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Dec 13 12:02

The global slow motion train wreck continues

Dec 13 11:51

Where are the national anti-war monuments?

It is time to dedicate a National Monument to peace and those who work for it. Our society should be as proud of those who strive for alternatives to war as it is of those who fight wars. Demonstrating this national pride in some tangible way may encourage others to explore peace advocacy during times when only the voices of war are being heard.



Emigrate While You Still Can - Finca Bayano In Panama!

Finco Bayano
Dec 13 11:47

China Says US, China Won't Impose Dec 15 Tariffs, But Existing Tariffs Remain

Update: after much confusion, China is now confirming some of the details revealed overnight, whiled denying others despite the country's stern silence overnight. Here are the highlights from the press conference

Dec 13 11:45

Blue State Blues: Our Founders Feared the ‘Tyranny of the Legislature’

Democrats insisted this week that they had to impeach President Donald Trump because our Founders feared a “king.” What they forgot, or never learned, is that our Founders feared the tyranny of the legislature as well.

Alexis de Tocqueville raised that point in his treatise, Democracy in America, where he warned that democracy could be destroyed by two forms of dictatorship: the despotism of a single ruler, and the tyranny of the majority.

Tocqueville quoted Thomas Jefferson’s letter to James Madison in 1789, in which he declared: “The executive, in our government is not the sole, it is scarcely the principal, object of my jealousy. The tyranny of the legislature is the most formidable dread and will be for many years.”

Dec 13 11:23

Russia's Only Aircraft Carrier Is on Fire

Russia’s only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, is on fire and might well never sail again. The trouble-stricken ship, which has seen fires, plane crashes, and narrowly escaped the loss of its drydock, is in flames. The fire reportedly covers the majority of the ship, and at this point it seems distinctly possible Russia’s largest ship will never sail again.

Dec 13 11:19

Earth's magnetic north is shifting at an 'unprecedented' rate of 30 miles a year - throwing satellite positioning data and navigation systems off course

The magnetic North Pole is the wandering point on the surface of Earth's Northern Hemisphere at which the planet's magnetic field - created by molten iron within the planet’s core - points vertically downwards.

The latest World Magnetic Model, which tracks the movement of the Earth’s magnetic field, shows that the magnetic north is moving at a rate of 30 miles per year.

This is the fastest recorded shift of the Earth's north since the mid-16th century and could cause havoc for aviation and navigation systems, including smartphone apps that use GPS.

The WMM has also located ‘caution zones’ on Earth around the magnetic fields where compasses may be prone to errors and send users off course.

Dec 13 11:18

The sun has been eerily quiet for 264 days in a row - just 96 hours short of setting a new record with no surface activity since March 24

The sun is unusually quiet and docile, with no sunspots seen on its surface in 264 days — just four days short of setting a new record.

In 2008, no sunspots were observed for a total of 268 days and if the current period exceeds this it will become one of the deepest lulls of the modern era.


Dec 13 11:14

Flaw in Elementor and Beaver Addons Let Anyone Hack WordPress Sites

Attention WordPress users!

Your website could easily get hacked if you are using "Ultimate Addons for Beaver Builder," or "Ultimate Addons for Elementor" and haven't recently updated them to the latest available versions.

Security researchers have discovered a critical yet easy-to-exploit authentication bypass vulnerability in both widely-used premium WordPress plugins that could allow remote attackers to gain administrative access to sites without requiring any password.

What's more worrisome is that opportunistic attackers have already started exploiting this vulnerability in the wild within 2 days of its discovery in order to compromise vulnerable WordPress websites and install a malicious backdoor for later access.

Dec 13 10:37

Poop-Covered Streets Cost San Francisco $192 Mil After Tech Giant Moves Event

Despite San Francisco’s progressive image, sky-high prices and run-down streets covered with all manner of human filth are chasing away investors and hundreds of millions of dollars from the city.


Dec 13 10:37

Once-Powerful Weinstein Now Frail, Powerless Before Judge Who Warns Bad Health Won't Get Him Special Treatment

No one can escape the judgment seat of Almighty God.
But Harvey Weinstein sure seems like he’s trying to escape the judgment of James Burke.
Burke is the New York Supreme Court judge currently presiding over Weinstein’s criminal case.

Dec 13 10:23

Deleted Tlaib Tweet Blames White Supremacy for Alleged Black Hebrew Israelite Attack on Jews

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan blamed “white supremacy” for the shooting rampage in New Jersey on Tuesday that left four victims, including two Jewish Americans, dead.


Dec 13 10:23

In The Wake Of Errors, Media Examines Itself And Decides To Keep Lying [Satire]

Everyone makes mistakes, but the important thing is that we take responsibility for our errors, learn from them, make changes and move on. Or we can work for the news media, then screw it.

Dec 13 10:22

Biden Boasts About Supporting Equal Pay. His Female Senate Staffers Averaged 67% Of Men’s Pay Over 35 Years.

Former Vice-President and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, who has vociferously championed the cause of equal pay for women, saying it is “common sense” and “overdue,” paid full-time female staffers working for him in his 35 years in the Senate an average of 67 cents for every dollar male staffers got, according to the Washington Free Beacon.

Dec 13 10:22

Netflix Catches Heat Over ‘Gay Jesus’ Christmas Flick, 1 Million Christians Sign Petition Calling For Its Removal

Netflix is catching major heat after the streaming service added a Christmas-themed “dark comedy” made by a Brazilian comedy group about “gay Jesus.”

Dec 13 10:22

SEE IT: Street Artist Sabo Trolls Impeachment Hoaxes: ‘Adam Schiff Is Cancer’

Street artist Sabo has returned to troll the Democrats with an anti-smoking-themed poster illustrating the absurdity at the heart of whatever impeachment hoax the party chooses to make the cause celebre of the moment. Take a look:


Dec 13 10:21

Jeff Sessions Highlights 'Stunning Development' in IG Report: FBI Lawyer Fudging FISA Docs

It’s a finding that’s being virtually ignored by the mainstream media, but for former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, it’s the one that really stood out.

Dec 13 10:21

Hannity Brilliantly Calls Out Howard Stern for Mocking Ainsley Earhardt's Bible Study

If you stopped paying attention to Howard Stern back when he was hosting quiz shows in which a Klansman, a mentally challenged individual and a porn star would duke it out to see who was smarter, you’re not alone. I don’t remember who generally won these meetings of the minds, but the loser was pretty much anyone who bothered to listen.

Dec 13 10:01

NATO Bombing of Yugoslavia Taught North Korea It Needed Nukes and to Never Trust the US

The current situation on the Korean Peninsula is a direct outgrowth of what Pyongyang observed in 1999



Lockerdome
Dec 13 09:58

14-Year-Old Child Hospitalized After Being Brutally Attacked By Multiple Students on School Bus Over Trump Hat

I am sitting in the hospital with my 14 year old kid because he was just jumped by 8 black kids on the school bus, I guess that’s what happens when a kid wears a #Trump hat to school. And who’s the violent ones again? Earlier today they poured milk all over his head,” the parent, who uses the Twitter handle “American Diaries,” tweeted.

Dec 13 09:57

'Obama Wingman' Eric Holder Launches Fast, Furious Attack On AG Barr

Former Attorney General Eric Holder, the first AG in history to be held in both criminal and civil contempt by Congress for failing to turn over 'Fast and Furious' documents, says that current Attorney General William Barr is "nakedly partisan" and unfit for office.

Dec 13 09:56

The Most Significant Afghanistan Papers Revelation Is How Difficult They Were to Make Public

The Washington Post has published clear, undeniable evidence that US government officials have been lying to the public about the war in Afghanistan, a shocking revelation for anyone who has done no research whatsoever into the history of US interventionism.

In all seriousness it was a very good and newsworthy publication, and those who did the heavy lifting bringing the Afghanistan Papers into public awareness deserve full credit. The frank comments of US military officials plainly stating that from the very beginning this was an unwinnable conflict, initiated in a region nobody understood, without anyone being able to so much as articulate what victory would even look like, make up an extremely important piece of information that is in conflict with everything the public has been told about this war by their government.

Dec 13 09:55

20 Persian Fast Attack Boats Escort US Carrier out of the Persian Gulf

Sailing a carrier into an enclosed sea right off the Iranian shore is the last thing you would do in an actual war. It is for this reason that USS Abraham Lincoln had until now kept a safe distance from Iran in the Indian Ocean. Entering the Gulf is posturing that may impress politicians in the US but not the Iranian Guards. The provocative escort, as the answer to Lincoln’s provocative presence, is them saying as much.


Dec 13 09:20

Republican Group Hits Donald Trump With Scathing New Billboard Campaign

A conservative group is targeting House Republicans with a digital billboard campaign that is heavily critical of President Donald Trump.


Dec 13 09:19

The Joker Helps Trump To Get Re-Elected In Frank Miller’s ‘Dark Knight’ Comic

So now the Joker is such an agent of chaos that he works to help President Donald Trump get re-elected in the latest Frank Miller comic, “The Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child.”

Dec 13 09:19

‘Cocaine Santa’ Christmas Sweater Finds A Home On Amazon

After Walmart booted it off its site, the controversial “Cocaine Santa” Christmas sweater that delivers exactly as advertised has found a home on Amazon.

Dec 13 09:18

Even Notoriously Liberal Rolling Stone Magazine Just Blasted the Steele Dossier

Over the past three years, there have been a select few left-leaning journalists who have set aside their personal distaste for President Donald Trump and actually displayed some professional integrity.

Dec 13 09:17

Video of AG Barr Exposing FBI Corruption May Be Most Important 2 Minutes in 3-Year Corruption Scandal

Attorney General Bill Barr discussed on Tuesday the findings of the Justice Department Inspector General’s report regarding the FBI’s abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to spy on a member of then-candidate Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign.


Dec 13 09:17

AOC Ignorantly Tells Poor That Instead of a Handout, Entitlement Money Was Created by Them in First Place

One of the common themes of the 2019 campaign so far is that a) you’re going to get a lot of stuff from the government and b) you’re not going to have to pay for it.

Dec 13 09:16

Jim Jordan Moves To Gut Impeachment Right Out of the Gate

Less than three days after Democrats introduced the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, the attempt to remove the highest executive officer ran into a buzz saw.

Dec 13 09:02

60% of Big US Corporations Say a Head Count Reduction Is Coming in 2020


Dec 13 08:59

Republicans Confirm Judge Rated 'Not Qualified' For Being 'Lazy,' 'Arrogant'

Senate Republicans voted Wednesday to make Lawrence VanDyke a lifetime federal judge, despite the American Bar Association rating him “not qualified” because, according to his own colleagues, he is “arrogant, lazy, an ideologue, and lacking in knowledge of the day-today practice including procedural rules.”

Dec 13 08:40

Female Groups Blast Jesse Watters For Saying Some Women Journalists Sleep With Sources In Response To ‘Richard Jewell’ Controversy

Fox News host Jesse Watters of “The Five” has come under fire from feminists after he suggested that some women journalists will trade sex for news stories in response to the backlash against Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell.”

Dec 13 08:39

Based on House Dem's Statement, Dems Clearly Readying 2nd Trump Impeachment

Let’s face facts here: At a certain level, the proposed articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump have to do with part of the Democrats’ campaign against his re-election.


Dec 13 08:38

Trump executive order marks culmination of deliberate strategy to stifle campus organizing for Palestinian rights

President Trump signed yesterday an Executive Order empowering the federal government to crack down on campus organizing for Palestinian rights under the guise of combating antisemitism.

“This is our message to universities: If you want to accept the tremendous amount of federal dollars that you get every year, you must reject antisemitism,” Trump stated during a White House Hanukkah reception which doubled as a signing ceremony.

But Trump’s Executive Order has nothing to do with combating the scourge of antisemitism, the revival of which he is greatly responsible for by stoking white supremacy. Instead, it is primarily designed to pressure universities to disallow students to boycott for Palestinian rights.

Dec 13 08:37

BLACK HEBREW ISRAELITES TARGET JEWS IN A SHOOTING IN NJ. RASHIDA TLAIB BLAMES 'WHITE SUPREMACY’..

The Black Hebrew Israelites are a cult that believes that black people are the true descendants of Jews and that none of the 12 tribes are white. Many in the religious group consider those a part of Orthodox Judaism to be fake Jews.

Dec 13 08:35

Israel bars Gaza’s Christians from visiting Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas

Christians in the Gaza Strip will not be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem to celebrate Christmas this year, Israeli authorities said on Thursday, Reuters reports.

Gazan Christians will be granted permits to travel abroad but none will be allowed to go to Israel and the occupied West Bank, home to many sites holy to Christians, a spokeswoman for Israel’s military liaison to the Palestinians said.

Israel tightly restricts movements out of the Gaza Strip, territory controlled by Hamas, an Islamist group that it considers a terrorist organization.

Dec 13 08:34

Barely Coherent Pelosi Fails To Make Sense While Answering Impeachment Question: 'I'm Not a Lawyer'

When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took the podium at her Thursday afternoon news conference on Capitol Hill, she was no doubt intending to defend the strength of Democratic articles of impeachment to the waiting media.



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Dec 13 08:34

Student Interrogated and Expelled After Posting 'It's Okay To Be White' Signs

While “it’s okay to be white” seems like a harmless message, one student had his academic career upended after posting flyers with that phrase on them.

Dec 13 08:33

Report: CNN carried just 33% of IG Horowitz's hearing but carried 99.9% of the impeachment hearing

A report by Newsbusters found that CNN carried just 33.4% of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report on the Trump-Russia investigation.

Dec 13 08:31

DISGUSTING: Radical Democrat Rashida Tlaib Tweets Out “White Supremacy Kills” After Violent Black Racists Shoot Up Kosher Market

Authorities identified the shooters late Tuesday.

David Anderson and Francine Graham, members of the anti-Semitic and violent “Black Israelites” cult, were identified as the killers.

It didn’t take Democrats long to blame whitey for the attack.

Squad member Rashida Tlaib tweeted out: “White Supremacy Kills.”


Dec 13 08:29

Zionist Money Already Corrupting the 2020 Elections

Watching the last Democratic debate, you would think the candidates were vying for an electorate that is 90% black and illegal alien.

Issues like jobs, infrastructure, even foreign policy were largely ignored.

The novel, populist positions of Bernie Sanders have been canceled out by his insane immigration platform. Elizabeth Warren, who is attempting to synthesize Hillary and Bernie, recently presented a policy proposal on “white nationalist violence” that would include suspending the 2nd Amendment rights of nationalists and unleash the intelligence services on dissidents. All she would be doing is codifying something that is already happening under Trump, but the only other two candidates that took this aggressively anti-white position – Julian Castro and Beto O’Rourke – are non-competitive for a reason.

Dec 13 08:25

3D scans show underwater volcano off Oregon coast could explode without notice

Scientists have finished their first 3D scan of an underwater volcano located 300 miles off the coast of Oregon with a base the size of Austin and a main magma reservoir approximately two-thirds of the length of Manhattan.

Dubbed Axial Seamount, the “deep-sea magma monster” is the youngest in the Cobb-Eickelberg seamount chain, a 1,120-mile-long line of submarine volcanoes created by a stationary mantle plume below the shifting Pacific tectonic plate.

Dec 13 08:23

SYRIAN WAR REPORT – DECEMBER 13, 2019: TURKEY BOOSTS MILITARY PRESENCE IN NORTHEAST

Members of al-Qaeda-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham repelled a Syrian Army attack on the area of al-Katibat al-Mahjura in southern Idlib on December 12. A day earlier militants captured this area and repelled a first Syrian Army attempt to regain it. Pro-militant sources claim that at least 25 soldiers were killed in the clashes.

It’s interesting to note that radicals are using areas close to Turkish observation posts to shell government-controlled villages and towns.

On December 11, another video showing Hayat Tahrir al-Sham militants shelling Msheirfeh from the Turkish post at Suramn appeared online. Furthermore, militants used the Turkish-supplied HY-12 mortar.



Taboola
Dec 13 08:23

Jeremy Corbyn quits as Labour leader after being steamrolled by Boris Johnson

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn announced his resignation as head of the party after a stunning loss in the United Kingdom’s general election.

Corbyn, dogged by his failure to tackle anti-Semitism in his party and his attempt to bring the party further to the left alienated voters who traditionally voted Labour. Corbyn was seen as fiercely hostile toward Israel and expressed sympathies for anti-Israel terrorist groups.

Thursday’s vote was the worst result for the party since the 1930s.

After the election, Corbyn said it was a “very disappointing night for

Dec 13 08:20

Trump Bragging About How Much the Jews Love Him

I don’t think this is something to be proud of.

I would not be proud of this.

Even in a basic math sense, Jews are only 2% of the population, so why on earth would you care if they like you or not? Especially as a Republican, when you’re never going to get more than 25% of the Jewish vote, whatever the case.

And the orthodox Jews are the least powerful of the Jews in America. They are just shills for Israel. Most of them don’t even speak English, as you can see in this clip from three years ago about Jews taking over black neighborhoods in Jersey City.

Dec 13 08:17

To a Free Citizen of the Sovereign State of Virginia

If you, my Virginian friend, are indeed serious about standing against the proposed tyranny of those whom a majority of your fellow “citizens” have seen fit to install as the arbiters of your liberty, then you have chosen a righteous, though perilous course. Much of the nation is watching what is unfolding in your state. What you are attempting is no small thing and should not be undertaken lightly. Quite simply, you are telling your rulers that you will not comply. They are not used to such effrontery by commoners and be certain that they are not amused.

Dec 13 08:15

Evicted at gun point: How poor people survive in the USA

Homelessness, hunger and shame: poverty is rampant in the richest country in the world. Over 40 million people in the United States live below the poverty line, twice as many as it was fifty years ago. It can happen very quickly.

Many people in the United States fall through the social safety net. In the structurally weak mining region of the Appalachians, it has become almost normal for people to go shopping with food stamps. And those who lose their home often have no choice but to live in a car. There are so many homeless people in Los Angeles that relief organizations have started to build small wooden huts to provide them with a roof over their heads. The number of homeless children has also risen dramatically, reaching 1.5 million, three times more than during the Great Depression the 1930s.

Dec 13 08:14

Trump Okays Phase One Of US-China Trade Deal To Avert Tariffs

President Donald Trump has signed off on a phase-one trade deal with China which would avert imminent U.S. tariffs and reduce sanctions in exchange for a promise from China to purchase U.S. agricultural produce, reports said.

The agreement would delay the Dec. 15 introduction of a new wave of tariffs on $160 billion in Chinese-made consumer electronics and toys. It would also reduce some of the existing tariffs on the Asian country by half.

Trade officials had met with Trump Thursday afternoon at White House, to brief the President about the agreement. The terms in the agreement have been agreed and negotiators are working to finalize the legal text, CNN reported citing officials familiar with the agreement.

Dec 13 08:12

UK election – victory for English Nationalism under the banner of Brexit

Overnight the electoral map of the UK has changed significantly. Scotland is once again bathed in a sea of yellow, as England has been shrouded in blue. With the Scottish National Party obtaining 45% of the vote north of the border, and the Conservatives only 25% it is clear not only is there no mandate for Brexit in Scotland, but as leader Nicola Sturgeon has said, there is now very much a mandate for holding a second referendum on Scottish Independence.

Dec 13 08:10

Report: Mitch McConnell Plans to Acquit Trump on Impeachment Charges

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to acquit President Trump in the Senate should the House of Representatives move on impeachment.

CNN reports that two Republican Senators – one being John Cornyn of Texas, the other anonymous – have said McConnell will push for a vote to acquit the President, rather than one to simply dismiss the charges.

Dec 13 08:04

MÉXICO HAS DISCOVERED THE LARGEST LITHIUM RESERVE IN THE WORLD

TRANSLATED FROM FORBES MÉXICO
Mexico tops the list of the largest lithium deposit in the world , according to the report ranking made by Mining Technology.

The report indicates that the mine of this element located in Sonora is the largest element deposit with proven and probable reserves of 243.8 million tons.

In recent days, members of the Sonora government have met with the Chinese capital mining company Ganfeng Lithium, who are looking to settle and invest in the region.

"They have more than seven thousand employees and are very interested in coming in January, they will come on a commercial mission to Sonora, because they are interested in being here, seeing the possibility of installing and setting up a battery factory," said Jorge Vidal, secretary Sonoran economy.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I would completely dismayed, if the scientific elements in this government didn't know about this huge deposit in Sonora, and that the Mexican government is now negotiating with China.

But what if the American government knew full well that this was about to happen, and had a plan to make such a Mexican/Chinese deal....a moot point?!?

Let's look at a map, in terms of the border of Mexico (Sonora, to be exact)
Border; Arizona, United States; Sonora, Mexico

Notice the flurry of headlines we have seen in the past couple of months, about cartel gang violence in Mexico, "spilling over" into the the US?!?
The Sinaloa
Cartel

Mexico: Organized Crime and Drug
Trafficking Organizations

Mexico ambush: How a US Mormon family ended up deadThe article goes on to state that "In time, the Mormon community south of the border grew in number and wealth.

They purchased land in the states of Sonora and Chihuahua and set up ranches and other colonias. They thrived as pecan farmers, grew wheat, planted apple and pomegranate orchards and produced honey to sell at farmers' markets. Although many returned to the southern United States after the Mexican Revolution, by the 1950s the Mormon enclaves had populations in the high hundreds or low thousands."

And notice, right after that, how President Trump was attempting to get Mexican drug cartels designated as "terrorists" ?!?

President Trump wants to label Mexican cartesl as "terrorist organizations"

Even though the Mexican government is bitterly opposed to such a measure, what happens if the US military goes in and "Controls" Sinaloa?!? Would this not mean that the US government also controlled the flow of lithium, in terms of practical production, and insuring that this mineral, would only be sold in the US dollar?!?

The previous moves by the US government remind us of the reality, that President Trump has US soldiers "guarding Syria's oil, and is at least considering having the refining by a US-trusted company"?!?!?

Trump OKs wider Syria oil mission, raising legal questions.

So what about Bolivia's "coup coup ka CHOO!" last month, when President Evo was overthrown, and found sanctuary in Mexico, for at least a while?!? What was his "crime" leading up to the ultra-right Putsch which took power here?

Bolivian Coup Comes Less Than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm's Lithium Deal

And another salient comment on bolivia's coup:

After Morales Ousted in Coup, the Lithium Question Looms Large in BoliviaThe story goes on to state:

"Last year, Germany’s ACI Systems agreed to a deal with Bolivia. After protests from residents in the Salar de Uyuni region, Morales canceled that deal on November 4, 2019.

Chinese firms—such as TBEA Group and China Machinery Engineering—made a deal with YLB. It was being said that China’s Tianqi Lithium Group, which operates in Argentina, was going to make a deal with YLB. Both Chinese investment and the Bolivian lithium company were experimenting with new ways to both mine the lithium and to share the profits of the lithium. The idea that there might be a new social compact for the lithium was unacceptable to the main transnational mining companies.

Tesla (United States) and Pure Energy Minerals (Canada) both showed great interest in having a direct stake in Bolivian lithium. But they could not make a deal that would take into consideration the parameters set by the Morales government. Morales himself was a direct impediment to the takeover of the lithium fields by the non-Chinese transnational firms. He had to go.

After the coup, Tesla’s stock rose astronomically.

I do not know when President Trump is likely to characterize Mexican cartels (particularly in Sinaloa) in Sinaloa and beyond, as "terrorists; that gives President Trump gets a great more leeway in terms of how he uses our military; but I would suggest that an executive order, putting the wheels in motion for such an action, will not be long in coming.

And in terms of Mexico's "sovereignty"?!?

President Trump will give Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, precisely the same consideration as he did with Syria's President, Bashar Al Assad, when he both trained, funded, and provided weapons to Jihadis, whose task it was, to regime-change Syria, and take a great deal of their oil.

Oh, and if this isn't disturbing enough, we find this little "crumpet" of news in blacklistednews.com: US Army will fund rare earths-processing

So I have to wonder; will the first "funding" go soon-to-be US-controlled lithium mines in Mexico?!?

I will nearly bet you one thing; the "timing" of this announcement, is not accidental.

Dec 13 08:01

The Fed Has 'Absorbed' 90% Of Treasury Issuance Since September

Let’s look at a few of Chairman Powel’s words at yesterday’s press conference. Please read them and tell me whether this sounds to you like a man who doesn’t understand what he’s doing. Or if you think he’s deliberately pulling words out of his ass, stringing them together, and spewing them from his mouth in an effort to gaslight the investing public.

I’ll take the latter. The Fed is in the propaganda business. It knows what it is doing. Double talk, lies, and utter bullshit are its stock-in-trade.

Dec 13 08:00

Washington’s Proposed New Sanctions Against Turkey also Aimed Against Russia

With the world fixated on Turkish actions against Syria, Greece and Libya at the moment, the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Senate of the United States Congress approved a bill, “Promoting American National Security and Preventing the Resurgence of ISIS Act,” spearheaded and thoroughly promoted by staunch anti-Syria/Venezuela/Iran/Russia Democratic Senator Robert Menendez who celebrated the bills passing on his Twitter. The Republican-led Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 18-4 to send the bill for a vote in the full Senate.

The approval of the bill was widely reported in the mainstream media as an “anti-Turkey bill.” Senator Jim Risch, the panel’s Republican chairman, a fellow endorser of the bill with Menendez, said that the approval of this bill is because of the “drift by this country, Turkey, to go in an entirely different direction than what they have in the past. They’ve thumbed their nose at us, and they’ve thumbed their nose at their other NATO allies.”

Dec 13 07:59

Anna Soubry shamed over Brexit: ‘This is what happens when you tell 17.4m to f**k off!’

The former Tory MP has been been a staunch Remainer and helped form the Independent Group for Change. One user took to Twitter to voice their pleasure after Ms Soubry lost out to Darren Henry.

The social media user posted a list of pro-Remain MPs who had lost their seats, including Anna Soubry, Sam Gyimah, Phillip Lee, Davi Gauke, Jo Swinson, Chuka Umunna and Dominic Grieve.

They said: “This is what happens when you tell 17.4M Leave voters to ‘f**k off’ #GeneralElection.”

Dec 13 07:54

Von der Leyen outlines 'zero tariff, zero quota' Brexit vision 'unprecedented partnership'

URSULA VON DER LEYEN congratulated Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party on their "victory" in the general election and outlined the next phases of the Brexit process.

The President of the European Commission said the EU want their relationship with Britain to be "as close as possible" and said they were aiming for a "zero tariff, zero quota, zero dumping" arrangement". She revealed that the European Council has again tasked the European Commission to be the European Union's negotiator with Britain. Ursula von der Leyen also declared the European Union will be prepared from February 1 to "go to work" regarding the Brexit process.

Dec 13 07:48

Greece Mandates Electronic Payments

Dec 13 07:45

Hugh's sorry now? The moment crestfallen arch-Remainer Grant saw exit poll announcing huge Tory majority - as Corbyn's celebrity fans weep into their almond milk lattes

Mr Grant had been canvassing with Labour and Lib Dem candidates during the campaign and urged his fans to vote tactically to deny the Conservatives in marginal seats.

He tweeted shortly afterwards: 'There goes the neighbourhood'.

Piers Morgan led the onslaught, replying to Grant: 'No, there goes your credibility. The British people listened to your democracy-wrecking garbage & told you to f*** off.'

The broadcaster further rubbed in the result by following up: 'Congrats Hugh Grant and Steve Coogan - you helped get Boris a landslide.'

Dec 13 07:44

Chicago prosecutor to vacate 1,000 marijuana convictions

The top prosecutor in Illinois’ largest county on Wednesday filed motions to vacate more than 1,000 low-level marijuana convictions, kicking off the process of clearing tens of thousands of convictions.

Dec 13 07:42

ABSURD: House Democrat Says Trump’s Ukraine Phone Call Was ‘An Affront’ To Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Memory’

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) on Wednesday night claimed that President Donald Trump’s phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was “an affront” to the memory of Martin Luther King Jr.

Dec 13 07:42

BREAKING REPORT: McConnell Plans to Acquit Trump at Trial – Clear Him of All Charges

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will move to acquit President Trump if the House of Representatives impeaches him, not just dismiss the charges with a motion.

Dec 13 07:42

China’s Economy Is “Going Down” – China’s Economic Growth Rate Is Now LESS THAN The US’s Rate Of Growth

You can feel it in Hong Kong. The economy is sluggish. The question is – is the slowing Hong Kong Economy related to the protests which clearly have negatively impacted the local Hong Kong businesses or is the Hong Kong downturn related to a slowing China economy. Now we know the answer.

Dec 13 07:42

Fall of the Remainer martyrs: Turncoat MPs who rebelled against their parties are BOOTED OUT of the Commons

Despite high profiles, disproportionate media attention, and backing from celebrities including Hugh Grant, this morning many former Remain MPs have transformed from household name to political irrelevance.

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve, mastermind of so manyParliamentary blocking tactics, was booted out by the Tory voters in Buckinghamshire while fellow ringleader David Gauke got short shrift in neighbouring Hertfordshire.

Former Labour shadow business secretary Chuku Umunna failed to find a plurality of support anywhere - despite changing parties twice and switching constituencies in a desperate attempt to find voters he would deign to represent.

Former Tory Remainers David Gauke, Anna Soubry, Anne Milton, Antoinette Sandbach, and Sam Gyimah were also among those who got the chop, along with respected former Labour MPs Luciana Berger and Frank Field.

Dec 13 07:41

Almost 300,000 people in Moscow evacuated in past two weeks over bomb scare wave

Gee! Wonder who is behind this?

MOSCOW, December 12. /TASS/. Almost 3,000 facilities in Moscow have received anonymous bomb threat reports, and almost 300,000 people have been evacuated, an emergency source told TASS on Thursday.

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