Saturday, October 19, 2019

19 October - Blogs I'm Following - 5 of 5

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Midnight Meme Of The Day!

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 21 hours ago
*by Noah* Rep. Gym Jordan (R-OH) prides himself on being Trumpanzee's number one defender in the House. Can you imagine how sick and deranged you have to be to even want that job let alone take pride in it? No, Gym Jordan will never have any decency at long last. Before Gym even got elected by the fools and pro-perv voters in his district, he was a national wrestling champion and then, what else, wrestling coach at Ohio State, a coach who reportedly failed his students miserably. Since his time as coach, charges of his wrestlers being sexually abused in the showers have never sto... more »

Brazil Reelected to the UN Human Rights Council

Iolanda Fonseca at The Rio Times - 21 hours ago
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil, which ran for re-election to one of the seats, was approved by 153 votes - far more than the number that the dispute required. The Minister of Women, Family and Human Rights, Damares Alves, emphasized the achievement. "We had more votes than in 2016 when we were elected with […] The post Brazil Reelected to the UN Human Rights Council appeared first on The Rio Times.

VEJA/FSB Survey: Huck Would Tie Bolsonaro and Defeat Haddad in Second Round

Xiu Ying at The Rio Times - 21 hours ago
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Huck still has no party affiliation but has been enthusiastically supporting both RenovaBr and Agora!, which define themselves as "superpartisan" movements. According to VEJA, the latest speculation is that the TV host would join the Cidadania party. A survey published by VEJA in partnership with FSB indicates that in a […] The post VEJA/FSB Survey: Huck Would Tie Bolsonaro and Defeat Haddad in Second Round appeared first on The Rio Times.

Brazil’s Government Releases Federal University Budget

Iolanda Fonseca at The Rio Times - 21 hours ago
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "One hundred percent of the total budget for the funding of federal universities and institutions are being released at this time," said the Minister of Education, Abraham Weintraub, in a press conference. According to him, the contingency did not come to harm any of the portfolio's activities. "A good management […] The post Brazil’s Government Releases Federal University Budget appeared first on The Rio Times.

Eat the Babies to Stop Climate Change?

Martin Armstrong at Global Warming – Armstrong Economics - 21 hours ago
This climate change scare tactics can really lead to serious responses from some people. One woman proposes destroying Russia and eliminating all Russians, but that will not be enough to stop climate change so she offers the next solution.

6 Healthy Reasons To Use Rice Bran Oil In Your Cooking

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CFMEU says Gunner Government's election plan is 'in a state of disarray'

Matt Garrick And Cameron Gooley at Just In - 22 hours ago
One of the nation's most powerful trade unions lashes the Northern Territory Government for its "unacceptable" lack of a policy platform in the lead up to the 2020 Territory election.

Have you ever seen the Min Min lights?

Kelly Butterworth And Zara Margolis at Just In - 22 hours ago
Camping under the night skies, documentary maker Don Meers says he looked out and saw what he had travelled for — the famed Min Min lights.

#Lovemyhorse: Owners show how much they love their horses amid slaughter scandal

Just In - 22 hours ago
In the wake of revelations racehorses have been discarded at a slaughterhouse, horse owners are taking to social media to share pictures of their horses living their best lives after their racing days.

Live stream captures marine creatures devouring whale carcass at 3,000m below sea level

Just In - 22 hours ago
The video captures octopuses, eels, bone-eating worms and scavenging fish munching on the remains of a newly-dead baleen whale that fell to the seabed off the coast of California.

Man who allegedly organised fatal people smuggling trip on Siev X faces court

Just In - 22 hours ago
An Iraqi man accused of organising a people-smuggling trip on a fishing boat known as Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel (Siev) X that sank, killing more than 350 people, appears in a Brisbane court.

Southbank construction workers injured in cement truck explosion

Just In - 22 hours ago
A cement truck cleaning pump explodes on a construction site at Southbank, spraying four men with concrete and smashing the window of a passing car.

Emergency warning issued for Pinkett Road bushfire at Backwater near Armidale

Just In - 22 hours ago
The NSW Rural Fire Service issues an emergency warning for the Pinkett Road fire at Backwater near Armidale, as hot and dry conditions continue to fuel bushfires in the area.

Test star's ban over Bali brawl labelled 'dehumanising' by former NRL stars

Just In - 22 hours ago
The NRL is accused of treating players like "products" rather than people over its decision to ban New Zealand prop Nelson Asofa-Solomona for three Tests despite acknowledging he was provoked.

Batman-style weapon on cops' radar, but experts wary of non-lethal options

Malcolm Sutton at Just In - 22 hours ago
A device that wraps people with near-unbreakable cord is offered to law enforcement agencies as an alternative to tasers and pepper spray, but human rights advocates warn such weapons are unlikely to reduce the likelihood of lethal force.

Chance of negative food standards impact from Brexit rises

Joe Whitworth at Food Safety News - 22 hours ago
The likelihood of a negative impact on food standards from Brexit has increased, according to a report from Public Health Wales. The document looks at evidence since January about the possible real-life effects Brexit could have on people’s health and well-being in Wales. The United Kingdom held a referendum on June 2016 and voted to... Continue Reading

Spanish Listeria outbreak declared over after 200 affected

Joe Whitworth at Food Safety News - 22 hours ago
Spain’s largest ever Listeria outbreak is over according to authorities with no new infections reported in the last 20 days. La Consejería de Salud y Familias ended the listeriosis alert, which was started in mid-August, after confirming the risk of new infections was minimal and implicated products were not still being distributed. The incubation period... Continue Reading

Clayton Thomas-Muller's new film: ' Life in the City of Dirty Water'

Unknown at CENSORED NEWS - 22 hours ago
The blood is on the ground and Cree Clayton Thomas-Muller has transcended it By Brenda Norrell Censored News Bioneers Conference Schedule SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- Now at Bioneers: Clayton Thomas Muller, Cree from Canada, introduces his new film, 'Life in the City of Dirty Water.' Clayton is speaking on intergenerational trauma and describing how his parents were abused in residential

Tweets For Today

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
Mexican president says they had to release the son of drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman after an intense battle between security forces and cartel gunmen as 'the situation became very difficult' and 'many people were at risk' — Reuters Top News (@Reuters) October 18, 2019 Cartel gunmen cruising around #Mexico's #Culiacán as city degenerated into a war zone — RT (@RT_com) October 18, 2019 Thousands of protesters converge on Barcelona for the fifth day of protests against the... more »

Squeezing amino acids from comets

Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame - 22 hours ago order to create life... Just a short comment. Yesterday, the Astrobiology Magazine discussed a paper that will be heavily promoted in the coming issue of Chemical Science, Synthesis of functionalized nitrogen-containing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and other prebiotic compounds in impacting glycine solutions by Rebecca Lindsey and 2 men from LLNL. (I chose the middle author because the name is both female and easy to pronounce. That's how it works today, sorry, Gentlemen.) They used some nice quantum quantum chemistry approaches to argue that comets could have been helpful... more »

Picture Of The Day

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
Protesters clash with Spanish policemen outside El Prat airport in Barcelona on October 14, 2019 as thousands of angry protesters took to the streets after Spain's Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to between nine and 13 years in jail for sedition over the failed 2017 independence bid. As the news broke, demonstrators turned out en masse, blocking streets in Barcelona and elsewhere as police braced for what activists said would be a mass response of civil disobedience. © AFP 2019 / Lluis Gene *WNU Editor: *The above picture is from this photo-gallery .... *Thi... more »

China Plots To Block U.S. Military From Key Ports

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 22 hours ago
Reuters *Washington Examiner:* *‘No safe harbors’: China plots to block US military from key ports, Pentagon warns* China aims to thwart the U.S. military from using strategically significant ports around the world, U.S. officials and analysts said yesterday. China hopes to do this by investing aggressively in overseas infrastructure projects, the experts said. “Their single aspiration is to elevate their own status and capacity on a global scale,” said Chad Sbragia, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for China, during a Thursday House Transportation subcommittee hearing. ... more »

Dear Iowa: Please Boycott MD From India Who Calls US Senator Names On Twitter For Not Passing S386 Which Gives Most Green Cards To India; Meanwhile India Has Severe Shortage Of Doctors

miningawareness at Mining Awareness + - 22 hours ago
URGENT: AMERICANS CALL CONGRESS! NO TO S2603 NO TO S386 Dear Iowa: Please boycott this doctor from India, Pranav … Continue reading →

Gaza, Sinai and the Wall

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Gaza, Sinai and the Wall by The story of Palestinians whose lives changed in 1982 when Egypt and Israel built a wall dividing Sinai and Gaza. – From 1948 to 1967, residents of Egyptian Sinai and neighbouring Gaza considered the area as a single territory. But in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, Israel captured Sinai and the Gaza Strip. …

Jesse Ventura: “Why Was the U.S. in Syria in the First Place?”

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
RT America Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos talk about Turkey’s offense in Syria, the future on the Kurds and why U.S. troops are now going to Saudi Arabia. Author Seth Siegel talks about America’s troubled water systems. end

How US ‘Human Rights’ Bill Will Actually Hurt Hong Kong

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
RT America Rick Sanchez reports the ongoing protests in Barcelona before RT America’s Michele Greenstein joins from Hong Kong to take a deep dive into the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, currently being considered by the US Congress, its implications for the US-China trade war and how it could be used to contain …

JPMorgan, BofA, Citi, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, BBVA, Santander Accused of Rigging Government Bond Auctions in Mexico. Bank of Mexico Implicated

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
JPMorgan, BofA, Citi, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, BBVA, Santander Accused of Rigging Government Bond Auctions in Mexico. Bank of Mexico Implicated by Nick Corbishley, for WOLF STREET Collusion and “absolute monopoly practices.” Mexico’s antitrust agency Cofece has accused the domestic subsidiaries of JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, Barclays, Deutsche Bank Santander, and BBVA of colluding to …

“It’s All Just A Bunch Of Bull*hit”: CNN Manager Laments Network’s Decay On Hidden Camera

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
“It’s All Just A Bunch Of Bull*hit”: CNN Manager Laments Network’s Decay On Hidden Camera by Tyler Durden, In the third day undercover CNN footage obtained by an undercover insider for Project Veritas, Field Ops manager Patrick Davis painfully admits admits that the network he’s devoted his career to has become ‘just awful’ under …

The Development of Mainland China Based on Singapore Model

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
The Development of Mainland China Based on Singapore Model by Chen Nahui, translated by Grace Chong, What did the Middle Kingdom with 5000 years of civilisation learn from a country that is 13,344 times smaller and celebrated its 54th National Day in 2019? – To date, Singapore is the only country that China’s top …

SILVER!! JP Morgan Reports Record Earnings…on Eve of Destruction!! (Bix Weir)

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
RoadtoRoota As RICO charges hover over JP Morgan and a serious threat of losing their banking license…Jamie Dimon sees a bright future for their business!! Who says “Crime Doesn’t Pay?!” end

The END Of The US Dollar & Stories We’re NOT ALLOWED To Talk About with G. Edward Griffin

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
World Alternative Media Josh Sigurdson talks with the always insightful G. Edward Griffin, author of The Creature From Jekyll Island about a various degree of subjects including the fall of the US dollar as the economy realizes the prolonged recession it entered in 2008, papered over for a decade. As the Federal Reserve prints tens …

An Already Dangerous Season for Economic Risk

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
ITM Trading Slides and Links:… Balance sheet expansion has begun. The problem is the diminishing impact of QE and the additional loss of confidence that is likely to ensue. What do you think would happen is there was a run on money market funds? In 2008 the Reserve Primary Fund froze redemptions. Do you …

Fed’s Second “Not QE” T-Bill POMO Is 4.8 Oversubscribed

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Fed’s Second “Not QE” T-Bill POMO Is 4.8 Oversubscribed by Tyler Durden, Just hours after the Fed announce that it accepted $56.65BN in collateral in its latest overnight repo operation ($47.95BN in TSYs, $8.2BN in MBS), which was a modest decline from Thursday’s operation, which as we noted at the time was on the verge …

IMF Fears the World’s Financial System is Even More Destructive Than in 2008

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
IMF Fears the World’s Financial System is Even More Destructive Than in 2008 by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, The International Monetary Fund has presented us with a Gothic horror show. The world’s financial system is more stretched, unstable, and dangerous than it was on the eve of the Lehman crisis. – Quantitative easing, zero interest rates, …

IMF Warns of Global Debt Risks Amid Low Interest Rates

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Bloomberg Markets and Finance Oct.17 — Vitor Gaspar, director of fiscal affairs department at IMF, and Harvard Kennedy School Professor Jason Furman discuss global fiscal policy and the IMF’s latest Global Financial Stability Report. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” end

Why Banks Didn’t Lend to the Repo Market When Rates Blew Out: JPMorgan CEO Dimon

mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 23 hours ago
Why Banks Didn’t Lend to the Repo Market When Rates Blew Out: JPMorgan CEO Dimon by Wolf Richter, “Does that mean that we have bad markets?” This still doesn’t show who or what triggered the fire in the repo market in mid-September when overnight lending rates more than quadrupled and briefly hit 10%, but …

No farmers, no food

drinkingwateradvisor at The Drinking Water Advisor - 23 hours ago
“Thousands of farmers shut down highways in a go-slow protest converging on the Dutch capital Monday, as they protested being victimised by a government trying to meet European Union emissions laws by cracking down on agriculture.” click here

Canadians Go To The Polls On Monday -- News Roundup October 18, 2019

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 23 hours ago
*Reuters:* *Canada's Trudeau says fighting for every vote, concedes rival could win* WHITBY, Ontario (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, trying to retain power after scandals dimmed his image, on Friday said he was fighting for every vote in an election next week and conceded his main rival could win. Polls show Trudeau’s Liberals are locked in a tie with the opposition Conservatives ahead of the vote on Monday and will not capture enough seats for a majority. That would leave them in a weakened position, reliant on smaller parties to govern. Trudeau has spent ... more »

October 19th – 2019 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #1003

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

Saturday October 19th – Open Thread

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

Quote of the Day

vonMesser at 'Nox & Friends - 23 hours ago

“If the nesting doll fits…”

nonnie9999 at HYSTERICAL RAISINS - 23 hours ago
From NBC News: Hillary Clinton says she believes that the Russians have “got their eye on somebody who’s currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming her to be the third-party candidate.” In a recent interview, Clinton didn’t mention Democratic … Continue reading →

Trump Only Has Bad Days Now-- Although I Guess Some Are Worse Than Others

DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! - 1 day ago
*Everybody ready for Halloween?* Assuming-- as you should-- that Mulvaney was speaking for the White House, he admitted that the aid to Ukraine was indeed held up as part of a quid pro quo. So everyone agrees that the military equipment was the *quid*; the only disagreement is what the *quo* was. That Trump was shown to be a liar doesn't seem to matter at the White House at this point. His supporters don't care and everyone else already knows everything he says is false anyway. *NY Times* congressional correspondent Nick Fandos tweeted that Adam Schiff's response to Mulvaney's admis... more »

Russia's Growing Influence In Africa

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
* **Oil, Military And Nuclear Tech: Russia’s Influence In Africa* Virtually all great powers have set their eyes on Africa as the continent’s global importance grows. Its population is set to double by 2050 and its economy is expected to expand significantly alongside its energy consumption. It is these projections that have driven Russia to invest heavily in strong relations in the region for when the continent’s explosive growth takes off. The Kremlin’s goal is to emulate China’s success in fostering economic, diplomatic, and military links with Africa. To become a... more »

Reuters/Ipsos Poll: Biden Expands Edge In U.S. Democratic Nomination Race

War News Updates Editor at War News Updates - 1 day ago
2020 presidential hopeful Joe Biden, speaking in 2015 when he was vice-president, will need to come up with a reality-based strategy to tackle China © Reuters *Reuters:* *Biden expands edge in U.S. Democratic nomination race: Reuters/Ipsos poll* NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden expanded his lead over more than a dozen other candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination this month as Congress looked into allegations that U.S. President Donald Trump tried to pressure a foreign leader to investigate him, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Frida... more »

Pork and sausage patties recalled over Salmonella fears

News Desk at Food Safety News - 1 day ago
George’s Prepared Foods, located in Caryville, TN, has recalled approximately 6,444 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) pork sausage patty and turkey sausage patty products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ready-to-eat pork and turkey sausage patty items were produced on April 19,... Continue Reading

Multiple beef products recalled by Pride of Florida after testing positive for E. coli O157:H7

Dan Flynn at Food Safety News - 1 day ago
Pride of Florida, a Raiford, FL establishment, has recalled 64,797 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157: H7, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The raw ground beef items were produced on various dates from Sept. 23, 2019 to Oct. 10, 2019.... Continue Reading

ROTHSCHILD family summary

Bob Dinn at balance10 - 1 day ago
THE BLOODLINE OF THE ROTHSCHILDS 4-6-2008 ROTHSCHILD TALKS ABOUT THEIR DYNASTY Lord Rothschild in his book *The Shadow of a Great Man* quotes a letter sent from Davidson on June 24, 1814 to Nathan Rothschild, As long as a house is like yours, and as long as you work together with your brothers, not a house in the world will be able to compete with you, to cause you harm or to take advantage of you, for together you can undertake and perform more than any house in the world."(1) The closeness of the Rothschild brothers is seen in a letter from Saloman (Salmon) Rothschild to his br... more »

'I thought she was dead': Remarkable reunion sees couple tie knot 60 years after losing touch

Inga Stünzner at Just In - 1 day ago
Tom never gave up hope that he would be reunited with the lost fiancee of his youth, diligently attending their graduate reunion every 10 years in the hopes Judith would be there.

Horseracing industry in turmoil as protesters rally outside Caulfield and Randwick after abuse revelations

Just In - 1 day ago
The Australian racing industry is in turmoil after revelations of former racehorses being slaughtered at abattoirs, with leading trainer Chris Waller so shocked he "couldn't watch" the vision. Meanwhile, protesters are targeting major races in Sydney and Melbourne.

Athletes hit out at shoes worn by marathon record-breakers, claiming they are 'no longer a shoe'

Liam Butterworth at Just In - 1 day ago
Eliud Kipchoge's stunning feat in breaking the two-hour marathon mark was the sixth time this year that runners wearing versions of a new Nike shoe have set records. Other athletes are complaining that the shoes offer "a clear mechanical advantage".

Johnson & Johnson recalls batch of baby talc in the US after asbestos find

Just In - 1 day ago
The recall comes as Johnson & Johnson fights thousands of lawsuits over claims its baby powder product was contaminated with asbestos and that it caused cancer.

Hewson slams Coalition climate plan, says PM's claim Australia will meet emissions targets 'staggering'

Joshua Becker at Just In - 1 day ago
The former Liberal leader takes aim at an "entrenched anti-climate sentiment" in the Coalition, telling a gathering of farmers that regenerative agriculture can offset a high amount of future emissions.

Meghan Markle admits she is not OK

Emily Sakzewski at Just In - 1 day ago
The Duchess of Sussex says any woman, whether pregnant or with a newborn, feels vulnerable — and to go through it under intense media scrutiny has been "really challenging".

Malak had a vet clinic in Egypt. Now he's lucky to work on a farm

April McLennan at Just In - 1 day ago
Before moving to Tasmania, Malak Abdou was a veterinarian in Egypt. Now working on a farm, he's one of the lucky ones.

Gecko invasion fries nursing home's air-conditioning unit

Gemma Sapwell at Just In - 1 day ago
Repair specialists say it is part of a growing trend which has seen the invasive Asian house gecko destroying cooling systems across New South Wales and Queensland.

'You came into the wrong county': Texas sheriff offers reward in hunt for Australian's killers

Just In - 1 day ago
Police are offering a $36,000 reward for information about the shooting death of former Sunshine Coast man Brenton Estorffe, releasing footage of a car driving away from the scene minutes after the shooting.

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