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CURRENT EVENTS

Nov 26 09:59

Amazon Workers Go On Strike Just As CEO Jeff Bezos’ Net Worth Reaches $100 Billion

On one of the busiest online shopping days of the year, Black Friday, thousands of Amazon employees decided it was also a good day to walk off the job. Warehouse workers in several distribution centers in Germany and Italy took the day off to demand higher wages and better treatment. In sharp contrast, on the same day, the net worth of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos hovered around $100 billion, easily making him the wealthiest person on the planet.

Nov 26 09:53

Millions of donkeys 'beaten to death with hammers' to make traditional Chinese medicine

New footage released by animal rights group PETA shows donkeysin Chinese farms being hit on the head with a sledgehammer in a bid to make ejiao, a medicine made from donkey skin.

Nov 26 09:52

NYPD cops tried to intimidate teen accusing officers of rape, lawyer claims

An 18-year-old woman who accused two NYPD cops of raping her in the back seat of their police van was visited by a group of their co-workers in her hospital room in a bid to bully her out of bringing sex assault charges, her lawyer claims.

Nov 26 09:25

ISIS Last Stand; End Times for the Caliphate

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On Monday, Lebanese media reported that the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), joined by combat troops from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Hezbollah, recaptured the city of Abu Kamal in Deir Ezzor province. The city was the last bastion for the terrorist group, ISIS, which, at one time, controlled a vast swathe of land stretching from northern Iraq to central Syria. Now the group has been chased from its last urban hideaway and scattered across the arid wastelands like a nomadic tribe wandering the dessert. Abu Kamal was ISIS’s “last stand”, the final chance to fend off the advancing loyalist forces and reverse the course of the war. But the three-pronged attack proved to be too much for the demoralized jihadists who fled the city northward or surrendered to Syrian troops on the perimeter. Thus, ISIS no longer occupies any of the major towns or cities that once comprised the emerging Wahhabi proto-state. The group has been soundly defeated, its leadership is in tatters and the star-crossed Caliphate has met its end.

What happens next in Syria is of critical importance.>>>

Nov 26 09:19

Syria War, Sochi Peace

The main take away of the trilateral, two hour-long Russia-Iran-Turkey summit in Sochi on the future of Syria was expressed by Russian President Vladimir Putin:

“The presidents of Iran and Turkey supported the initiative to convene an All-Syrian Congress for national dialogue in Syria. We agreed to hold this important event at the proper level and ensure the participation of representatives of different sectors of Syrian society.”

In practice, that means Russian, Iranian and Turkish foreign ministries and defense departments are tasked to “gather delegates from various political parties, internal and external opposition, ethnic and confessional groups at the negotiating table.”
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In Danang, Putin and Trump may not have held a crucial bilateral. But Sergey Lavrov and Rex Tillerson did issue a joint statement on Syria – without, crucially, mentioning Astana; instead, the emphasis was on the slow-moving UN Geneva process (a new round of talks is scheduled for next week).

An extremely divisive issue – not exactly admitted by both parties – is the presence of foreign forces in Syria. From Washington’s perspective, Russian, Iranian and Turkish forces must all leave.

But then there’s the Pentagon, which is in Syria without a UN resolution (Russia and Iran were invited by Damascus).

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Nov 26 09:12

LAPD Has 28 Open Sex Crimes Investigations Of Hollywood And Media

The Los Angeles Police have 28 open sex crime cases involving Hollywood and media figures under active investigation, according to Police Chief Charlie Beck. He added that more investigations are likely to be opened as more claims come in.

Nov 26 09:12

Russia may label McDonald's a "foreign agent" hell-bent on damaging people's health

A Russian politician proposed labeling American fast food chains like McDonald's and KFC as foreign agents on Friday, following recently passed legislation which provides the same classification for international news outlets.

Nov 26 08:55

Hitchhiker, 52, becomes the THIRD Las Vegas massacre survivor to die in a crash just weeks after the deadly mass shooting

A 52-year-old man has become the third Las Vegas massacre survivor to die in a crash just weeks after the deadly mass shooting.

Roy McClellan was mowed down and killed in the hit and run while hitchhiking just outside of Las Vegas on State Route 160 in Pahrump, Nevada, on November 17.

His death occurred just over a month after California couple Dennis and Lorraine Carver were killed when their vehicle crashed outside their gated community in Riverside County, California bursting into flames, on October 16.

Nov 26 08:47

Pentagon to Admit to 2,000 Troops in Syria

US officials said on Friday that the Pentagon is expected to concern confirm that there are “about 2,000” US ground troops in Syria, a major increase from the roughly 500 that they officially claim is the case.

The US has overtly lied about troop levels in Syria>>>

Nov 26 08:39

Observatory Estimates 340,000 Killed In Syrian War

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has reported on Friday that they have a new estimated on the overall death toll of the Syrian War since March 2011, saying they’ve documented 343,511 deaths, with over 100,000 civilians among the killed.

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Nov 26 08:34

Incredible moment brave DOG stops a woman being robbed in the street by a hoodie-wearing thug

They're called 'man's best friend' for a reason. And this video shows why.
Incredible footage shows the moment a brave dog stops a woman from being robbed in the street by a thug.

Nov 26 08:34

Council proposes £1,000 fines for homeless people sleeping in tents

A council has been called “cruel and callous” for proposing £1,000 fines to homeless people sleeping in tents in the city centre.

Nov 26 08:13

Huge spike in US military non-combat plane crash fatalities in 2017 – report

The number of US servicemen killed in plane crashes has “skyrocketed” in 2017 compared to last year. The gruesome revelation comes just days after three US sailors were killed in a plane crash in the Philippine Sea.

According to Fox News, 22 US military planes have crashed so far this year while flying non-combat operations – up 38 percent from last November.

Thirty-seven US service members have died in these accidents. The current death toll is 130 percent higher than the number of servicemen killed in non-combat crashes from the year before.

The most recent incident occurred Wednesday>>>

Nov 26 07:53

The $47mn question of Trump’s friendly words to Putin

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This all sounds well and good, but how much importance or substance can be imputed to Trump’s friendly words?
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The question is though: what value is there in Putin seeming to have Trump’s support on these and other foreign policy matters?

Does Trump even have control or knowledge of what his military and intelligence agencies are doing in Syria and elsewhere?

Embarrassing reports have emerged of his National Security advisor General HR McMaster deriding President Trump as a “dope” on international relations – a put-down which echoes earlier reported comments by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calling Trump a “moron.” Of course, denials have subsequently been issued, but the doubts remain.

Moreover, there’s plenty of evidence US forces have been colluding with Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) terrorists in Syria, giving the militants safe passage or air cover from advancing units of the Syrian Arab Army backed by Russia, Iran, and Hezbollah. The Russian ministry of defense has been one of the sources providing evidence of collusion between the US military and terror groups in Syria.

The Pentagon denies it>>>

Nov 26 07:27

Mistakenly Posted Photos Allegedly Expose UK Training Saudi Forces in Yemen War

According to The Daily Mail, the secret training program is allegedly aimed at teaching so-called "irregular warfare" combat skills to Saudi forces and involves some 50 UK military personnel.

The British military is training Saudi forces to fight in Yemen, where a conflict between the Riyadh-backed government and rebels has claimed over 12,000 lives, The Daily Mail reported Sunday.

The program, codenamed Operation Crossways, involves nearly 50 British military personnel from the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, according to the report. They are teaching "irregular warfare" techniques to officers from the Royal Saudi Land Forces Infantry Institute.
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The British military involvement is a "shameful complicity" in the suffering Yemenis are facing in the ongoing conflict, Tory lawmaker and former Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell told the newspaper.

"The UK has been shamefully complicit in Saudi’s role in Yemen," Mitchell said.

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Nov 26 07:22

Man Pays For $10K In Layaway Items At NJ Toys R Us

A man in New Jersey spent $10,000 to make sure kids' Christmas wishes get fulfilled this year.

Nov 26 07:21

Three high school football players rape 14-year-old girl at gunpoint outside Pa. fair, police say

Three 16-year-old boys have been charged with raping a 14-year-old girl at gunpoint after leaving a Pennsylvania fair, according to court documents.
Those arrests came at the end of a two-month investigation by the West York Police Department and the York County District Attorney's Office.

Nov 25 19:11

Japan wants to push a million tons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean

Japan has still not come to a consensus on what to do with a million tons of nuclear water six years after their primary nuclear power plant in Fukushima was rocked by a tsunami.

Nov 25 13:36

3-mile-wide 3200 Phaethon asteroid named after a Greek god who almost destroyed Earth will brush 'quite close' to our planet next month

3200 Phaethon will brush 'quite close' with Earth on December 17
It will pass 6.4 million miles (10.3m km), relatively close in space terms
The asteroid is half the size of Chicxulub, the rock that wiped out the dinosaurs
Its unusual orbit will see it pass closer to the sun than any other named asteroid

Nov 25 13:01

‘Lucky’ Larry Silverstein Set to Receive Another $95 Million in New 9/11 Settlement

The developer of the World Trade Center in New York has reached a $95.2 million settlement of all claims against American Airlines Group Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc and other aviation defendants stemming from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, which involved the carriers’ hijacked planes.

Nov 25 12:52

Student, 22, was left with five-inch gash and needing plastic surgery on her face after being hit with a cobblestone hurled by neo-Nazi protesters

Abbie James, 22, was struck by a cobblestone ripped out of St George's Hall plateau in Liverpool during the violent disorder on February 27 last year
She was left with a five-inch scar to her forehead and later had plastic surgery
Afterwards, she was taunted by celebrating fascists gloating online

Nov 25 12:40

Woman says she was sexually harassed at Suri Cruise's $43,000-a-year Manhattan school where co-worker 'called her a "stupid dirty s**t"'

Ciara Rosado worked for Compass, a food services group, at The World School
She says a fellow Compass employee sexually harassed and verbally abused her
Rosado, 25, alleges the man also threw a garbage bin at her during work hours
She claims she reported it to Compass but says they ignored her allegations
Rosado, who is from Queens, is now suing Compass and the employee
The World School is a $43,000-a-year private school in Chelsea, Manhattan

Nov 25 12:23

Running of the Sheeple: Videos of Black Friday Brawls and Stampedes in America

As the Sheeple lined up and mobbed retail stores after Thanksgiving dinner and early Friday morning for deals to kick off the holiday season, one person has already been shot, fights have shut down malls, and a baby (!) was hit with a shoe.

Many people lost all sense of perspective as they got caught up in it at Walmart, Macy’s, and other stores during this grim holiday tradition in American stupidity.

Nov 25 11:55

Real-life tomb raider dubbed 'Indiana Joan', 95, is accused of looting $1MILLION in ancient artefacts from Egypt and the Middle East

Joan Howard boasts a collection of antiquities amassing upwards of $1 million
She dug for them in a series of Middle Eastern expeditions in the 1960s and 70s
Egyptian archaeologists are slamming her for illegally taking sacred artefacts

Nov 25 11:54

Toddler Remains Free From Seizures Thanks To Hemp Oil

An Illinois 2-year-old is now free from seizures thanks to hemp oil! Kiana Algire noticed seizures and corresponding developmental delays in her son after...

Nov 25 11:49

Self-driving cars programmed to decide who dies in a crash

It’s a bright, sunny day and you’re alone in your spanking new self-driving vehicle, sprinting along the two-lane Tunnel of Trees on M-119 high above Lake Michigan north of Harbor Springs. You’re sitting back, enjoying the view. You’re looking out through the trees, trying to get a glimpse of the crystal blue water below you, moving along at the 45-mile-an-hour speed limit.

As you approach a rise in the road, heading south, a school bus appears, driving north, one driven by a human, and it veers sharply toward you. There is no time to stop safely, and no time for you to take control of the car.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is a scenario right out of "I Robot", the 2004 film staring Will Smith, where just such a calculation was made, and spares the Smith's character at the price of a little girl, mortally injured in the other car in the crash, and left to die.

But science fiction morphs into science fact at a really rapid pace in the 21st century, and such technology will become the norm faster than we can calculate at this point.

Nov 25 11:35

FANTASTIC VIDEO | Steven Crowder Asks ‘Alexa’ Political And Social Questions, And She Answers Like A Leftist

This is frightening. Amazon's Alexis is a flaming SJW.

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Nov 25 11:17

US military to develop genetically modified plants to spy in environments ‘unsuitable for traditional sensors’

The US military wants to deploy plants as “the next generation of intelligence gatherers”.

Genetically modified plants could be employed as self-sustaining sensors to gather information in settings unsuitable for more traditional technologies.

The Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which is responsible for the development of emerging technologies in the US military, has called for scientists to submit ideas for how to harness the power of plants.

In the past, DARPA has produced information-gathering technologies such as the satellites and seismographs employed to ensure Soviet compliance with the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.

But in this new initiative, termed the Advanced Plant Technologies (APT) programme, the agency is looking to the natural world for help.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I don't know about you, but even though I am doing absolutely nothing wrong, the thought of my aloe vera plant spying on me gets me very nervous!!

Nov 25 11:11

Turn off cameras and tracking devices in children's Christmas presents to prevent hacking, Information Commissioner tells parents

Parents should turn off the cameras and automatic tracking devices in their children’s Christmas presents because of the risk of hacking, the Information Commissioners’ Office has warned.

With a rise in the number of ‘smart’ toys and devices gracing the wish list this year, parents should consider the safety of them being connected directly to the internet before giving them as gifts, according to the data regulator.

When adults are not going to personally use cameras in toys to view what is happening remotely then they should consider turning the function off all together, Deputy Commissioner Steve Wood said.

The warning comes amid growing concerns about the ability of criminals to hack into toys containing sensors, microphones, cameras, data storage and other multi-media capabilities.

Nov 25 11:09

50,000 children in Yemen have died of starvation and disease so far this year, monitoring group says

An international aid group says an estimated 130 children or more die every day in war-torn Yemen from extreme hunger and disease.

Save the Children said late Wednesday that a continuing blockade by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels is likely to further increase the death rate. It says over 50,000 children are believed to have died in 2017.

Saudi Arabia blocked Yemen's ports after a rebel missile attack near Riyadh. It said Monday the coalition would lift the blockade after widespread international criticism.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

You have to understand; this genocide of Yemen's children is precisely the outcome the Butcher of Yemen, AKA Saudi Arabia's Prince Salman, eagerly wants to bring about, courtesy of US military collusion in Saudi war crmes.

In fact, I am rather amazed that he has not ordered the complete carpet bombing of Yemen at this point; perhaps that is his "next tactical step".

Nov 25 11:04

UKRAINE, BELARUS EXPEL DIPLOMATS FOLLOWING ESPIONAGE CLAIMS

Ukraine fired its deputy-head of foreign intelligence and expelled a Belarussian diplomat a day after the government of Belarus claimed that it busted a Ukrainian spy ring that recruited local agents. The chain of events began on October 25, when the Belarussian Committee for State Security (KGB) arrested a Ukrainian journalist. The journalist, Pavlo Sharoyko, is based in the Belarussian capital Minsk and works as the Belarus correspondent for the National Radio Company of Ukraine —the country’s public broadcaster. Even though Sharoyko was arrested in October, his imprisonment was not publicly announced by Belarus until last Saturday. On Tuesday, November 21, at a press conference held at the KGB headquarters in Minsk, KGB spokesman Dmitry Pobyarzhin told reporters that Sharoyko was arrested for engaging in espionage on behalf of the Ukrainian government.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is about to get ugly, very quickly, and will have extensive repercussions that may lead to a shooting war between Ukraine and Russia.

Nov 25 09:41

Rumors Swirl On Twitter About Senator Cory Booker With Prostitutes

I’ve seen this particular photo and allegation mentioned on Twitter by multiple users over the past few days. Letting you know what's out there.

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Nov 25 08:50

Russia confirms 6,000mph HYPERSONIC Zircon missile ready for war ‘as of TODAY’

Vladimir Putin’s defence bosses confirmed “as of today” its military has weapons which we can supposedly fly up to eight times of the speed of sound.

Nov 25 06:20

This Supercomputer Was Programmed to Think Like the Zodiac Killer. No Wonder Its Poetry is So Creepy.

After being fed all the known writings of the infamous Zodiac killer, a supercomputer named CARMEL has developed the ability to think like the elusive serial murderer.

Nov 24 17:29

Season's Beatings: The 2017 Black Friday Video Hall of Shame

When it's hard to tell the difference between that brutal cornucopia scene in the Hunger Games when everyone is running for a weapon and shoppers on the day after Thanksgiving, it's pretty evident that we have a serious problem.

For those of us who wisely stayed home, here's this year's Black Friday Video Hall of Shame.

Nov 24 17:26

New Genetically Modified Tomatoes May Soon Hit The Marketplace

Tomatoes were one of the first commercially available genetically modified (GM) crops ever. GM tomatoes are about to make a comeback in 2018 researchers reveal...

Nov 24 15:24

Now, THIS Is Horse Racing…

Raw Video Of Fantastic Finish At Aqueduct

This is awesome.

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Nov 24 14:07

Herpes Vaccine Researcher Illegally Injected People With Modified Virus In Backalley Trials

An SIU Microbiologist conducted illegal live virus herpes vaccine trials on participants in hotels - Involvement from Paypal cofounder & Hollywood filmmaker...

Nov 24 14:00

Judge Jeanine With Larry Elder On FBI Probe Of Democrat Who Paid His Primary Opponent To Drop Out Of Race...

What a freaking idiot, and there's a racial component to the story.

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Nov 24 13:05

First House DEMOCRAT Calls On John Conyers To Resign

The drumbeat grow louder. I found the clip from this morning on CNN where she calls on Conyers to step down from Congress.

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Nov 24 12:44

VIDEO | Secret Service Agent Kills Hillary In 60 Seconds…

This is fantastic tv.

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Nov 24 12:16

WHICH JOURNALISTS WERE ON FUSION GPS PAYROLL?

This is a major scandal about to break right open.

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Nov 24 11:12

Stunning ‘Long-Lost’ Da Vinci Painting Sells for Record $450 Million

A painting that went for $60 in 1958 sold for a record $450 million at a Christie’s auction in November 2017, the highest price ever paid for a painting. That’s because the piece—known as Salvator Mundi, or “Savior of the World”—was identified as a work by Leonardo da Vinci in 2011. Painted around the same time as the Mona Lisa, it is one of fewer than 20 known paintings by the Renaissance master.

Nov 24 11:11

Nasrallah Accuses US Of "Daesh Conspiracy" As Feared 'Tehran-To-Beirut Land Bridge' Is Established

Washington's past decade of Syria policy has been driven by fears of the so-called "Shia crescent" or Iranian land bridge which would conceivably connect Tehran with the Mediterranean in a continuous arch of influence. With events rapidly unfolding in Iraq and Syria, foremost among them the defeat of ISIS and the connection of Syrian and Iraqi national forces at the shared border, that land bridge has now been established for the first time in recent history.

But now as 2017 comes to a close, the Syria-Hezbollah-Iran alliance appears victorious, and it's the House of Saud and US-backed alliance that is fragmented and in shambles. And consistent with what Hersh predicted all the way back in 2007, the US has for years supported a jihadist corridor in Syria in order to "isolate the Syrian regime, which is considered the strategic depth of the Shia expansion (Iraq and Iran)."

Nov 24 11:05

The Public Are All Alone: Understanding How The Enemy Of Your Enemy Is Not Your Friend

In political matters, the public are taught to believe that some political Party is ‘good’, and that the others are “bad”; but the reality in recent times, at least in the United States, has instead been that both Parties are rotten to the core (as will be clear from the linked documentation provided here).

Belief in this myth (that the opposition between Parties is between ‘good’ ‘friend’ versus ‘bad’ ‘enemy’) is based upon the common adage that “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.”

One side is believed, and ones that contradict it are disbelieved - considered to be lying, distorting: bad. But, maybe, both (or all) Parties are deceiving; maybe all of them are enemies of the public, but just in different ways; maybe each of them is trying to control the country in the interests of (and so to obtain the most financial support from) the aristocracy, while all of them are actually against the public.

Can it really be false that “The enemy of my enemy is my friend?”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

There's been a war on , toward the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st century; it has not been the much touted war on terror, war on drugs, or the war on poverty; it is a war against the American people, perpetrated by the elites of our country, who are looking to take us to a high-tech, low-freedom/neo-feudal standard of living.

Nov 24 10:58

George Soros' $18 Billion Tax Dodge Exposed

The wealthy have tucked billions into private nonprofits... where the IRS can’t touch it.

Congress is still scrambling to find ways to pay for its tax cut, so perhaps it should pay closer attention to last month’s news that George Soros had transferred $18 billion of his fortune to a private charity that he controls. There it will be sheltered from the Internal Revenue Service forever. This may be the single biggest tax dodge in U.S. history, yet no one on the right or left seems to have raised an eyebrow.

True tax reform is predicated on the principle that all income should be taxed at a low rate once, and only once. But much of the wealth that Mr. Soros spent years moving into his Open Society Foundations will never be taxed. A gift of billions of dollars of appreciated stock escapes any capital gains tax, and the estate tax as well. So Mr. Soros can donate appreciated stock that Open Society Foundations can liquidate without the government ever taking a cut.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

WOW, what a sweet racket, if one has the army of lawyers and accountants who understand how it's done!!

Nov 24 10:51

Saudi crown prince calls Iran's supreme leader 'new Hitler'

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has denounced Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as the "new Hitler of the Middle East", as tensions simmer between the regional rivals.

Saudi Arabia and its arch-rival Iran have traded a bitter war of words after a missile fired from Yemen was intercepted near Riyadh airport on November 4. The missile was claimed by Yemen's Tehran-backed Huthi rebels.

Iran's "supreme leader is the new Hitler of the Middle East", Prince Mohammed told The New York Times in an interview published Thursday.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I do not know if the original interview was done in Arabic, or in English, but it is painfully apparent that the Butcher of Yemen is pathologically incapable of understanding all the reasons why this analogy would work much better for himself than for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Let's see: has Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered the assassination, and maiming for life, of innocent infants, children, women, and the medically fragile elderly?!?

NO.

Has Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered the blockading ports, causing massive deaths through complications of malnutrition, primarily, again, in children.

NO.

Has Ayatollah Ali Khamenei allowed a massive epidemic of cholera (possibly weaponised) to wipe out thousands of people, with no end in site?!?

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has done none of these things, while Prince Salman has done every one of them.

I would to politely suggest, at this moment, that Prince Salman, morally, needs to look into a mirror.

NO.

Nov 24 10:36

Israel’s Military Detention of Palestinian Children. Motion against Israel in Britain’s Parliament

Half a dozen British parliamentarians have launched a parliamentary Early Day Motion (EDM) condemning the military detention of Palestinian children at the hands of Israeli authorities.

The primary sponsor of the EDM, officially tabled on Monday, is Labour MP Richard Burden, joined by five co-sponsors: Labour’s Lisa Nandy, Andy Slaughter, and Grahame Morris, along with the Liberal Democrats’ Alistair Carmichael, and SNP MP Tommy Sheppard.

The EDM begins by noting “with concern that hundreds of Palestinian children continue to be arrested, detained and tried in Israeli military courts, despite the practice involving widespread and systematic violations of international law and being widely condemned.”

The motion also notes “allegations of ill-treatment at the hands of Israeli authorities include blindfolding, physical violence and arrest at night”, and “the disparity between the treatment of Israeli and Palestinian children by Israeli authorities”.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This... is how Israel wages phschological - and physical - war on Palestinian children.

Nov 24 09:59

Outrageous! Tillerson State Dept. Dumps $700,000 into Hungarian Media to Defeat Conservative Leader Orban

Hungary’s Victor Orban is one of the few conservative Western leaders speaking about against open borders, globalism and George Soros.

Orban recently told an EU audience that George Soros and his allies are using mass immigration to destroy Europe’s “cultural and ethnic identity.”

Deep state operatives in the State Department despise Orban for his pro-democracy, anti-immigrant positions.

It was announced this week that the Tillerson State Department is spending over $700,000 to defeat Orban in Hungary.

This is outrageous!

Nov 24 09:48

How Russia Hawks Are Selling Trump On Sending Weapons To Ukraine

President Donald Trump’s top advisers are closer now to achieving what seemed unthinkable at the start of his presidency: Shipping millions of dollars of US weapons to Ukraine’s embattled military.

The president, whose former campaign associates nixed language supporting arms to Ukraine in the GOP’s party platform in 2016, was never going to be an easy sell on the issue.

Approving the measure would likely enrage Moscow and jeopardize Trump's hopes of cultivating better ties with the Cold War adversary. Key US allies including Germany oppose the decision out of concern that it could trigger Russia to step up its military intervention in Ukraine in ways that spiral out of control.

But US officials tell BuzzFeed News that they have a pitch they believe can win the president’s approval of providing $40-50 million in arms to the war-torn country, including powerful Javelin anti-tank missiles. Officials said the president could be presented with the proposal in the coming weeks.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Mr. President, a word, please: this is an officially horrible idea, and one which may set the region up in flames.

IF this is not the outcome you want, then please don't do this arms deal.

And sir, Kiev is broke; where are they going to find the money to pay for even a bit of this?!?

Nov 24 09:44

Egypt attack: More than 230 killed in Sinai mosque

Militants have launched a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai province, killing 235 people, state media say.

Witnesses say the al-Rawda mosque in the town of Bir al-Abed, near al-Arish, was targeted during Friday prayers.

It is the deadliest attack of its kind since an Islamist insurgency in the peninsula was stepped up in 2013.

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has held emergency talks with security officials to decide how to respond.

What happened?

Local police said gunmen arrived in four off-road vehicles and bombed the packed mosque before opening fire on worshippers, the Associated Press reported.
Pictures from the scene show rows of bloodied victims inside the mosque. At least 100 people were wounded, reports say.
"They were shooting at people as they left the mosque," a local resident who had relatives there told Reuters news agency. "They were shooting at the ambulances too."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The Sufis are among the most peaceful, inward-looking group of Muslims you will ever find.

Hatred on religious grounds which leads to point-blank assassination of "the others", in the 21st century, is both maddening and perplexing to me.

Nov 24 09:37

U.S., South Korea to hold joint air force drill in early December

The air forces of South Korea and the United States are scheduled to hold a regular joint drill next month, deploying six F-22 Raptor stealth fighters in the exercise, a South Korean defense ministry official said on Friday.

The drill, called Vigilant Ace, will run from Dec. 4 to 8, the official told Reuters. The F-22 stealth fighters will be joined by F-35 aircraft, a U.S. Air Force official said.

The Vigilant Ace drill is held regularly by the United States and South Korea to simulate wartime defenses.

About 12,000 U.S. personnel will participate with South Korean troops while 230 aircraft will be flown at eight U.S. and South Korean military installations, the U.S. Seventh Air Force said in a news statement.

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy troops will also participate, it added.

“This realistic combat exercise is designed to enhance interoperability between U.S. and Republic of Korea forces and increase the combat effectiveness of both nations,” it said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The US government is thoroughly pathological in its refusal to give China's diplomats anything which could conceivably be presented as an "olive branch" to get North Korea to the table, in terms of negotiations to stop its nuclear weapons program.

Nov 24 09:32

THE REVERSE MIDAS TOUCH OF SAUDI ARABIA’S CROWN PRINCE IS TURNING THE MIDDLE EAST TO DUST

Both MBS, as he has come to be known, and his elderly father King Salman, the BND analysts wrote, want Saudi Arabia to be seen as “the leader of the Arab world” with a foreign policy built on “a strong military component.” Yet the memo also pointed out that the consolidation of so much power in a single young prince’s hands “harbors a latent risk that in seeking to establish himself in the line of succession in his father’s lifetime, he may overreach,” adding: “Relations with friendly and above all allied countries in the region could be overstretched.”

And so it has come to pass. In fact, despite being repudiated at the time by a German government more concerned about diplomatic and commercial relations with Riyadh, the BND warning turned out to be eerily prophetic.

Nov 24 09:32

GQ Magazine Urges Readers to Trash Thanksgiving for Trump Voters

If you can’t argue politics with your relatives, then just trash their Thanksgiving dinner for spite, says a politics column in GQ magazine, titled “It’s Your Civic Duty to Ruin Thanksgiving by Bringing Up Trump.”

Nov 24 09:27

How Israel is 'cleansing' Palestinians from Greater Jerusalem

- Israel is putting in place the final pieces of a Greater Jewish Jerusalem that will require “ethnically cleansing” tens of thousands of Palestinians from a city their families have lived and worked in for generations, human rights groups have warned.

The pace of physical and demographic changes in the city has accelerated dramatically since Israel began building a steel and concrete barrier through the city’s Palestinian neighbourhoods more than decade ago, according to the rights groups and Palestinian researchers.

Israel is preparing to cement these changes in law, they note. Two parliamentary bills with widespread backing among government ministers indicate the contours of Jerusalem’s future.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

IF the Palestinians do not do Israel the courtesy of assassnating their chilren and and then collectively killing themselves, where, please, are they supposed to go, once exiled from Jerusalem?!?

Nov 24 09:21

NEW COLD WAR? IRAN SENDS WARSHIPS TO GULF OF MEXICO

Iranian warships are set to leave the waters of the Persian Gulf to sail across the world and tour another gulf—the one that lies between the U.S. and Mexico.

At a time when Iran is looking to expand and modernize its military in the face of what is seen as a growing U.S. threat, its newly appointed navy commander, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, held his first press conference Wednesday, announcing that a fleet of Iranian ships would soon depart for the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico en route to visits to a number of South American countries, Iran’s semiofficial Tasnim News Agency reported. The move is reportedly part of a push to project Iran’s military on a more global scale and establish international ties as President Donald Trump and his allies, including Israel and Saudi Arabia, seek to isolate the revolutionary Shiite Muslim power.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Iranian Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, a word, please:

I can understand why you would want to do this, and there should be no reason why you, and the Iranian Navy, should not be doing this. I mean, after all, the US Navy is doing "freedom of navigation" tours in disputed Chinese waters, right?!?

But I would politely suggest to you, and to Iranian President Rouhani, that the timing- and optics - may be way off right now.

Do you realize that such a journey would open your ships up to a potential US/Israeli-created "false flag",to be blamed on Iran as the "justification" for an attack against it?!?

Sir, I thought I would share this observation, to give you a chance to reconsider.

You are welcome.

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