Thursday, March 09, 2017

9 March - Blogs I'm Following

It may be the beginning of serious unraveling of the Smart Meter scam. They are being revealed for what they are – dangerous, energy inefficient and invasive to our personal privacy. Read on:…
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Interview on Obama's Treasonous Sedition to Overthrow the Trump Presidency

Joachim Hagopian at American Empire Exposed - 52 seconds ago
My Seattle friend Don Grahn needed a quick replacement since Kevin Barrett was nowhere to be found the other day for Don's All-Ways Pursuing the Truth broadcast. Since I'd just finished writing my article about the current treasonous insurrection currently unfolding in Washington led by the traitor Obama and his minions like his former attorney general calling for bloodshed to be spilled in the effort to overthrow the Trump presidency. Sedition and treason are being perpetrated by Obama, Soros, the Clintons, McCain, Graham, Schumer, Pelosi just to name a few of Trump's enemies many ... more »

Are We Taking President Trump's Tweets Too Literally?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 18 minutes ago
*WNU Editor*: From the AP .... *House intel chair: Media take Trump tweets too literally (*AP). When it comes to the Presidency .... especially the U.S. Presidency .... I believe everything that comes out from that office should be taken seriously. But in the case of President Trump.... considering the fact that he was elected as an outsider .... and he is definitely not a real politician in the conventional sense .... a new rule book has to be established. In my case I probably adopted this "new" playbook about a year ago when I started to follow then candidate Trump closely. I n... more »

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 54 minutes ago
Russia's MIG 35. © SPUTNIK/ RAMIL SITDIKOV *WNU Editor:* A photo gallery of the MIG-35 *is here.*

Conflicting Polls On U.S. Defense Spending

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 hour ago
*CNN*: *Poll: Americans Oppose Defense Budget Increases* *The president reportedly proposes to cut the Coast Guard, however, by $1.3 billion.* A majority of Americans oppose President Donald Trump's proposed budget increases to the Department of Defense at the cost of other departments, a new poll finds. A CNN/ORC poll out Wednesday finds 58 percent of respondents oppose the administration's plan to increase military spending by cutting funding for the State Department and other agencies. The proposal to cut State funding was met with immediate criticism from Republican Sens. Ma... more »

Bring Carnival Redemption to Washington. Please.

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 hour ago
*-by Skip Kaltenheuser* An American expat pal in Hong Kong sent me a picture in the *South China Morning Post* of Jeff Sessions swearing in under oath. My friend asked, “Are we really to become the laughing stock of the planet?” My favorite social barometer, carnival across different cultures, gives us the edge. Basel, Switzerland just completed Fasnacht, a carnival starting at 4 AM the Monday after Ash Wednesday. Offerings include giant gas lit lanterns painted with satirical targets. President Trump dominated, more than a contender to the past infamies of Silvio Berlusconi and G... more »

Neil Gorsuch and the First Amendment: Questions the Senate Judiciary Committee should ask

Clay Calvert, Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication, University of Florida at Politics + Society – The Conversation - 1 hour ago
Gorsuch meets with Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga. on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for United States Supreme Court justice nominee Neil Gorsuch are fast approaching. It’s time to consider some key questions about First Amendment speech rights the senators should ask during the constitutionally mandated advice-and-consent process. These hearings often are contentious. That was the case for Justice Clarence Thomas in the early 1990s. And they surely won’t be a cake walk this time, given Democratic anger over Republican inaction on... more »

Major Media Censorship In Medical News Exposed

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 2 hours ago
Published on Mar 9, 2017 Jon Rappoport hosts the fourth hour of the Alex Jones show and breaks down how the media is used to censor all kinds of information from the public. end

Trump Plants Clues In His Office To Let The Central Bankers Know Their Fate

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 2 hours ago
Published on Mar 9, 2017 Venezuela is almost out of money, the country is suffering and this is all part of the deep state plan to take control of Venezuela. Retail is not dying because of Amazon, it is dying because people have no jobs and no money. Urban Outfitters says the retail commercial real […]

‘There Are No Secrets in Yhis World’ – John McAfee

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 2 hours ago
Published on Mar 9, 2017 WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 “Year Zero” release exposed the CIA’s extreme vulnerability as well as ordinary Americans’ susceptibility to internal surveillance. Cybersecurity expert John McAfee joins “News with Ed” to share his peerless expertise on the revelations and what they tell us about the Trump administration’s alleged connections with Russia and […]

‘Double Standards’: CIA Leaks Don’t Stir MSM, Russia Stays in Spotlight

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 2 hours ago
Published on Mar 9, 2017 The White House has accused the media of ‘double standards’ after largely ignoring revelations the CIA can frame other countries for hacking. Wikileaks’ latest file dump shows the American intelligence chiefs could have used Russian malware to make it look like Moscow was behind cyber-attacks during the U.S. presidential election. […]

The Most Shocking Revelation from the CIA Spying Scandal

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 2 hours ago
The CIA and NSA are western Illuminist intelligence agencies. They work hand in hand. The NSA is more of ‘the brains’, the CIA is more of ‘the legs’; the people doing the execution, the front men. For eg. developing the software to do the hacking would be under the NSA; using the hacking software to […]

Counter-Coup Spookmaster Dr. Steve Pieczenik Discusses Destruction Of CIA And Game Changing Implications Of #Vault7

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 2 hours ago
Steve Pieczenik represents the ‘White Hats’ group working to take down the Deep State. The ‘White Hats’ are the good guys in the intelligence communities (CIA, NSA …), Pentagon … who are sick of all the Satanism, criminal wars without end, illegal activities, surveillance, unconstitutional activities …. etc. – Counter-Coup Spookmaster Dr. Steve Pieczenik Discusses […]

Realist News: Central Banks & Gold — A SEA CHANGE Is Coming

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 2 hours ago
Central Banks & Gold: A SEA CHANGE Is Coming by ALASDAIR MACLEOD, The very near future is likely to see a sea-change in central bankers’ attitude to the gold allocation in their reserves. The failure of G20 monetary policy since the financial crisis is causing a general rethink, which may eventually lead to a new policy […]

Chief House Intel Republican Devin Nunes on Russia Trump Probe “No Evidence of Anything”

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 2 hours ago
Published on Feb 27, 2017 Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), chair of the House intelligence committee, told reporters on Monday that there is no evidence that any campaign officials — from either the Trump or the Clinton campaigns — had any contact with the Russian government or Russian agents before the election. Nunes called the Monday […]

Former DNI James Clapper: NO EVIDENCE of Trump-Russia Collusion to My Knowledge

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 2 hours ago
Is Trump winning the MSM war of false allegations, innuendos, slander, fake news …. you decide. I don’t know how long Trump will last against this CIA orchestrated color revolution. Fabricating evidence is not out of the question by the snakes. – Successful psyop does not mean the MSM don’t tell the truth. They do […]

BREAKING: Clinton Campaign Manager Robby Mook CONFIRMS He Knew About Wiretaps

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 2 hours ago
BREAKING: Clinton Campaign Manager Robby Mook CONFIRMS He Knew About Wiretaps by Cristina Laila, As Obamagate heats up, more and more people are admitting that they had knowledge of the wiretaps. – Hillary Clinton’s former campaign manager, Robby Mook confirmed to Fox News that he had knowledge of wiretaps being used during the campaign. Of course he […]

Trump Was Absolutely Right About Sweden: Where’s the Fake News Alt-Left Apology?

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 2 hours ago
Published on Feb 21, 2017 While the media were busy Monday trying to dismiss Trump’s claims of troubles in Sweden, riots were breaking out in the immigrant suburb of Rinkeby in Stockholm. How about that! end

Ex-FBI Official: Clintons Are a ‘Crime Family’. Who Should be Investigated for Illicit Ties to Russia? Trump or Clinton?

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 2 hours ago
AMERICA’S FIRST CRIME FAMILY by A shockingly revealing look at the real Bill and Hillary Clinton …. Highlights of “AMERICA’S FIRST CRIME FAMILY” include: – * “Something wicked this way comes – again” by David Kupelian, on why the Clintons need to be banished from America’s political landscape for good * “The Clinton crime family” […]

Is Iran's Homemade "Fighter" A Fake?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 2 hours ago
F-311 Qaher *Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics*: *Iran's Homemade "Fighter" Plane Nearly Ready* *The "Conqueror" still doesn't look ready for prime time, or particularly real for that matter.* Iran's Defense Minister claims that his country's indigenous fighter, the F-311 Qaher ("Conqueror") is nearing production. The fighter was first unveiled in 2013, when it was widely ridiculed as a fake. The Qaher jet is supposed to be Iran's first locally designed and produced fighter plane. First revealed in 2013 to great fanfare, a full-size mockup was shown to the public. The plane then ... more »

'Bomb the Sh*t Out Of Them!' - Trump Drones Yemen More in One Week Than Obama in a Year

Daniel McAdams at Ron Paul Institute for Peace And Prosperity - 2 hours ago
[image: undefined] Undeterred by the disastrous commando raid on Yemen in the first days of his Administration, where plenty of civilians were killed but the target got away, President Donald Trump has escalated US military involvement in the tragic Yemen conflict to an unprecedented level. In fact as Foreign Policy reports, the US President has bombed Yemen more in the past week than President Obama (no peacenik) has bombed in a year. But although the US escalation in Yemen is sold back home as another aggressive front in the war against al-Qaeda, in fact US operations in Yemen a... more »

'Bomb the Sh*t Out Of Them!' - Trump Drones Yemen More in One Week Than Obama in a Year

Daniel McAdams at Ron Paul Institute for Peace And Prosperity - 2 hours ago
[image: undefined] Undeterred by the disastrous commando raid on Yemen in the first days of his Administration, where plenty of civilians were killed but the target got away, President Donald Trump has escalated US military involvement in the tragic Yemen conflict to an unprecedented level. In fact as Foreign Policy reports, the US President has bombed Yemen more in the past week than President Obama (no peacenik) has bombed in a year. But although the US escalation in Yemen is sold back home as another aggressive front in the war against al-Qaeda, in fact US operations in Yemen a... more »

'Bomb the Sh*t Out Of Them!' - Trump Drones Yemen More in One Week Than Obama in a Year

Daniel McAdams at Ron Paul Institute for Peace And Prosperity - 2 hours ago
[image: undefined] Undeterred by the disastrous commando raid on Yemen in the first days of his Administration, where plenty of civilians were killed but the target got away, President Donald Trump has escalated US military involvement in the tragic Yemen conflict to an unprecedented level. In fact as Foreign Policy reports, the US President has bombed Yemen more in the past week than President Obama (no peacenik) has bombed in a year. But although the US escalation in Yemen is sold back home as another aggressive front in the war against al-Qaeda, in fact US operations in Yemen a... more »

'Bomb the Sh*t Out Of Them!' - Trump Drones Yemen More in One Week Than Obama in a Year

Daniel McAdams at Ron Paul Institute for Peace And Prosperity - 2 hours ago
[image: undefined] Undeterred by the disastrous commando raid on Yemen in the first days of his Administration, where plenty of civilians were killed but the target got away, President Donald Trump has escalated US military involvement in the tragic Yemen conflict to an unprecedented level. In fact as Foreign Policy reports, the US President has bombed Yemen more in the past week than President Obama (no peacenik) has bombed in a year. But although the US escalation in Yemen is sold back home as another aggressive front in the war against al-Qaeda, in fact US operations in Yemen a... more »

Iran Announces A Successful Test-Firing Of A Naval Missile

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 3 hours ago
*Reuters:** Iran successfully test fires a naval missile, Tasnim reports* Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps has successfully test-fired a naval missile, the semi-official news agency Tasnim said on Thursday, a move likely to heighten concern in Washington, whose warship operate in the waters near Iran. Tasnim said the missile, called the Hormuz 2, could destroy moving targets at sea at ranges up to 300 km (180 miles). The missile was built in Iran, Tasnim said. "The naval ballistic missile called Hormuz 2 this week has successfully destroyed a target which was 250 km away," said ... more »

Court Rules that Insurance Company Must Cover Medical Cannabis Treatment

Waking Times at Waking Times - 3 hours ago
*Anna Hunt *- This may establish an important precedent in the medical industry. The post Court Rules that Insurance Company Must Cover Medical Cannabis Treatment appeared first on Waking Times.

"A Good Fight..." (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
"If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow." ~ William McFee

The Economy: David Stockman, "This Sucker’s Going Down" (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 3 hours ago
*"This Sucker’s Going Down"* by David Stockman "I started my political career in June 1970, as a legislative assistant on Capitol Hill. In the interim, there have been 23 election cycles and 12 presidential elections. I can truly say that I have never seen, in all that time, so much potential trouble in the financial world, in the political world and in the international environment. That is, I’ve never seen so much potential for shocks and black swans. Especially for sudden market turmoil and thumping double-digit declines, given the tremendous melt-up and complacency that we’ve s... more »

Do Scott Pruitt’s Statements on CO2 and Global Warming Misrepresent Scientific Consensus?

Alex Kasprak at - 3 hours ago
EPA administrator Pruitt told CNBC that he does not agree that carbon dioxide is "a primary contributor to the global warming that we see," arguing that scientists are still debating the issue.

Can Breastfeeding an Infant Have Deadly Consequences? staff at - 3 hours ago
Multiple articles reported that an infant died in 2012 because he was exclusively breastfed.

Were Mysterious Caves Used by the Knights Templar Recently Discovered in Shropshire?

Kim LaCapria at - 3 hours ago
Misleading headlines inaccurately suggested that long-documented caves in Shropshire, England were recently discovered (again).

Obama Redux? Trump Sends Marines, Rangers Into Syria

William F. Jasper at rss - 3 hours ago
[image: obama-redux-trump-sends-marines-rangers-into-syria] President Trump has deployed Marines attached to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment to Syria to intensify the assault of American-backed forces on Raqqa, the capital city of the Islamic State (ISIS).

BREAKING NEWS: South Korean President Park Geun-hye Has Been Impeached

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 3 hours ago
Park Geun-hye’s presidential powers were frozen in December last year. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters *Reuters:* *South Korea's Constitutional Court upholds President Park's impeachment* South Korea's Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on Friday, removing her from office over a graft scandal involving big business that has gripped the country for months. Park becomes South Korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. A presidential election will be held in 60 days, according to the constitution. *Read more *.... *Upda... more »

Battle For The Iraqi City Of Mosul -- News Updates March 9, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 3 hours ago
*France 24:** IS group leader al-Baghdadi has fled Mosul, Pentagon official says* Islamic State (IS) group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has fled the besieged Iraqi city of Mosul and is believed to have delegated tactical control of the battle to local commanders, a US defence official said Wednesday. The official said the elusive leader, who last appeared in public in Mosul in July 2014 to proclaim a "caliphate", fled the former IS group bastion some time before Iraqi security forces surrounded the city. "He was in Mosul at some point before the offensive. We know he's been there,... more »

On The Objectivist Lectures Of The 1960s

Anoop Verma at For The New Intellectual - 3 hours ago
*The Vision of Ayn Rand: The Basic Principles of Objectivism * *Nathaniel Branden* Of late I have been inquisitive about the lectures on Ayn Rand’s Objectivist philosophy that Nathaniel Branden delivered under the auspices of the Nathaniel Branden Institute (NBI). I have read a few accounts which claim that these lectures were very well conceived. NBI was founded in 1958 by Nathaniel with the blessings of Ayn Rand. But the organization was shut-down in 1968 after Rand evicted him from her circle. Last week, I listened to two lectures by Nathaniel. Yesterday I purchased the book c... more »

DCCC Rolls Out Their Protection Programs For Incumbents

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 4 hours ago
When we think about the 2018 congressional elections, we usually think about the chances of the Democrats netting the 24 seats they need to take back control of the incredibly unpopular House. But... there are also Democrats in the House who are very nervous, primarily because, though they were reelected in November Trump won their districts. This week the DCCC named 19 incumbents to their Frontline Program. Almost all of them-- with just a few exceptions-- are conservative Democrats who aren't capable of inspiring any kind of grassroots enthusiasm from the base. These are the 19 ... more »

Stealing The Superfortress

Oberon at GlobaLove Think Tank - 4 hours ago

What we thought we knew about millennials is dead wrong

Sam Woolfe at The Canary - 5 hours ago
Many commentators like to stereotype millennials as lazy, narcissistic and entitled. Particularly when it comes to work. But a study [pdf] – published in the journal Working, Aging and Retirement – tells a different story. The findings show that differences in work values between generations are small, subtle and not easily divisible into three periods. […] The post What we thought we knew about millennials is dead wrong appeared first on The Canary.

One Of The Most Rarely Seen Animals On Earth Was Captured On Film For The First Time

White Wolf at White Wolf - 5 hours ago
One of the most elusive animals on the planet, the True’s beaked whale, has been filmed in the wild for the first time ever, scientists announced Tuesday. The footage was taken by students on an educational trip in the Azores in 2013, but only released Tuesday as part of a new paper meant to shed light on a creature few people have ever seen in the wild. Beaked whales, identifiable by their dolphin-like noses, spend the vast majority of their lives deep below the ocean’s surface, assisted by oblong, torpedo-shaped bodies. Most of what scientists know of True’s beaked whales comes... more »

What Your Not Supposed to Know About Recovering from Diabetes

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 5 hours ago
*Phillip Schneider* - The cure for diabetes is much simpler than you think. The post What Your Not Supposed to Know About Recovering from Diabetes appeared first on Waking Times.

Commentaries And Analysis On The Upcoming Battle For The Syrian City Of Raqqa, And The U.S. Role In Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
U.S. army vehicles drive north of Manbij city. REUTERS/Rodi Said *Mariya Petkova, Al Jazeera:* *Battle for Raqqa: 'Difficult and complicated'* Al Jazeera speaks with Ahrar Al Sham's spokesperson about rebel infighting, the negotiations and Syria's future. As yet another round of negotiations on the crisis in Syria has failed, the military situation in the northern provinces has continued to evolve rapidly. The Turkey-backed Euphrates Shield Operation in Northern Aleppo province has come to an abrupt stop after progress south and east of Al Bab towards Raqqa was blocked by an offe... more »

New Film Suggests Link Between Vaccines and Autism

Alex Newman at rss - 5 hours ago
[image: new-film-suggests-link-between-vaccines-and-autism] After watching the new documentary Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Catastrophe, it is easy to see why the establishment is trying so hard to make sure you never watch it. At the very least, the movie raises some extremely troubling questions that absolutely must be answered, as quickly as possible. If the experts, doctors, parents, and others interviewed in the 91-minute film are even partially correct, millions of lives are being needlessly destroyed, and the cost to taxpayers will likely reach into the trillions of dollars.

Is This a Giant Insect Called a ‘Georgian Speekle’?

Dan Evon at - 5 hours ago
An image of a giant isopod is frequently shared along with the claim that it shows an insect first discovered in a garage in Georgia.

Was Megyn Kelly Fired From NBC?

Bethania Palma at - 5 hours ago
The claim that the former Fox News host was fired before even starting at her new post was just another round of completely fake news.

Standing Rock activists just released their first, brutally effective NoDAPL TV commercial

White Wolf at White Wolf - 5 hours ago
Since it began, the fight against the Dakota Access oil pipeline has always existed in two separate, but related arenas: The actual courtroom, and the court of public opinion. This week, NoDAPL activists at the Lakota Law Project released what is perhaps the most direct appeal to that second arena to date: A short, emotionally stirring TV commercial that highlights not only the potential environmental risks posed by the oil pipeline, but the blatant hypocrisy of those who argued to move its path away from a city at the expense of the neighboring Standing Rock tribe. Attorney Chase... more »

Bald Eagles Keep Dying Because of Lead Poisoning

White Wolf at White Wolf - 5 hours ago
There is no safe level of lead for humans or wildlife. Even small amounts of lead can kill. Children are especially susceptible to its toxic effects. New Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's overturn law banning lead ammunition being used in National Parks and wildlife refuges has some environmental and animal rights groups voicing concerns over the decision. Reporter Rex Carlin learned more today about the potential downsides of hunters using lead ammunition. Wildlife groups say it isn't even up for question...lead ammunition has a lasting effect on far more than just the animals being... more »

Disney on Ice Winner!

Debra Hawkins at Housewife Eclectic - 5 hours ago
The Winner of the Tickets is: Jessica N. Didn't win? Get ticket information below. Disney on Ice is headed back into town! I have been taking my youngest daughter since she was an infant. This is our absolute can't miss event every year. There is so much action and entertainment that even my 2-year-old can't help but watch. This year's show features Toy Story 3, Frozen, The Little Mermaid and Cars! These are all AMAZING segments and I can't wait to see how they have changed them up! Find ticket information below. Rev up for non-stop family fun with four of your favorite Disney ... more »

Thursday Evening Links

Greg Fingas at Accidental Deliberations - 5 hours ago
This and that for your Thursday reading. - Duncan Cameron writes that democratic socialism can produce a fair economy for everybody. And the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives puts the possibilities in concrete terms with its alternative federal budget. - Armine Yalnizyan argues that it's long past time for a budget focused on gender equality. And Kate McInturff points out a few simple steps which could be taken toward that goal. - Andrew Jackson offers some hints as to implement progressive policies in the face of the Trump administration. But Chantal Hebert notes that Justin ... more »

When Whistleblowers Tell The Truth They're Traitors. When Government Lies It's Politics

Carey Wedler at Peace and Prosperity - 5 hours ago
[image: undefined] Immediately after Wikileaks released thousands of documents revealing the extent of CIA surveillance and hacking practices, the government was calling for an investigation - not into why the CIA has amassed so much power, but rather, into who exposed their invasive policies. A federal criminal investigation is being opened into WikiLeaks’ publication of documents detailing alleged CIA hacking operations, several US officials,” reportedly told CNN. According to USA Today: The inquiry, the official said, will seek to determine whether the disclosure represented ... more »

The Lynching of Lynne Stewart (1939-2017)

Jacob G. Hornberger at Peace and Prosperity - 5 hours ago
[image: undefined] Convicted felon Lynne Stewart passed away on Tuesday. She was a noted criminal defense attorney in New York City who federal officials prosecuted, convicted, and punished for supporting terrorism. It was a bogus charge, one that perfectly reflects the extent to which the US national-national security state has warped the mindsets, principles, and values of people within the federal government and also within the private sector, especially the mainstream press. Stewart was representing Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, the blind Egyptian cleric who was convicted in US Dis... more »

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- March 9, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 5 hours ago
*Washington Post*: *WikiLeaks disclosure exposes rapid growth of CIA digital operations — and agency vulnerabilities* On his workplace bio, he describes himself as a “malt beverage enthusiast,” a fitness buff fond of carrying a backpack full of bricks, and a “recovering World of Warcraft-aholic.” He is also a cyberwarrior for the CIA, an experienced hacker whose résumé lists assignments at clandestine branches devoted to finding vulnerabilities in smartphones and penetrating the computer defenses of the Russian government. At the moment, according to his file, he is working for t... more »

Shepard Smith Fired from Fox News?

David Emery at - 5 hours ago
Hoax outlets reported that Fox News anchor Shep Smith has been fired by chairman Rupert Murdoch for being "too controversial."

World News Briefs -- March 9, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 6 hours ago
*Reuters:* *Iraq aims to drive Islamic State from west Mosul within a month* Iraqi forces aim to dislodge Islamic State militants from west Mosul within a month, despite grueling urban combat in densely populated terrain, the head of the elite Counter Terrorism Service told Reuters on Thursday. As Iraqi forces advance deeper into west Mosul, they are facing increasingly stiff resistance from Islamic State militants using suicide car bombs and snipers to defend their last major stronghold in Iraq. Their operation to retake the eastern bank of the city, launched in mid-October with ... more »

Nelson Report: Mike Fonte sets Former President Ma straight

Michael Turton at The View from Taiwan - 6 hours ago
*Can't wait to get back out to the east coast when the weather is good.* At Brookings (and often elsewhere) Ma probably deliberately conflated the one China principle with the one China policy. Not many people can sort out the difference, especially with our incompetent media out there screwing it up all the time. But of course Fonte does... *+++++++++++++++++++++* US-CHINA-TAIWAN...Loyal Reader and valued adult supervisor Mike Fonte, the official DPP rep here in DC, sends this: DPP U.S. Mission Response to comments on cross-strait relations by former President Ma Following remar... more »

Extreme hacking by the CIA and others requires extreme solutions like these

Tom Coburg at The Canary - 7 hours ago
The release of ‘Vault 7’ documents by WikiLeaks and previous releases by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden confirm how ultimate responsibility for the proliferation of cyber crime (like hacking) may well lie with America’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and other intelligence agencies. While the threat to most people is from non-state hackers, the intelligence agencies – including […] The post Extreme hacking by the CIA and others requires extreme solutions like these appeared first on The Canary.

If This Is The Last Century Of Capitalism, What Will Replace It? by Pete Dolack

dandelionsalad at Dandelion Salad - 7 hours ago
by Pete Dolack Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad Systemic Disorder March 9, 2017 Politely walking into pens set up by police, shaking our signs and gently dispersing will not build a movement serious about root-and-branch change. Even the more militant demonstrations, in which people — gasp! — actually take the streets in defiance of authorities, both […]

Profiles in Sociopathy

jurassicpork at Welcome Back to Gotham City - 7 hours ago
(Tip o' the tinfoil hat to faithful and long-suffering reader, CC) The *New Yorker* once asked, "(George Bush) looms small in memory... Having obliviously made murderous errors, Bush now obliviously atones for them. What do you do with someone like that?" It's a good and a fair question. Now, Bush has been out of his purloined office for over eight years, nearly 100 months, and he still threatens to inspire intellectual vapor lock in the ablest and most nimble of us. Looking back on it now, it's a miracle I was ever able to cogently to write about this walking brain stem fo... more »

U.S. Military Forces In Syria And The Battle For Raqqa -- News Updates March 9, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 7 hours ago
*The Guardian*: *Arrival of US troops intensifies struggle for influence in Syria* *Move into north of country comes as Turkey, Russia and Syria also stake claims to dictate assault against Isis in Raqqa* US forces have rolled into northern Syria to keep the peace between two allies that have fought each other for a week, further complicating Washington’s battle against Islamic State and underscoring a messy regional struggle for influence across what remains of the ravaged north. Armoured trucks conspicuously flying large US flags arrived on Tuesday in a cluster of villages west... more »

The Daily "Near You?" (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 7 hours ago
Petrosani, Hunedoara, Romania. Thanks for stopping by!

"Surely, You Did Something..." (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 7 hours ago
"It's 3:23 A.M. And I'm awake because my great great grandchildren won't let me sleep. They ask me in dreams, 'What did you do while the planet was plundered? What did you do when the earth was unraveling? Surely you did something when the seasons started flailing? As the mammals, reptiles and birds were all dying? Did you fill the streets with protest? When democracy was stolen, what did you do once you knew? Surely, you did something...'" - Drew Dellinger

"An Ugly Parallel” (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 7 hours ago
*"An Ugly Parallel”* by JWMJR "As nightfall does not come all at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged. And it is in such twilight that we all must be most aware of change in the air- however slight- lest we become unwitting victims of the darkness." - Justice William O. Douglas "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." I won't be the first or the last to make a comparison between the decline of America and the decline and fall of Rome. That said we are entering into new and extremely dangerous... more »

Poll Finds College Students Less Tolerant Today Than 40 Years Ago

Raven Clabough at rss - 7 hours ago
[image: poll-finds-college-students-less-tolerant-today-than-40-years-ago] A General Social Survey poll finds that today’s college students are far less tolerant of controversial speech than they were four decades ago.

New column day

Greg Fingas at Accidental Deliberations - 7 hours ago
Here, on how public enterprises (such as Crown corporations) and a heritage fund should both be part of a general plan to build social capital - and why the Saskatchewan Party's deference to business stands in the way. For further reading... - Stefani Langenegger reported on yesterday's impressive rally in support of Saskatchewan's Crowns and public services. And Emily Jackson discussed Brad Wall's latest contortion on the Crowns - as he's now attempting to gloss over a dubious plan to pass legislation which would allow him to sell major stakes short of a majority without public revi... more »

St. Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids

Debra Hawkins at Housewife Eclectic - 7 hours ago
I love St. Patrick's Day an unreasonable amount. From dressing my kids in head to toe green and cooking a completely green dinner, I can go a little over the top. This year I am reeling it back in a bit but we are still having a blast creating crafts and decorating with everything green or rainbow. We created three different easy handprint crafts to celebrate. For this craft you will need: - Green Paint - Orange Paint - Tan Paint - Google Eyes - Black Marker - Sturdy Paper - Foam Brush Cover your child's hand in the tan paint. Add the orange paint on the ... more »


Steve M. at No More Mister Nice Blog - 8 hours ago
If the Obamacare repeal effort fails, the president says he'll just start pointing the finger at Democrats. In an Oval Office meeting featuring leaders of conservative groups that already lining up against House Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, President Donald Trump revealed his plan in the event the GOP effort doesn't succeed: Allow Obamacare to fail and let Democrats take the blame, sources at the gathering told CNN. Greg Sargent thinks this is "brilliant," because GOP voters already think Obamacare is a failure. But Hot Air's Allahpundit, a smart right-wing an... more »

Farmer Surprised After The Kittens He Found Turned Out To Be Something Else

White Wolf at White Wolf - 8 hours ago
When a Russian farmer was making the rounds on his property, he came across four little fluff balls that were unlike anything he had seen before. Unable to identify the creatures and what kind of help they might need, he called the Daursky Nature Reserve. Little did he know that he had just begun a journey that would change his life. When a Russian farmer found four strange little kittens in his barn, their eyes hadn’t even opened yet. They were going to need a lot of help if they were going to survive. He called the Daursky Nature Reserve. The reserve quickly identified the ani... more »

Putin - Netanyahu Summit In Moscow -- News Roundup

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 8 hours ago
*FOX News*: *Netanyahu meets with Putin, raises red flags on Iran* Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday, and warned about the dangers of Moscow's encroaching ally, Iran. Greeting Netanyahu at the start of their Kremlin negotiations, Putin emphasized the high level of trust between them. This is Netanyahu's fifth trip to Moscow in the past 18 months, and it follows his talks last month with President Trump. In a joint photo-op before the meeting, Netanyahu praised Russia's role in fighting the Islamic State terror group and o... more »

Will Trump Be Running Brothels In China? Maybe Not Until He Leaves The White House

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 8 hours ago
There have always been well-sourced rumors in New York-- apart from how Trump met Melania and how their sketchy relationship actually began-- that Trump Model Management was, at least in part, a front for an escort service, supplying attractive but desperate Eastern European women to wealthy desperate men. Trump owns 85% of Trump Model Management, which still has a shady reputation on every level. (Read about it at the link just above.) Yesterday, though, Erika Kinetz, reporting for the Associated Press, seemed to indicate that the Trump Organization will be running call girls in C... more »

Tim Kelly/Crystal Clark: Dimmunization, Dehumanization, Dumbing Down and Depopulation

Penny at Penny for your thoughts - 8 hours ago
* Another must listen interview from Tim Kelly's Interesting Times Podcast* *More then two hours long, covering a whole lot of territory.* *This is the first I've heard of Crystal Clark and in some ways she reminded me of myself.* *I haven't had the time to read her article yet... but I will. The interview has certainly made her article a must read in my mind. The article discussed is embedded below for your, and mine, convenience. Her website is also included, linked & highlighted.* *Crystal Clark joins the show to discuss* *her article: "Globalist Reality Revisionism & the Four ... more »

Police Dispatch Supervisor Busted in Massive 600lb Mexican Drug Conspiracy

Claire Bernish at The Free Thought Project - 8 hours ago
[image: police]A Cincinnati Police Department dispatch supervisor was among six people busted for trafficking 600 pounds of pot valued at $500,000.

5 Major Revelations from Vault 7 the CIA & Media Do Not Want You to Know

Claire Bernish at The Free Thought Project - 8 hours ago
[image: cia, wikileaks, vault 7]Here are five revelations thus far from Wikileaks' release of Vault 7 — a massive cache of documents on the CIA and its various hacking tools.

Nature Connection

What Is Sustainable at What Is Sustainable - 8 hours ago
 Stalking Wolf was a tracker raised in a wild, free Apache community. His people never surrendered to the barbarian invaders, and some still continue living in freedom, as undocumented Americans, in remote desert regions. Later in life, he spent time with his son in New Jersey, where he happened to meet an 8-year old boy named Tom Brown. He mentored Tom and his buddy Rick for nine years, giving them an excellent education in tracking, survival, and respect for the family of life. When it was time for him to return west, and end his life’s journey, he told Tom to teach someone ... more »

Friday Morning Ramble, 9 March, ‘17

Peter Cresswell at Not PC - 9 hours ago
NZ universities: not awful. *Revealed: NZ's best universities* – NZ HERALD *World university subject rankings 2017: new stars emerge* – GUARDIAN Could we perhaps put a levy on arseholes academics like this instead? *Auckland University academic says taxing migrants could generate $1 billion a year for infrastructure and services* – INTEREST.CO.NZ “Yesterday Justice Wylie ruled the Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel was justified in removing the provisions for [so-called sites of cultural significance*]* from the Unitary Plan.” And thank Galt for that. *Victory for d... more »

Scott Adams sees through 15 of 20 main alarmists' tricks, still calls himself a believer

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 9 hours ago
Eclectikus told us that Dilbert's creator Scott Adams – who has correctly predicted Trump's triumph and described a psychological theory behind Trump's victory – has written a wonderful guide telling the climate alarmist propagandists How to Convince Skeptics that Climate Change is a Problem. It's basically a detailed list of 14-15 features in the alarmists' talk – or their interactions with the skeptics – that obviously look fishy to a rational person such as himself. Nevertheless, at the top, he still introduces himself as a believer in the claims of the currently (and for a few ... more »

Sanders on "Enormous Neglect" and "Ultimate Failure" of Democratic Party

Jim Horn at Schools Matter - 9 hours ago
Please share with the BATs and NPE and AFT and NEA and FairTest and Basecamp bloggers and all the other pathetic asshats and hangers-on who have supported the demise of teaching and public education by loyally supporting the failed policies embraced by the DNC and the Clintons. No more complicity, collaboration, or compromise. Your way has brought us the horrors of Trump, and your day is done!

Outrage as Corbyn receives £5 ‘travel expenses’ for speech to local CND group

John Ranson at The Canary - 9 hours ago
A storm of protest has erupted following the revelation that Jeremy Corbyn received payment for a speech to a north London branch of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND). Although Corbyn hasn’t broken any rules, critics say this goes against the frugal, monkish, persona he likes to cultivate. They’ve accused him of “a breach of […] The post Outrage as Corbyn receives £5 ‘travel expenses’ for speech to local CND group appeared first on The Canary.

A doctor’s open letter to the Chancellor is lighting up social media for all the right reasons [IMAGE]

Bex Sumner at The Canary - 9 hours ago
On 8 March, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a £100m scheme to employ GPs in A&E departments across England. Now, a ‘doctor’ has responded, and is lighting up social media. In his 2017 budget, Hammond announced funding for GP-led triage projects in A&E departments, saying they could have a “significant and positive impact on A&E waiting times”. Dr Rant Hours later, the Dr […] The post A doctor’s open letter to the Chancellor is lighting up social media for all the right reasons [IMAGE] appeared first on The Canary.

A Breitbart spin-off site takes satire a step too far [IMAGES]

Steve Topple at The Canary - 9 hours ago
A fake alt-right news site has been peddling made-up stories about criminal immigrants and Muslims. It has been using US rappers as the suspects in fake police cases. But people have been believing the news. And it poses serious questions about how far a joke can go. Wait, what? Brietbart Insider (sic) has twice used […] The post A Breitbart spin-off site takes satire a step too far [IMAGES] appeared first on The Canary.

It’s Not Really About Bathrooms

Cara Elizabeth Ramsey at Liz – Day By Day - 9 hours ago
In November 2015, many of us in Houston, Texas, feared that we would lose on the recall vote about the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. We did, and we lost massively. During that campaign, the primary weapon of the religious right was the bathroom predator myth. They had TV ads and everything and blasted that myth […]

March 9: Not a good blog today.....

Graeme Decarie at The Decarie Report - 9 hours ago
....something wrong with me, I guess. There are many sites like the above on the web. It's not a secret. And it's not possible that Trudeau never knew about this. Indeed, he and other Canadian pms have signed agreements that made tax havens possible. Ths sums ae enormous. And it is your m... more »

Phasing Out the Federal Reserve

TNA Video at rss - 9 hours ago
[image: alex-newman-phasing-out-federal-reserve]VIDEO - Constitutional expert Robert Brown discusses possible directions towards abolishing the Federal Reserve. With the Federal Reserve's strong influence over the market, Brown sees abolishment as a needed gradual process within the states - by adopting gold and silver as legal tender once again.

CIA "Weapons" Let Hackers Use Your Computer, Phone, & TV to Spy on You

C. Mitchell Shaw at rss - 9 hours ago
[image: cia-weapons-let-hackers-use-your-computer-phone-and-tv-to-spy-on-you] The CIA hacking tools disclosed by WikiLeaks Tuesday allow hackers to remotely control a plethora of devices — including iPhones, iPads, Android phones and tablets, computers, and SmartTVs — and activate cameras and microphones on those devices.

Illegal Border Crossings Decreased 40 Percent During Trump’s First Month

Warren Mass at rss - 9 hours ago
[image: illegal-border-crossings-decreased-40-percent-during-trump-s-first-month] DHS Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data shows a 40-percent drop in apprehensions of illegal immigrants from January to February.

Crude Oil Price Plummets, Catching OPEC by Surprise

Bob Adelmann at rss - 9 hours ago
[image: crude-oil-price-plummets-catching-opec-by-surprise] With crude oil prices dropping despite OPEC's best efforts to raise prices, the day may already be here when oil sheiks can no longer control the price of oil.

"The Limits of Our Freedom" (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 9 hours ago
*"The Limits of Our Freedom"* By Mark Harrison "Viktor Frankl, the Austrian psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor, wrote in "Man’s Search for Meaning", ‘Between stimulus and response there is a space, and in that space lies all our freedom.’ In the most extreme conditions of privation imaginable, Frankl discovered that he was, remarkably, free to choose his response to any situation. I love this quote because it sums up the essence of my philosophy. I believe it is the cornerstone of a happy and effective life. A real, experiential understanding of this radical freedom is life changi... more »

"How It Really Is" (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 9 hours ago

Our day for critiquing fiery language!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 9 hours ago
*THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017Erik Wemple and Ball Four:* Is this our day for fiery language? In this new post, the Washington Post's Erik Wemple endorses the use of the fiery term "lie" by big major fact-checkers. His nugget passage appears below. Lori Robertson of argues against the use of the term "lie." In response, Wemple says fact-checkers should maybe use the term in certain cases. We were struck by the alacrity with which he wanted to go there: WEMPLE (3/9/17): *Asked to elaborate on’s aversion to “lie,” Robertson cites the industry-standard explanat... more »

Lindzen responds to the MIT letter objecting to his petition to Trump to withdraw from the UNFCC.

Hifast at Climate Collections - 9 hours ago
Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: Apparently, MIT didn’t like its name being used in petition to Trump. Dr. Richard Lindzen responds to that letter. March 9, 2017 President Donald Trump The White House Washington, DC Dear Mr. President: On 2 March, 2017, members of the MIT Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate (PAOC)…

Race For Raqqa: Major US Escalation In Syria

Daniel McAdams at Peace and Prosperity - 9 hours ago
US boots are on the ground in Syria. Nearly 1,000 to be exact. Not counting CIA or contractors. President Trump has ordered several hundred US Marines onto Syrian soil (without permission) to participate in the attack on Raqqa, and he has sent several dozen Army Rangers to Manbij to try to prevent US-backed forces and Turkish-backed forces from killing each other instead of killing ISIS. The Russians have also sent troops to Manbij -- at the request of the US-backed YPG forces! Is Trump's Syria to just take all that was wrong with Obama's Syria and double it? We discuss in today's L... more »

Naturally Native: The first film about Native women created by Native women.

White Wolf at White Wolf - 9 hours ago
The first mainstream feature film funded and produced entirely by Native American. Starring Valerie Red-Horse, Irene Bedard, Kimberly Norris Guerrero Naturally Native follows the lives, loves, pain, joy and relationships of three sisters as they attempt to start their own business. Of American Indian ancestry, but adopted by white foster parents as young children, each sister has her own identity issues and each has chosen a very different career path. Now dedicated to starting a Native cosmetic business, they attempt to overcome obstacles both in the business world and in the hom... more »

Probe On SEAL Yemen Raid Over. CENTCOM General Takes Responsibility For Yemen Raid

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 10 hours ago
General Joseph Votel, commander of US Central Command visited northern Syria on 21 MayREUTERS/Yuri Gripas *The Hill:* *Centcom commander: I take responsibility for Yemen raid* The commander of U.S. Central Command (Centcom) took responsibility Thursday for the controversial raid in Yemen that left one Navy SEAL dead and said the military has concluded somewhere between four and 12 civilians were killed in the operation. “I am responsible for this mission,” Gen. Joseph Votel told the Senate Armed Services Committee. “I am the Centcom commander, and I am responsible for what’s done ... more »

Travel ban versus Muslim ban versus Muslim ban lite!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 10 hours ago
*THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017What's in a word:* In his new executive order, has United States president Donald J. Trump proposed a "Muslim ban?" Yesterday, the New York Times published two letters on the subject. The second letter writer didn't seem to be buying the use of that term. He stated no definitive view on the order itself, but seemed to reject the thinking behind the use of the term: LETTER TO THE NEW YORK TIMES (3/8/17): While there can be reasoned objections to President Trump’s revised executive order excluding six heavily Muslim countries from entry into the United States... more »

White House Tours ‘On Hold’ for British Nationals?

Arturo Garcia at - 10 hours ago
The country's embassy cited a State Department advisory.

Franceska Mann

Kim LaCapria at - 10 hours ago
The story of Franceska Mann and her purported defiance of Nazis as she faced death has gained popularity on social media.

Cop Involved in Quadruple Murder and Cocaine Conspiracy Kills Himself as Feds Try to Arrest Him

Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project - 10 hours ago
[image: benderoth]A Former NYPD cop, Gerard Benderoth shot himself in the head Wednesday as the FBI attempted to arrest him in murder & cocaine conspiracy.


Steve M. at No More Mister Nice Blog - 10 hours ago
BuzzFeed stokes the fantasies of those who think President Trump will quit or be removed from office before his term is up: ... a certain slice of influential liberals say that at this point, they’d just sleep easier under President Mike Pence. ... According to a new poll, 62% of Democrats now say they would prefer Mike Pence in the Oval Office. Not that this sentiment can be mistaken for enthusiasm. ... “I’d sleep easier with almost any other human being as president than Donald Trump,” the former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau told BuzzFeed News. “I’m not as worried [Pence] would... more »

Top U.S. CENTCOM General: More U.S. Forces Are Needed In Afghanistan

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
U.S. Army General Joseph Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, briefs the media at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S. April 29, 2016 . REUTERS/YURI GRIPAS *The Hill:* *Top general expects more US troops will be sent to Afghanistan* The general in charge of U.S. Central Command said Thursday that he anticipates more U.S. forces being sent to Afghanistan to break what he and others say is a stalemate in the more-than-15-year-old war there. “We are developing a strategy, and we are in discussions with the secretary and the department right now,” Gen. Joseph Votel told the Senate Arme... more »

America in Turmoil: From Deep State Insurgency to Deep State Spying – WikiLeaks’ Vault 7

Joachim Hagopian at American Empire Exposed - 11 hours ago
Even those not following the latest evidence of the tyrannical noose tightening around our necks, know something has gone terribly wrong in America. Through NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations four years ago, we learned that US citizens as well as foreign countries are the most spied upon in human history. But this week’s latest massive *WikiLeaks’ release*, aka Vault 7, amounts to almost 9,000 pages of CIA documents collected from 2013 through 2016 that disclose highly classified hacking secrets. With this largest dump of confidential CIA files ever published, the wo... more »

The Science

Scottish-Sceptic at Scottish Sceptic - 11 hours ago
After a recent comment I realised that it isn’t possible to include all the science in each article and that I’m going to have to provide some kind of prima for those who don’t yet understand important details of the … Continue reading →

Revised Temperature prediction

Scottish-Sceptic at Scottish Sceptic - 11 hours ago
Following my series on Understanding the global temperature. I have realised that it is likely that a substantial part of recent warming – particularly northern hemisphere land-based temperatures have risen due to air plane contrails. Thus for forecast I made … Continue reading →

The 2017 budget has barely lasted one day as Tory MPs and the media turn on the Chancellor [IMAGES]

James Wright at The Canary - 11 hours ago
The Conservative government’s 2017 budget has barely lasted a single day. The Chancellor is now facing backlash from all angles over his tax hike for the self-employed. Each section of the press has reacted with ridicule, while a backbench rebellion from Conservative MPs is underway. Under mounting pressure, Downing Street has refused four times to […] The post The 2017 budget has barely lasted one day as Tory MPs and the media turn on the Chancellor [IMAGES] appeared first on The Canary.

Activists Describe Efforts To Stop Atlantic Sunrise Gas Pipeline In Pennsylvania

Brandon Jordan at Shadowproof - 11 hours ago
Shadowproof spoke with four people about their experiences with, and current efforts against, the Atlantic Sunrise Gas Pipeline in Pennsylvania. The post Activists Describe Efforts To Stop Atlantic Sunrise Gas Pipeline In Pennsylvania appeared first on Shadowproof.

FBI Director Comey: There Is No Longer 'Absolute Privacy' In US

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
*CNN:* *Comey: 'There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America'* (CNN)FBI Director James Comey warned Wednesday that Americans should not have expectations of "absolute privacy," adding that he planned to finish his term leading the FBI. "There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America; there is no place outside of judicial reach," Comey said at a Boston College conference on cybersecurity. He made the remark as he discussed the rise of encryption since 2013 disclosures by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden revealed sensitive US spy practices. ... more »

The CIA's Cyberspies Are Not Impressed With The World's Top Antivirus Programs

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
*Fifth Domain Cyber/AP:* *What CIA cyberspies think of 6 top antivirus programs* Peppering the 8,000 pages of purported CIA hacking data released Tuesday by WikiLeaks are reviews of some of the world’s most popular antivirus products. The hackers are quoted taking potshots at antivirus firms, suggesting the American intelligence agencies are keenly aware of flaws in the products meant to be keeping us all safe online. The data published by WikiLeaks isn’t systematic enough to draw firm conclusions about the reliability of one product or another and the uncertain dating means the ... more »

WikiLeaks Will Share CIA Hacking Tools With Technology Companies

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 11 hours ago
*Reuters*: *WikiLeaks will share CIA hacking tools with tech companies: Assange* WikiLeaks will provide technology companies with exclusive access to CIA hacking tools that it possesses, to allow them to patch software flaws, founder Julian Assange said on Thursday. The anti-secrecy group published documents on Tuesday describing secret Central Intelligence Agency hacking tools and snippets of computer code. It did not publish the full programs that would be needed to actually conduct cyber exploits against phones, computers and Internet-connected televisions. "Considering what w... more »

Protest NATO Summit in Brussels

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 11 hours ago
*Call for International Actions against the * *NATO Summit in Brussels * *May 21 – 26, 2017 Peace Camp* *Direct ActionsMay 24 (5pm) Protest March - TRUMPism not WelcomeMay 25 – Conference – Why we need a world without NATO?* This year’s NATO summit will be US President Donald Trump’s first. It will be held in May at NATO’s brand new headquarters in Brussels, a city that hosts both NATO and the European Union - two institutions that co-operate closely on their military policies. NATO and its member states participate in illegal wars and military interventions, from Yugoslavia ... more »

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Bulldozed School at Sacred Stone Camp at CENSORED NEWS - 12 hours ago
Sacred Stone Camp School Bulldozed by Tribe, Following Eviction and Arrest of Water Protectors by Militarized Police By Brenda Norrell Censored News Photo: Screen capture from Johnny Dangers video as Sacred Stone Camp Braced for Eviction. CANNON BALL, North Dakota -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe bulldozed the school at Sacred Stone Camp, the children's school built by volunteers

Wikileaks CIA Document Dump -- News Updates March 9, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*New York Times:* *C.I.A. Scrambles to Contain Damage From WikiLeaks Documents* WASHINGTON — The C.I.A. scrambled on Wednesday to assess and contain the damage from the release by WikiLeaks of thousands of documents that cataloged the agency’s cyberspying capabilities, temporarily halting work on some projects while the F.B.I. turned to finding who was responsible for the leak. Investigators say that the leak was the work not of a hostile foreign power like Russia but of a disaffected insider, as WikiLeaks suggested when it released the documents Tuesday. The F.B.I. was preparing... more »

In Search of the Super Race: The Six-Percent Solution

Fred Reed at 12 hours ago
U.S. International Mathematical Olympiad team that in 2016 took the world title: members Ankan Bhattacharya, Allen Liu, Ashwin Sah, Michael Kural, Yuan Yao, Junyao Peng, and coach Po-Shen Loh I have gotten many hundreds of emails–OK, three emails, but I am … Continue reading →

Bernie Wants To Know What You Think Of Beltway Media Hack Amber Phillips

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 12 hours ago
I don't think I've ever mentioned Amber Phillips name without noting that she's a laughable moron way out of her depth as a *Washington Post* writer, the very worst in their stable. Monday she made some kind of a moronic attempt to call out Bernie for remarking that Trump is a liar. How dare he or anyone else? Hunter at *Daily Kos* turned her into a national joke hours after she wrote it. Moron Amber: "Put another way: One side of the aisle is accusing the president straight-up of lying. In 2017, that's just another day in politics. This is the state of our political discourse righ... more »

Maxine Waters Admits Obama Wiretapped Trump

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 12 hours ago
Published on Mar 9, 2017 In an attempt to demonize Trump as Russian, Maxine Waters admits that Trump is right about Obama wiretapping him. end

Lior Gantz: Zero Hour Approaches — 15 March 2017 — The End of Debt Ceiling Suspension

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 12 hours ago
Published on Mar 8, 2017 March 15th is an important date. $20 Trillion in debt will soon be reached. Zero hour approaches. Lior Gantz, founder of joins me to discuss. – Non event or D-Day? Hard to say. There is a confluence of events with unpredictable results which may lead to ‘Black Swans’. The […]

World News Briefs -- March 9, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*BBC:** IS conflict: US sends Marines to support Raqqa assault* The US has sent 400 additional troops to Syria to support an allied local force aiming to capture the so-called Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa. They include Marines, who arrived in the past few days to set up an outpost from which they will be able to fire artillery at IS positions in the city. Several hundred US special forces soldiers are already deployed, advising Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces. Coalition air strikes reportedly killed 20 civilians near Raqqa on Thursday. Several children were among the dea... more »

Canada extending military mission in Ukraine to 2019

greencrow at Greencrow As The Crow Flies - 12 hours ago
*Neo-Nazi Supporting Canadian* *Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland* Canada extending military mission in Ukraine to 2019Foreign minister says Canada should prepare for Russian attempts to destabilize its democracy By Murray Brewster, CBC News Posted: Mar 06, 2017 1:05 PM ET Last Updated: Mar 06, 2017 8:21 PM ET There you have it. Canada will definitely be carrying the bucket of sh!t for the neocon globalists in their covert support of the Nazis in Ukraine. How low can you go?...well le Dauphin's gonna show us for sure. Freeland the flunkie is threatening Canadians with future fals... more »

Military and Intelligence News Briefs -- March 9, 2017

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 12 hours ago
*Reuters:* *Special Report : Aircraft carriers, championed by Trump, are vulnerable to attack* Last week, President Donald J. Trump chose the deck of the newest U.S. aircraft carrier, the $13 billion USS Gerald R. Ford, for a speech extolling his planned boost in military spending. Trump vowed that the newest generation of “Ford Class” carriers - the most expensive warships ever built - will remain the centerpiece of projecting American power abroad. “We're going to soon have more coming,” Trump told an enthusiastic audience of sailors, declaring the new carriers so big and solid... more »

Journal flags another paper by diabetes researcher who sued to stop retractions

Alison McCook at Retraction Watch - 12 hours ago
It would seem that resorting to legal means to avoid editorial notices doesn’t always work. We’re coming to that conclusion after seeing yet another notice for Mario Saad, based at the University of Campinas in São Paulo, Brazil. In this case, it’s an expression of concern from the Journal of Endocrinology, on a 2005 paper that […] The post Journal flags another paper by diabetes researcher who sued to stop retractions appeared first on Retraction Watch.

Manufacturing Consent in Science: the Diabolical Twist

WakingTimes at Waking Times - 12 hours ago
*Jon Rappoport* - This is nothing less than the creation of reality. The post Manufacturing Consent in Science: the Diabolical Twist appeared first on Waking Times.

22 Years Ago Today, Edward Bernays Died And His Propaganda Is Still Used to Control You

John Vibes at The Free Thought Project - 13 hours ago
[image: bernays, propaganda]The psychological tactics of Edward Bernays are still employed by corporations and government alike — to keep you under control.

WATCH: Lying Cops Get Owned as They Try to Intimidate Rights-Flexing Attorney

Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project - 13 hours ago
[image: intimidation]An attorney, moonlighting as an Uber driver, flexed his rights during a police stop and exposed their intimidation and unlawful search.

Gitmo Detainees and the LARK Program staff at - 13 hours ago
A letter describing a LARK program under which Gitmo detainees will be housed with liberals who object to the current treatment of those prisoners is a piece of satire.


Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT - 13 hours ago
By Paul Homewood h/t Stewgreen I took a passing look at the BBC’s new “So I Can Breathe” series on air pollution the other day. Just the title alone suggests this will not be an objective, factual set of programmes. The BBC blurb shows just how comprehensive the propaganda is: […]

RT in the Cross Hairs as George Orwell's Dystopia Spreads

Majia's Blog at Majia's Blog - 13 hours ago
Total information control is the fantasy of fascists and all other practitioners of totalitarianism. But communication escapes containment as memes are generated and circulated outside of the machines and apparatuses that seek to control them. There is no doubt that the pursuit of truth is complicated by the chaos of the Web 2.0 platform but then the pursuit of truth has never been easy. I've always found Aristotle's scheme of analysis to be quite helpful when discerning truth through the logos of the message (e.g., structure of argument & forms of evidence); the emotional tenor o... more »

A Modest GOP Proposal: 21st Century Eugenics

Karen Garcia at Sardonicky - 14 hours ago
Paul Ryan to the Plutocracy: Eat Poor Children Well Another year, another Republican health plan. The 2017 edition of Eugenics USA Inc. is even more blatantly savage than usual, given that the GOP now controls all three branches of government. The Democrats are again reduced to feebly defending the market-based kludge grotesquely known as the Affordable Care Act. Countering the Republicans with a single payer, Medicare for All plan is apparently asking way too much of them. Ironically, it's the hardcore ("Freedom Caucus") conservative wing of the GOP which may end up granting a re... more »

United Nations Pushes “HeforShe” Dolls for Boys

Selwyn Duke at rss - 14 hours ago
[image: united-nations-pushes-heforshe-dolls-for-boys] There certainly have to be some intermediate steps between birth and your son's “gender-reassignment surgery,” and the United Nations is on the case. It has teamed up with a new company to push dolls for boys so your child can get in touch with his “feminine side.”

More Dangerous China Trade? Globalist Push vs. Trump Promise

William F. Jasper at rss - 14 hours ago
[image: more-dangerous-china-trade-globalist-push-vs-trump-promise] The Chinese Chamber of Commerce Gala in January in New York City and the March 18-20, 2017 China Development Forum in Beijing, show the Council on Foreign Relations globalists and Wall Street moguls intend to continue the trend of expanded “trade” that benefits China’s communist regime, while destroying American jobs and businesses and endangering U.S. security and independence.

Commander Of U.S. Strategic Command: Drones Are 'Intruding' On Air Force And Navy Nuclear Facilities

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 14 hours ago
U.S. Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, March 7, 2017. (DoD Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. James K. McCann) *Washington Times*:* Drones threatened nuclear facilities* Drone aircraft recently carried out unauthorized intrusions over Air Force and Navy nuclear facilities, and the incidents pose a growing threat, the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command disclosed to Congress Wednesday. Gen. John E. Hyten revealed the drone threats in written testimony before the House Armed Se... more »

Next BIW 'Christening' Protest Set for April 1

Bruce K. Gagnon at Organizing Notes - 14 hours ago
*Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyers firing 'missile defense' interceptors that are key elements in Pentagon first-strike attack planning. Next 'christening' of one of these warships in Bath, Maine will be held on April 1. A protest will be organized that day at the shipyard.* Yesterday I was in the Sagadahoc District Court for my sentencing after being found guilty last month during our Zumwalt 12 trail. I had missed the last day in court in order to make my long scheduled trip to Sweden for a conference and speaking tour in that region. The judge kindly let me leave the tri... more »

WATCH: Ron Paul Just Destroyed TSA in Epic Rant Every American Should Hear

Annabelle Bamforth at The Free Thought Project - 14 hours ago
[image: ron paul]The former congressman and presidential candidate lambasted the TSA's new, more intensive body patdown procedures in a new video.

The man who told us ‘we’re all in this together’ declares he’s earning a six figure salary for a few hours’ work

Emily Apple at The Canary - 14 hours ago
Former Chancellor George Osborne famously said “we’re all in this together”. But his income, published in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests, proves how far this is from the truth. Osborne raked in an eye-watering £786,450 from giving speeches between September 2016 and January 2017. But he is also set to earn a further £650,000 a […] The post The man who told us ‘we’re all in this together’ declares he’s earning a six figure salary for a few hours’ work appeared first on The Canary.

Small business owners shocked that the Tories screwed THEM

John Shafthauer at The Canary - 14 hours ago
In the Spring budget, Phillip Hammond proposed something the Tories promised they would never do: raise national insurance payments for the self-employed. For most people, the response was: The Tories backtracking on a manifesto pledge is news, now? Come back to me when they keep one, am-I-right, guys? And yet the news has come as […] The post Small business owners shocked that the Tories screwed THEM appeared first on The Canary.

It took Theresa May only 7 seconds to trample all over her own budget [VIDEO]

Carlyn Harvey at The Canary - 14 hours ago
An embarrassing video of Theresa May is circulating on the internet. It’s of the now Prime Minister passionately using a Tory Party soundbite in 2010, right before the general election. But that soundbite has now, frankly, come back to bite May in the arse: Here is a video of Theresa May absolutely opposing the "Jobs […] The post It took Theresa May only 7 seconds to trample all over her own budget [VIDEO] appeared first on The Canary.

I went to parliament to meet people fighting for their human rights. And what I saw shocked me [VIDEO]

Steve Topple at The Canary - 14 hours ago
On Tuesday 7 March I was out in London. And I took the opportunity to meet a group of people fighting for their most basic of human rights in the UK. But what I found should shame political leaders. Tory Cuts Kill Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) was raising awareness of the government’s cuts to Personal […] The post I went to parliament to meet people fighting for their human rights. And what I saw shocked me [VIDEO] appeared first on The Canary.

Mosul Campaign Day141 Mar 8, 2017

Joel Wing at MUSINGS ON IRAQ - 14 hours ago
Mansour above Wadi Hajar was one of the new neighborhoods taken on March 8 (Medecins Sans Frontieres) The Golden Division continued their push from the southern tip of west Mosul into the center. The Joint Operations Command had it freeingthe Mansour and Shahuda neighborhoods. A security source told New Sabah that the Federal Police and Rapid Reaction Division were pushing into the Old City, but that might be premature. The Iraqi Forces (ISF) are advancing along two axes. One is along the Tigris River by the police and the other is in the middle by the Golden Division. Eventually... more »

“The Coming Great Wealth Transfer- Spoiler Alert! It's Already Here” (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 14 hours ago
*“The Coming Great Wealth Transfer-* * Spoiler Alert! It's Already Here”* by Chris Martenson "In the past, I've warned about the coming Great Wealth Transfer. But now we need to talk about it in the present tense, because it’s here. And it will only accelerate from here on out. The Rich will get richer at the expense of everybody else. This isn't personal. It's simply a feature of what happens near the end of a debt-based monetary system run by corruptible humans. Of course, those in charge don't think of themselves as corrupted or villainous. I'm sure that Federal Reserve Chairs ... more »

“What The Hell Is Going On?”, Part 2 (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 14 hours ago
*“What The Hell Is Going On?”, Part 2* by Jim Quinn “In Part One of this article I exposed the establishment narrative of a strong economy as rubbish by providing hard data regarding imploding gasoline usage, failing bricks and mortar retailers and plunging restaurant sales. “Inflation may indeed bring benefits for a short time to favored groups, but only at the expense of others. And in the long run it brings ruinous consequences to the whole community. Even a relatively mild inflation distorts the structure of production. It leads to the overexpansion of some industries at the ... more »

THE POLITICS OF MORAL STAMPEDE: Picking and choosing what Rudy said!

bob somerby at the daily howler - 14 hours ago
*THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017Part 4—Our liberal thumbs on the scales:* Back in 1969, Harvard professor Stanley Cavell published a set of essays under this title: "Must We Mean What We Say?" In a world where we're told to say what we mean, the title was somewhat eye-catching. It was also the title of the volume's first essay. Forty-eight years later, Cavell's book is still in print. At the time it appeared, we were writing our senior thesis under Cavell's award-winning supervision. A study of Wittgenstein's "private language argument," it could perhaps be summarized thusly: "Say what?... more »

Americans who would like to know what is behind the "iron curtain" created by the so-called mainstream media must turn to the stories of the few Americans who had the guts to take themselves behind the US-created media curtain. Here below, US Representative (and retired US soldier) Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) tells you what she has found in Syria. Hint, you won't hear it in the "prestitute" US media.

David L Griscom at Cherchez la Verite - 14 hours ago
------------------------------ To help refugees, stop arming terrorists – Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Published time: 1 Mar, 2017 23:05 Edited time: 2 Mar, 2017 11:06 Representative Tulsi Gabbard called again for the US to stop aiding terrorists like Al-Qaeda and ISIS, while her guest at the presidential address to Congress, a Kurdish refugee activist, called for an end to the US policy of “regime change in Syria.” While many Democrats invited immigrants as their guests for President Donald Trump’s speech to the joint session of Congress on Tuesday, Gabbard, a Democrat from Hawaii, host... more »

Should software companies choose not to work with predatory publishers?

Alison McCook at Retraction Watch - 14 hours ago
With so many journals out there, it can be hard to know which ones are legitimate, and which ones have adopted so-called “predatory” practices – publishing anything as long as authors can pay. In this guest post, computer scientist Jacob Beal at BBN Technologies highlights one way he believes software companies may indirectly endorse questionable publishers […] The post Should software companies choose not to work with predatory publishers? appeared first on Retraction Watch.

These Are The U.S. Navy Five Current 'Dangerous at Sea' Deployments

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 15 hours ago
Russian Su-24 fighters buzzing the USS Donald Cook April 11 and 12 in the Black Sea. US Navy/YouTube *Brent Ramsey, RCD*:* The Navy's 5 most dangerous at-sea deployments* The pair of Russian fighters were coming in fast and very, very close. They were not the first Russian Sukhoi SU-24 Fencer aircraft that sailors aboard the destroyer Donald Cook had ever seen -- but they were certainly the closest. “Oh my God!” one Cook sailor was heard exclaiming in a way that sounded like an open question of whether something might be going catastrophically wrong – a game of chicken where no ... more »

USS Ford Carrier 99-Percent Done. USS Kennedy To Be 50% Done This Year. Procurement Starting For USS Enterprise

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 15 hours ago
USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79). Wikipedia *Scout Warrior:* *Navy: USS Ford Carrier 99-Percent Done, 2nd Carrier to be 50-Percent Done this year.* The future USS Ford is now going through Builders Sea Trials and is also expected to go through a deployment preparation phase known as “post shakedown availability.” Depending upon progress with testing, the Ford is slated to deliver by as soon as sometime next month. Navy officials tell Scout Warrior that the second Ford-class ship, the future USS Kennedy, will be 50-percent built this year. This comes alongside recent Navy reports that t... more »

Understanding the Global Temperature V – Met Balloon Data

Scottish-Sceptic at Scottish Sceptic - 15 hours ago
Summary so far In previous articles, I have tried to work out to what extent I can produce a global temperature which is free from the “thumb on the scales” as Dr Bates referred to NOAA’s own attempts to get … Continue reading →

The climate lynch mob at MIT

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 15 hours ago
Last week, Charles Murray, a prominent sociologist known for his analyses of the IQ distributions (he co-wrote "The Bell Curve" with a Harvard colleague) was planning to give a talk at the Middlebury College in Vermont. This 43-minute-long video shows what happened. Before his speech was supposed to begin, several officials were explaining how important it was for the university to listen and participate in peaceful discussions, even about unpopular views. It didn't help. Around 19:10 in the video, after Murray articulated his first sentence, a mob composed of young people began t... more »


Jenna Orkin at From the Wilderness' Peak Oil Blog - 15 hours ago
*From Jenna Orkin* Families of 9/11 victims might soon get day in court against Saudi officials * Read more here:* * UN experts denounce 'myth' pesticides are necessary to feed the world * Pollution Kills 1.7 Million Children Every Year, WHO Says *Science Offers Peace-building Mechanism in South China Sea Dispute* China to lower growth rate to produce more blue skies Are Australia’s banks going bust in a loud boom? All of the signs point that way! Another Snowden EmergesIndian IT Firms May Fu... more »

Roberto Rodriguez at Dr Cintli - 16 hours ago
WE NEED AUTONOMOUS AND ICE-FREE INSTITUTIONS: Something radical is happening in this country, and whatever is happening here, is actually also affecting the rest of the world. That’s the macro view. Whatever is happening is also happening at a personal level. Fear is taking hold and gripping entire communities. For the rest of the column, go to:

What A Disastrous Health Care Rollout Ryan Orchestrated!

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 16 hours ago
Yesterday, Houston cancer specialist and brand new TX-07 congressional candidate, Jason Westin, led a deep dive into Republican health care "policy" for us. Even as we were posting it, the extremists inside the Republican House Conference-- the "Freedom Caucus-- was attacking the Ryan-Pence-Price TrumpCare proposal from a very different perspective. Justin Amash, one of the only serious members of that crackpot caucus, was on CNN Wednesday morning not just claiming that Ryan and McCarthy don't have the votes to pass their abomination but that it's not even a "real" Republican pie... more »

The Evil Trio from McCarthy to Trump via Watergate, Reagan, Bush: Cohn-Stone-Manafort

miningawareness at Mining Awareness + - 16 hours ago
“Admit nothing, deny everything, launch counterattack,“is Roger Stone’s philosophy.[1] Sound familiar? Deja-vu all over again for a reason. In fact, … Continue reading →

"In The End..." (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 16 hours ago
“Sometimes we love with nothing more than hope. Sometimes we cry with everything except tears. In the end that’s all we have - to hold on tight until dawn.” - Gregory David Roberts, "Shantaram"

Free Download: Erich Fromm, "The Sane Society" (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 16 hours ago
*"The Sane Society"* by Erich Fromm "Social psychologist Erich Fromm’s seminal exploration of the profound ills of modern society, and how best to overcome them. One of Fromm’s main interests was to analyze social systems and their impact on the mental health of the individual. In this study, he reaches further and asks: “Can a society be sick?” He finds that it can, arguing that Western culture is immersed in a “pathology of normalcy” that affects the mental health of individuals." *Freely download, in PDF format, here:* -

Immigration Rage

Owen Gray at Northern Reflections - 16 hours ago
Around the world, immigrants are becoming the enemies of those who see themselves as "we, the people." South of us, that rage wears a large orange face. But the disease is creeping north, across the border. Andrew Coyne writes: Whether it is Kelly Leitch’s insinuation that immigrants need to be instructed in such Canadian values as hard work (“Do you recognize (you) can’t expect to have things you want given to you?”) or Kevin O’Leary’s instantaneously discovered concern for closing the “loophole” in Canada’s refugee system (“Canada can’t afford to sit back & watch thousands of p... more »

First The Telegraph lied about it, now the police use ‘gratuitous violence’ in a quiet Lancashire village [VIDEO]

Steve Topple at The Canary - 16 hours ago
A quiet Lancashire village is at the centre of a storm over police violence. But it’s a saga that has been running for months, with The Telegraph even getting caught up in it. And now ordinary people are accusing the police of being a private company’s very own “stormtroopers”. No fracking way Preston New Road, near the […] The post First The Telegraph lied about it, now the police use ‘gratuitous violence’ in a quiet Lancashire village [VIDEO] appeared first on The Canary .

The Chancellor has been left humiliated by a Freudian slip live on the BBC [AUDIO]

James Wright at The Canary - 16 hours ago
A Freudian slip has left Chancellor Philip Hammond humiliated live on BBC Radio 4. Accidentally or otherwise, BBC Today host Nick Robinson put a rude twist on Hammond’s nickname ‘Spreadsheet Phil’: This is basically Spreadshit Phil – uh SpreadSHEET Phil I should say, as he’s known in the Treasury… Hammond himself was on the show […] The post The Chancellor has been left humiliated by a Freudian slip live on the BBC [AUDIO] appeared first on The Canary.

Homelessness charities are helping Theresa May to deport rough sleepers

Tilly Grove at The Canary - 16 hours ago
A new report shows homelessness charities are working with the Home Office to deport non-UK rough sleepers. The investigation by Corporate Watch found outreach teams from the charities St Mungo’s, Thames Reach and Change, Grow, Live (CGL), have been working with Immigration Compliance and Enforcement (ICE) officers on patrols that target rough sleepers in London. […] The post Homelessness charities are helping Theresa May to deport rough sleepers appeared first on The Canary.

Mhairi Black is caught on camera mouthing ‘you talk sh*te, hen’ to a Tory minister [VIDEO]

Emily Apple at The Canary - 16 hours ago
Mhairi Black has been caught on camera apparently mouthing the words we are all yearning to say to a Conservative minister. The incident took place during an Urgent Question debate on cuts to housing benefits to those under-21. According to reports, she mouthed “you talk shite, hen” following Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Department for Work […] The post Mhairi Black is caught on camera mouthing ‘you talk sh*te, hen’ to a Tory minister [VIDEO] appeared first on The Canary.


Steve M. at No More Mister Nice Blog - 16 hours ago
President Trump's weekend wiretapping tweetstorm wiped out memories of the widespread media love that greeted his joint address to Congress -- but the press might resume its swoon over Trump soon, or at least declare him "presidential" again. Take a look at this Bloomberg story by Billy House: Less than two months on the job, President Donald Trump is showing that when it comes to wooing members of Congress, he’s no Barack Obama. Where Obama was usually reserved and met sparingly with lawmakers, Trump has launched a full-out charm offensive, much of it aimed at bolstering the beleag... more »


jonjayray at EDUCATION WATCH INTERNATIONAL - 17 hours ago
*Looking for fascism in America? Look left, on campus* Projection is the psychological term for imagining that others possess faults which are actually your own. Case in point: those liberal predictions that after Donald Trump lost the election, violent Trump supporters would attack innocent people, especially members of minority groups. Visions of storm troopers danced in their heads. Vast mobs of white-hooded Ku Klux Klanners would terrify the countryside. Brownshirts and Blackshirts would infest the city streets. Something like that is happening now — but the violence is coming ... more »


JR at GREENIE WATCH - 18 hours ago
*Pick your statistic: Was recent Australian weather unusually hot?* *The authors below have picked statistics that appear to show that recent times in Australia were unusually hot. As with most Green/Left claims, the key is to look at what they did NOT say. And it stands out like dog's balls what they have done. They have discussed summer only. What about other recent seasons? Were they unusually hot too? They probably were in parts but it's the average that matters and the BoM tells us that 2016 was only the 4th hottest year for Australia. So overall, there is nothing to ... more »

Hammond's National Insurance Nightmare

Phil at All That Is Solid ... - 18 hours ago
George Osborne may have been the worst chancellor of modern times, but he understood one thing. Subordinating the national interest, i.e. those of British business-in-general to the narrow concerns of the Conservative Party, allowed for good press and the accumulation of political capital. It didn't matter if these actions weakened the economy or made life worse for millions just as long as it helped secure the next election, which it duly did. "Call me" Philip Hammond, is a very different kind of chancellor. As he got up at yesterday's budget statement, he entertained the chamber w... more »

Jeff Piraro of Bizarro Cartoon Denies and Ridicules Vaccine Injury

Age of Autism at AGE OF AUTISM - 19 hours ago
By Kim Stagliano God in heaven will you just look at this cartoon. Jeff Piraro, whose Bizarro has been a staple of newspapers (ha ha remember those) forever has decided to attack, make fun of, deny, ridicule, shame, abuse and...

Sex-specific Gene-environment Interactions Underlying ASD-like Behaviors

Age of Autism at AGE OF AUTISM - 19 hours ago Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Feb 7;114(6):1383-1388. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1619312114. Epub 2017 Jan 23. Sex-specific gene-environment interactions underlying ASD-like behaviors. Schaafsma SM1, Gagnidze K2, Reyes A2, Norstedt N2, Månsson K2, Francis K2, Pfaff DW1. Author information Abstract...

"Feds Can Assassinate By Hacking Car Computers" (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 19 hours ago
*"Feds Can Assassinate By Hacking Car Computers"* by Newsroom "Back in 2016, media outlets reported a privacy organization’s warning that vehicle computer systems could be hacked and people could end up being injured. Now a Wikileaks release of CIA documents shows the government had been working on plans to infiltrate the vehicle-control systems. The concept is not fully described in the documents, but WikiLeaks summarized its finding: “As of October 2014 the CIA was also looking at infecting the vehicle control systems used by modern cars and trucks. The purpose of such control is... more »

Who Uses An AOL Email Account In Today's World?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 20 hours ago
*WNU Editor*: My thoughts exactly .... who uses an AOL email account in today's world? Hint .... *Mike Pence Used AOL Email For State Business As Indiana's Governor* (NPR).


LL at Virtual Mirage - 20 hours ago
*What do we do about Leaks? * There was a time when people who did that were hung or shot, or shot and then hung. Today, the disgruntled who leak, have been given very mild and almost rewarding treatment under the Obama Administration. Bradley Manning was given gender reassignment surgery at taxpayer expense and then had his sentence commuted. Some people would ask, "why leak?" Others look at the curious case of Bradley Manning and ask, "why not?" Irrespective of how it's accomplished, the Trump Administration has a very daunting task ahead if it hopes to curb what is almost a c... more »

The New York Times Explains Why There Is 'Confusion' About Its President Trump Wiretapping Story (Sort Of)

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 21 hours ago
*Zero Hedge:* *The NY Times Explains Why There Is So Much "Confusion" About Its "Trump Wiretapping" Story* In the aftermath of the Trump accusation that Obama wiretapped his phone during the election, an allegation which the flagbearers of the "truthful" (according to their various advertising campaigns) anti-Trump media wave, namely the Washington Post and the New York Times have vehemently denied, an unexpected victim has emerged over the past few days: the New York Times itself. *Read more *.... *Previous Post:* This Is Why I No Longer Trust The New York Times (March 6, 2017)... more »

The Great American Streetcar Myth

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
Good analysis. Much of what we think is true is not so. The decline came from many factors, but labor costs was high on the list and is still the central problem with bus service. The other problem is that even a private utility can never control its own pricing. That makes capital spending dicy. It is all gone now and we are about to see the end of labor in transportation as well the next generation. Every car becomes a self operated seeker of customers that knows where you are and is in position to repond quickly to your need. Taxi service on streoids. Add in automatic... more »

So... What's a Blockchain?

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
This helps a lot. It is merely a shared ledger. The magic is that it also can be trusted in the hands of your worse case enemy. This allows dispensing with all forms of intermediary intervention. After all we trust banks because their capital is so huge as to make yours irrelevant and difficult to confiscate without exponential damage. Now we eliminate people completely and leave the transactions in the hands of the principals only with so called block-chain technology. Of course this matters hugely. All our money happens to be electronic now to start with. Blockchain all... more »

This Could Be the Last Stand for Vaping

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
. What the the hell is wrong over at the FDA? Can they not understand that such an obviously crooked arrangement must produce serious blowback? It is as if they want their agency eliminated. They are certainly making the argument. I whole heartedly support vaping, not because i am particular into nicotine but i am fully aware that addiction management is a serious difficulty with nicotine and that this technology clearly ameliorates the problem. That happens to be a huge and effective health benefit. * This Could Be the Last Stand for Vaping* * Brittany Hunter ... more »

6 Supplements To Boost Your Pineal Gland Function

arclein at Terra Forming Terra - 21 hours ago
I am not sure how seriously to take the advice here. The best bet here appears to be the first item. I just have not figured out how to best consume oregano oil yet. straight up is no fun. Have to try it on toast. Otherwise calcification of the pineal gland is present in most adults. Removing that is speculative. I hope that any of this is helpful.. Oregano has other benefits as well. . . *6 Supplements To Boost Your Pineal Gland Function * *RiseEarth * *by Food Matters* *The pineal gland, an endocrine gland located in the brain, is said to be the seat of the soul. A... more »

Gattaca, 20 ans après (IEET) at Ethical Technology - 21 hours ago
S’il est un film qui représente les questions éthiques contemporaines relatives au génie génétique, c’est sans doute Gattaca (Bienvenue à Gattaca en français) d’Andrew Niccol. Sorti en 1997, un an après la naissance de la brebis clonée Dolly, il réapparaît encore régulièrement dans les débats pour sa mise en scène, comme souvent en science-fiction, d’une société techniquement avancée, mais dystopique et inégalitaire. Vingt ans et plusieurs avancées technologiques et scientifiques plus tard, que nous dit Gattaca en 2017 ?

Urban Bushcraft – Free Food

dandelionsalad at Dandelion Salad - 22 hours ago
undercurrentspaulo September 11, 2009 Wild trees,free food and healing plants are growing all over our cities. Andrew takes to his bike to show you how you can practice Bushcraft where ever you live. Full series out on DVD Distributed by Tubemogul

"The Andrew Klavan Show Ep. 281 - The Great Double Standard"

Not a sheep at Not a sheep - 22 hours ago Fascinating watching as always and some great points on the media's double standards when it comes to reporting on Republicans and Democrats. The BBC are similarly biased in the UK in its reporting on Conservative versus Labour politicians.

Fake Global Warming Scare: Polar Bears Actually Increasing

Hifast at Climate Collections - 22 hours ago
Originally posted on PA Pundits - International: By Andrew Bolt ~ Remember how the polar bear was the poster child of the global warming alarmists? How Al Gore claimed they were drowning? Remember how they were classified as endangered because of warming-induced starvation? A series of reports, sprawling over more than 400 pages, that [bear…

California Drought Report #82: More Drought Coming?

Hifast at Climate Collections - 22 hours ago
Originally posted on Sierra Foothill Commentary: Yes, I know Northern California has more water than it can store and the potential for flooding vast areas are of concern to all who live near river flood plains. Climate is cyclical, what happened in past will happen again in the future. Following the Megaflood of 1861-62 was a…

Nature Unbound II: The Dansgaard- Oeschger Cycle

Hifast at Climate Collections - 22 hours ago
Originally posted on Climate Etc.: by Javier Dansgaard-Oeschger (D-O) events are the most dramatic and frequent abrupt climate change events in the geological record. They are usually explained as the result of an Atlantic Ocean salinity oscillation paced by internal variability. Available evidence however supports that they are the result of an externally paced oceanic-sea…

Meet Richard Muller, Lukewarmist

Hifast at Climate Collections - 22 hours ago
Originally posted on Science Matters: Richard Muller, head of the Berkeley Earth project, makes a fair and balanced response to a question regarding the “97% consensus.” Are any of the US Senators listening? Full text below from Forbes 97%: An Inconvenient Truth About The Oft-Cited Polling Of Climate Scientists including a reference to Will Happer, potentially Trump’s…

NOAA & The Oroville Dam

Hifast at Climate Collections - 22 hours ago
Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: By Paul Homewood ? h/t Oldbrew ? ? NOAA have a good account of what has been going on with the Oroville Dam: ? As mentioned previously in the Event Tracker, California is going through one of its wettest water years (October – September)…

An oddity in the Karl et al. 2015 buoy data adjustments

Hifast at Climate Collections - 22 hours ago
Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: Frank Lansner writes via email: I just want to make sure that people are aware of this little maybe-oddity regarding argumentation for ERSSTv4 data changes due to the shift from ship measurements to buoys. We are all focusing on the data changes ERSSTv3b to ERSSTv4 after year 2003…

AMO: Atlantic Climate Pulse

Hifast at Climate Collections - 22 hours ago
Originally posted on Science Matters: I was inspired by David Dilley’s weather forecasting based upon Atlantic water pulsing into the Arctic Ocean (see post: Global Weather Oscillations). So I went looking for that signal in the AMO dataset, our best long-term measure of sea surface temperature variations in the North Atlantic. ATLANTIC MULTI-DECADAL OSCILLATION (AMO)…

NOAA Fraud, Where is the Press?

Hifast at Climate Collections - 22 hours ago
Originally posted on Sierra Foothill Commentary: While NOAA’s fraudulent adjustment of the global temperature data has not reached the main stream press or they choose to ignore it, here are some examples that you can present should the subject come up at the water cooler, the coffee bar or down at the pub. This is best…

Global Weather Oscillations

Hifast at Climate Collections - 22 hours ago
Originally posted on Science Matters: H/T to No Tricks Zone for posting (here) on the remarkable forecasting record of Global Weather Oscillations Inc. founded by David Dilley. The ability to predict storm activity demonstrates an understanding of earth’s climate system dynamics. The theory and supporting evidence are available to all in a free ebook Natural…

Several fat polar bears sighted in southern Labrador early this week

Hifast at Climate Collections - 22 hours ago
Originally posted on polarbearscience: Seven polar bears came ashore this week, either passing through or exploring, in Black Tickle, Labrador. It’s not that unusual an occurrence but the take home quote sure is: “They look really healthy … they have been eating good, these ones have.” Lucky for them – residents in my novel –…

Can China Afford An Arms Race Against The U.S.?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
Photo: World Affairs Board *Salvatore Babones, National Interest:* *China Can't Afford to Keep Challenging America on Military Spending* *A more modest Chinese military footprint will likely emerge in 2017 or 2018.* *China's Budget Starts to Bite* China plans a 7 percent boost to military spending in 2017. Even that may be more than it can afford. On Saturday, China announced a 2017 spending growth target of 7 percent in nominal yuan terms. That represents a real yuan increase of less than 5 percent. Or, assuming that the People’s Liberation Army buys its tanks wholesale, applyi... more »

Want to help Chicago's youth? Pay more attention to the effect of violence on police

Maria Joao Antunes, Assistant Professor of Criminology, Towson University at Politics + Society – The Conversation - 22 hours ago
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson (right) with protestor on Aug. 5, 2016. AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim The recently published Department of Justice investigation of the Chicago Police Department uncovered unsettling uses of force. Based on a 13-month investigation, the report details how the officers in the nation’s third-largest police agency engaged “in a pattern or practice of using force that is unjustified, disproportionate and otherwise excessive.” Their findings were based on a review of more than 170 officer-involved shootings and related fatalities between January 201... more »

Largest deportation campaign in US history is no match for Trump's plan

Kelly Lytle Hernandez, Associate Professor, History and African-American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles at Politics + Society – The Conversation - 22 hours ago
Border Patrol officers detaining immigrants in a field after a few local raids. U.S. Border Patrol Museum On the campaign trail, Donald Trump vowed that if he was elected president, he would resurrect Operation Wetback of 1954. Operation Wetback, the story goes, was the single largest deportation campaign in U.S. history, resulting in more than one million deportations to Mexico and a dramatic reduction in the number of unlawful entries at the U.S.-Mexico border. As president, Trump has begun to make good on his pledge by issuing two executive orders that promise to ramp up deportat... more »

“Trump Is Right About ‘Alternative Facts’” (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 22 hours ago
*“Trump Is Right About ‘Alternative Facts’”* by Bill Bonner ‘Don’t worry. The brush fires look worse than they are.’ That was the word this morning when we asked about flame control. The hills to the east of us are still on fire. Last night, we saw the familiar orange glow in many areas, but not the arc of flames we saw on Monday night. ‘We’re very much aware of the threat,’ said Rancho Santana manager Chris Curry. ‘That fire you saw last night has been burning for a month. So far, it’s still up in the hills and hasn’t done any real harm. It burns off the dead leaves, but the trees... more »

X22 Report, "The Central Bank Is Ready & Prepared To Trigger The Economic Crisis" (CoyotePrime) at Running 'Cause I Can't Fly - 22 hours ago
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U.S. Marines Have Been Deployed With Artillery To Syria

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
*CNN*: *US Marines join local forces fighting in Raqqa* (CNN)US Marines have arrived in northern Syria with artillery to support US-backed local forces fighting there, two US officials told CNN. The US-backed fighters are preparing to move in the coming weeks to assault the city of Raqqa, ISIS' self-declared capital, according to the officials. The Pentagon and the Marine Corps have declined to confirm the deployment because of security concerns in the region. They have also declined to specify the exact location of the forces or how many are there. *Read more* .... *WNU Editor: ... more »


Anon at Aangirfan - 23 hours ago
*China has provisionally granted Trump 38 trademarks – including for escort services and massage parlors*. Trump's lawyers in China applied for the trademarks in April 2016, as Trump criticised China at campaign rallies. "The 38 trademarks include hotels, spas, escort services, massage parlors ... according to public documents." *China approves Donald Trump-branded massage parlors, escort services*. Among the 38 trademarks approved for the Trump Organization by the Chinese government over the past few weeks is 'Trump Escorts'. *The Trump Organization's trademark for escort serv... more »

Here It Is!! List of People Obama Illegally Wiretapped Revealed! Trump Was Right!

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Published on Mar 8, 2017 Lindsey Bruce for Liberty Writers reports, Trump is going after Obama for illegally wiretapping Trump tower while he was campaigning, but this is not the first time Obama has made such a sleazy move. WIKILEAKS revealed a list of almost dozen people who were victims of Obama’s lawless wiretapping. Read […]

The Central Bank Is Ready & Prepared To Trigger The Economic Crisis

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Published on Mar 8, 2017 IMF Chief says Greece needs to strike a deal. Varoufakis says that austerity is a cover story conducting class warfare. Farmers in Greece can’t take as riots flare up. Marine LePen says she will introduce a new franc is she wins. Trade war has begun Mexico stops sugar exports. ADP […]

Judge: Investigation into Obama Spying on Trump Would Reveal Mass Surveillance of All Americans

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Judge: Investigation into Obama Spying on Trump Would Reveal Mass Surveillance of All Americans by Paul Joseph Watson | Deep state petrified of pervasive spying being exposed According to Judge Andrew Napolitano, the intelligence community is petrified of a Congressional investigation into claims that Barack Obama spied on Donald Trump because it would expose the […]

Israel Rapped for Breaching Palestinians’ Rights

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Published on Mar 8, 2017 In an annual speech to the U-N Human Rights Council, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein denounced the Israeli regime’s approval of a plan to construct more than five thousand new settlement units in territories owned by Palestinians. He also said that Israel’s blockade of Gaza amounts to collective punishment and deprives […]

NSA & CIA Share “Pretty Much Everything” – NSA Whistleblower

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Who is in charge of the Beast ‘666’ Network? The Global Surveillance Militarized-Police State? No Such Agency! The CIA, Cocaine Import Agency(ahem), Criminals In Action(ahem) … sits at a lower level in the Illuminati organization(bottom of post) chart compared with the NSA. – Published on Mar 8, 2017 WikiLeaks’ data dump on Tuesday accounted for […]

Tweet For Today

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
Well...just because...Fishing from the sail of an Akula... — AncientSubHunter (@AncientSubHunt) March 8, 2017 *WNU Editor: *I have been looking for a picture of someone fishing from a submarine for years. Bingo!!!!! Finally got one. Hat Tip ELP.

Is There Bi-Partisan Support In The U.S. Congress To Upgrade America's Nuclear Arsenal?

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
U.S. Air Force's nuclear-capable bomber force, including the B-52 Stratofortress and B-2 shown in an undated photo. Air Force *CNBC:* *Why a $1 trillion endeavor to modernize the US nuclear arsenal could get more bipartisan support* President Donald Trump has made modernizing the nation's nuclear arsenal a top priority. Now, after years of being put on the sidelines, threats from abroad and congressional hearings scheduled for Wednesday could further highlight the need to update the country's weapons technology. "Essentially, after the Cold War we took a vacation from modernizing t... more »

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
*Highest Point* An Alaska Air National Guard crew flies a C-130 Hercules aircraft near Denali, the highest point in North America, March 4, 2017. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton

It's the Health Care That Matters, Not the Insurance

Veronique de Rugy at rss - 23 hours ago
[image: it-s-the-health-care-that-matters-not-the-insurance] It's time that lawmakers shift the way they think about the role that government should play in health care generally and abandon the idea that their role is to provide health insurance for all. They're obviously not there yet.

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