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Jan 11 10:37

Are 911 Truthers Retarded?


Like the Tea Party, Occupy, and BLM, 911 truth has had a concentrated effort and sustained campaign of disinformation and sensationalism to hijack the movement with no one being more damaging than Kosher Jones and the tards he promotes.

Jan 11 10:37

I am a survivor! Ex-cancer patient hits back at trolls for ‘Meth Curry’ meme

A cancer survivor who was compared to a basketball star on meth in an internet meme has stepped forward to explain the devastating effects the illness has on the human body.

Jan 11 10:27

THE NSA SAYS IT NEEDS 4 YEARS TO ANSWER A FOIA ABOUT A COLORING BOOK

Journalists covering the National Security Agency know that getting documents from it using the Freedom of Information Act can be a long and arduous process. But I never expected the agency to tell me to wait four years to get some basic information ... about a children's coloring book.

Jan 11 10:27

President Obama is among the wordiest State of the Union speakers ever

President Obama will likely finish his term as one of the wordiest State of the Union speakers in US history.
If his final speech on Tuesday keeps pace with past addresses, it will be around 7,000 words — the second-highest average of any US president. The only commander in chief who would outdo him? The historically long-winded improviser Bill Clinton.

Jan 11 10:26

Economists thought Obamacare would kill full-time jobs. That's not happening

In mid-2014, it was not hard to find a story about a company cutting workers' hours in order to dodge Obamacare's insurance mandate. Target, Home Depot, and Walmart all ended up in the headlines for trying to dodge the employer mandate by having employees work fewer than 30 hours a week.

Jan 11 10:22

VERMONT MAN USES TRACTOR TO FLATTEN 8 POLICE CARS AFTER MARIJUANA ARREST

Police claim that because he crushed all of their vehicles, they were unable to pursue Pion after he drove away in the tractor. Some of its newest vehicles were only four months old, according to cops. They say that this constituted the destruction of the majority of their vehicles. “It felt like I was in a Monster Jam rally or something,” one eye-witness, Rene Morris told local WCAX. “I just couldn’t believe it. He’s backing up, going over it, turns around, makes his way to the other vehicles smashes those up, did his business and headed right down Route 5.”

Jan 11 10:20

Fear of Wounded Pride Drives Our China Policy

Right-wing mass media, for instance, Fox and its publications, has demonstrably affected public opinion. Progressive sentiment is frozen out, but sometimes it does find its way into centrist or once conservative media. An example is the once conservative, now more centrist, New York Daily News featuring front page after front page attacking gun advocates. In that setting progressive media is probably capable of having its greatest impact.

Jan 11 10:17

ONE YEAR AFTER VA SCANDAL, THE NUMBER OF VETERANS WAITING FOR CARE IS UP 50 PERCENT

One year after an explosive Veterans Affairs scandal sparked national outrage, the number of veterans on wait lists to be treated for everything from Hepatitis C to post-traumatic stress is 50 percent higher than at the same time last year, according to VA data.

Jan 11 09:53

Oregon militia dismiss armed supporters, negotiate with FBI

An armed group who arrived at an Oregon wildlife refuge swiftly departed after the leader of the occupation movement said they were “not needed.

Jan 11 09:51

French delegation on the trail of Ukraine war crimes

So far the first series of 800 war crimes dossiers have been filed to the European Court of Human Rights, and 1500 others are awaiting deposit. Lawyers of Lugansk and Donetsk are still at it, hard at work gathering testimony, because the crimes continue and survivors of the Ukrainian prisons or escapees flood month after month to the Donbass or appear in other parts of the world sometimes after long and very dangerous journeys, journeys to escape the clutches of the political police of Kiev. But the noose tightens tirelessly. In addition to the issues that come together and will be filed in the competent courts, about 12 000 cases of elderly people who, in the depth of winter, had been deprived of their pensions by Kiev and left in danger of death are already collected and will be joined by several thousands more. This decision, putting lives of the vulnerable citizens at risk, contravenes international law.

Jan 11 09:45

Polish Minister Accuses EU of Using Methods "Of World War Two"

This was stated in the letter from the head of the Ministry of Justice of Poland addressed to the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Information Society, Günther Oettinger, RIA Novosti reported referring to "Radio Poland". According to journalists, in the letter to Oettinger, Ziobro refers to the words of the European Commissioner about the need for "supervision" in Poland after the changes of the law on mass media. This formulation, said the Minister of Justice, "is the worst way to associate Poles". "For me, too. I am the grandson of a Polish officer who, during second world war fought in [Poland’s] underground Home Army against "German supervision", — quotes RIA Novosti from the words of Ziobro. He stressed that in Europe there are more important issues than the amendments to the law on mass media in Poland, however, Brussels deliberately suppressed them.

Jan 11 09:40

Putin Schools Merkel & Hollande in Minsk 101

The leaders of Germany and France, who are participating in the 'Normandy Format' to resolve the Ukrainian crisis, should carefully understand the nuances and not demand things from Moscow that Kiev should be doing. This opinion was expressed by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in interview to German newspaper Bild, calling the accusations against Russia the theater of the absurd... "Everyone is talking saying that it is necessary to fulfill the Minsk agreements before we can revisit the issue of sanctions", - said the President of the Russian Federation. "Trust me, it now takes on the character of the theatre of the absurd because the main thing that should be done on the execution of the Minsk agreements is on the side of today's Kiev authorities," he said...

Jan 11 09:32

Right Sector Demand Banquet, Assault Visitors at Dragobrat Resort

On the favourite Transcarpathian resort of Dragobrat, there was a mass scuffle with the participation of extremists from the Right sector with weapons. There are victims. "This morning, January 10, a mass fight on Dragobrat was reported, which occurred approximately between 04.00 and 07.00 am. According to information provided by eyewitnesses, the two injured guards received serious injuries, and four others were affected, who may have gunshot wounds," according to sources. The bloody fight involved nationalists of the extremist group "Right sector" from Ivano-Frankivsk region. "ATO and RS (Right sector — ed.) came to the base of the house of the tycoon. They demanded a "banquet", however, they refused to pay for it. When the guard of the institution made a remark — he was severely beaten, now he's dying in the hospital. The chef broke his leg after he began to beat the visitors. The proprietor with a gun arrived on the scene.

Jan 11 09:29

Lebanon Sides With Iran, Opposes Arab League's Stance

All members of the League of Arab States, except Lebanon, have condemned Iran's interference in Affairs of Arab countries, said the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan.

Jan 11 09:26

PIRATES FAIL TO PREVENT $38 BILLION BOX OFFICE RECORD

Hollywood tends to leave no opportunity unused in its quest to show that online piracy is devastating the movie industry. However, this supposed devastation is not visible at the box office this year. In 2015 worldwide box office grosses surpassed $38 billion, while North American theaters raked in more that $11 billion for the first time in history.

Jan 11 09:21

HUMAN-ANIMAL CHIMERAS ARE GESTATING ON U.S. RESEARCH FARMS

Braving a funding ban put in place by America’s top health agency, some U.S. research centers are moving ahead with attempts to grow human tissue inside pigs and sheep with the goal of creating hearts, livers, or other organs needed for transplants. Based on interviews with three teams, two in California and one in Minnesota, MIT Technology Review estimates that about 20 pregnancies of pig-human or sheep-human chimeras have been established during the last 12 months in the U.S., though so far no scientific paper describing the work has been published, and none of the animals were brought to term.

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