write down) saying that it was an important discovery, we finally learn the truth. It wasn’t a gold coin but a gold-plated button and Dr. Lori wasn’t talking about the button when she talked about the amazing artifact but about the cross that a couple of the McGinnis sisters had which had been handed down through several generations. We’d seen it before. Or, in other ... more »

Germany To Boost Its Army To Almost 200,000 Troops

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
© AFP 2016/ CHRISTOF STACHE *The Independent:* *Germany to boost army to 200000 troops amid growing concern over Donald Trump's commitment to Nato* Germany is to increase the size of its armed forces amid growing concerns over the security of Europe. Troop numbers in the Bundeswehr will be raised to almost 200,000 over the next seven years, under new plans announced on Wednesday. The move comes days after Mike Pence, the US vice-president, called on Nato’s European members to increase military spending. President Donald Trump has repeatedly demanded Europe pay more towards the co... more »

PIZZAGATE PART 6 - THE GOLDWATER, 8CHAN, 2CHAN

Anon at Aangirfan - 8 hours ago
... *Jim Watkins* runs 'The Goldwater', a pro-Trump site that supports the Pizzagate story. Jim Watkins is a 52-year old U.S. Army veteran, whom some people suspect is working for the CIA. ... *Jim Cherney is Jim Watkins, who may or may not be Jewish.* Watkins made a lot of money from *"a pioneering Japanese porn website called Asian Bikini Bar."* Meet The Online Porn Pioneer Who Created A News Site For ... *Kimiaki Yaegashi.* Jim Watkins likes Asian women. *The Goldwater * Jim Watkins owns *8chan and 2chan.* Watkins said he doesn't believe the Pizzagate pizzeria was actuall... more »

Forced Removal: Another "Trail of Tears" Happening at Standing Rock

White Wolf at White Wolf - 9 hours ago
We Will 'Never Be Broken': Facing imminent eviction, Water Protectors stand their ground. Officials refuse to extend the Wednesday eviction deadline as Indigenous protectors plea for help. Faced with an imminent evacuation deadline, Indigenous opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline are vowing to stand their ground despite threats of arrest and possible violence. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday refused to extend the Wednesday 2pm GMT deadline for the few hundred remaining water protectors to vacate the Oceti Sakowin camp, claiming that the camp is at risk of flooding. ... more »

Iranian Revolutionary Guards General: 'Iran Ready To Give U.S. Slap In The Face'

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 9 hours ago
Head of Iran's Revolutionary guards ground forces Mohammad Pakpour (C) attends a funeral ceremony in Tehran October 20, 2009. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl *Reuters:* *Iran ready to give U.S. 'slap in the face': commander* The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday, as Tehran concluded war games. Since taking office last month, U.S. President Donald Trump has pledged to get tough with Iran, warning the Islamic Republic after its ballistic missile test on... more »

There's Nothing Free

Walter E. Williams at rss - 9 hours ago
[image: there-s-nothing-free] Costs can be concealed but not eliminated. If people ignore costs and look only to benefits, they will do darn near anything, because everything has a benefit. Politicians love the fact that costs can easily be concealed. The call for import restrictions, in the name of saving jobs, is politically popular in some quarters. But few talk about the costs. We know there are costs because nothing is free.

Dallas Pension Plan Solution: Everyone Shares the Pain

Bob Adelmann at rss - 9 hours ago
[image: dallas-pension-plan-solution-everyone-shares-the-pain] With the Dallas police and fireman's pension being massively underfunded, it's too bad that the people who made the promises many years ago can't also be called to account.

MSNBC Host: “Our Job” To “Control Exactly What People Think”

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 9 hours ago
*RCP*: *MSNBC's Brzezinski: Trump Thinks He Can "Control Exactly What People Think," But That's "Our Job"* The hosts of MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' comment on President Trump's efforts to "undermine the media." Co-host Mika Brzezinski commented Wednesday morning that she is upset to see President Trump has moved in on the media's turf when it comes to the area of mind control. "He is trying to undermine the media and trying to make up his own facts," she said about Trump. "And it could be that while unemployment and the economy worsens, he could have undermined the messaging so much t... more »

The Battle For The Iraqi City Of Mosul -- News Updates February 22, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 9 hours ago
Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) take part during a battle with Islamic State militants, west of Mosul,Iraq February 22, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer *FOX News*: *US troops have come 'under fire' in and around Mosul, official says* U.S. troops have come "under fire" and have "returned fire" in and around Mosul as allied forces try to retake the city from ISIS, a U.S. military spokesperson said on Wednesday. “When someone is shooting at you, that is combat,” said Col. John Dorrian, the Baghdad-based spokesman, to Pentagon reporters. While Dorrian said U.S. troops are operating “very clo... more »

The Tory government’s latest antics beat even Trump on the ‘screw humanity’ spectrum

Carlyn Harvey at The Canary - 9 hours ago
On 20 February, the Tory government responded to parliamentary questions on Israel. These asked what Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had said to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about his country’s settlement building on Palestinian land. They also asked what the UK government was doing to avoid trading with those settlements. But the response was woeful; […] The post The Tory government’s latest antics beat even Trump on the ‘screw humanity’ spectrum appeared first on The Canary.

See the girl who can shoot glitter from her arm

John Ranson at The Canary - 9 hours ago
Jordan Reeves is 11 years old and has an undeveloped left arm. Her solution? An artificial arm that doubles as a glitter blaster. She calls her creation Project Unicorn. She demonstrated the sparkly attachment on the US equivalent of Dragons’ Den, along with a more practical design for getting paper towels out of dispensers. Jordan also […] The post See the girl who can shoot glitter from her arm appeared first on The Canary.

Given tomorrow’s election, this local front page splash must be stressing the PM right out [IMAGE]

James Wright at The Canary - 9 hours ago
There is a by-election in Copeland on 23 February, so Theresa May must be stressing out about a front-page splash in the constituency’s local paper. Copeland’s local NHS crisis has become a defining feature of the electoral battle. And here’s the front page of The West Cumbria News & Star the day before the election: The […] The post Given tomorrow’s election, this local front page splash must be stressing the PM right out [IMAGE] appeared first on The Canary.

"Just Occasionally...

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 9 hours ago
"And sometimes in life, I imagine, good things do happen. Most of the time, it's the opposite, obviously. But I don't think you should rule out the possibility that just occasionally chance might deal you a good card." - Sebastian Faulks

"How It Really Is"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 9 hours ago

"Who Murdered CIA Director William Colby?"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 9 hours ago
*"Who Murdered CIA Director William Colby?"* by Bill Bonner "Today, we want to share something important. Lord William Rees-Mogg was an adviser to our business, a helpful colleague, and a source of wit and wisdom. The former editor of Britain’s 'The Times' and member of the House of Lords used his prestige and experience to expand our range of contacts and advisers. 20 years ago, something happened to one of them… There was nothing especially unusual about seeing a canoe wash up on the Wicomico River in Southern Maryland. Still, locals thought it was odd. They knew the currents in ... more »

"Apathy and Evil..."

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 9 hours ago
"Apathy and evil. The two work hand in hand. They are the same, really... Evil wills it. Apathy allows it. Evil hates the innocent and the defenseless most of all. Apathy doesn't care as long as it's not personally inconvenienced." - Jake Thoene, "Shaiton's Fire"

Riot Breaks Out in Immigrant Suburb of Stockholm, Sweden

David Emery at Snopes.com - 10 hours ago
Days after President Trump referenced a nonexistent instance of immigrant violence in Sweden, a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant district of Stockholm.

Federal Hiring Freeze Affects Military Childcare Programs

Kim LaCapria at Snopes.com - 10 hours ago
Letters circulating on Facebook indicate that military bases plan to reduce childcare programs because of a federal hiring freeze.

Does a Photograph Show Ivanka Trump with Vladimir Putin and Wendi Murdoch?

Dan Evon at Snopes.com - 10 hours ago
A picture showing First Daughter Ivanka Trump posing with Vladimir Putin and Wendi Murdoch was digitally manipulated.

Three Wisconsin Counties ‘Admit’ They Padded Votes for Trump?

Bethania Palma at Snopes.com - 10 hours ago
An irregularity that showed more ballots cast than votes counted was corrected when the official results were submitted.

Short story: Dead Man’s Trigger

director@ieet.org (IEET) at Ethical Technology - 10 hours ago
My name is Rob, short for Roberta. I’m a private investigator, which means I’m good enough with social networks to do what the police does, just without the automated subpoenas and the retroactively legal hacking. It’s not difficult, really. Nine times out of ten the obvious suspect did it. The bereaved know who did it, acquaintances know who did it, even the police know who did it.

Researcher loses biotech post after reportedly confessing to fraud

Alison McCook at Retraction Watch - 10 hours ago
A researcher has lost his position as a Chief Scientific Officer at a DNA sequencing company after he reportedly confessed to fabricating data in a 2015 paper, now retracted by the Journal of Cell Biology. According to the CEO of Karmagenes, when the company learned about the retraction, the staff “immediately” conferred and decided the researcher […] The post Researcher loses biotech post after reportedly confessing to fraud appeared first on Retraction Watch.

Spitzer finds a more habitable extra-solar system than ours

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 10 hours ago
*I would still bet it's uninhabited* An hour ago, I bought an amazing astronomical telescope for $4. It's a pretty good price, I think, but when it was new, it was actually sold for the same price in the supermarkets! ;-) It's meant to be a gift for an 8-year-old but I've never had such a big telescope in my life and it really works. Sadly, the sky is cloudy now. *An extraterrestrial dog* Many of us were eagerly expecting the press conference on NASA TV at 7 p.m. Prague Winter Time (see also the NASA exoplanets web). I am watching it now. Now we know what happened: the Spitzer... more »

aswan sights

laura k at wmtc - 10 hours ago
We were very tentative about breakfast this morning, in a kind of truce with our stomachs. Breakfast here is an elaborate buffet -- the usual yogurt, honey, and bread, several kinds of cheese, and a few hot dishes. The lovely Shyela and her assistant make a tomato-and-egg dish, fresh falafel, and a bean dish. We had to get out early this morning, so we happened to be there while they were still cooking. Something must have needed thinning; the assistant filled a cup with tap water and added it to her skillet. The dish was almost done and there’s no way that water would be fully bo... more »

Saudi Foreign Minister: Saudi Arabia Ready To Send Special Forces To Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 10 hours ago
King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz attends a Shura Council meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [Bandar Algaloud / Saudi Royal Council / Handout/Anadolu] *Middle East Monitor*: *With US support, Saudi Arabia ready to send special forces to Syria* In cooperation with the United States, Saudi Arabia is “ready to send ground troops” to Syria to fight against Daesh, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir announced on Tuesday. In an exclusive interview with Sueddeutsche Zeitung German newspaper on Tuesday, Al-Jubeir said: “The Kingdom and other Gulf countries said it was ready to all... more »

Syria War News Updates -- February 22, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 10 hours ago
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) gather in northern Deir al-Zor province ahead of an offensive against Islamic State militants, Syria February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Rodi Said *Reuters*: *U.S.-backed alliance enters Syria's Deir al-Zor province: Kurdish military source* The U.S.-backed Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance has crossed into Deir al-Zor province for the first time as part of an offensive against Islamic State, a Kurdish military source said on Tuesday. The advance into the province, most of which is under the control of the ultra-hardline group, is part of an operation to... more »

Oliver Stone: "You Don't Have to Fit In"

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 10 hours ago
*Oliver Stone at the Writers Guild Awards * “You don’t have to fit in. It’s fashionable now to take shots at Republicans and Trump and avoid the Obamas and Clintons. But remember this: In the 13 wars we’ve started over the last 30 years and the $14 trillion we’ve spent, and the hundreds of thousands of lives that have perished from this earth, remember that it wasn’t one leader, but a system, both Republican and Democrat. Call it what you will: the military industrial money media security complex. It’s a system that has been perpetuated under the guise that these are just wars ju... more »

MSNBC Just Admitted: “Our Job” Is To “Control Exactly What People Think”

Claire Bernish at The Free Thought Project - 11 hours ago
[image: msnbc]MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski just admitted it's corporate media's job to 'control exactly what the people think.'

“Show Me Your P***y” Pervert Cop Recorded Sexually Assaulting a Woman & Keeps His Job

Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project - 11 hours ago
[image: recorded]A pervert cop has been recorded demanding women strip for him and even showed one woman a video of himself masturbating, and he still has a job!

Everyone was dead: When Europeans first came to B.C., they stepped into the aftermath of a holocaust

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 11 hours ago
*West Coast Totem Poles* As I was discussing with a fellow blogger last night, we are on the cusp of a "crash" or some kind of epic "sea change" in history. As Yeats famously said "...The Centre Cannot Hold". The lies told by the governing cabal, particularly the lies of 9/11 and afterwards, are the only thing that is holding our society together...and the "official version" lies are coming apart at the seams. While I was pondering the enormity of what we are facing in the near future*...I was presented with a equally shocking glimpse into the past...in the form of an essay publ... more »

Top U.S. General For The Middle East: 'More U.S. Troops May Be Needed Against ISIS In Syria'

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
Commanding General of U.S. Special Operations Command Gen. Joseph Votel. Army.mil *New York Times:* *More U.S. Troops May Be Needed Against ISIS in Syria, a Top General Says* AMMAN, Jordan — More American troops may be needed in Syria to speed the campaign against the Islamic State, the top United States commander for the Middle East said on Wednesday. “I am very concerned about maintaining momentum,” Gen. Joseph L. Votel, the head of the United States Central Command, told reporters accompanying him on a trip to the region. “It could be that we take on a larger burden ourselves,... more »

World News Briefs -- February 22, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
*BBC: **Syria war: Arab-Kurdish fighters enter IS-held Deir al-Zour province* A US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab rebels has advanced into territory held by so-called Islamic State (IS) in Deir al-Zour province, eastern Syria. Kurdish military sources said the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) had captured some 15 villages from IS. Unidentified air strikes killed 11 people in one IS-held village, though it was unclear if this was linked. The SDF hopes to cut IS's supply lines from the oil-rich province to the group's stronghold Raqqa, in the north. *Read more* .... *MIDDLE E... more »

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- February 22, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
The RT-2PM Topol ballistic missile © Alexandr Kryazhev / Sputnik *RT:* *96% of Russian ballistic missile launchers ready for immediate use – defense minister* Ninety-nine percent of Russia’s intercontinental ballistic missile launchers are combat-capable, while 96 percent are ready to be used on short notice, ensuring an efficient strategic deterrent, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu told MPs. “The intercontinental ballistic missiles launchers are being maintained in a way that allows to ensure a nuclear deterrent,” Shoigu told Russian MPs at a State Duma session on Wednesday. *Rea... more »

Greg Hunter, "Trump Has Treason in White House- Robert David Steele"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 11 hours ago
*"Trump Has Treason in White House- Robert David Steele" * By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com "Former CIA operative and military Intel officer, Robert David Steele, says there is no doubt President Trump is dealing with “treason in his own house.” Steele explains, “Donald Trump’s biggest worry right this minute is they are stripping away every single one of his loyal staff members and planting spies in the White House. Reince Priebus, in my judgment, is not loyal to Donald Trump. Reince Priebus’ highest mission in life is to keep Donald Trump from unrigging the system, while helping t... more »

Saturday The DNC Finally Picks A New Chair-- Let's Pray It's Not Another Disaster Like Wasserman Schultz

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 11 hours ago
The DNC charter says a new chairman has to be elected before March 1st. Saturday is as close to the deadline as they could have gotten. It's been a long race, primarily between the progressive wing represented by Keith Ellison and the status quo establishment wing represented by Tom Perez. Obama has been quietly making calls on Perez's behalf. The energy of the Resistance in fully behind Ellison. This week New Hampshire Democratic Chairman Ray Buckley-- also the chairman of the Democratic chairmen organization-- dropped out of the race and, significantly, endorsed Ellison. That's... more »

It turns out that viral ‘Female Cyclist vs White Van Man’ footage was probably staged [VIDEO]

Kerry-anne Mendoza at The Canary - 12 hours ago
Footage of a female cyclist bringing karma to a white van man who harassed her on a busy London street might well have been staged. Eyewitnesses to the event claim to have seen the ‘actors’ rehearsing the scenes several times, and the production company responsible for its release has given a cagey response when asked for […] The post It turns out that viral ‘Female Cyclist vs White Van Man’ footage was probably staged [VIDEO] appeared first on The Canary.

Britain First thinks that Cadbury’s chocolate is funding jihad

John Shafthauer at The Canary - 12 hours ago
The far-right hate group Britain First has lost many battles in the last 12 months. Its London mayoral campaign was a disaster. A judge sent its former leader, Paul Golding, to prison. And another court banned the entire organisation from entering any mosque in the UK. The current leader, Jayda Fransen, hasn’t let this stop her from […] The post Britain First thinks that Cadbury’s chocolate is funding jihad appeared first on The Canary.

Porcupine Fish Refuses To Leave His Trapped Friend’s Side

White Wolf at White Wolf - 12 hours ago
It’s a friendship that’s making waves around the world. A video posted by Core Sea shows a porcupine fish ensnared in a net in Chaloklum Bay, Thailand. But this fish isn’t alone. There’s a fishy friend nearby who won’t leave the trapped pal — even as a human approaches. The fish in the net puffs up in case the person is a threat, but it’s just the opposite: The friendly human uses a piece of glass to free the fish while the porcupine pal keeps close watch: Not only can these fish swallow water and raise their spines to make themselves look bigger and fiercer, but they also harbo... more »

David Talbott - Discourses on an Alien Sky - the recording of prehistoric man

Mike Philbin at Mike Philbin's free planet blog - 12 hours ago
best part from the 26-part catastrophy-catharsis *Discourses on an Alien Sky* by David Talbott. Is this *REALLY* how our skies used to look to our ancient ancestors? Wild...

Does Cooking with Aluminum Foil Put You at Risk for Alzheimer’s?

Alex Kasprak at Snopes.com - 12 hours ago
Sensationalist stories about how cooking with aluminum foil will give you Alzheimer's rely on a number of untested assumptions that sometimes strain credulity.

UK Bans Naming Streets After Politicians, Heroes In Case They Get Exposed as Pedophiles

Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project - 13 hours ago
Britain's elite are being exposed as pedophiles at such a high rate that naming streets after them has been banned because it's too costly to replace them.

HOW WE GOT HERE, CONTINUED: Fighting some truly heinous lies!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 13 hours ago
*WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017Part 3—Praising, ignoring some others:* We're so old that we can remember one of her most heinous lies. The speaker was the first lady, Hillary Clinton. On June 10, 1999, she heinously made the remarks shown below while appearing on one of our national treasures, NBC's Today Show: COURIC (6/10/99): *Speaking of sports, how about those Knicks?* CLINTON: How about those Knicks? COURIC: Did you watch last night? CLINTON: I watched some last night. I got back from Binghamton, dropped by a party, and saw most of the third quarter out of the corner of my ey... more »

Milo and Minimizing Man-boy Lust

Selwyn Duke at rss - 13 hours ago
[image: milo-and-minimizing-man-boy-lust] Self-described “virtuous troll” Milo Yiannopoulos has long gotten away with peddling vice, but this apparently changed Sunday when two videos surfaced of the Internet provocateur speaking of man-boy lust in glowing terms.

China - US - North Korea Update

LL at Virtual Mirage - 13 hours ago
At the 21 February daily press conference, PRC Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang fielded several press questions about the announcement that a US carrier battle group will conduct regular patrols in the South China Sea. The first questioner asked for China’s response to the announcement. “The United States has announced that it is sending an aircraft carrier battle group to the South China Sea to carry out regular patrols. What is the Chinese side's response to that?” Geng replied, “The Chinese side has noted relevant reports. The Chinese side always respects the freedom of nav... more »

Mosul Campaign Day 127, Feb 21, 2017

Joel Wing at MUSINGS ON IRAQ - 13 hours ago
As happens too many times Iraqi propaganda got ahead of what was happening on the ground in the fight against the Islamic State. Yesterday the Federal Police announcedthat they and the Rapid Reaction Division had taken the town of Abu Saif, which is just outside the southern tip of Mosul. In fact, fighting continuedthere into the next day February 21 as insurgents were hiding in tunnels, before it was declared freedonce again, although the Islamic State still held a cement factory just outside of town. The two police units were consolidatingtheir position around Abu Saif building ... more »

Did President Trump Sign Visa-Free Travel Policies for Various Countries?

David Mikkelson at Snopes.com - 14 hours ago
Fake news sites pumped out false stories about President Trump's signing visa-free travel policies for residents of a number of different countries.

DUTCH ANARCHY

Anon at Aangirfan - 14 hours ago
Parents; the most loyal agents for the torture control Matrix. Web-Based Brain Damage and Mindless Data Consumption. The Trinity of Consciousness What Is Truth? ‘Live at AV7’ with guests Max Igan and Willem Felderhof TV is Mind Control through Physiological and Psychological Manipulation The Purpose Of Geoengineering And Chemtrails Is Death Mainstream Media Normalizing Geoengineering for Saving the Planet Social engineering in the West; the shutting down of human consciousness. Srebrenica, another dirty pack of lies to legitimize and cover up NATO warcrimes. MORE

Live Videos Standing Rock Camp Feb. 22, 2017

brendanorrell@gmail.com at CENSORED NEWS - 14 hours ago
At 4:40 pm, riot police now arresting water protectors at Oceti Sakowin. In video above, police tackled E-Eric Poemz. He is saying his hip is broken! Arrests underway at Oceti Sakowin 4 pm 4 pm Police moving in Live from Standing Rock Camp Feb. 22, 2017 It is now 3 pm, police have not yet raided camp. Ceremonial fires burned through structures. Police

Today's Corporate News Agenda

Karen Garcia at Sardonicky - 14 hours ago
His name is Milo Yiannopoulos, and he ran Breitbart News until the other day . Then something outrageous he once said about pedophilia lost him his job, ruined his book deal and rescinded his invitation to the annual CPAC confab. Bill Maher had just had him on his show to display what an open-minded liberal Bill Maher is, and what wusses other liberals are. Maher is, of course, taking full credit for Milo's stunning downfall. *But following the show, Mr. Maher came under attack for the chummy and conciliatory vibe of his conversation with Mr. Yiannopoulos and for a panel segment, br... more »

Spirit of the Ancestors: Thunder and Lightning lights up Standing Rock sky before forced evacuation

White Wolf at White Wolf - 14 hours ago
Tomorrow the Goverment will force indigenous peoples off treaty lands. Tonight the thunder beings are here with us. The Thunder Beings are a race of powerful storm spirits from Algonquian mythology that live in the sky and cause thunder and lightning. They are strongly associated with birds, but may appear in legends as powerful sky-beings, giant eagles, or an intermediate form between the two, such as a bird with a human head. Thunder Beings are dangerous spirits who sometimes kill people with their powers, but they are also sworn enemies of the horned serpents and sometimes rescue... more »

You’re not imagining it. A major report says we actually are returning to the 1930s

Sophia Akram at The Canary - 14 hours ago
Amnesty International has released its annual report, and with it comes a damning statement. The organisation warns that politicians using the “us vs them” rhetoric are leading us to a more divided and dangerous world. And it’s also calling for “human rights heroes” to join together against growing hatred. Politics of demonisation The report, called The State […] The post You’re not imagining it. A major report says we actually are returning to the 1930s appeared first on The Canary.

Blair and Mandelson are running around Stoke punching potential voters

John Shafthauer at The Canary - 14 hours ago
In the last day of campaigning for Stoke-on-Trent Central, Labour has been trying to reach as many voters as possible. The united front was somewhat let down by the former leader of the party, however. Primarily because Tony Blair and his little buddy, Peter Mandelson, have been running around punching potential voters in the lower […] The post Blair and Mandelson are running around Stoke punching potential voters appeared first on The Canary.

Twitter’s just shown its true colours, and it’s bad news for workers’ rights [TWEETS]

Steve Topple at The Canary - 14 hours ago
On Wednesday 22 February, Twitter appeared to lose any sense of balance. One of its ‘Moments’ (curated stories) tackled the London tube strike, but the result was hardly balanced. Tube strike A 24-hour tube strike by members of the RMT and ASLEF unions took place from 9pm on Tuesday 21 February. And the hashtag #TubeStrike was trending […] The post Twitter’s just shown... Visit www.thecanary.co to read more.

Cop Admits to Sex with a Child, Escapes Jail AND Gets $15K in Severance Pay

Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project - 15 hours ago
[image: child]A cop admitted to having sex with a child, was indicted, pleaded guilty, and was given a two-year paid vacation and a sweet severance package.

NBC puts out a disgusting piece of trash video using children as props...

Adrienne at Adrienne's Corner - 15 hours ago
*this is disturbing on so many levels.* *NB: We are experiencing some internet problems with our provider. There appears to be an outage of some sort. Comments seem to have disappeared - for what reason I have no idea. This may last several hours. Thank you for your patience) * What would possess a "news" agency to publish this reprehensible propaganda enlisting children to spout off such corrosive rhetoric? And these are the same people who claim to be insulted by being called fake news? The lines these kids had to memorize and regurgitate for the camera are about as ridiculou... more »

A new reproducibility fix? Get your work checked before it’s published

Alison McCook at Retraction Watch - 15 hours ago
Most researchers by now recognize there’s a reproducibility crisis facing science. But what to do about it? Today in Nature, Jeffrey S. Mogil at McGill University and Malcolm R. Macleod at the University of Edinburgh propose a new approach: Restructure the reporting of preclinical research to include an extra “confirmatory study” performed by an independent lab, […] The post A new reproducibility fix? Get your work checked before it’s published appeared first on Retraction Watch.

Argument: President Trump Needs To Nationalize Health Care To Honor His Campaign Promise

News Staff at Science 2.0 blogs - 15 hours ago
You might think that after the November elections, the last group anyone will listen to for guidance on the American public are partisan pundits. But they are still lobbying for an alternative result, now saying that if President Trump wants to honor his commitment to repealing the The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) while allowing more coverage, better benefits, and lower costs, the only choice is a Single Payer system; socialized medicine. They list now-famous pretend money, the same optimistic estimates that led to the Obamacare system being financially via... more »

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Jenna Orkin at From the Wilderness' Peak Oil Blog - 15 hours ago
*From Jenna Orkin* Alan Greenspan: Ron Paul Was Right About The Gold Standard Radiation levels in one Fukushima reactor high enough to kill a human in two minutes French Nuclear Watchdog Gives An Update On Mysterious Radioactive Iodine Blanketing Europe TSA Security Breach At JFK Allows Eleven Unchecked Passengers On Flights German Minister Calls For 'Plan B': "Greece Should Pledge Gold, Real Estate For New Loans" Oxford University is in talks to set up a campus in Paris to keep EU links post-Brexit CPAC disinvites Milo Yiannopoulos after video it describes as 'condoning pedo... more »

The Numbers Don't Lie

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 15 hours ago
Research done by SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute) for global total of military spending in 2015. US leads the pack spending 36% of the world share. Add NATO members/partners to the US numbers and you get well over 50%. Russia comes in at 4% and last year (2016) they actually cut their military budget due to economic sanctions and drop in oil revenues. So is Russia really able to 'recreate the Soviet Empire' and attack Europe as the western media and Washington-London-Brussels-Berlin-Paris claim? Total nonsense. The numbers speak for themselves. Bruce

Resistance Has Many Forms-- From Refusing To Work For The Fascist Regime To Voting Out Its Enablers

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 15 hours ago
Showing up at congressional town hall meetings is sending a powerful message congressmembers are hearing. Marching and demonstrating against Trump and Trumpism is sending a message they're hearing as well. Supporting the voices of the Resistance inside Congress is another way of sending a strong, clear message. But nothing sends a message like showing up on election day and joining with your neighbors to make real change. 2018 is going to be the whole enchilada-- the one shot we have to stop Trump and Bannon in their tracks by taking the House of Representatives away from enablers... more »

Wednesday Morning Links

Greg Fingas at Accidental Deliberations - 16 hours ago
Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. - Daniel Tencer reports on Pierre Kohler and Servaas Storm's study showing that the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement figures to cost jobs and wages in Canada and across Europe. - Jim Tankersley explains the initial rise of the stock market since November's U.S. election, while offering reason to doubt that any boost will last. And Robert Reich points out that Donald Trump's actual plans are only likely to cause economic harm in the long run. - Joseph Stiglitz writes that the only way to ride out Trump's stay in office w... more »

Easy Emergency Clutch

Debra Hawkins at Housewife Eclectic - 16 hours ago
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MoreMomentsWithExcedrin #CollectiveBias While our family vacations have included some of my very favorite memories, they have also included some of our most stressful. Theme parks are some of our favorite places for a vacation. They can be truly magical but keeping every one together and fed is a challenge in and of itself. As a migraine sufferer, you would think that I would be prepared in case one hits, but I think I always hope that they are a thing of the passed. Last ye... more »

Russia's Defense Minister Tells UK Defense Secretary Fallon: ‘Don’t Tell A Bear What To Do’

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 16 hours ago
*RT*:* ‘Don’t tell a bear what to do’: Russia brushes off UK warning not ‘to stick paws in’ Libya* The Russian defense minister has warned against telling “a bear what to do,” as he was commenting on his British counterpart, describing Russia as “a bear” and saying the West does not need it “sticking its paws in” Libya. “While on the ‘animal’ topic… What do they [UK] have on their coat of arms? A lion, I guess. There is an old saying: all lions are felines, but not all felines are lions. Let everyone mind their own business. I don’t think that there is an animal in their zoo that ... more »

Why U.S. Ground Troops In Syria Is A Very Bad Idea

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 16 hours ago
US Special Troops Battalion (Reuters / Peter Andrews) *Stephen D. Bryen and Shoshana Bryen, American Interest:* *US Ground Troops for Syria: A Really Bad Idea* The president is being asked by the Pentagon to provide U.S. ground troops to fight ISIS in Syria. If the president is wise, he will run as fast as he can the other way. There are four potential traps here: * The cost in American lives; * The nature of the Syrian civil war that encompasses the fight against ISIS, which means we may find ourselves on the battlefield with Russia, Iran, and the genocidal government of Syria; *... more »

The Middle Eastern Alliance Against Iran Involves Israel

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 16 hours ago
*Reuters:* *Saudi Arabia, Israel present de facto united front against Iran* Saudi Arabia and Israel both called on Sunday for a new push against Iran, signaling a growing alignment in their interests, while U.S. lawmakers promised to seek new sanctions on the Shi'ite Muslim power. Turkey also joined the de facto united front against Tehran as Saudi and Israeli ministers rejected an appeal from Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for Sunni Gulf Arab states to work with Tehran to reduce violence across the region. While Saudi Arabia remains historically at odds with Israel... more »

Yemen Army Chief Killed In Missile Attack

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 16 hours ago
*BBC*:* Yemen crisis: Army chief killed in missile strike on camp* Yemen's deputy army commander has been killed in a missile strike by Houthi rebels on a Red Sea army camp, military officials say. Maj Gen Ahmed Saif al-Yafei is said to have died in the attack outside the port city of Mokha. His death will be seen as a major setback for government forces, which are backed by a Saudi-led coalition. The Yemeni government has yet to recapture the capital, Sanaa, after two years of civil war. Maj Gen Yafei was killed along with several others when the missile hit the army camp near M... more »

Three Empires

Owen Gray at Northern Reflections - 16 hours ago
Donald Trump has a fevered brain. But, James Laxer writes, there is a method to his madness. Under the tutelage of Steve Bannon, he seeks to establish a new world order -- something quite different than the system which was established after World War II: Since 1945, America’s political leadership has developed an international, liberal global order with the United States at its centre. The system privileged the American dollar and American corporations, bolstering the “free world” with the might of the U.S. military. The goal was to keep America at the core and to push the Sovie... more »

Prince Charles And The Age Of The (Royal) Train

Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 16 hours ago
By Paul Homewood http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/02/18/royal-train-saved-scrapheap-queen-makes-known-still-favoured/ From the Telegraph: Since the reign of Queen Victoria its well upholstered carriages and trusty locomotives have ferried members of the Royal Family the length and breadth of the country. However, the expense of running the Royal Train led to questions from MPs over its continuing use and […]

We need to talk about what happened on BBC Newsnight last night, because it was not OK [VIDEO]

Kerry-anne Mendoza at The Canary - 16 hours ago
Last night, BBC Newsnight featured a segment on the NHS in which cancer specialist Dr Karol Sikora called the health service “the last bastion of communism”. While dissenting views on the NHS are fine, it is important to know the financial interests and background of the speaker. Sikora has financial interests in privatising the NHS, […] The post We need to talk about what... Visit www.thecanary.co to read more.

Theresa May’s arrogant snub right before a crucial by-election shows exactly why the Tories should lose

Carlyn Harvey at The Canary - 16 hours ago
On 21 February, Downing Street refused to accept a petition from Cumbrian healthcare campaigners. The snub comes just two days before a crucial by-election in that county. The rebuff was either an act of complete arrogance, or cowardice. But either way, it explains why the Tories may well lose. Don’t answer and they’ll go away […] The post Theresa May’s arrogant snub... Visit www.thecanary.co to read more.

Leaked Report: Six Million Migrants Want To Enter Europe

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 17 hours ago
Breitbart reports http://www.breitbart.com/london/2017/02/22/leaked-report-six-million-migrants-want-to-enter-europe/ that: 'A leaked secret report from the German security authorities has revealed that almost six million migrants from countries around the Mediterranean want to enter Europe. The report, which was obtained by German tabloid Bild, claims that there are at least 5.95 million migrants in countries around the Mediterranean who are seeking to enter Europe. In Turkey alone, the report estimates there to be 2.93 million migrants who have set their sights on the benefits ... more »

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jonjayray at EDUCATION WATCH INTERNATIONAL - 17 hours ago
*Now Calhoun's Replacement at Yale is Under Fire from Leftist racists* Calhoun College — which for decades and without incident paid homage to John C. Calhoun — was recently ordered by Yale University to revise its name to placate the demands of campus moral do-gooders. But the purging isn’t quite the victory some envisioned. As it turns out, Grace Hopper, the woman selected as Calhoun’s replacement, has yet another grievance group crying foul. The consternation this time is even more peculiar — Hopper, a female who rose to the impressive rank of Naval Admiral and greatly expanded... more »

Donald Trump’s Disastrous Relationship with the Questionable Kazakh Business World (Bayrock-Arif, Sater, Sapir, Russia, Trump Soho, Trump Fort Lauderdale, etc.)

miningawareness at Mining Awareness + - 17 hours ago
From TheBlackSea.eu Football Leaks Series: “Donald Trump’s disastrous relationship with the dodgy Kazakh business world, by MICHAEL BIRD / 2016-12-16 … Continue reading →

The Donald Trump Story You’ve Not Been Hearing Enough About-Yet

miningawareness at Mining Awareness + - 17 hours ago
“The Donald Trump Story You’re Not Hearing About June 21, 2016 by Todd Gitlin This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. … Continue reading →

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JR at GREENIE WATCH - 17 hours ago
*Fake news at the NYT* *The article below appeared in the NYT as "How an Interoffice Spat Erupted Into a Climate-Change Furor". In the best traditions of the Green/Left it is an attempt to discredit scientific dissent by "ad hominem" abuse. It refers to the Bates revelations about the Tom Karl "pause" paper but has no science in it at all. It is just an extended effort to discredit the motives of Bates.It gives no answer to the important allegation that Karl constructed his temperature database by using invalid ocean temperature measurements and mentions not at all the Fyfe ... more »

TRUMP'S ANTI-RUSSIAN McMASTER

Anon at Aangirfan - 17 hours ago
*Herbert.* Trump has chosen General Herbert Raymond *McMaster* to be his National Security Advisor McMaster's prior assignments include Ft. Benning and the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. "Throughout his career, McMaster has established himself as a hawk against Russia... "In a 2016 speech to the Virginia Military Institute, McMaster stressed the need for the US to have 'strategic vision' in its fight against 'hostile revisionist powers' - such as Russia ... and Iran" Trump national security adviser McMaster *Alison Jackson* "In a talk given at the Cen... more »

Robert David Steele: Deep State Isolating Trump from We the People

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 17 hours ago
Robert David Steele: Trump Has Treason in White House by Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Former CIA operative and military Intel officer, Robert David Steele, says there is no doubt President Trump is dealing with “treason in his own house.” Steele explains, “Donald Trump’s biggest worry right this minute is they are stripping away every single one of […]

Is The Deep State Slowly Eliminating Russian Diplomats?

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 17 hours ago
Published on Feb 21, 2017 DHS is now enforcing the Presidents immigration plan. DHS is suddenly locked out of their computers, this was due to a software glitch. Trump was right about migrants in Sweden, things did get out of hand. Assange says the corporate media is not publishing news they are putting out weaponized […]

Corbett Report: How The CIA Lets In The Terrorists — Michael Springmann

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 17 hours ago
Published on Feb 17, 2017 SHOW NOTES AND MP3 AUDIO: https://www.corbettreport.com/?p=14061 J. Michael Springmann of MichaelSpringmann.com joins us to discuss his new book, Visas for al-Qaeda: CIA Handouts that rocked the world. We discuss Springmann’s experience at the U.S. consulate in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia in the 1980s and the ongoing CIA program to illegally […]

Dear Undecided Stoke Central Voter

Phil at All That Is Solid ... - 17 hours ago
You should definitely vote Labour on Thursday 23rd February. And depending on which way you're leaning, I'm going to tell you why. Firstly, if you're finding UKIP attractive you should bear a few things in mind. Just take a look at Paul Nuttall. Here you have a man whose sole distinguishing characteristic is his lying. This isn't fibbing to make a CV look a little better, no, he's taken Hillsborough and used it to cast himself as a victim, as someone scarred by tragedy. You have to ask yourself, is this the sort of man you want representing you in Parliament? It's also worth lookin... more »

HuffPo Allows Vaccine Related Posts Then "Poof!" They're Gone

Age of Autism at AGE OF AUTISM - 18 hours ago
By Anne Dachel Feb 21, 2017 I watched censorship happen right before my eyes on Huffington Post on Tuesday morning. I was looking over the news and saw two stories that had just been published on Google. I looked at...

World Mercury Project $100,000 Challenge

Age of Autism at AGE OF AUTISM - 18 hours ago
National Press Club Press conference February 2017. 32:00 Robert Kennedy, Jr.: “…Tony Muhammad came because he saw autism exploding in his community. It is the black neighborhoods that are getting the thimerosal vaccines. It appears to be that African Americans...

More good news about the UK economy

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 18 hours ago
There's more good news about the UK economy this morning. UK GDP growth for the fourth quarter of 2016 has been revised higher this morning to +0.7%, higher than the expected +0.6%. The Office for National Statistics revealed export growth of 4.1%, which alongside a fall in imports of 0.4% means net trade added 1.3% to growth. Not a word on the institutionally anti Brexit BBC homepage as yet. Are they trying to find a Remoaner to explain why this is a) despite Brexit and/or b) actually bad news.

We Are Not Going To Let....An Inspirational Quotation From President Trump

Stranger in a Strange Land at Stranger in a Strange Land - 19 hours ago
*I will admit that I was not so keen on Donald Trump being our President before the election but the more I listened to what he was saying, the more I found that I agree with him on much of his policy. I now thoroughly enjoy listening to his truthful talk and see him as a voice for reason and common sense in a world gone mad with so many unable to see reality or what is right before their eyes. * *As I watch MSM on television news or read in newspapers or on the net it is clear to see an orchestrated attack against him. It is a global effort since the same party line is coming ... more »

Hump Day Follies

LL at Virtual Mirage - 19 hours ago
*Those Amusing Progressives* At the end of 2015, even the Democrats were conceding that ObamaCare was bankrupt. Fewer and fewer insurers were accepting it and in some states there were areas where NO insurers accepted the flawed program at all. The price of ObamaCare skyrocketed. It was just another tax and that tax money was wasted. What a surprise. There is an option for progressives who pine for the joy of national healthcare insurance. Immigrate to Canada. They're accepting anyone these days including terrorists. Some smaller nations with big incomes from oil and other natural... more »

Islamic State Suicide Bomber ‘Was A Briton Freed From Guantánamo’ And Paid £1million As Compensation

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 20 hours ago
UK national Jamal Udeen al-Harith was photographed moments before blowing himself up in an attack on a military facility near Mosul in Iraq (pictured) *Daily Mail:* *The ISIS suicide bomber YOU paid £1million! British fighter who blew himself up in Mosul was compensated for serving time in Gitmo - after Tony Blair got him freed - then fled to join ISIS* * The suicide car bomber was named as British fanatic Jamal Udeen al-Harith, 50 * Born Ronald Fiddler, the Muslim convert was detained at Guantanamo in 2002 * He was freed after two years following lobbying from Tony Blair's Governme... more »

BRIT ISIS BOMBER; EX-GUANTANAMO

Anon at Aangirfan - 20 hours ago
*ISIS photo of Ronald Fiddler, aka Abu Zakariya al-Britani, aka **Jamal al Harith, aka Jamal Udeen.* Ronald Fiddler was born in Manchester in the UK to parents who had immigrated there from Jamaica. Ronald Fiddler. Ronald Fiddler's parents were devout Christians. dailymail. Ronald Fiddler attended Ducie High School in Moss Side, Manchester, before becoming a student at nearby Wythenshawe Technical College. Ronald Fiddler may have been recruited by the security services while at college. Ronald Fiddler worked as a web designer, the BBC reports. According to the BBC, Ronald Fid... more »

Ingots of orichalcum, Corinthian helmets and amphorae found off the coast of Sicily

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 20 hours ago
*[image: Ingots of orichalcum, Corinthian helmets and amphorae found off the coast of Sicily]* Nice enough as we have an excellent example of a shipment of both product and raw material That the copper had a high zinc content is a natural consequence of the source mine and should be expected for most everyday work I do not think that this is Orichalcum at all. I had thought that orichalcum might be a copper gold combination that would allow chemical rubbing to produce a gold protective layer. However the report that this particular metal had a natural red color changes my ... more »

Cannabis May Soon be Used in Stroke and Cardiac Emergencies

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 20 hours ago
This should be applied immediately. We already know that this drug happens to be safe. Thus application should be no more controversial than applying ice packs. That it halts damage from a stroke is super important as that is the core problem for recovery success. As said, the sooner the better as this drug is well understood including the faux controversy. .. *Cannabis May Soon be Used in Stroke and Cardiac Emergencies* * Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 100 active cannabinoids in cannabis. It accounts for 40 percent of the plant's extract and widely considered to be o... more »

"Fumbling Towards Collapse"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 20 hours ago
*"Fumbling Towards Collapse"* by James Howard Kunstler "In all the smoke and fog emitted by Trump and his adversaries, it must be hard to make out the actual issues dogging this society, and even when you can, to find a coherent position on them. This was nicely illustrated in Paul Krugman’s fatuous column in Monday’s New York Times, “On Economic Arrogance”- the title describes Krugman’s own attitude to a T. In it, Krugman attempts to account for the no-growth economy by marshaling the stock-in-trade legerdemain of academic economics: productivity, demographics, and labor metrics. ... more »

Musical Interlude: Simon & Garfunkel, "The Boxer"

noreply@blogger.com (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 20 hours ago
Simon & Garfunkel, "The Boxer" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzUEL7vw60U

George Washington’s Christianity

Steve Byas at rss - 21 hours ago
[image: george-washington-s-christianity] Many infidels like to say that George Washington was a deist. But the historical record strongly suggests that he was a sincere believer in the deity of Jesus Christ, and trusted Him for the salvation of his soul.

UK: “INTO ETERNITY” …IN PRESTON

miningawareness at Mining Awareness + - 21 hours ago
Originally posted on Radiation Free Lakeland: Radiation Free Lakeland’s Marianne Birkby is honoured to be invited to speak at the next Mystery Tea…

Is Russian President Putin Worth $200 Billion?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 21 hours ago
*Daily Mail: **Is Putin the world's real richest man? After 17 years in power, Russian leader has a '$200 billion fortune, 58 planes and helicopters and 20 palaces and country retreats'* * During his two decades in power, Putin's net worth has been widely speculated * One of the most quoted guesses of the 64-year-old's net worth is Political analyst Stanslav Belkovsky's 2007 estimation of $40billion * But Bill Browder, author and a former fund manager in Russia, has said the president could be worth upwards of $200billion * It was revealed last year that Putin could have access to... more »

Do you remember when Barack Obama told Russia's Medvedev that he'd have 'more flexibility' after the election?

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 21 hours ago
https://youtu.be/4ULl1AWaWdo Oddly I don't remember the BBC, CNN, MSNBC being outraged by Barack Hussein Obama's comments to Mr Medvedev, that he said he would pass on the Vladimir Putin.

The incredible inventions of intuitive AI

director@ieet.org (IEET) at Ethical Technology - 21 hours ago
What do you get when you give a design tool a digital nervous system? Computers that improve our ability to think and imagine, and robotic systems that come up with (and build) radical new designs for bridges, cars, drones and much more — all by themselves. Take a tour of the Augmented Age with futurist Maurice Conti and preview a time when robots and humans will work side-by-side to accomplish things neither could do alone.

The Main Stream Media's Grand Plan

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 21 hours ago

Enormous pit of melting carbon the size of Mexico discovered under US

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 22 hours ago
[image: Enormous pit of melting carbon the size of Mexico discovered under US] This headline is seriously wrong. What is really happening is that bound CO2 is available to be broken out of its host rocks and then released ultimately to the surface. So over geological time this CO2 will make it back up. It is no threat even then because CO2 get absorbed the same way. Real liquid carbon would be seriously exciting however. . *Enormous pit of melting carbon the size of Mexico discovered under US * *Published time: 14 Feb, 2017 17:11* *Molten lava file photo © Reuters... more »

The Alluring Falsehood of Socialism

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 22 hours ago
The fundamental flaw in socialism is that it tacitly accepts the authority of the King and promotes that instead of community in particular and at the expense of community which forces out the individual too easily. With that you have what is an attractive bundle of intentions along with a surfeit of expensive rent seekers attempting to justify their incomes. This is obvious and wrong and naturaly attracts blowback by a counter political movement to rationalise what has been created but not properly replace or improve. Divesting authority to the natural community settles all... more »

Azerbaijan's President Appoints His Wife As Vice President

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
*DW*: *Azerbaijan President appoints wife as First Vice President* *Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev has appointed his socialite wife Mehriban as the country's 'First Vice President.' The opposition denounced the move as a 'first step to the establishment of an absolute monarchy.'* Azerbaijan's president, Ilham Aliyev, on Tuesday appointed his wife Mehriban, a prominent socialite, to the second highest position in the oil-rich Caspian nation. The appointment places her next in line to the president in the country's hierarchy and has sparked condemnation from the opposition. "M... more »

National Security Adviser General McMaster: The War Complex' Resident Parrot

Land Destroyer at Land Destroyer - 22 hours ago
*February 22, 2017* (Tony Cartalucci - NEO) - It was recently announced that US President Donald Trump selected US Army Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster as his National Security Adviser. The New York Times in their article, "Trump Chooses H.R. McMaster as National Security Adviser," would report: *President Trump appointed Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster as his new national security adviser on Monday, picking a widely respected military strategist known for challenging conventional thinking and helping to turn around the Iraq war in its darkest days.* In reality, what President... more »

Tweet For Today

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe is one of Africa's longest-serving presidents. At 93, he vows to remain in power https://t.co/FfwtV2cBqd pic.twitter.com/kb9q7lssOK — AFP news agency (@AFP) February 21, 2017

Ecuador Election Officials Deny Claims Of Fraud In Counting The Votes For The Next President

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
*AFP:* *Ecuador officials deny fraud claims in presidency vote* Quito (AFP) - Ecuadoran officials denied claims of attempted fraud in a tightly-fought election as the last votes were counted Tuesday with the ruling socialists looking likely to face a hard-to-win runoff vote. With just over 95 percent of ballots counted from Sunday's election, leftist ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno had 39.21 percent of the vote, according to the National Electoral Council. That was just short of the 40 percent needed to avoid a runoff on April 2 against his conservative rival Guillermo Lasso, ... more »

Quantum Biology – Wandering where the edge is

director@ieet.org (IEET) at Ethical Technology - 23 hours ago
I have had thoughts about quantum mechanics and biology for many years - ever since my thermodynamics class in chemistry as an undergrad. I discussed and developed them over the years. When I thought it was ready, decades ago, I wrote to Linus Pauling about my speculation that the most important differentiator for life is that from the molecular scale to the organization of organs, chaos (in the mathematical chaos theory sense) is the organizing principle. This means that living organisms are all potentially sensitive to quantum events. He was kind enough to write back, and I thin... more »

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
A sniper from Iraq's Federal Police force takes aim at Islamic State positions from the roof of a house on the frontline in Albu Saif, south of Mosul, Iraq February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

George Washington’s Vision

David Mikkelson at Snopes.com - 1 day ago
Did George Washington tell of an angel who revealed a prophetic vision of America to him at Valley Forge?

Former Australian Defense Chief: 'Because Of China Stay Away From Joining U.S. Navigation Exercises In The South China Sea'

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
*The Australian*:* Stay away from China, former defence chief warns* Former chief of the Defence Force, Sir Angus Houston, has surprised hawks in the military establishment by warning against freedom-of-navigation exercises near Chinese-constructed islands in the South China Sea. Defence Minister Marise Payne responded by labelling Sir Angus’s comments — which back the government’s position — as a “constructive contribution”, while Labor said it would stick to its harder line and advocate for the exercises. The comments come amid ­signals from the Trump administration it will adop... more »

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Not Gonna Say Your Name’ By Entrance

Kevin Gosztola at Shadowproof - 1 day ago
Multiple efforts led by musicians have launched since President Donald Trump’s inauguration to raise funds for organizations involved in efforts to defend those who will be most impacted by Trump’s agenda. This week’s featured protest song comes from one of those efforts. “Our First 100 Days” is a project, where The post Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Not Gonna Say Your Name’ By Entrance appeared first on Shadowproof.

The Trumpezoic Era

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
*Sidd Bikkannavar* One of my friends is a senior VP at one of the major American investment firms. A couple of years ago her company took all the senior officers for a convention in China. They were instructed to leave their cell phones and computers at home and were all give clean electronics with no data. That seemed extreme to me. I recently spent a day in the Beijing airport. A friend of mine from one of the big Silicon Valley tech firms warned me to not turn on my phone unless I didn't mind all the data being compromised instantly. So I kept it powered down; never turned it on ... more »

China Deploying Long-Range Surface-To-Air Missiles On South China Sea Islands

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*(Click on Image to Enlarge)* *Reuters:** Exclusive: China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles - U.S. officials* China, in an early test of U.S. President Donald Trump, is nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed to house long-range surface-to-air missiles, two U.S. officials told Reuters. The development is likely to raise questions about whether and how the United States will respond, given its vows to take a tough line on China in the South China Sea. China claims almost all... more »

Parents – the Most Loyal Agents for the Torture Control Matrix

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 1 day ago
*Willem Felderhof* - There is a war being waged against you and your children. The post Parents – the Most Loyal Agents for the Torture Control Matrix appeared first on Waking Times.

Spain Sets Massive Precedent – Charges Its Central Bankers in Court

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 1 day ago
*Claire Bernish* - Is the tide turning against criminal bankers? The post Spain Sets Massive Precedent – Charges Its Central Bankers in Court appeared first on Waking Times.

Is a Trump-Putin Detente Dead?

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Is a Trump-Putin Detente Dead? by Patrick J Buchanan, http://buchanan.org/blog/ Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that he read the nation and the world better than his rivals. He saw the surging power of American nationalism at home, and of ethnonationalism in Europe. And he embraced Brexit. – While our bipartisan establishment worships […]

“It Looks Like A War Zone”: Trump Vindicated After Violent Riot Erupts In Swedish Suburb

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
“It Looks Like A War Zone”: Trump Vindicated After Violent Riot Erupts In Swedish Suburb by Tyler Durden, http://www.zerohedge.com As we reported last night, just days after the media mocked Trump for his allegations of major problems with Swedish migrant policies, the president was vindicated after a violent riot broke out in the borough of […]

CIA Insider: Google Making Move Against Free Press

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Feb 21, 2017 Alex Jones talks with ex-CIA operative Robert David Steele about the plan to put a stranglehold on the American alternative media. end

Israeli Court Sentences Palestinian Boy with Leukemia to 3 Months in Prison

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Feb 21, 2017 An Israeli court has sentenced 15-year-old Ahmad al-Khadour, to 91 days in prison. The court has accused Ahmad of throwing rocks at Israeli forces. His attorneys tried to appeal al-Khadour’s early release due to his chronic illness and need for medical attention. But, their demand was rejected by the Israeli […]

The US and China on the Doorstep of War — Trump Challenges Beijing — Who Will Blink First?

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
The US and China on the Doorstep of War — Trump Challenges Beijing — Who Will Blink First? by Dave Hodges, http://www.thecommonsenseshow.com/ President Trump and Defense Secretary Mettes(Mattis) are not backing down to the Chinese. As I write these words Carrier Task Force 1, has sailed into the South China Sea as America calls the bluff […]

Statin Scam Exposed: Cholesterol Drugs Cause Rapid Aging, Brain Damage And Diabetes

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Statin Scam Exposed: Cholesterol Drugs Cause Rapid Aging, Brain Damage And Diabetes by Jennifer Lea Reynolds, http://www.naturalnews.com/ (NaturalNews) Statins, the widely prescribed class of drugs said to lower “bad” cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart problems, has recently come under fire after a study revealed that they destroy human health more than they work to improve […]

The Russian Love Affair With Donald Trump Sours As The U.S. And Russia Move Toward War?

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Will Donald Trump be able to avert WW3 with Russia. Will he be able to subvert all the ongoing war build up? So far there is no letting up in the build up along the Russian border. Ie. the western Illuminati has an iron grip over the Pentagram MIC. – The Russian Love Affair With […]

Most Americans ‘Don’t Know How the Press Works’ – Journalist

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Feb 21, 2017 President Donald Trump campaigned on the promise of increased security for America. Guest host Larry Elder, in for Larry King, takes a look at what the president has delivered in his first 30 days, with insight and analysis from Courtney Kealy, a foreign affairs correspondent and former senior reporter for […]

Keiser Report: Ingredients for a New Global Crisis

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Feb 21, 2017 In this episode of the Keiser Report Max and Stacy discuss an EU blinded by hate and a currency unpegging from the dollar . . . watch what happens. In the second half Max continues his interview with Nomi Prins, author of ‘All the Presidents’ Bankers’, about Trump’s cabinet and […]

UK Police Chief: Former British PM Was HUGE Pedo, Establishment Covered Up

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
UK Police Chief: Former British PM Was HUGE Pedo, Establishment Covered Up by ZeroPointNow, http://www.zerohedge.com/ In the four weeks since Donald Trump’s inauguration there have been a record number of human trafficking arrests – including the largest bust in US history which received virtually no MSM attention. In total, over 1500 suspects have been taken down, including high profile serial child molester Jerry […]

The Heightened Risk Of A Gold Price Reset – Andrew Maguire

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
“The Heightened Risk Of A Gold Price Reset”, by Andrew Maguire by Turd Ferguson, https://www.tfmetalsreport.com/ Well, this is something that you’re definitely going to want to read… OK, so, it has been a long 3-day weekend and I just got in from the road. I’m clearing out my accumulated emails and I find a note from […]

Watch This & Know: Traitors & Pedophiles Are Being Brought Down!

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 1 day ago
Published on Feb 18, 2017 This is a breaking news update from SGTreport.com – watch this and KNOW, Traitors to the United States and those involved in the global satanic pedophilia ring known as #Pedogate are being brought down. end