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Sep 20 08:42

Climate change science implodes as IPCC climate models found to be “totally wrong” … temperatures aren’t rising as predicted … hoax unraveling

A stunning new science paper authored by climate change alarmists and published in the science journal Nature Geoscience has just broken the back of the climate change hoax. The paper, authored by Myles R. Allen, Richard J. Millar and others, reveals that global warming climate models are flat wrong, having been deceptively biased toward “worst case” warming predictions that now turn out to be paranoid scare mongering.

Sep 20 08:33

Report: Hillary Clinton Gave $800K To Fund Antifa Groups

After failing to become president of the United States, Hillary Clinton did what a lot of dejected politicians do: She started a super PAC. And after four months of soliciting donations, it appears that Clinton has been quietly using the money to fund resistance groups, including the militant and violent antifa.

Sep 20 08:30

MSM Russian Narrative Has Completely Collapsed



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Sep 20 08:29

The Ring of Fire is heating up: M6.1 earthquake strikes off New Zealand just hours after deadly M7.1 earthquake near Mexico City

The strong earthquakes are popping like crazy along the Ring of Fire!

Sep 20 08:29

WAR BEX - Suspected Iranian Hackers Targeted U.S. Aerospace Sector

This time the hackers were only conducting espionage, via job-recruiting links. But researchers worry the group dubbed APT33 has a capability to launch more destructive attacks.

Sep 20 08:20

It’s Snowing on Mt. Hood Right Now, Which Means That Summer Is Officially Over

If the sudden abundance of rain, #PSLs and Halloween memes seems abrupt, check out latest photos from Mt. Hood, where they're a whole season ahead of us. There is currently between 6 and 9 inches of snow, according to ODOT and Timberline.



Emigrate While You Still Can - Finca Bayano In Panama!

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Sep 20 08:18

Hepatitis A outbreak declared in Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has declared a local outbreak of hepatitis A.

The health agency said the declaration was issued after the most recent new cases of the disease appear to have been locally acquired.

So far, 10 cases of hepatitis A have been confirmed among the high-risk homeless population in Los Angeles County, according to a press release from the department.

Sep 20 08:18

Illinois Unpaid Vendor Backlog Hits A New Record At Over $16 Billion

Back in July, the state of Illinois narrowly avoided a junk bond rating with a last minute budget deal that included a 32% in hike in income taxes. Republican Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed the budget and called it a "disaster," but both houses of the state legislature voted to override his veto. Meanwhile, S&P and Moody's were apparently both convinced that the budget deal was sufficient for the state to remain an investment grade credit and all lived happily ever after, if just for a few months.

Sep 20 08:17

Trump Prevented War Between Saudi Arabia And Qatar In Last Minute: Report

In what may be the most bizarre news of the day, Bloomberg reports that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were "close to taking military action in the early stages of their ongoing dispute with Qatar", until Donald Trump called the leaders of both countries and warned them to back off; in other words, Trump's intervention prevented yet another gulf war, which if true will make the U.S. Millitary-Industrial complex very unhappy as Trump's peace effort likely cost US offense defense companies tens of billions in lost profits.



Sep 20 08:16

Abrams Tank Upgrade Exemplifies Acquisition Nightmare as Pentagon Budget Soars

Not even two weeks after the Pentagon awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $311 million contract to build seven M1A2 Abrams "system enhancement package" variant 4 (SEPv4) prototypes, the US Army revealed it hasn’t even accepted delivery for prototypes of earlier SEPv3 Abrams tanks.

According to Scout Warrior, the US Army will only receive its first lot of SEPv3 tanks this month, and the service is only slated to receive six units. The Army maintains roughly 1,500 Abrams M1A2 tanks.

The bureaucracy and acquisition confusion is dizzying, but the American taxpayers will inevitably foot the bill anyway. Despite not receiving the new SEPv3 tanks, the Pentagon threw $270 million at General Dynamics Land Systems on September 5 to deliver 45 more. In other words, before accepting the first prototype of the SEPv3, the Pentagon proved it didn’t really care how the prototype turned out and bought more upgrade packages anyway.

Sep 20 08:15

True or False? Fact-Checking Five Key Points of Trump’s First UN Address

After referring to North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un as “rocket man” in front of the UN General Assembly, US Presidential Donald Trump made a slew of remarks with questionable accuracy.

Sep 20 08:11

'They Couldn't Even Predict the USSR's Collapse': CIA's Top 5 Cold War Failures

Today marks the seventieth anniversary of the CIA, the civilian foreign intelligence service of the US government. In the post-war world, one of the CIA's main missions was to combat the threat posed by the recently victorious Soviets. However, not everything went according to plan.

In his article for RIA Novosti, veteran political observer Vladimir Ardaev recalled that in handling its main mission, the CIA proved wrong in estimating when the USSR would create its first nuclear bomb, couldn't fathom the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan, wasn’t able to find Soviet moles in their midst, had flawed ideas about the state of the Soviet defense budget, and failed to predict the collapse of the Soviet Union itself.



Sep 20 08:11

Trump Vomits Hatred All Over The United Nations General Assembly

Does anyone believe that Trump wrote this speech or any other speech for that matter? Trump is a ventriloquist dummy, delivering words scripted by the military industrial complex. It is difficult to imagine how far we have fallen when the president of our nation threatens to savage and destroy 24 million people and the UN applauds this ignorant savage. We should all be appalled and ashamed as our country slips further into fascism. Tom Feeley

Sep 20 08:11

Trump's UN speech 'belongs in medieval times,' says Iran’s Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that US President Donald Trump’s UN address is not worth of a reply.

"Trump's ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times - not the 21st century UN - unworthy of a reply," Zarif tweeted on Tuesday.

“Fake empathy for Iranians fools no one," he stressed.

Sep 20 08:08

Professor: “We’ll Just Get Rid of All the Whites in the United States”

Baker, who is a Pediatrics-Infectious Disease Professor at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, told a National Meningitis Association panel discussion that a “solution” to the large numbers of white people who refuse to let their children be given vaccines is to “get rid” of white people.

“We’re talking about the minority [of vaccine refusers], and strategies against the minority,” said Baker. “So I have the solution: Every study published in the last five years, you look at vaccine refusers, I’m not talking about people we can talk them into coming to terms, but refusers. Let’s just get rid of all the whites in the United States, because Houston is the most diverse city in the entire United States.”

Baker went on to note how she as a white person was “in the [racial] minority for more than 20 years in the city of Houston,” adding that immigrants are superior because they take their vaccines.

Sep 20 08:07

WAR BEX - Brutal And Inhumane Laws North Koreans Are Forced To Live Under

North Korea’s recent strides towards building nuclear weapons has brought the hermit nation into sharp international focus.
The state’s young dictator, Kim Jong-un, was photographed earlier this month relishing his nation’s progress developing a hydrogen bomb at a lavish celebration, even as the continued tests brought new United Nations sanctions and an increasing threat of war.



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Sep 20 08:07

Grandfather Hands Stranger's Toddler $20 Bill In Target For Most Tragic Reason

A mother shopping with her young son in Target was caught off guard when an elderly man gave the toddler a $20 bill -- but when he explained himself, she was reduced to tears.
Alyssa Hacker, of Coweta, Oklahoma, says she was visiting the Fort Smith Target with her son Owen when the gregarious child struck up a conversation with a fellow shopper.

Sep 20 08:05

Iraq breakup will lead to global conflict: Turkish minister

Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli has reiterated Ankara’s opposition to a planned Kurdish independence referendum in northern Iraq, warning that disintegration of Iraq will lead to a global conflict.

Sep 20 08:04

China rejects threats as solution for North Korea nuclear crisis

China has rejected any form of threatening action as a solution for North Korea's nuclear crisis, after US Defense Secretary James Mattis pointed to the likelihood of military options against Pyongyang.

Sep 20 08:04

Trump is conflating Pyongyang with Tehran. The results could be catastrophic

This is the latest gimmick in Trump’s desperate efforts to kill the nuclear deal with Iran: by focusing on Tehran’s objectionable non-nuclear policies and false claims of the unevenness of the Iran deal, Trump is arguing that sustaining the international accord can no longer be justified since it doesn’t address the totality of America’s concerns with Iran.

Problem is: there is no deal that could address the totality of US-Iran tensions unless Trump is willing to engage in extensive diplomacy with Iran for such a grand bargain. Thus far, Trump has shown zero interest in negotiations with Iran. And mindful of how he has conducted himself on the world stage, significant doubts exist as to whether his administration has the capacity and competence to face Iran diplomatically.



Sep 20 08:02

Mattis hints at secret 'kinetic' military options for North Korea

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hinted that the United States still had military options left for dealing with North Korea, but did not elaborate when asked for details Monday.

Most experts think a military strike on North Korea would invite a devastating response from Pyongyang. The city of Seoul, South Korea, home to 25 million, is well within artillery range of the North, which would most likely use conventional artillery munitions and chemical weapons.

But according to Mattis, the Pentagon has a few tricks up its sleeve that wouldn't involve the decimation of Seoul.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

And if you believe THAT one, I have some of Saddam's nuclear weapons to sell you!

Sep 20 08:02

Internal watchdog says EPA mismanaging toxic site cleanups

Cleanups at some U.S. hazardous waste sites have stopped or slowed down because the Environmental Protection Agency does not manage its Superfund staff effectively to match its workload, an internal government watchdog said Tuesday.

Such work is at a standstill or moving slowly on at least four Superfund sites where "human exposure is not under control," according to a report from the EPA's inspector general. That means contamination at the sites is unsafe for humans and there is a reasonable expectation that people may be exposed to it, the report said.

The report comes as EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has said the cleanup up of more than 1,300 listed Superfund sites is a priority.

Sep 20 08:01

‘No One Will Trust’ U.S. if Trump Ends Nuclear Deal, Iran’s President Says

President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said Tuesday that if President Donald Trump backs out of the 2015 nuclear deal, "no one will trust America again" and his country could then resume work on expanding its nuclear capabilities.

Rouhani raised that possibility in an interview with NBC News just before Trump spoke for the first time as president before the United Nations General Assembly, where he called Tehran a "murderous regime" and the nuclear deal "an embarrassment to the United States."

Sep 20 08:00

WHO warns the world is running out of antibiotics

Concern about growing global antibiotic resistance has come to a head: The World Health Organization is now warning that the world is running out of antibiotics.

There aren’t enough truly new antibiotics being developed, especially for the most concerning antibiotic-resistant infections, according to a WHO report released Tuesday.



Sep 20 08:00

"This Is Where The Next Financial Crisis Will Come From"

In an extensive, must-read report published on Monday by Deutsche Bank's Jim Reid, the credit strategist unveiled an extensive analysis of the "Next Financial Crisis", and specifically what may cause it, when it may happen, and how the world could respond assuming it still has means to counteract the next economic and financial crash. In our first take on the report yesterday, we showed one key aspect of the "crash" calculus: between bonds and stocks, global asset prices are the most elevated they have ever been.

Sep 20 07:59

The Obamacare "Death Spiral": Health Plans Now Cost Employers More Than A New Car

As we’ve reported time and time again, the bill has increased cost pressures on businesses, forcing them lay off employees or pare back benefits to stay in business.

According to WSJ, the average cost of health coverage offered by employers pushed toward $19,000 for a family plan this year, while the share of firms providing insurance to workers continued to edge lower, according to a major survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Sep 20 07:58

America's Jews Are Driving America's Wars

I spoke recently at a conference on America’s war party where afterwards an elderly gentleman came up to me and asked, “Why doesn’t anyone ever speak honestly about the six-hundred-pound gorilla in the room? Nobody has mentioned Israel in this conference and we all know it’s American Jews with all their money and power who are supporting every war in the Middle East for Netanyahu? Shouldn’t we start calling them out and not letting them get away with it?”



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Sep 20 07:58

Netanyahu Responds to UN ‘Absurdities’ on Israel: ‘It’s Called the Bible. I Highly Recommend It’

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday attacked “absurdities” in U.N. agencies’ treatment of Israel, invoking tennis legend John McEnroe, the Bible – and penguins – in a speech that was in turn deadly serious about Iran, upbeat about Israeli diplomatic breakthroughs, and thankful to the Trump administration for its outspoken support.

Sep 20 07:55

Republican House Speaker pushes for removing Confederate plaque from Texas Capitol

The Speaker of the Texas House is calling for the removal of a Confederate plaque in the Captiol in Austin.

Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, said in a Tuesday Facebook post that he sent a letter to the State Preservation Board to take down the Children of the Confederacy Creed plaque that hangs on the first floor.

Sep 20 07:52

Maxine Waters pushes Trump impeachment — during eulogy!

The California congresswoman went on a stem winder of a eulogy during comedian Dick Gregory’s funeral on Saturday, quickly turning it political and attacking the president of the United States, instead of remembering her friend.

Sep 20 07:46

Fact checking Benjamin Netanyahu’s General Assembly speech

Yesterday, Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu spoke before the United Nations in a speech that served as a kind of appendix to Donald Trump’s controversial, bellicose declaration that was delivered hours earlier.

Both speeches predictably focused on Iran and both leaders told a great deal of untruths and half-truths about the situation. Here are some of the most glaring untruths, followed by a factual explanation of the situation.



Sep 20 07:46

BEX ALERT - North Korea defector saw 11 musicians 'blown to bits' by anti-aircraft guns then 'ground into dirt' by tanks

A defector who fled Kim Jong-Un’s inner circle has told how she witnessed first hand the brutality the dictator unleashes on his oppressed people.

Hee Yeon Lim risked her own life to lift the lid on the paranoid North Korean leader who casually orders the ­executions of anyone he deems to have crossed him or his party.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Now that we are set for war with N. Korea, here come the stories of N. Korean defectors. Sounds familiar? Just like Iraqi defectors who turned out to be liars later who filled the media reports about the cruelty of Saddam. Ditto Assad. Ditto Gaddafi. Ditto Ahmadinejad. Ditto ....

Sep 20 07:43

Hannity: ‘There’s Going to Be a Major Military Conflict with North Korea’

On his nationally syndicated radio talk show program Monday, host Sean Hannity suggested it’s “only a matter of time,” but “[t]here’s going to be a major military conflict with North Korea.”

“You better keep an eye, I’m just warning everybody, on North Korea,” said Sean Hannity. “North Korea, this guy keeps firing missiles. It’s not ‘if,’ it’s when. There’s going to be a major military conflict with North Korea. And as I’ve been saying, there are not good options.”



Sep 20 07:42

The Russians Are Coming! — Hillary Clinton Compares Herself to Paul Revere

Former failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton compared herself to the historical American patriot Paul Revere, as she continued ranting about the effect that Russia had on the presidential election.

“I feel like I’m a bit of a, you know, Paula Revere,” she said, adjusting the gender of the famous American patriot. “I’m trying to sound the alarm about this.”

Sep 20 07:41

Moscow wonders what Russian flag has to do with BBC story on jihadist propaganda in UK

The Russian Embassy in the UK was outraged after a BBC story about online jihadist propaganda in the UK featured a Russian flag. Moscow wondered what the tricolor has to do with extremists on British soil.

The BBC article dubbed ‘UK 'biggest audience' in Europe for jihadist web content’ appeared on the website on Tuesday. The report cited a study by the Policy Exchange think tank, saying that “online jihadist propaganda attracts more clicks in the UK than any other country in Europe.”

The think tank doesn’t mention Russia at all in its 131-page long report. Nor does the BBC story.

However, the cover picture for the story featured vague figures with smartphones against the background of the Russian white-blue-red tricolor.

Sep 20 07:41

'New Hitler': Iranian, Venezuelan Leaders Lash Back at Trump's UN Rant

US President Donald Trump in his maiden UN speech branded their countries as “rogue” and dictatorial.” An equally angry response from Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro did not take long coming, calling his remarks “shameless”, “ignorant” and “aggressive.”

Sep 20 07:40

AfD In 3rd Place In German Election Polls: Unhappy Political Marriages Loom

German federal elections are Sunday, September 24. The most likely outcome of the election is another “Grand Coalition” but it will be a much-weakened coalition. And If that coalition forms again, the rightwing AfD party is poised to become the largest opposition party.


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Sep 20 07:40

Trump, Isolation, UN, Hurricanes and Hillary. Michael Rivero - September 19, 2017

Sep 20 07:38

Muslims Threaten Boycott as Council Votes on Banning Halal Meat in School

Lancashire Councillors are to be given a free vote on whether school children across the country should be fed ‘halal’ meat from animals that have had their throats slit without being stunned.

If the local representatives vote to ban the meat in schools, thousands of Muslim children could boycott meals in Lancashire schools as they did back in 2012 when a similar restriction was introduced.

Sep 20 07:37

Rob Reiner and Morgan Freeman Declare ‘War’ on Russia

“People always joke that he’s the voice of God,” Rob Reiner says of Morgan Freeman. And while that is a role Freeman has portrayed in multiple films, he also has some experience playing the president of the United States.

The first time the Oscar-winning actor took on the role of president, in 1998’s Deep Impact, he was charged with protecting the human race from a giant comet. In a video released Tuesday for Reiner’s newly formed Committee to Investigate Russia, Freeman addresses a different type of existential threat.

“We have been attacked,” Freeman says into the camera. “We are at war.”

The actor is talking about the coordinated cyber attacks that intelligence agencies believe Russia executed against the U.S. in an effort to elect Donald Trump. “We need our president to speak directly to us and tell us the truth,” Freeman says, as he sits behind a desk and delivers the message he and Reiner want to hear from Trump.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I just lost all respect for Morgan Freeman.

Sep 20 07:37

Alternative Social Network Gab Faces Domain Seizure For Violating “Anti-Discrimination Laws”

By Aaron Kesel

Alternative media social network Gab.ai, whose logo is a frog often used by the "alt right," faces domain seizure for failing to remove content that vilifies "race, religion or ethnic origin." Their registrar further implied that the site promotes hate and discrimination.

Gab’s domain registrar, Asia Registry, has given the network 5 days to transfer its domain or it will be seized according to a notice sent to the company, Andrew Torbha Gab’s CEO tweeted out...



Sep 20 07:33

Bin Laden's son calls on jihad against Bashar Al Assad

Hamza bin Laden, the son of a notorious Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden, has called on Sunni Muslims to carry out a new jihad against the Syrian President Bashar Al Assad and his government in order to “liberate” Syria from the hands of what he described as “infidels.”

A voice recording released overnight on jihadist social media accounts is purported to be that of Hamza bin Laden who is now said to be about 28 years old.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is not as surprising as one might think when you recall that Osama Bin Laden was a CIA asset under the code name Tim Osman, and no doubt his son has been recruited to fill his father's shoes.

Sep 20 07:29

Criminology student, 22, who falsely cried rape at taxi driver is jailed for 16 months

A criminology student who lied about being raped by a taxi driver after he refused to accept a kebab-soaked tenner has been jailed for 16 months.
Wannabe cop Sophie Pointon told police officers that she had been sexually assaulted in the back of the cab she had been picked up in after a night out in Leeds city centre.



Sep 20 07:25

Double Standards? Europe’s Five “Undeclared Nuclear Weapons States”. Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Turkey

Double Standards? All eyes on North Korea

Amply documented, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Turkey are in possession of nuclear weapons which are deployed under national command against Russia, Iran and the Middle East.

Following the failed July 2016 military coup in Turkey, the media reported on Turkey’s nuclear weapons stored and deployed at the Incirlik airbase.

Sep 20 07:24

Paris protesters set police car on fire with 2 officers inside

Sep 20 07:23

French cardinal to face trial over 'cover up' of priest's sex abuse

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, the most senior French Catholic leader to be tried for allegedly failing to report a predator priest, will go on trial on April 4 next year, a court in Lyon said.

The Cardinal, who has been the archbishop of Lyon since 2002, and six other defendants are suspected of having covered up a priest's child abuse in the 1980s by failing to inform the authorities.

Sep 20 07:22

Trump and Netanyahu ready united assault against Iran nuclear deal

The two are bound by their mutual loathing of Obama’s foreign policy deal, even as it sets them apart from other world leaders at the UN general assembly



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Sep 20 07:22

Trump Is Trying to Hoodwink Us into War with Iran

We’ve seen this movie before, complete with trumped-up charges of WMD. Americans must speak out now to head off another disastrous military adventure.

Sep 20 07:21

Why China Won’t Pressure North Korea as Much as Trump Wants

At the center of the North Korean nuclear crisis is a pivotal question: How much is China really willing to pressure and punish its longtime ally in Pyongyang? Recent conversations in Beijing and Washington suggest that Chinese leaders have decided to increase pressure substantially but are not—and probably never will be—willing to help President Trump strangle North Korea into submission. China doesn’t trust Kim Jong Un—but it trusts Trump even less.

Sep 20 07:16

Netanyahu: Iran is like a 'hungry tiger unleashed'

Israeli leader tries to rally support to overturn the Iran nuclear agreement that he claims has emboldened an ambitious Iran to spread its influence across the region

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"And that's OUR job!" -- Nodding Yahoo



Carambola
Sep 20 07:15

Getting out of San Francisco:  83 percent of Bay Area renters plan to leave the area before settling down.

San Francisco real estate continues to operate in a land of full on self-indulged delusion and pseudo-tech worship. I travel to the Bay Area and San Francisco often and the amount of self-delusion when it comes to real estate is amazing. You will find all of these convoluted justifications as to why a crap shack should sell for $1.5 million and when some other chump takes the jump, they use this as some sort of reinforcement of their real estate buying acumen. You are the amazing market timer and they are the fool (at least that is the thought process). I’ve seen this with couples in the area where two professionals have sound financial judgment but then a kid is thrown into the mix and all hell breaks loose. “Well I don’t want my kid living in a rental!” or “I want them to have a piece of real estate when I turn over and pass on” as if your kid wants to chase the same Full House rat race. People are mistaking luck with skill but that is part of human nature.

Sep 20 07:13

FLASHBACK - Former EPA head admits she was wrong to tell New Yorkers post-9/11 air was safe

Christine Todd Whitman, who as head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under George W Bush at the time of the 9/11 attacks told the public the air around Ground Zero in New York was safe to breathe, has admitted for the first time she was wrong.

Sep 20 07:12

Itching to stuff iOS 11 on your iPhone? You may want to hold off for a bit

Apps are gonna break. Plus of course, Apple always screws up the first iteration

Sep 20 07:12

Popular Fox News anchor denounces 9/11 truthers and Alex Jones: Caught on tape

Seemingly right-leaning Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson recently revealed how he thinks that 9/11 was not an ‘inside job’ and said that such a theory is just “too much” even for him.

Sep 20 07:10

Compsci degrees aren't returning on investment for coders – research

University in the UK has never been more expensive. But at least doing a computer science degree guarantees a nice fat, well-paid job at the end, right? Wrong.

Coders with a bachelor's degree only earn £3,000 more a year than those who don't have one, according to a survey of 4,700 developers in the UK by Stack Overflow, a community site frequented by developers for answers to technical questions.

This is despite the average degree now costing £9,000 a year in tuition fees alone. Average student debt is now more than £50,000, according the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

The research found that the median salary of those who did not have higher education was £35,000 per year, while those who gained a bachelor's degree earned £38,000 and postgraduates took home £42,000.

Sep 20 07:05

Equifax's disastrous Struts patching blunder: THOUSANDS of other orgs did it too

The Equifax breach was the result of a vulnerable Apache Struts component. Software automation vendor Sonatype warns that 3,054 organisations downloaded the same Struts2 component exploited in the Equifax hack in the last 12 months. The affected version of Struts2 was publicly disclosed as vulnerable (CVE-2017-5638) on March 10, and was subsequently exploited at Equifax between May and late July, when the attack was finally detected.

Additionally, more than 46,000 organisations downloaded versions of Struts and/or its sub-projects with known vulnerabilities despite perfectly safe versions being available. Altogether, upwards of 50,000 organisations might be vulnerable to attack.

Sep 20 07:04

China soon to make its own jet engines, predicts Rolls Royce chairman

China will likely begin "manufacture engines for jumbo jets" soon, said Rolls Royce Chairman Ian Davis at the Singapore Summit over the weekend.

At present, Rolls Royce remains the second largest provider of commercial and defense aero-engine products and services in the world. In Davis’ opinion, China will join in the global competition of jet engines manufacturing, playing a more and more crucial role in the development of this industry.

Sep 20 07:03

REVEALED: US-Backed Kurdish Factions Colluding with ISIS on Syrian Battlefield

The evidence is mounting, that the US power-multiplied Kurdish factions are colluding with ISIS, as the Syrian Arab Army crosses the Euphrates and threatens to bring an end to international terrorism inside Syria once and for all. It is not the first time that this possibility has been demonstrated by the Kurds’ military strategy on Syrian soil.

Sep 20 07:01

Threats against China could result in another Great Depression

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s threats of a trade war against China if it does not uphold sanctions against North Korea not only will not accomplish anything, they could trigger a global economic tsunami and further heighten tension in the Korean Peninsula if he follows through with the threat.

Sep 20 07:01

Free Muslim Immigration to Europe 1

Abstract from the Barcelona - Euro Mediterranean Declaration of 1995:

The Euro Mediterranean Declaration was agreed upon by the EU, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, the Palestinian Authority, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey and Israel and comprises:

Comprehensive political partnership, among other things about:

Establishing a free trade area and economic integration to begin in the year of 2010
Considerably more money for the partners
Cultural partnership.
Respect for Islam Is Guaranteed by the EU

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So, apparently the plan to flood Europe with Muslim refugees goes all the way back to 1995!

Sep 20 06:57

Man's body decomposed for eight months in airport parking while family searched the states

While Randy Potter’s family and friends were searching across states to find him for the past eight months, his body was decomposing in a truck at a nearby airport.
They organised search parties, scoured through local parks and enlisted the help of a private investigator.
But the entire time, Potter was already dead, apparently by suicide, at a location where the family had previously searched for him, his wife, Carolina Potter, said.

Sep 20 06:56

The Daily Show’s Perfect Response Took Trump Down Hard For His Childish UN Speech

The Daily Show had the perfect response to Trump’s UN speech. They put out a video framing Trump as a troubled seven-year-old boy who was allowed to address the UN.
(*Video at source)
The video, even though it was a parody, perfectly captured the tone of Trump’s speech to the UN. Trump is the grown man-child who desperately wants to prove that he belongs with the adults, but can’t save himself from his own childish outbursts.

Sep 20 06:52

Israel and Saudi Arabia Loved Trump’s Nuke-Happy U.N. Speech

Trump's controversial United Nations speech—in which he threatened to "destroy" North Korea—was condemned by European allies and cheered by hardliners in the Mideast.

Sep 20 06:51

Delingpole: Climate Alarmists Finally Admit ‘We Were Wrong About Global Warming’

This is the inescapable conclusion of a landmark paper, published in Nature Geoscience, which finally admits that the computer models have overstated the impact of carbon dioxide on climate and that the planet is warming more slowly than predicted.

The paper – titled Emission budgets and pathways consistent with limiting warming to 1.5?°C – concedes that it is now almost impossible that the doomsday predictions made in the last IPCC Assessment Report of 1.5 degrees C warming above pre-industrial levels by 2022 will come true.

Sep 20 06:50

Hamas bends over backwards yet EU retains snub

As for Hanegbi, he recently threatened Palestinians with a “third Nakba” – a reference to Israel’s previous bouts of mass ethnic cleansing in 1948 and 1967.

He’s only one in a parade of top Israeli officials to make genocidal statements that the EU has failed or refused to condemn.

The EU continues to reward Israel as it builds its settlements in the occupied West Bank at a rapid pace, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announces openly they will never be removed.

Sep 20 06:47

HURRICANE MARIA - latest track

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Center of the storm now over Puerto Rico. Still predicted to miss the US mainland although the outer edges of the storm will bring rain to the coastal areas.

Sep 20 06:43

Just Look At The Reaction Of Chief Of Staff John Kelly To Trump’s UN Speech Disaster

Trump's Chief of Staff John Kelly was captured with his head in his hands, as he listened to the President threaten to totally destroy 25 million people. http://15130-presscdn-0-89.pagely.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/20...

Trump’s speech with a threat to totally destroy North Korea and the decision to call Kim Jung Un “rocket man” was a humiliating disaster, but as Gen. Kelly knows threatening war comes with potentially grave consequences. Remember all of those stories about how Kelly was getting Trump under control and bringing order to the White House? Watch Trump’s speech, and look at Kelly’s reaction. It is clear who is winning the fight between order and chaos, and it isn’t the Chief of Staff.

The Trump speech was a disaster, no matter how much some in the media may bend over backward to justify it>>>

Sep 20 06:37

"The News" is a Social Construct. It is Used to Program You

Sep 20 06:36

Happy Birthday CIA: 7 Truly Terrible Things the Agency Has Done in 70 Years

In the seventy years since, the CIA has committed a wide variety of misdeeds, crimes, coups, and violence. Here are seven of the worst programs they’ve carried out (that are known to the public):

Sep 20 06:34

Mexico City earthquake: Parents and rescuers search for children in rubble of collapsed school

Desperate parents join police, firefighters and volunteers as they work through the night in a frantic search for dozens of young children feared buried under a Mexico City school.

Sep 20 06:28

Professors told to report students who make campus ‘less inclusive’ to Behavior Assessment Team

As colleges across the country struggle with questions related to free speech on campuses, some schools have implemented policies that appear to give administrators significant latitude to discipline students for speaking in unpopular ways.

Most recently, the dean’s office of Utah Valley University, a public institution located in the north-central part of Utah, distributed a guidance letter to all faculty encouraging them to report to the school’s Behavior Assessment Team any students who use “inappropriate language,” are “argumentative,” or who speak “loudly.”

Sep 20 06:27

Canadian teacher wins against Israel lobby effort to have her fired

Shoufani, who teaches in Mississauga, west of Toronto, was the subject of complaints because of a July 2016 speech she gave at a rally in support of Palestinian rights.

“Earlier this year Ms. Shoufani’s case came before the Ontario College of Teachers and she was found not to be in breach of the professional conduct expected of a teacher,” Liz Stuart, president of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association, said in a statement to The Electronic Intifada on Monday.

Sep 20 06:26

Ann Coulter: Trump Campaigned on America First, but ‘Suddenly Goldman Sachs and Rubio Staffers Are Running Everything’ in the White House

Ann Coulter, author of Adios, America, joined SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Breitbart News Sunday to talk about President Trump’s apparent retreat from the positions he took on illegal immigration and border security during his campaign.

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Not to mention the wars.

Sep 20 06:25

Woman, 49, given just months to live claims cannabis oil CURED her brain tumour after chemotherapy failed

A woman diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour has credited cannabis oil for making her cancer-free.

Lynn Cameron was told she had just 'six to 18 months' to live and was devastated when chemotherapy and radiotherapy were failing to reduce the deadly mass.

The 48-year-old began desperately researching alternative medicines and diets in a desperate bid to survive.

After she opted to try the oil when a friend suggested it, a scan later revealed the cancer had disappeared.

Sep 20 06:24

MPs rejects Trump's calls for refugee resettlement

Lebanese members of Parliament united Wednesday to reject any possibility of naturalizing Syrian refugees inside Lebanon, Speaker Nabih Berri said.

Sep 20 06:23

“This Is Where The Next Financial Crisis Will Come From” – Deutsche Bank

In an extensive, must-read report published on Monday by Deutsche Bank’s Jim Reid, the credit strategist unveiled an extensive analysis of the “Next Financial Crisis”, and specifically what may cause it, when it may happen, and how the world could respond assuming it still has means to counteract the next economic and financial crash.

Sep 20 06:22

Global Debt Bubble Understated By $13 Trillion Warn BIS

Global debt may be under-reported by around $13 trillion because traditional accounting practices exclude foreign exchange derivatives used to hedge international trade and foreign currency bonds, the BIS said on Sunday.

Bank for International Settlements researchers said it was hard to assess the risk this “missing” debt poses, but that the main worry was a liquidity crunch like the one that seized FX swap and forwards markets during the financial crisis.

The $13 trillion unaccounted-for exposure exceeds the on-balance-sheet debt of $10.7 trillion that data shows was owed by firms and governments outside the United States at end-March.

Sep 20 06:18

War Propaganda 101

Remember when Trump expressed his anguish over the “sarin gas attacks” in Syria.

Well, the whole while his own on-the-ground military advisors were telling him the story was impossible baloney.

So what did he do?

He went with the pro-war propaganda instead.

Is he an idiot? Is he a liar? Or is he just (another) presidential lightweight in over his head just doing whatever the pro-war forces want.

Sep 20 06:18

No evidence to link London attack directly to militant groups: U.S. sources

British police and spy agencies have not found evidence that last week’s attack on a London commuter train was ordered or organized by a recognized militant group, according to U.S. and British government sources familiar with the investigation.

Counter-terrorism officers have arrested two men after a crude homemade bomb sent flames shooting through a packed carriage at west London’s Parsons Green underground station during the Friday morning rush hour, injuring 30 people although it apparently failed to detonate fully.

Sep 20 06:17

Russian war games accident!

An investigation is under way after Russian helicopters accidentally fired missiles near spectators watching a training exercise. Reports say no one was hurt

Sep 20 06:07

Norway's pension fund is now worth $1,000,000,000,000

Norway's giant pension fund is now worth over $1 trillion. Yes, 1 followed by 12 zeros.
The fund's managers announced Tuesday that currency shifts had helped push its value above $1 trillion for the first time.

Sep 20 06:07

Woman shouted ‘If you can’t beat them, eat them’ after biting detective

A young woman shouted “If you can’t beat them, eat them” after she bit a detective in a Garda station.
Megan McQuaide (18) was arrested after she was involved in a traffic accident in Barnesmore, Co Donegal, on June 24th.

Sep 20 05:56

The Senate’s Military Spending Increase Alone Is Enough to Make Public College Free

One of the most controversial proposals put forward by Sen. Bernie Sanders during the 2016 presidential campaign was a pledge to make tuition free at public colleges and universities. Critics from both parties howled that the pie-in-the-sky idea would bankrupt the country. Where, after all, would the money come from?

Those concerns were brushed aside Monday night, as the Senate overwhelmingly approved an $80 billion annual increase in military spending>>>

Sep 20 05:41

Trump's UN Speech Was Tailored For Americans That Were Born Yesterday

In America, we do not seek to impose our way of life on anyone, but rather to let it shine as an example for everyone to watch.

Those were actual words spoken by President Trump today at the UN. If only it were possible to see the thoughts swirling through the minds of everyone listening.

The words "yeah right" most likely dominated at that moment.

If only the president's words were true. >>>

Sep 20 05:39

Maria Is A Scary Storm...

Sep 20 05:21

Trump Gives CIA More Autonomy on Drone Strikes

Early after taking office, President trump visited CIA headquarters, and among the topics discussed was the global drone war. President Trump came out of the tour, as he has so many tours, “impressed” with what he saw and wanting more of that.

In this case, Trump told CIA Director Mike Pompeo and other officials that he wants an even more aggressive drone posture from the CIA, and granted them broad autonomy in who to kill and when.>>>
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Pompeo has recently pushed for permission to expand the CIA’s drone war into Afghanistan, despite objections from the Pentagon. >>>
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Even that may just be the tip of the iceberg, however, as officials say the White House is drafting a new written policy on drone operations across the world which would greatly expand the CIA’s ability to carry out strikes>>>

Sep 20 04:50

Trump's Threats Make It Harder to Get N. Korea to Talk Disarmament

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Indeed, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has made clear his goal is to have a defensive capability that totally precludes the possibility of an American attack. Nothing Trump said gave the impression that there was an alternate route to prevent being attacked by the US.

Least of all diplomacy.>>>

Sep 20 04:15

Trump: US May Have to Totally Destroy N. Korea

President Trump’s UN General Assembly speech opened up with a familiar series of claims about how well the US is doing, bragging that the US stock markets are hitting record highs while parts of the world “are going to hell.”

The real meat of the speech, of course, came in a series of threats to take more hostile action against his many, many enemies.>>>

(*His Enemies ? OK , here's where I have a problem with The Whitehouse's remarks to The UN security council
Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, world leaders, and distinguished delegates, welcome to New York. It is a profound honor to stand here in my home city as a representative of the American people
How does he throw us under the bus so flagrantly, and then go on about his Personal Vendettas ?)

September 19, 2017

Sep 19 21:52

The End Is Nigh

Although the sabre rattling by US political leaders and retired generals is heard daily on the American news programmes, and the American people are clearly being indoctrinated to believe that war might be necessary, America has never been less ready for a war.

The US is a very different country from what it was in 1941. It does possess a sizable military; however, that military is no match for the combined forces of China and Russia. Moreover, the US is not the industrial giant it was in 1941. Its factories have largely closed and moved overseas. What remains is not sufficient for wartime production. The American people as a whole are heavily in debt and the government itself is broke.

By any standard, the actions being taken by the US are therefore reckless indeed. The end of the world is not nigh, but the end of the world as we know it most certainly is.

Sep 19 20:16

Amid Yemen War, Saudi Signs Military Cooperation Deal With Britain

Britain and Saudi Arabia have signed a framework deal on military and security cooperation as the Riyadh regime intensifies its ongoing campaign against Yemen.

According to the Saudi state news agency SPA, the deal was signed as British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon discussed military cooperation with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who serves as the kingdom’s defense minister and deputy prime minister. The SPA report did not provide details of the agreement.

Sep 19 19:32

Star Trek: TOS Errand of Mercy

We need some of these guys.

The Organians: "super-evolved" and completely pacifistic.

Sep 19 18:52

US Current Account Deficit Reaches $123 Billion

The deficit in the broadest measure of US trade rose to the highest level in more than eight years this spring, reflecting in part a drop in fines and penalties paid by foreign companies.

Sep 19 18:04

BOMBSHELL: Flu vaccines don’t work in the elderly, new science shows … U.S. media total blackout

A recent report by Public Health England (PHE), however, has revealed that though it seems to have been slightly more effective at preventing influenza among children than in previous years, last year’s flu shot was totally ineffective for the elderly.

Experts believe that the shot was ineffective because it did not protect against the most common circulating strain – the H3 strain. This is because the flu shot is essentially a game of chance each year; experts have to try to predict in advance which three strains of the virus will be in circulation in the coming winter. Even in a good year, their strike rate is only 50 percent.

Of course, instead of admitting the uselessness of the vaccine, health professionals are blaming the elderly themselves.

Sep 19 18:02

Conventional household cleaners can kill you with increased risk of fatal lung disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a life-threatening condition that results in obstructed airflow and difficulty breathing. There are two main illnesses associated with COPD: Chronic bronchitis, which affects more than 10 million Americans, and emphysema, which over 4.7 million Americans have been diagnosed with. While the most common cause of COPD is smoking and second-hand exposure to cigarette smoke, other causes include pollution, toxic fumes, exposure to certain types of dust, and long-term asthma.

Now, a study led by Dr. Orianne Dumas of the French National Institute of Health, has found that certain cleaning chemicals can also dramatically increase the risk of COPD, with bleach fumes, in particular, linked to a staggering 32 percent increase in risk.

Sep 19 18:00

Climate change science implodes as IPCC climate models found to be “totally wrong” … temperatures aren’t rising as predicted … hoax unraveling

The paper, entitled, “Emission budgets and pathways consistent with limiting warming to 1.5?°C,” concludes that the global warming long feared and hyped by everyone from Al Gore to CNN talking heads was based on faulty software models that don’t stand up to actual measured temperatures in the real world. In technical jargon, the paper explains, “We show that limiting cumulative post-2015 CO2 emissions to about 200?GtC would limit post-2015 warming to less than 0.6?°C in 66% of Earth system model members.”

In effect, the current global warming software models used by the IPCC and cited by the media wildly over-estimate the warming effects of CO2 emissions. How much do they over-estimate warming? By about 50%. Where the software models predicted a 1.3 C rise in average global temperatures, only a rise of about 0.9 C has actually been recorded (and many data points in that average have, of course, been fabricated by climate change scientists to push a political narrative).

Sep 19 16:57

BBC Again Accused Of Undermining Britain With Anti-Brexit Coverage

The BBC once again stands accused of bias against Brexit, with Labour MP Kate Hoey suggesting the corporation actually risks undermining Britain’s negotiating position with its coverage.

Vauxhall MP Hoey, who fervently campaigned for Vote Leave, hit out at the BBC and its Newsnight presenter Evan Davis on Tuesday, saying: “Does anyone else think that @BBCNewsnight and @EvanHD seem to delight in undermining our country in EU negotiations #embitteredremainers”?

Sep 19 16:17

Government Considering Monarch Butterfly For Endangered Species List

Rapidly Disappearing from Western North America – More Than the East Something is causing monarch butterflies to disappear at a dramatically higher rate...

Sep 19 16:15

Manafort Calls On DOJ To Release His Intercepted Phone Calls; Demands Investigation Of Leaks

Less than 24 hours after CNN triggered the latest outbreak of 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' by relaying information from anonymous sources that Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manfort has been under surveillance by the FBI since 2014, Manafort has fired back by calling on the Department of Justice to release all transcripts of his tapped phone calls so that the American public "can come to the same conclusion as the DOJ — there is nothing there." Per the Daily Caller:

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is calling on the Justice Department to release transcripts of any intercepted communications he may have had with foreigners.

Manafort, a longtime Republican political consultant, also called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate the leak of details of secret surveillance warrants obtained by U.S. investigators.

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THIS.... is going to get interesting!!

Sep 19 15:57

Israel Can’t Push US To Withdraw From Iran Nuclear Deal: Analyst

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lacks the leverage to persuade US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Iran nuclear agreement during their meeting at the United Nations, says an analyst in New York.

Sep 19 14:59

CNN Claims FBI Wiretapped Former Trump Campaign Chairman

CNN has broadcast “breaking news” alleging that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was wiretapped by the FBI over alleged “Russian links” for substantial periods of time between 2014 and 2017.

The claims have been made public just days after Jason Maloni, a representative of Manafort, testified before a grand jury at the US District Court in Washington last Friday. Maloni was subpoenaed to appear by special counsel Robert Mueller, who heads the Justice Department investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Sep 19 14:58

Senate Postpones Interview With Trump Lawyer In Russia Probe

The United States Senate, which has been engaged in probing collusion between US President Donald Trump and Russia during the 2016 election, is postponing its interview with his lawyer.

Sep 19 14:52

LA TIMES COMPLAINS: DEPORTED ILLEGALS OVERLOADING MEXICAN GOVT

Recently deported illegals are overloading the school systems in Mexico, the LA Times is reporting after ignoring the fact illegals were doing that in the US for years.

Sep 19 14:36

The Google Apocalypse Looms

I’ve written about the dangers of monopolies within the drug and agricultural industries on numerous occasions, but Google is perhaps one of the greatest monopolies that ever existed on the planet. The reason why I’ve decided to address Google here is because the technology giant is injecting itself ever deeper into our day-to-day lives, from childhood education to patented meat substitutes1,2 and health care, and with its internet monopoly and personal information tracking and sharing.

Sep 19 14:35

F-35 Ejection Seat to Kill, Wound 22 US Pilots - Government Watchdog

The F-35 Joint Program Office has skimped out on spending a few million dollars to conduct more thorough testing of the fifth-generation plane’s potentially lethally flawed ejection seat despite its generous $400 billion budget.

Given how much flight time the US military plans to use the F-35 for, 22 pilots are projected to suffer injuries or be killed over the lifetime of the plane’s use because of insufficient testing, according to the report first obtained by CQ Roll Call.

The internal report created by the Technical Airworthiness Authority said the failure to implement extra safety tests is bound to prove “catastrophic,” the Stripes report states. “No less than $1 million” and 9 to 12 months of testing could lower the risk of pilot injury or death from 22 to zero, TAA said in its report dated May 1.

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Sep 19 14:32

Black pastor in Minneapolis: ‘This is not about making America great again, America has never been great’

Reverend Clinton Stancil, the pastor of Wayman African Methodist Episcopal Church Church took to the streets after former cop Jason Stockley was acquitted for the 2011 fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith last Friday.

Sep 19 14:30

Strongest attacks on Syrian Army come from where opposition & US forces stationed – Russian MoD

The Syrian Army liberating the Deir ez-Zor region from terrorists is facing strong resistance and massive fire from areas where armed opposition groups and US forces are stationed, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
The Syrian Army continues to liberate the Euphrates valley to the east of Deir ez-Zor with the help of the Russian Air Force, the statement from the ministry says, adding that the government forces have already retaken more than 60 square kilometers on the left bank of the Euphrates from Islamic State (IS, former ISIS/ISIL).

The Syrian Army, however, faces resistance not only from jihadists, but also apparently from US-backed armed opposition groups, according to the statement

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Unless the US and jihadist forces fall back, this could get ugly in a heartbeat.

Does anyone but myself out there see a geopolitical arc of insanity, courtesy of the Occupied Unhinged Surveilled States of America, from the Middle East to Asia?!?

Although I have never seen it in my life time, it feels as though the OUSSA is really gearing up for a true world war, to protect the hegemony of the petrodollar.

And what scares the stuffing out of me is, those Deep Staters in the Bowels of Power do not understand that this time, it may well not work at all.

Sep 19 14:24

Russian Collusion: Hillary Clinton Invited Vladimir Putin To “Pay For Play” Event -Mac Slavo

In newly released emails which the mainstream media is willfully ignoring, Hillary Clinton invited Russian president Vladimir Putin to a Clinton Foundation event. The Russian collusion between Hillary Clinton is becoming very apparent.

Hillary Clinton likes to talk a tough game about Russian President Vladimir Putin. And she likes to put him on the list of those at fault for her loss in the election last November to Donald Trump. But that didn’t stop her from inviting him and other top Russian officials to a Clinton Foundation gala right after she became Secretary of State.

Clinton Foundation director of foreign policy Amitabh Desai sent dozens of invitations to world leaders including then-Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, and Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev, emails recently obtained by Judicial Watch revealed.

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These are the facts, regarding Hillary and Russia, the corporate presstitutes will never let you see.

Sep 19 14:22

US Considers Embassy Closure In Cuba: Tillerson

The administration of US President Donald Trump is considering closing down the recently re-opened US embassy in Havana after several American diplomats experienced a string of unexplained health problems.

Sep 19 14:20

Putin Orders End To US Dollar Trade At Russian Seaports

Whether in response to rising scorching tensions with the US, or simply to provide support for the ruble, on Tuesday Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to approve legislation making the ruble the main currency of exchange at all Russian seaports by next year, RT reported citing the Kremlin website.

The head of Russian antitrust watchdog FAS Igor Artemyev, many services in Russian seaports are still priced in US dollars, even though such ports are state-owned. So, in order to "protect the interests" of dockworkers and their complyees with foreign currency obligations, the government was instructed to set a transition period before switching to ruble settlements.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I sincerely dislike the ways in which currency wars have a nasty tendency to morph into shooting wars.

Sep 19 14:13

Dangerous Words of Escalation: Trump Threatens to Abandon Iran’s Nuclear Deal as Israeli Officials Call for Action Against Iran

Once again, the annual United Nations General Assembly is taking place in New York City with U.S. President Donald Trump set to take center stage as he is expected to focus on the North Korean Crisis and the 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

As the Western media’s attention has been focused on the North Korea crisis (which is also another very serious matter), another development has been taking place in Tel Aviv, as calls for action by Israeli officials against Iran’s Nuclear Program although it’s not a new development (it’s been going on for many years). Channel 2 on Israeli TV reported that Mossad chief Yossi Cohen is calling on the Israeli government to take action against the Iranian government. The Times of Israel reported that

“Channel 2 on Sunday paraphrased Cohen as asserting that “Today’s Iran is the North Korea of yesterday, and so we need to act now so that we don’t wake up to [an Iranian] bomb.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I would like to politely point out that Israel was not a signatory to the P5+1, therefore has utterly no business in attempting to get the US from walking away from this treaty.

I would also like to politely point out that Iran has signed the NNPT: Israel has not.

I would also like to politely point out that Iran hasn't started a war in over 200 years.

IF President Trump has any horse-sense left, he will not allow Netanyahu to "charm" him into another Middle Eastern war, where the outcomes of US military intervention have not quite been stellar; think Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Libya, and Syria, and you will catch my drift.

IF both Israel and Saudi Arabia believe that a war against Iran is in their best interests, as both consider Iran their "existential enemy", let them fight it; such a war is definitely NOT in the interests of We the People, and I do hope President Trump understands this.

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