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Tuesday, 13 November

01:51

WRC Cast 23 Poland Turns 100 And Media Lies! We Are Change

In this podcast, Luke and Jason of WeAreChange break down the weeks news and the birthday of Poland!

The post WRC Cast 23 Poland Turns 100 And Media Lies! appeared first on We Are Change.

01:48

Sympathizing with minorities: Another Canadian professor speaks out against collectivist identity politics Signs of the Times

When one of my friends and colleagues accused me of being unsympathetic to minorities, I was indignant. How dare he? After all, I am myself a member of a much maligned and prejudicially treated minority ethnic group, with which I identify strongly. Not only that, both of my children are "visible minorities," as we like to say here in Canada: my son was adopted from Thailand; my daughter was adopted from China. In our current cultural moment, to be unsympathetic to minorities implies the worst sins we can imagine: oppression of the vulnerable, racism, male supremacism, heteronormality, and Islamophobia. Who but the most egocentric, ethnocentric cynic, or the most self-serving, callous exploiter, or the most fearful, insecure weakling, could be unsympathetic to minorities?

01:48

'Trolleyman' terror attack hero gets over $100K in GoFundMe campaign Signs of the Times

The viral internet sensation from the Bourke Street terrorist attack in Melbourne, dubbed 'Trolleyman', is due to receive a major financial windfall after a GoFundMe campaign set up in his honor surpassed its original target. Homeless man Michael Rogers, 46, used a shopping trolley to intervene as Somali-born attacker Hassan Khalif Shire Ali was fighting with police. "I seen the trolley to the side and I picked it up and I ran and threw the trolley straight at him and got him but didn't get him down," Rogers told Seven News.

01:42

Thaw looming? North and South Korea begin tearing down guard posts at the border Signs of the Times

Soldiers from North and South Korea are beginning to actually demilitarize the demilitarized zone, tearing down guard towers that symbolize the peninsula's division. On Sunday, soldiers from both sides of the DMZ began to disassemble 20 frontline guard posts along the highly fortified and historically tense border. The de-escalation gesture of removing the guards, weaponry and now the structures themselves was jointly agreed upon by generals from the two Koreas' armies in late October in an effort to meet goals set during September's meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un. While the militaries initially agreed to the removal of 22 guard posts, it was later decided that each side would leave one of these up, without weaponry. The North Koreans are believed to be preserving the guard tower where Kim Jong-un had once been, according to Yonhap. While some progress is being made, there remains a lot of work to do if the two sides...

01:34

Bomb squad responds to suspicious package at Fort Lauderdale airport, Florida Signs of the Times

Broward County Sheriff's deputies and a bomb squad responded to reports of a suspicious package at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida. The airport was put on lockdown for about an hour. Passengers tweeting from inside and outside the airport say the place has been placed on lockdown. Fort Lauderdale airport is located in Broward County, recently at the center of a pitched battle between Republican and Democrat candidates vying for the Florida Senate seat. GOP candidate Rick Scott has sued the county's electoral officials, alleging voter fraud and improper handling of ballots. Local investigative journalist and conspiracy theorist Laura Loomer claimed on Twitter that a source had told her a box with "provisional" written on it was discovered in the trunk of a rental car at the airport just before it was put on lockdown. The unconfirmed report is likely to fuel ongoing speculation that electoral officials in the Democrat-leaning county are tampering with...

01:33

Illegal immigrant released by 'sanctuary city' in New Jersey charged with triple murder Signs of the Times

An illegal immigrant released by a "sanctuary city" county in New Jersey was charged last week with a triple homicide halfway across the country in Missouri, authorities said Friday. Luis Rodrigo Perez stands accused of being the gunman in a shooting rampage last week that claimed the lives of two men and one woman at two homes. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said it had tried to deport Perez after he was arrested on domestic violence charges in Middlesex County, New Jersey, last year. But the county, which has a noncooperation policy with ICE, refused to alert federal agents when it released Perez in February, ICE said. "Had ICE's detainer request in December 2017 been honored by Middlesex County Jail, Luis Rodrigo Perez would have been placed in deportation proceedings and likely sent home to his country - and three innocent people might be alive today," said Corey Price, acting ICE executive associate director.

01:19

US fighter jet crashes in Philippine Sea due to 'mechanical issue' Signs of the Times

An F/A-18 naval fighter jet from the aircraft carrier USS 'Ronald Reagan' crashed into the Philippine Sea near Japan's Okinawa Prefecture, with both pilots rescued. The aircraft crashed after suffering a "mechanical issue" while traveling on a routine mission in the Philippine Sea, the US Navy said in a statement, adding that both pilots successfully ejected and were quickly recovered by the USS 'Ronald Reagan.' According to the Japanese Coast Guard, the incident happened 300km southwest of Kitadaitojima Island, which is part of the nation's Okinawa Prefecture. The aircraft carrier resumed normal operations, and the US Navy launched an official probe into the crash. The lost plane belonged to the US 7th Fleet, which is based in Yokosuka, Japan. Over the past two years, the fleet gained a notorious reputation of the most 'disaster-prone' detachment of the US Navy. It was blighted by high-profile incidents, including ship collisions, which claimed the lives of numerous servicemen....

01:18

Robert Reich: Amazon Is Everything Thats Wrong With America Truthdig RSS

While America was fixated on the most tumultuous midterm election in modern history, Amazon reportedly decided that its much-vaunted second headquarters would be split between Long Island City in Queens, and Crystal City, across the Potomac from Washington, D.C.

What does Amazons decision have to do with Americas political tumult? Turns out, quite a lot.

Amazons main headquarters is in Seattle, one of the bluest cities in the bluest of states. New York and metropolitan Washington are true-blue, too.

Amazon could have decided to locate its second headquarters in, say,  Indianapolis, Indiana. Indianapolis vigorously courted the firm. Indianapolis is also a Republican city in a bright red state.

Amazons decision wasnt based on political partisanship, but it reveals much about the real political and economic divide in America today.

Amazons business isnt just selling stuff over the Internet. Its getting consumers anything they want, faster and better. To do so, it depends on a continuous flow of great new ideas.

Like the other leading firms of the economy, Amazon needs talented people who interact with each other continuously and directly keying off one anothers creativity, testing new concepts, quickly discarding those that dont work, and building cumulative knowledge.

Technology isnt a thing. Its a process of group learning. And that learning goes way beyond the confines of any individual company. It happens in geographic clusters, now mostly along the coasts.

As the Times Emily Badger has reported, the digital economy has been great for places like Seattle, New York, metropolitan Washington, and the other big talent hubs like San Francisco, Boston, and LA. But its left behind much of the rest of the country.

The result is widening inequalities of place.

For most of the last century, wages in poorer parts of America rose faster than wages in richer places, as inventions were put to work in the hinterlands. After Henry Ford invented the Model T, for example, workers on assembly lines all over the Midwest built it.

Now its just the opposite. Bright young people from all over America, typically with college degrees, are streaming into the talent hubs of America where the sum of their capacities is far greater than theyd be separately.

The invention sparked inside these hubs is delivering streams of new designs and products to the rest of the world including to other global hubs.

In return, the money pouring into these places is delivering high wages, great living conditions (museums, restaurant...

01:17

Two innocent Mexican men burnt alive by mob after false WhatsApp messages Signs of the Times

Two innocent men were dragged out of a jail cell and burned alive by a cheering mob as rumours of child abductors spread rapidly on WhatsApp. The message talked of a "plague of child kidnappers" and three children, aged four, eight and 14, had been found murdered. It claimed the criminals were involved in organ trafficking, as the children were found with their abdomens sliced open and their organs removed. But the two men - an uncle and his nephew - who were set upon by a mob of villagers were falsely accused after they were spotted near an elementary school. Distressing footage shows the pair being beaten and then set on fire outside a police station, as the mother of one of the men watched on a Facebook live steam.

01:08

Khashoggis Last Words Revealed as Turkish Media Plans to Publish Audio of His Murder The Mind Unleashed

A day after President Tayyip Erdogan dropped the latest bombshell related to the Saudi murder of Jamal Khashoggi, saying Turkey had handed over an audio recording of the journalists brutal slaying inside the Istanbul consulate to the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Germany, France and Britain, the contents of Khashoggis last words have emerged.

Editor for the the Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah, Nazif Karaman, shared some details from the audio tape with Al Jazeera. Karaman said Khashoggis last words were:

Im suffocating Take this bag off my head, Im claustrophobic  according what he confirmed is the authentic audio recording from inside the Istanbul consulate.

Meanwhile at the conclusion of the centennial anniversary of WWI ceremony in Paris President Erdogans office confirmed he and President Trump discussed the Jamal Khashoggi killing on the sidelines of the weekend events.

The two leaders spoke in Paris, via the Turkish presidency.

The prominent Turkish journalist for the popular pro-government Daily Sabah described further that the tape confirms that Khashoggi suffocated to death while a plastic bag was over his head in a killing that lasted for about seven minutes.

During the Al-Jazeera interview Karaman also said the group of 15 hitmen responsible for carrying out the murder, and who were reported to have arrived in Istanbul the day before the October 2 killing, spent 15 minutes dismembering Khashoggis body.

And notably, Karaman said his newspaper plans to publish segments of the audio death tape. According to the Al-Jazeera report:

Karaman said that Daily Sabah would soon publish images of the tools that were brought into the country and used by the Saudi group.

He added the Turkish newspaper would also publish some of the recordings that document the last moments of Khashoggis life.

If this happens it will likely renew the flood of anti-MbS press coverage that occurred in the weeks after the murder was revealed.

It will also raise serious qu...

01:08

Prehistoric giant Australian Megalania lizards Dear Kitty. Some blog

This 11 November 2018 video says about itself:

When Giant Lizards Ruled Australia Megalania

Monitor Lizards are a fantastic group of animals, as they include the largest lizards alive today, but at one point in time they got even bigger

01:05

Bubbling pool of mud is on the move in California, and no one knows why Signs of the Times

When it comes to matters of geology and rumbling earth in California, the San Andreas Fault is usually the star of the show. But this time around, the area near the infamous fault has caught people's attention due to a mysterious pot of bubbling mud. Refusing to stay in place, a roiling mass of carbon dioxide and slurry-like soil is migrating across the state at a pace of 20 feet a year. So far, it's carved a 24,000-square-foot basin out of the earth, and it's set to continue its crusade until whatever's driving it dies out. Scientists currently have no real idea why it's moving or if it can be stopped. So, what do we know about it? This curiosity appeared in the Salton Trough, an area of California that's being stretched apart by a tectonic battle between the forces of the San Andreas Fault and the East Pacific Rise, a mid-ocean ridge. This unique environment is where the Colorado River dumps plenty of its sediment, which gets packed up so that the lower layers a few miles down...

01:03

This Company Gives Non-Smokers 6 Days Off To Make Up For Cigarette Breaks TruthTheory

By Amanda Froelich

If you needed additional incentive to give up smoking cigarettes (other than a reduced risk of increased risk of developing heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer), this might be it. A company in Japan is offering non-smoking workers an extra six days of paid holiday leave each year. The reason why? To offset the amount of time smokers take for cigarette breaks.

The Telegraph reports that Piala Inc., a marketing firm based in Tokyo, implemented the change after non-smoking workers complained that they were working more hours than their co-workers who smoke.

One of our non-smoking staff put a message in the company suggestion box earlier in the year saying that smoking breaks were causing problems, said Hirotaka Matsushima, a spokesman for the company. Our CEO saw the comment and agreed, so we are giving non-smokers some extra time off to compensate.

The company took the matter seriously, as the office is located on the 29th floor in a building. That means each cigarette break lasts at least 15 minutes, according to staff.

Takao Asuka, the Piala I...

01:00

Trump Says He is Likely to End the Federal Ban on Marijuana TruthTheory

By Amanda Froelich

Following the forced resignation of US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, stock in marijuana rebounded. And now, President Donald Trump says it is likely the psychedelic herb will be decriminalized during his term in office.

The LA Times reports that President declared that he would likely support a congressional effort to end the federal ban on pot. The move would signify a significant change in the legal cannabis industry, as well as end the threat of a Justice Department crackdown.

A bill to decriminalize the herb is presently being pushed by a bipartisan coalition. It would allow for states to go forward with the legalization process without the threat of federal prosecution.

Trump made his comments to a group of reporters before boarding a helicopter to attend the G-7 Summit on Friday. He expressed support for the bill, which was proposed by the bipartisan group the day before.

I support Sen. Gardner, Trump said, referencing one of the bills main sponsors, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.). I know exactly what hes doing. Were looking at it. But I probably will end up supporting that, yes.

So far, Washington D.C. and nine US states have legalized the legal consumption of marijuana for adults. Additionally, 20 US states permit marijuana for medical use.

Once cannabis is decrim...

00:57

Trump bans helping devastated Puerto Rico Dear Kitty. Some blog

This 13 September 2018 video from the USA says about itself:

Trump Is Now DENYING That 3,000 Puerto Ricans Died In Hurricane Maria

Just when you thought Donald Trump couldnt sink any lower with his denial of reality, he comes along and Tweets that nearly 3,000 American citizens DIDNT die during Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, and that somehow this death toll number is the fault of the Democrats. This is reality-denial the likes of which weve never seen from the Oval Office, as Ring of Fires Farron Cousins explains.

By Jonathan Swan in the USA today:

Trump wants no more relief funds for Puerto Rico

President Trump doesnt want to give Puerto Rico any more federal money for its recovery from Hurricane Maria, White House officials have told congressional appropriators and leadership. This is because he claims, without evidence, that the islands government is using federal disaster relief money to pay off debt.

The big picture: Trump also told senior officials last month that he would like to claw back some of the federal money Congress has already set aside for Puerto Ricos disaster recovery, claiming mismanagement.

The White House didnt comment on this reporting.

  • Between the lines: Trump wont be able to take away disaster funds that have already been set aside by Congress, and sources close to the situation tell me the White...

00:33

Trump Plans to Stop Disaster Relief Funds to Puerto Rico Truthdig RSS

President Donald Trump reportedly plans to stop financial aid to millions of Americans in Puerto Rico still dealing with the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria.

The president believes, without evidence, that the Puerto Rican government is using the disaster relief funds to pay off debt rather than help its citizens rebuild, according to Axios.

The island nation is still rebuilding after Marias destruction more than a year ago; most of the country waited almost 11 months for power to be restored and thousands of people are still displaced after their homes were destroyed.

Trump was initially reluctant to send money to Puerto Rico and has continually complained about having to do so since.

The people of Puerto Rico are wonderful but the inept politicians are trying to use the massive and ridiculously high amounts of hurricane/disaster funding to pay off other obligations, he tweeted in late October. The U.S. will NOT bail out long outstanding & unpaid obligations with hurricane relief money!

Hes also gone after San Juan Mayor Carmen Yuln Cruz specifically, questioning her leadership.

Trump has routinely refused to believe the official death toll, which the Puerto Rican government place at 2,975 people. The president claims that Democrats are trying to make me look as bad as possible.

His recent outburst stems from an October article in The Wall Street Journal, according to Axios, that Trump mistakenly assumed said that the Puerto Rican government was misusing the relief funds.

Instead, the newspaper reported that the federal oversight board simply raised the possibility of hedge funds restructuring the countrys debt and help it out of bankruptcy court.

...

00:25

We Are Witnessing The Most Destructive Fire In The History Of California, And Devil Winds Threaten To Make Things Even Worse blogfactory

Nov 2018 09:39 PM PST

 

 

California has been absolutely devastated by horrific wildfires in recent years, but the state has never seen anything quite like this.  At this moment, three major wildfires are raging, and the Camp Fire in Butte County is already officially the most destructive wildfire in California history.  Thousands of firefighters are desperately trying to contain this fire, but they havent had much success.  More than 6,700 structures have already been destroyed, and that shatters the all-time record that was set just last year.  In fact, five of the ten most destructive wildfires in California history have happened within the last two years.  The Camp Fire and the two mammoth fires in southern California have forced hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate from their homes, and authorities are warning that devil winds of up to 40 miles per hour could accelerate this crisis in the early morning hours of Monday.

The death toll from these fires continues to rise, and the numbers are being continuously updated.  At this point, the latest official number of deaths is up to 31

Firefighters battled heavy winds and parched conditions throughout the day in their herculean struggle against the Camp Fire and two blazes in Southern California that have killed at least 31 people, destroyed thousands of homes and forced 250,000 to flee.

But that number is expected to increase, because there are at least 228 people that are unaccounted for right now.

Many of the headlines have been about homes of celebrities that have been destroyed, but that is only a very small part of the story.

The Camp Fire was so wildly out...

00:15

Review: The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis Public Intelligence Blog

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Michael Lewis

6 Stars Presidential Transitions Matter and President Trump Blew It With Follow-on Consequences

Although I am a huge fan of President Trump I wrote the first article on how he could win (Counter-Coup: How Trump Can Win, CounterPunch, 14 August 2018) and went on to write the 30 piece Trump Revolution Series, I also believe in learning from the mistakes of others this book has a great deal to offer the next President.

Early on in the book we learn that then candidate Trump did not want a presidential transition team and refused to assign campaign funds for it. When he was persuaded by Chris Christie that he needed one and Christie offered to raise funds separately, Trump assented, only to blow a fuse when he learned Christie had raised $9 million.

QUOTE (21): Trump was apoplectic, actually yelling, Youre stealing my money! Youre stealing my fucking money! What the fuck is this?

The book offers one capstone understan...

00:00

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23:58

Sinkhole swallows car in Zamora, Spain Signs of the Times

A car has been 'swallowed' by a street in Spain after a sinkhole opened up and the car almost disappeared completely. The Renault Megane was parked on the Avenue Cardinal Cisneros, Zamora outside the Leon Felipe Park when at around 11.18pm on Friday night, the ground gave way and the car sank into the asphalt toppling sideways, according to local firefighters. Firefighters report the roadway collapsed due to a damaged sewage pipe which ran beneath the area the car had parked. Este coche apareci as, en #Zamora. La calzada cedi y volc el vehculo, hasta dejarlo semienterrado. Todos los detalles en #CyLTVNoticias 14.30h. pic.twitter.com/5wmQEOAu81 RTVCyL (@rtvcyl) November 10, 2018

23:55

FBI: Neo-Nazi Militia Trained By US Military In Ukraine Now Training US White Supremacists WorldTruth.Tv

According to a recent FBI indictment, several American white supremacists were allegedly radicalized by and received training from Ukraines neo-Nazi Azov Battalion, which receives funding from the current government of Ukraine as well as the U.S. government. The group has also received weapons from the Israeli government. The indictment, filed in Los Angeles, California last month, asserts that four American members []

23:54

20 vegetables and herbs you can grow indoors from scraps Health Nut News

Sure, youve heard that buying organic food over the genetically modified or pesticide-exposed versions is ideal for your health, but it can get costly. Due to the limited supply of organic foods as well as the additional labor and maintenance required to produce them, you may be paying 20-100% more for an organic banana! Fortunately, []

The post 20 vegetables and herbs you can grow indoors from scraps appeared first on Health Nut News.

23:45

Ed Jewett: Preliminary Evalutation of Thousand Island False Flag DHS Campaign Against Veterans Public Intelligence Blog

Tales of Iron Wars, or The Kill-The-Country Two-Step

Phi Beta Iota: the entire document is below in full text and also as a downloadable Word document. Bottom line: this was a false flag operation setting the stage for disarming veterans based on allegations of PTSD and medications. This needs to be stomped by President.

When I first became aware of the Borderline Bar and Grill news event, it was after noon and I thought the event was a midday incident. I had been up late the night before, online, and did not see coverage of the event anywhere; it would have attracted my attention immediately, since I have been monitoring mass casualty incidents since 9/11.  [I experienced my first mass casualty incident in 1955 as a victim during drills run by a Civil Defense captain in Pennsylvania when I was seven; she was also my Cub Scout den leader and my step-mother.]

After I got online, I started checking my usual sites.  I did sidestep Google News, checking my e-mail and other sites,...

23:38

Tobacco shares up in smoke blogfactory

Cigarette shares plummeted today as investors responded to reports that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is planning to crack down on menthol cigarettes.

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British American Tobacco (BAT) shares suffered the most, diving by nearly 10 per cent in early trading, while Imperial Brands saw shares fall four per cent.

...

23:33

Sinkhole swallows woman in Lanzhou, China Signs of the Times

Talk about being in the wrong place at the wrong time. A woman in China has been given quite the surprise when the footpath she was walking on ceased to exist. The sidewalk near the 114 bus stop at Reed Avenue in Lanzhou, China usually provides a safe route for those travelling on foot. However, footage circulating online shows an unsuspecting pedestrian being swallowed by a sinkhole, descending into the depths below.

23:30

Stephen E. Arnold: Journal Subscription Doomsday Public Intelligence Blog

Stephen E. Arnold

Journal Subscription Doomsday Is Upon Us

China might have the great firewall when it comes to blocking access, but another infamous digital wall is the great academic paywall a.k.a. subscription paywalls that block access to scientific and academic journals. That could all be changing. Researchers everywhere are shocking and gasping at the thought of have free access to expensive research materials. Could this be the sound of celebration? Nature fills us in on the details in the story, Radical Open-Access Plan Could Spell End To Journal Subscriptions.

The celebrating would only take place in Europe, however, as European research funders have banded together for a radical open access initiative that could revolutionize science publishing. The publishers are already angry over this. The European funders are eleven a...

23:30

The pound is falling as city traders despair (over this government) blogfactory

Former UK prime minister Gordon Brown has warned that the world is not well placed to deal with the next financial crisis.

Phillip Inman, the Observers economics editor, reports:

Politicians and central bankers will be denied the tools they used in 2008 when the next financial crisis hits the global economy, Gordon Brown said this morning, arguing that governments will need to respond by increasing debt levels and taxes even more than they did last time round.
The high levels of cooperation among senior policymakers across the world seen a decade ago have largely disappeared, which is a damaging situation when the global economy will need a strong fiscal stimulus following the next financial crash top avoid a slump. Speaking at a TUC conference to discuss the implications of the financial crisis, the former UK prime minister and an architect of the global cooperation a decade ago, said the four pillars to the 2008 rescue were no longer in place.

Brown pointed out that:

  • The G20 no longer represents global economic power in the way it was in 2008.
  • The rise of protectionism is already restricting trade and undermining the free trade needed to boost all nations following a crisis.
  • Central banks are not able to provide a monetary stimulus through cuts in interest rates; this is likely to still be the case many years from now.
  • Governments have denied themselves room to provide a stimulus through a misguided focus on high levels of debt and the use of taxpayer funds.

He said: When you have a Keynesian problem, it needs a Keynesian response., adding:

You cannot talk about a globally managed system. The Financial Stability Board has no power, it can only urge change, it is only by invocation that it can try to bring countries to change their policies.

The G7 was out of date in 2008 and was superseded by the G20, Brown said, adding that the G20 is out of date.

So the decision-making framework for the next 10 years will need to be different to the one for the last 10 years.

He rejected proposals gaining popularity on the left in the US for a form of responsible nationalism that recommends pulling back from global coordination in favour of addressing national economic problems of stagnant wages and living standards.
He said unilateral action would fail and only a global leadership could rescue economies from a financial crisis.

Thomas Carln(@TCarlen)...

23:24

Oil price rises as Saudi Arabia pledges supply cut blogfactory

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Saudi Arabias oil minister tries to halt the recent fall in crude prices

LIVE Updated 18m ago
Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih speaking yesterday

23:12

Qatar again hit by heavy rainfall - 6 months rain in just a few hours Signs of the Times

Thunderstorms brought heavy rains, strong winds and fresh flooding to the desert state of Qatar on Sunday for the second time in less than a month, as bad weather battered the region claiming lives. Some areas of Qatar received almost half-a-year's worth of rainfall in just a few hours as thunderstorms struck, said the Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD). It said a northwestern part of the country received almost 31 mm (more than an inch) of rainfall, compared to the emirate's annual rainfall of 77 mm.

23:12

British holidaymaker dies of rabies after being bitten by cat in Morocco blogfactory

Briton has died of rabies after being bitten by a cat while on holiday in Morocco, according to Public Health England (PHE).

PHE issued a warning to travellers after the UK resident contracted the disease.

Rabies is a rare but very serious infection of the brain and nerves and is nearly always fatal, according to the NHS.

Rabies does not circulate in either wild or domestic animals in the UK, but between 2000 and 2017 five UK residents became infected with rabies after animal exposures abroad, PHE added.

The government body released information about the case along with travel advice to tourists who are bitten and scratched by an animal abroad.

The man was bitten by a rabid cat (Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto)
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They added: This reminder comes after a UK resident sadly died after becoming infected with rabies following a cat bite during a visit to Morocco.

There is no risk to the wider public in relation to this case but, as a precautionary measure, health workers and close contacts are being assessed and offered vaccination when necessary.

...

23:00

Brexit uncertainty hits pound blogfactory

The pound has dropped more than 0.82 per cent against the dollar to $1.2868 as uncertainty over the Brexit deal continues. Against the euro, the pound is trading at 1.1414.

Andy Bruce

@BruceReuters

Ropey start for the pound today, down 1% against the dollar, below $1.29...

22:53

Flash floods hits 10 provinces of Iran Signs of the Times

Ten provinces across Iran have been affected by flash flood since last week, Rescue and Relief Organization head Morteza Salimi has said. Provinces of West Azarbaijan, Ilam, Bushehr, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Khuzestan, Fars, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Golestan, Gilan and Mazandaran have been inundated by flood for the past week, Fars news agency quoted Salimi as saying on Sunday. More than 3,000 flood victims were rescued and many were accommodated, he added. Water was pumped out of 30 houses and victims received food and blankets as well, he concluded.

22:46

Satan at CU? Student group brings Satanic Temple leader to a campus blogfactory

Satan is coming to the University of Colorado.

OK, not really, but you wouldnt know that from the provocative posters hanging around the Boulder campus this month.

The posters feature a black-and-white photograph of a man holding a microphone against a bright red background. Behind him, theres a black pentagram and the outline of a rams skull. Above him, the words Satan at CU? are printed in red lettering.

The man is Lucien Greaves, co-founder and leader of the Satanic Temple, a political group that advocates for the separation of church and state. Though the group does not promote a belief in Satan, it uses Satanic imagery to show its support for rational inquiry and scientific thought.

The Secular Students and Skeptics Society student group is bringing Greaves to campus on Thursday in hopes of sparking a broader conversation about religion, science, atheism, free speech and other topics.

I purposefully designed the poster to be a little eye-catching, said Shawn Polson, president of the student group. Its like a bait-and-switch. Its this scary imagery and this guy and you think, Wow, this is going to be terrible, but when you learn about him, hes just a neuroscientist who went to Harvard who is incredibly articulate.

IN 2015, GREAVES AND THE SATANIC TEMPLE MADE WAVES WHEN THEY TRIED TO DONATE A SATAN-INSPIRED STATUE TO THE OKLAHOMA STATE CAPITOL IN RESPONSE TO A TEN COMMANDMENTS MONUMENT THAT WAS INSTALLED ON THE CAPITOLS FRONT LAWN. EVENTUALLY, THE OKLAHOMA SUPREME COURT RULED THAT THE TEN COMMANDMENTS MONUMENT HAD TO BE REMOVED BECAUSE IT VIOLATED THE STATE CONSTITUTION.POLSON SAID HE WANTS TO ELIMINATE MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT ATHEISTS, SINCE MOST, IF NOT ALL, OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CU STUDENT GROUP IDENTIFY THAT WAY.

The Secular Students and Skeptics Society is a local chapter of the national Secular Student Alliance, a group that promotes secular values and activism.

We have weekly meetings on campus where we usually just discuss some science-y thing that interests us, Polson said. Most of our members are scientists. We have this side mission of spreading scientific thought.

Polson said he felt Greaves and the Satanic Temple aligned with the groups core tenets. The student group was granted roughly $1,200 in student fees to pay for the event, which includes travel for Greaves, advertising and other...

22:34

Casting Directors Want Actors to Take Care of Themselves blogfactory

Acting can be a difficult job. As an actor, you are thrown into many stressful situations and must find a way to hold on to your composure as well as give a great performance. Learning your lines at a moments notice, working with other actors and production personalities, sitting knee-to-knee with your competition in the casting lobby, navigating all the last-minute changes with shoot dates, call times, and lifes curve balls are all potential stressors youre asked to juggle in your role as an actor.

Believe it or not, those of us on the other side of the table have great respect for each of your accomplishments. And those of you who make it look like a cake walk, well, you are a rarity!

I cant speak to all the things in your life that make your job as an actor so challenging, but for those of you who get stuck in the mire of auditioning or performing, here are some self-care tips to consider.

1. Fuggetaboutit!
Auditions come and go. Even if you think a particular role is the part of a lifetime, just do the best you can in the audition and when you walk out of the room, leave it behind. That goes for both great and horrible auditions: you cannot predict what the clients will decide at the end of the session. There are many factors and layers of decision makers involved in the approval process. But its crucial for your sanity that you leave the audition behind once its done.

2. Relax.
Your best audition will happen when youre relaxed and confident in what you can do. If you tense up, which is easy to do when you are nervous, it will block you from your best performance. If you are relaxed, its much easier to change direction on a dime, recover if you forget a line, and show us your personality. Take relaxation classes, try meditation, and learn to control your breathingthese will all help you stay composed and keep cool in all of the stress.

READ: 3 Self-Care Practices All Actors Should Do Every Day

3. Dont be hard on yourself.
Its very important not to judge yourself when an audition or performance takes a turn for the worse. Try not to over analyze what happened in the room or relive the audition wishing you could have changed your performance or made different creative choices. Dwelling in the negativity wont make things better. Take the...

22:34

The Normalisation Drive: Why are Gulf governments increasingly flaunting their ties with Israel? (Abdelbari Atwan ) Tlaxcala

12/11/2018 - Three painful normalisation blows were dealt in as many days to what remains of the Arab states self-respect. The first was the participation of an Israeli delegation at a sports tournament in ...

22:24

Scientists discover the mechanism for how dad's stresses get passed along to offspring Signs of the Times

Mouse studies show tiny intercellular pods convey to sperm a legacy of a father's hard knocks in life A stressed-out and traumatized father can leave scars in his children. New research suggests this happens because sperm "learn" paternal experiences via a mysterious mode of intercellular communication in which small blebs break off one cell and fuse with another. Carrying proteins, lipids and nucleic acids, these particles ejected from a cell act like a postal system that extends to all parts of the body, releasing little packages known as extracellular vesicles. Their contents seem carefully chosen. "The cargo inside the vesicle determines not just where it came from but where it's going and what it's doing when it gets there," says Tracy Bale, a neurobiologist at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Preliminary research Bale and others, announced this week at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in San Diego, shows how extracellular vesicles can regulate...

22:20

Britain and France conspired to start World War I Signs of the Times

We are now before the 100th anniversary of World War I, the war that was supposed to end all wars. While honoring the 16 million who died in this conflict, we should also condemn the memory of the politicians, officials and incompetent generals who created this horrendous blood bath. I've walked most of the Western Front of the Great War, visited its battlefields and haunted forts, and seen the seas of crosses marking its innumerable cemeteries. As a former soldier and war correspondent, I've always considered WWI as the stupidest, most tragic and catastrophic of all modern wars. The continuation of this conflict, World War II, killed more people and brought more destruction on civilians in firebombed cities but, at least for me, World War I holds a special horror and poignancy. This war was not only an endless nightmare for the soldiers in their pestilential trenches, it also violently ended the previous 100 years of glorious European civilization, one of mankind's most noble...

22:02

How Veterans Changed the Military and Built the Middle Class Truthdig RSS

We thank labor unions for the eight-hour work day, pensions, the weekend, and many other employment benefits Americans enjoy. Organized workers staged direct actions strikes, sit-ins, boycotts, etc. forcing bosses to the bargaining table. Its a history most of us learn in high school.

More overlooked is the history of how the modern military was shaped by veteran-led direct actions.

For one thing, our military is famously all-volunteer. Civilians no longer fear being drafted.

To get those volunteers, recruiters and guidance counselors tout the free college education, sign-on bonuses, food and housing allowances, and VA benefits that come with military service. I was continually reminded of these things when I joined the Army in 2003.

Look into the history of these developments and youll find sit-ins, marches, and many other forms of direct action.

The G.I. Bill, passed in 1944, helped build the American middle class. It guaranteed millions of vets a college education, home loans, and more after World War II. It still does today.

Veterans of World War I, however, received no such benefit. So throughout the 1920s and early 30s, they marched and demonstrated, demanding back-pay compensation (referred to as a bonus) to reasonably match what their civilian counterparts had earned on the home front.

The largest demonstration happened in 1932, when a 25,000-strong Bonus Army occupied Washington, D.C. for two months. The veterans vowed not to leave until Congress approved the bonus. Instead, General Douglas MacArthur removed them by force using cavalry troops and tear gas.

But the veterans efforts eventually paid off. The bonus was paid in 1936. This incredible history is documented in The Bonus Army (2004), by Paul Dickson and Thomas B. Allen, and The War Against the Vets (2018) by Jerome Tuccille.

These years of protests by World War I veterans gave veterans organizations, like the American Legion, significant leverage in advocating for the G.I. Bill. President Roosevelt and Congress understood that not passing such a bill could mean veteran-led civil unrest, or worse.

Michael J. Bennett, historian of the G.I. Bill, writes, After World War I, virtually every [fighting] nation other than Britain and the United States had their government overthrown by their veterans. Its no stretch to say the G.I. Bill was passed, in part, to prevent revolution.

Two decades later, in the late 1960s, a movement within the U.S. armed forces emerged in opposition to the Vietnam War. Soldiers refused orders, sabotaged equipment, and spoke out at protests.

In Soldiers in Revolt: G.I. Resistance During the Vietnam War (2005), David Cortright concludes that Nixon ended the draft in 1973 in response to this alarming resistance. The internal problems that gave rise to changes in tactical deployment to Vietnam, he wrote, were also responsible for th...

22:02

Monsanto and Bayer are moving to create a marijuana monopoly Signs of the Times

You've heard of Monopoly, right? The fun little board game with fake money, little plastic houses, and get out of jail free cards? It's a great way to pass the time. That is, depending on who you're playing with. But when it comes to real-life properties, business, and products, however, a monopoly becomes a whole lot more dangerous. Two major companies, Monsanto and Bayer, have recently joined together and seem to be plotting to take over the cannabis industry. In other words, create a monopoly on marijuana.

22:01

Bright lasers will allow scientists to use atomic gas for quantum computing qubit storage Signs of the Times

Despite the fact that universal quantum computers have not yet been realized, the principle of calculation upon which it is based allows researchers to solve highly complex problems. In quantum computing, a qubit or quantum bit is the basic unit of quantum information - equivalent to the binary bit (the smallest unit of data in a digital computer) within a two-state device. In such networks, qubits are transported using light (as single photons of light can carry a qubit). However, these photons, which move at the speed of light, nonetheless need to be stored. A qubit can be stored in a quantum state of extremely cold gas as long as the qubit can be emitted as a photon. However, new research reveals that physicists can also store quantum information in a gas using what is called the 'hammer' approach, ArsTechnica reported Friday. An atom can be in one of three states. Two of those states, almost at the same energy level, are known as the 'ground' and 'storage' states. A ground...

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Corrupts your DNA, never ever cook with this Health Nut News

Ive previously interviewed James DiNicolantonio, Pharm.D., about his book, The Salt Fix: Why the Experts Got It All Wrong and How Eating More Might Save Your Life, where he exposes why we got it wrong about salt and promotes eating healthy real salt. The Salt Fix is a fascinating book and I encourage you to []

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21:57

David Wilcock on Ending the Divide In the ET/UFO Community Operation Disclosure

David Wilcock On Ending The Divide In The ET/UFO Community

November 10, 2018

Source: Collective Evolution | By Joe Martino



IN BRIEF

The Facts: The ET and UFO community has been met with a great deal of drama and divide over the years. I have seen it deeply in only 10 years in the space. So I asked David Wilcock to share his thoughts on how we can come together.

Reflect On: Do you find yourself all out disliking people in this space due to one or two things they said you didn't like? Do you create any 'us vs them' feelings with certain people and certain aspects of this space? If so, do you feel this helps or divides?

The more time you spend on the forums, pages, commenting sections and events that touch the ET and UFO community, the more you realize it is like anything else: there are deep differences and deep divides.

Youve heard it, the lashing out on stage or online from various figureheads, calling out others in the space as not having their facts straight or being infiltrated by intelligence communities etc. This then goes online in an even bigger way, spreading through comments, forums and everything else, creating more confusion amongst people. In essence, its a giant distraction.

I found out how intense this really was when first became a lot more involved within the community 5 years ago. So I decided to make it a personal mission to begin mending relationships in the space. Further to that, we committed to producing our content the way we do at CE, in our view, has encouraged both leaders and the viewers in the space to begin thinking differently about how we create hate, divides and focus on differences. To us, this is truly walking the talk when it comes to the unity message of the movement.

This spac...

21:53

Midnight Rambling 13: Lunar Station Training Summary Operation Disclosure



Video Link:

https://youtu.be/b4f6IaZs9yU



MIDNIGHT RAMBLING 13

Lunar Station Training Module Summary


by Karma Zarenzi

So, to me, it feels like Alien or interdimensional language translation. Id say a more symbolic language to translate. Egyptian hieroglyphs come to mind. I recently went to a museum and thought, whoa I know what those symbols MEAN. So, these symbols appeared on my laptop in a Word doc, like a symbol font language.



Symbol Font Text, picture of the screen after the font changed.

It looks like a floor plan of a Lunar Base.

MAIN CREW SHIP

This is on the Moon inside the Moon, within a giant structure full of technology never seen before. The crew ship is located in-between the giant floors, where the outrageous wide-open space is less unnerving, and more comfortable to the way we are used to being enclosed. Being in a smaller space makes us feel safer.

Theres a hallway, and then theres a bigger room, and then theres a neighboring bigger room. Theres different...

21:51

Outcome of Donbass elections make it clear people support integration with Russia Signs of the Times

The outcome of the Sunday elections of heads of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics (DPR, LPR), as well as People's Councils elections, have made it clear that people in Donbass support the policy of integration with Russia, head of the Russian Center for Current Politics Alexei Chesnakov told TASS on Monday. When commenting on the elections' outcome, he pointed to some important conclusions. "First, the election campaigns and the unprecedented voter turnout prove that people support the policy the Donbass republics' authorities adopted in 2014. It undoubtedly is a victory for pro-Russian voters and pro-Russian political forces," the expert stressed. "Second, the Donbass republics have shown that their political institutions are mature enough to create conditions for legal elections," he added. "Third, the current authorities have achieved clear success, which is a result of people's trust in their leaders," Chesnakov went on to say. "Despite the hardships...

21:49

Turkey announces successful test of 'Sapan' railgun hypervelocity weapon Signs of the Times

Ankara announced that it successfully tested an electromagnetic kinetic weapon, joining a club of developers alongside Russia, the US, China, and India. Turkey announced a successful test of its new electromagnetic weapon - referred to as 'railgun' - which shoots metallic projectiles at hypersonic speeds. Turkey is the fifth country in the world to develop the weapon, after Russia, the US, China and India. The weapon has been named "Tbitak Sapan," or "Tbitak Slingshot," after Turkey's Scientific and Technological Research Council (Tbitak). Weapons similar to Sapan are capable of firing a projectile as far as 100 km, at speeds of up to 3,500 meters per second (12,600 km/h).

21:46

Masks off? Syrian opposition undergoes rebranding, changes flag Signs of the Times

Besieged in the Idlib province, the Syrian opposition, interlaced deeply with the former Nusra Front, has undergone another rebranding, changing its flag to bear a Shahada religious inscription. As the operation against terrorists in Syria comes close to its end, terrorists besieged in the Idlib province have undergone another rebranding, this time changing their flag. The so-called "Syrian Revolution Flag" - a green, white and black tricolor with three red stars, adopted back in 2012 - became a unifying symbol for a large variety of smaller terrorist and opposition movements (Daesh excluded) that fought against the elected government of President Bashar Assad throughout the entire Syrian war. In 2015, the flag saw a new wave of popularity as the Syrian opposition sought to distance itself from Daesh and other radical jihadists. "The opposition flag remained a point of contention between the opposition's so-called "revolutionary" and more hardline Islamist wings for years," War on...

21:45

14 Sexualdelikte beim Karnevalsauftakt in Kln angezeigt After the Shift

21:43

Former Mossad Chief joins private murky international spy firm Black Cube Signs of the Times

The company made headlines after initiating an investigation into officials working in the administration of US President Barack Obama. Efraim Halevy, a former head of Mossad, the Israeli intelligence service, has joined the private intelligence company Black Cube as a member of its board of directors. Halevy will serve as the head of the client screening committee and act as a senior advisor on operational and intelligence matters, according to Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth. According to the report, Halevy, 83, could be elected as company president. Halevy previously was the head of the National Security Council of Israel, an Israeli ambassador to the EU, as well as being the ninth Mossad director. The London-born spy chief also served as an envoy and agent for five Israeli prime ministers.

21:40

Anna Von Reitz -- For the Bar Members to See and Know Operation Disclosure

Sunday, November 11, 2018

For the Bar Members to See and Know--- And Everyone Else, Too



Source: Paul Stramer | By Anna Von Reitz

This is from a member of the Living Law Team a couple years ago. Read it, Bar Members, and weep.

The Role of Counselors-atLaw and The [unincorporated] Delaware Statutory Trusts

Remember when you were told you that you "had to have a Social Security Number"?

Sometimes, that is true, but only if you are applying for employment with the federal government. For of course, you would need it to enroll in their retirement and employee benefits program....but you dont have to have one otherwise.

It is the same scenario with the Bar Associations telling new JD graduates that they have to have a Bar Card....again, that is true, if they want to be a prosecutor for the federal government corporations and their "federated state of state franchises" and become an employee of the courtbut not otherwise.

The fact is that there is no requirement for anyone to be a Bar Association Member to engage in the profession of law in this country and there never have been.

I challenge anyone anywhere to prove that there is any general requirement to be a Bar Member, in order to use the court facilities, present cases, or offer effective counsel to others with or without pay.

The fact is that the perpetuation of these "mandatory" Social Security enrollment and Bar Association Membership half-truths are undertaken in self-interest by undeclared foreign interests.

Research the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) if you have doubts and also see Trinsey v. Pagliaro and the...

21:38

Rinus Verhagen -- Let me Help the Wall Street Crash Operation Disclosure

Submitted to Operation Disclosure | By Rinus Verhagen



Dear people, following the article of yesterday 11 Nov. 18 https://operationdisclosure.blogspot.com/2018/11/rinus-verhagen-time-for-change-is-now.html

Do I have an inspiration how we can speed up the stock market crash itself. I've made a blog about the smart meter and 5G, which dangers we are exposed to unasked for and unintentionally.

https://slimmemeter-g4-g5-g6.blogspot.com/ This section explains exactly what harmful effects it has on people, animals and nature.

Hold the CEO and the company liable, Telecom, Energy companies and Housing corporations that cooperate with this with a claim of 1000 per person per day. Encourage as many people as possible to file a claim with these companies.

As a result, this CEO will resign if he personally and his company receive a claim for unsolicited terror. The company will be rudderless and the stock market value will be reduced to zero by the mass of claims. This means that the whole fiat debt system will implode.

The RV/GCR can only start when the stock exchanges collapse, so we have a tool to do this.

Then people who have been promised funds can buy these companies from the bankruptcy, decentralize them and give the energy for free to the population.

The population now pays 80% of the bill and companies that use 80% only 20% of the bill. Companies will pay 100% and settle this with their products and services.

All personnel are employed by GESARA, which means that the entrepreneur can produce much cheaper. He will also receive an income from GESARA, whether he has ass...

21:36

Turkish investigative journalist reveals Khashoggi's final moments were spent begging for life while being choked to death with plastic bag Signs of the Times

Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi spent his last moments begging for a plastic bag to be removed from his head, according to a Turkish investigative journalist. The killing lasted for about seven minutes. In an interview with Al Jazeera, Nazif Karaman, the head of investigations at the Turkish Daily Sabah newspaper, cited audio recordings of Khashoggi's final words as he was being murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. According to Karaman, the recordings indicate that it took the killers about seven minutes to choke Khashoggi to death with a plastic bag placed over his head. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier said audio of Khashoggi's gruesome murder had been shared with Saudi Arabia, the US, the UK, France and Germany. Ankara has claimed to have the recording since the beginning of October, when the killing took place.

21:24

Who's the real American psycho? Promising new film coming soon about Dick Cheney Signs of the Times

Donald Trump is running wild - and running scared. He's such a menace that it's tempting to cheer any vituperative critic and grab any handy truncheon. But villainizing Trump should not entail sanitizing other malefactors. And we should acknowledge that the president is right on one point: For neocons, journalists, authors, political hacks and pundits, there is a financial incentive to demonize the president, not to mention an instant halo effect. Only Trump could get the pussy-hat crowd to fill Times Square to protest Jeff Sessions's firing.

21:23

'Xbox rage' sends game player on shooting spree; neighbor's home struck Signs of the Times

A Tennessee man was arrested Wednesday after he flew into a rage over an Xbox video game and fired over a dozen rounds from two different handguns into his bedroom ceiling and walls, a report said. Casey L. Jones, 30, had been playing on his Microsoft Xbox when he suddenly reached a breaking point, screaming at the game and smashing the console with his fist, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported, citing court records. Jones then went up to his bedroom nightstand, picked up a Springfield XDS handgun and fired several rounds into the ceiling, the paper reported. Jones proceeded to grab a second handgun, a Springfield XDM, and fired another volley through the walls. One of those rounds went through a window, striking a neighbor's house. Court records state Jones made threats of self-harm, which he has a history of making. An unidentified woman in the home at the time said there was no argument beforehand and he never turned the gun on her.

21:07

An American Veterans Endless Trips Back to Afghanistan Truthdig RSS

Im here in Chicago, 7,000 miles and 15 years away from Jalalabad, a desolate town in southwestern Afghanistan. Yet sometimes it seems to me as if it were yesterday, or even tomorrow, and anything but thousands of miles distant.

There are moments when it feels like I never left or maybe I mean, when it feels like it left with me, like Afghanistan and my once-upon-a-time life as a U.S. Army Ranger are all right here, right now, in my unheated garage workshop. Right here, right now, in fact, the sawdust is swirling as I run a two-inch slab of walnut through my lousy Ryobi table saw. The dust and the noise from that saw instantly bring to mind an image of an American helicopter landing in the Afghan countryside, not too far from Jalalabad. It all seems suddenly to flash before my eyes only the dust in Afghanistan was chalkier and finer than the dust from this walnut slab, which is old, but not Afghanistan old.

Each of those dusts has dry, earthy, almost sugary smells. Its hard right now for me to tell which is louder, the helicopter still in my head or the table saw in front of me. That helicopter is taking away two Afghan men with sandbags over their heads. Its dark out, but my night vision goggles make everything seem eerily bright green.

I helped snatch those two men or were they teenagers? from a house in the middle of the night. That was in May of 2003 and sometimes, right here in my workshop, I can still hear the screams of the little kids inside that house. Theyre louder than the helicopter, louder than the saw. Maybe one of those men had info that would help lead us to Osama bin Laden, then missing in action somewhere, it was believed, in Pakistan or so we were told anyway. My job wasnt to ask or understand; it was just to snatch people, sandbag them, and ship them out. Others higher up the chain of command would ask the questions under conditions that we now know and I guessed then were anything but pretty.

My own kids are three and five, probably close in age to those terrified children I glimpsed ever so briefly in that house and still cant get out of my head. My daughter and son couldnt be sweeter, but they do like to tell me no a lot. Sometimes they, too, scream and sometimes, when those screams set me off, I yell back, which is frustrating for me and unnerving for them, as well as my wife.  And so I find myself out in that garage more than she would like and more than I would like, too, since it often means that Ive taken that endlessly unnerving trip back to Afghanistan.

Try to remember what its like to be the kids age and parenting will be easier, my mom tells me when I complain. Being a parent, I guess, means being a good rememberer. The problem with remembering...

21:07

Hypocrite UK FM travels to Saudi Arabia for Khashoggi murder probe, 'end bloodshed in Yemen' Signs of the Times

UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt's Monday visit to Riyadh will be the first jaunt to Saudi Arabia by any top British official since the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, Reuters reported. Hunt will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to press for an end to the war in Yemen and to call on Saudi leaders to cooperate with an investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Reuters reported. The international community remain united in horror and outrage at the brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi one month ago. It is clearly unacceptable that the full circumstances behind his murder still remain unclear [...] We encourage the Saudi authorities to cooperate fully with the Turkish investigation into his death, so that we deliver justice for his family and the watching world [...] The human cost of war in Yemen is incalculable: with millions displaced, famine and disease rife and years of bloodshed, the only solution is now a political decision to...

21:06

Bangladesh urged to postpone plans to return Rohingya refugees RSS feed from www.oneworld.org

The Bangladesh government should postpone plans to return refugees to Myanmar until Rohingya rights in Myanmar are restored, says an international rights group.

21:00

WORLD WAR ONE: THE ELEVENTH HOUR OF THE ELEVENTH DAY OF THE ELEVENTH ... Giza Death Star

Yesterday, Sunday Nov. 11, 2018, was the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, when the guns on the Western Front []

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20:54

Restored Republic via a GCR as of Nov. 12, 2018 Operation Disclosure

Restored Republic via a GCR: Update as of Nov. 12, 2018

Compiled 12 Nov. 12:01 am EST by Judy Byington, MSW, LCSW, ret. CEO, Child Abuse Recovery, Author, Twenty Two Faces, Byingtons Before Its News articles on a Satanic Cabal CIA & Vatican-sponsored international Pedophile Child Trafficking Ring: http://beforeitsnews.com/contributor/pages/243/590/stories.html

Source: Dinar Chronicles

The below was a summary of information from the Internet. It would be up to the individual reader to do their own research and decide whether or not it was valid. Patience was a Virtue. Having Virtue was a sign of a good moral being. Good moral beings had the power to overcome evil and change the world.

Judy Note: What we think we know (likely to change on a daily, even hourly basis):

A. 800#s Release: Q has called this next week beginning Nov. 11 a week to remember. Sources have been ordered silent, though it was recently reported that voter fraud by Democratic Party officials before, during and after the Nov. 6 midterm elections would very soon be revealed through Sting Operations and mass arrests, while followed by a Stock Market collapse and NESARA/ GESARA announcement. During these events the RV and 800#s should come out.

B. Martial Law? On Nov. 11 Q posted: Timelines Change. Watch the Budget. Enemy @ the Front Door. USSS 'stay' alerts prevent travel. A Week To Remember. Q http://www.rumormillnews.com/cgi-bin/forum.cgi?read=111124

C. Upcoming Events: While all Tiers should go at same time, on Mon. Nov. 12 Tier 5 (the general public) was scheduled to begin exchanges. China recently made a public announcement that they would revalue their Yaun on that same Nov. 12Nov. 14 was the back wall for GCR, QFS and NESARA/ GESARA announcements, plus there would be an increase in purging of the Cabal. On Nov. 26 private transactions (platforms) would be liquidated.
...

20:45

Have CERN discovered a particle that 'threatens our understanding of reality'? Signs of the Times

There was a huge amount of excitement when the Higgs boson was first spotted back in 2012 - a discovery that bagged the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2013. The particle completed the so-called standard model, our current best theory of understanding nature at the level of particles. Now scientists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at Cern think they may have seen another particle, detected as a peak at a certain energy in the data, although the finding is yet to be confirmed. Again there's a lot of excitement among particle physicists, but this time it is mixed with a sense of anxiety. Unlike the Higgs particle, which confirmed our understanding of physical reality, this new particle seems to threaten it. The new result - consisting of a mysterious bump in the data at 28 GeV (a unit of energy) - has been published as a preprint on ArXiv. It is not yet in a peer-reviewed journal - but that's not a big issue. The LHC collaborations have very tight internal review procedures, and we can...

Has CERN discovered a particle that 'threatens our understanding of reality'? Signs of the Times

There was a huge amount of excitement when the Higgs boson was first spotted back in 2012 - a discovery that bagged the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2013. The particle completed the so-called standard model, our current best theory of understanding nature at the level of particles. Now scientists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at Cern think they may have seen another particle, detected as a peak at a certain energy in the data, although the finding is yet to be confirmed. Again there's a lot of excitement among particle physicists, but this time it is mixed with a sense of anxiety. Unlike the Higgs particle, which confirmed our understanding of physical reality, this new particle seems to threaten it. The new result - consisting of a mysterious bump in the data at 28 GeV (a unit of energy) - has been published as a preprint on ArXiv. It is not yet in a peer-reviewed journal - but that's not a big issue. The LHC collaborations have very tight internal review procedures, and we can...

20:20

Smew ducks in winter, video Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video shows feeding males and a female smew ducks in the Neman river in Belarus in winter.

20:12

Mark Twain, a staunch opponent of imperialism Signs of the Times

Mark Twain AKA Samuel Clemens ( 1835-1910) best known for his literary works like Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn, was also a man with deep rooted empathy for any underclass containing people of color. Few readers of his works realize that he was also a staunch opponent of imperialism, having been president of the Anti Imperialist League from 1901 to his death in 1910. Twain wrote about the treatment of the Chinese in San Francisco during the Civil War when he was a newspaper reporter. In 1865 he astonished many passersby, even those who fought for the abolition of slavery years earlier, when he chose to walk arm in arm through the San Francisco streets with the editor of the recently established Afro American newspaper, the Elevator. Of course, one of his most famous quotes was on his definition of politics: "To protect us from the crooks and scoundrels". He also said something that resonates so strongly today: Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people...

20:00

Managers: This is the best way to tell someone they didnt get the job Fast Company

When a candidate is really good but not the perfect fit right now, you should put a little extra thought into that rejection letter.

If youre a hiring manager or recruiter, chances are youre faced with a difficult decision when youre down to your final few candidates for a job. Perhaps youve found a winner, but youd like to keep other interviewees in mind for future job openings or freelance work. Or maybe you just dread penning rejection letters and would like to offer constructive feedback.

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20:00

ZAP/POOFness Report: "Ragged Old Flag" -- November 11, 2018 Operation Disclosure

" The Office of Poofness "

"Ragged Old Flag"

Johnny Cash

I walked through a county courthouse square
On a park bench an old man was sitting there
I said, your old courthouse is kinda run down
He said, naw, it'll do for our little town
I said, your old flagpole has leaned a little bit
And that's a ragged old flag you got hanging on it
He said, have a seat, and I sat down
Is this the first time you've been to our little town?
I said, I think it is
He said, I don't like to brag
But we're kinda proud of that ragged old flag
You see, we got a little hole in that flag there when
Washington took it across the Delaware
And it got powder-burned the night Francis Scott Key
Sat watching it writing say can you see
And it got a bad rip in New Orleans
With Packingham and Jackson tuggin' at its seams
And it almost fell at the Alamo
Beside the texas flag, but she waved on though
She got cut with a sword at Chancellorsville
And she got cut again at Shiloh Hill
There was Robert E. Lee, Beauregard, and Bragg
And the south wind blew hard on that ragged old flag
On Flanders field in World War one
She got a big hole from a Bertha gun
She turned blood red in World War Two
She hung limp and low a time or two
She was in Korea and Vietnam
...

19:55

Thousands of far-right marchers light a SEA OF FLARES in Poland blogfactory

ultra-nationalist crowds that flocked to Poland for its independence day march were seen performing Nazi salutes and burning flares at the event attended by staggering 200,000 people. Polish police, however, stood idly by.

Crowds of people, including various far-right groups, unleashed a sea of fire and smoke on the streets and squares of the Polish capital of Warsaw during an event marking a centenary of Polands independence on Sunday. Videos posted on social media show a Warsaw square being lit with thousands of red flares burnt by the marchers.

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19:29

Uganda case could have implications for internet shutdowns in Africa RSS feed from www.oneworld.org

Digital rights advocates in Uganda are finally getting their day in court.

19:27

California, USA wildfires, worst ever Dear Kitty. Some blog

Red Flag fire warnings currently in effect in California

By David Brown in the USA:

Statewide death toll rises to 31

California wildfire deadliest and most destructive in state history

12 November 2018

The death toll from wildfires ravaging Northern and Southern California has risen to 31. Thousands of homes and structures have been destroyed, and hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee from the spreading inferno.

The most destructive fire is in the norththe Camp Fire, which started under the power lines at Poe Dam in Butte County. Fueled by high winds and dry weather, the blaze quickly engulfed the nearby communities of Pulga and Concow, before reaching Paradise, a town of 26,000, shortly after students were beginning their school day. The entire city was forced into a panicked and unprepared evacuation. By Friday morning, Paradise had burned to the ground.

Part of the devastion in Paradise. Evacuation orders are not yet lifted

Harrowing pictures and video have been posted on social media of cars racing to escape as walls of flame bear down on all sides. Others had to abandon their cars and try to escape the flames on foot, while some did not make it.

With the death toll at 29, it is the deadliest wildfire in state history, the number of fatalities greater than the Griffith Park blaze in Los Angeles in 1933. At least two hundred more are missing.

The Camp Fire is also the most destructive in state history. At least 6,453 houses have been destroyed, along with Paradises hospital and retirement home. Both the destruction and the death toll are expected to rise as the fire continues to burn and officials begin to sort through the wreckage.

The Camp Fire erupted on the same day as the Hill and Woolsey fires in southern California, which together have forced the evacuation of over 260,000 people. Two deaths have been attributed to the fires in the south.

President Donald Trump responded to the fires by threatening to cut off federal funding. Billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the forests, he declared in a tweet on Saturday. Remedy now, or no more Fed p...

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Crucifying Julian Assange Truthdig RSS

Julian Assanges sanctuary in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London has been transformed into a little shop of horrors. He has been largely cut off from communicating with the outside world for the last seven months. His Ecuadorian citizenship, granted to him as an asylum seeker, is in the process of being revoked. His health is failing. He is being denied medical care. His efforts for legal redress have been crippled by the gag rules, including Ecuadorian orders that he cannot make public his conditions inside the embassy in fighting revocation of his Ecuadorian citizenship.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has refused to intercede on behalf of Assange, an Australian citizen, even though the new government in Ecuador, led by Lenn Morenowho calls Assange an inherited problem and an impediment to better relations with Washingtonis making the WikiLeaks founders life in the embassy unbearable. Almost daily, the embassy is imposing harsher conditions for Assange, including making him pay his medical bills, imposing arcane rules about how he must care for his cat and demanding that he perform a variety of demeaning housekeeping chores.

The Ecuadorians, reluctant to expel Assange after granting him political asylum and granting him citizenship, intend to make his existence so unpleasant he will agree to leave the embassy to be arrested by the British and extradited to the United States. The former president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, whose government granted the publisher political asylum, describes Assanges current living conditions as torture.

His mother, Christine Assange, said in a recent video appeal, Despite Julian being a multi-award-winning journalist, much loved and respected for courageously exposing serious, high-level crimes and corruption in the public interest, he is right now alone, sick, in painsilenced in solitary confinement, cut off from all contact and being tortured in the heart of London. The modern-day cage of political prisoners is no longer the Tower of London. Its the Ecuadorian Embassy.

Here are the facts, she went on. Julian has been detained nearly eight years without charge. Thats right. Without charge. For the past six years, the U.K. government has refused his request for access to basic health needs, fresh air, exercise, sunshine for vitamin D and access to proper dental and medical care. As a result, his health has seriously deteriorated. His examining doctors warned his detention conditions are life-threatening. A slow and cruel assassination is taking place before our very eyes in the embassy in London.

In 2016, after an in-depth investigation, the United Nations ruled that Julians legal and human rights have been violated on...

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This is the most interesting UI design of the year so far Fast Company

Created by a design student to make controlling privacy easier, it cleverly reimagines how to teach users to protect themselves.

Cookies are omnipresent online, and while some browsers block trackers automatically, most of us are followed by invisible eyes everywhere we go on the internet. The option to clear your cache or your cookies is buried in settings, subtly deterring users from cleaning them out.

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What Happens to the Water Bottles at the #Beirut Marathon? Blog Baladi

A lot of people yesterday during the Beirut Marathon become all of environmentally conscious and started sharing pictures of discarded water bottles on the side of the road. Tens of thousands of runners join the Marathon yearly, which means that tens if not hundreds of thousands of water bottles are consumed and its an unfortunate but common sight to see discarded bottles all over the place.

Nevertheless, a lot of environmental NGOs took part in this years edition and made sure all bottles were collected to be reused and/or recycled throughout the 5K & 8K races. This being said, bashing BMA for all these plastic bottles and even for road closures and traffic is uncalled for. However, I believe further initiatives need to be taken to make the race more sustainable and truly green as a lot of marathons around the world are banning plastic bottles all together.

All in all, the 16th Beirut Marathon edition is a great sporting event that we should all be proud of and encourage. The participants are running for unity, fun, glory, achievement, promoting wellness and healthy living, for causes and charitable organizations and more importantly for the benefit of Lebanon and all the Lebanese. Every year, we have new causes to run for, inspiring runners to look up to and new challenges to overcome.

So lets spread positivity for a change and cut down on the negativity

19:00

Winged Humanoid Observed in Fayette County, WV Terra Forming Terra




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This puts the time frames back a lot.  Makes the argument of a potential human system completely out of reach.  




There is nothing in the archeological record to support this life form so it is perhaps reasonable to wonder if this could be alien in origin. It still has antecedents in the gargoyle.

Otherwise it is an excellent look at this creature and it determines that it is large enough to depend largely on gliding.   Many other glimpses had left this aspect uncertain.




 


Winged Humanoid Observed in Fayette County, WV
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 

https://www.phantomsandmonsters.com/2018/10/winged-humanoid-observed-in-fayette.html?

I received the following account after posting Black Winged Humanoid Encounter Near Rockford, Illinois:


Hi Lon, hope things are going well. I read about the winged humanoid in your latest newsletter. I've been following these stories in your newsletter pretty closely. The newsletter that was in my inbox today really struck me, because I have seen something similar - the 'Jeepers Creepers' description was dead on.


Long story short, I don't remember the exact year, but this would've been the mid-80's. My best guess is 1985 or 1986. It was a summer evening in Oak Hill, West Virginia (Oak Hill is a small town in the south-central part of the state, about 15...

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Crowdsourced design needs to die Fast Company

It devalues design and designers themselves.

Behold the finalists for the next symbol of Mexico Citys government. These are the best ideas from a controversial public contest led by the citys new mayor-elect, Claudia Sheinbaum, who launched the contest in September with a first prize of 150,000 Mexican pesosor $7,353.

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The Pentagon's Plan to Dominate the Economy Terra Forming Terra



As i have stated many times, government prints money, then spends money and then taxes it back or relies on the credit system to  actually draw it down through interest charges which is offset with a moderate inflation.

Spending that mass of money to best effect has mostly been done through the military in which maximum productivity is possible except for that small fraction actually spent on war.  After that entitlements matter and then you struggle to get effective civilian programs.  My point though is that military spending has dominated our economy for a long time and employs the best and the brightest. 

There are still plenty of management difficulties particularly due to secrecy.

This is no plan and has been accepted for a long time.

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Tomgram: William Hartung, The Pentagon's Plan to Dominate the Economy 


http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176490/tomgram%3A_william_hartung%2C_the_pentagon%27s_plan_to_dominate_the_economy/#more


Back in the mid-1990s, I wrote the following in my book The End of Victory Culture, with memories of the American world of my 1940s and 1950s childhood in mind:
The worlds of the warrior and of abundance were, to my gaze, no more antithetical than they were to the corporate executives, university research scientists, and military officers who were using a rising military budget and the fear of communism to create a new national security economy.  An alliance between big industry, big science, and the military had been forged during World War II.  This alliance had blurred the boundaries between the military and the civilian by fusing a double set of desires: for technological breakthroughs leading to ever more instant weapons of destruction and to ever easier living.  The arms race and the race for the good life were now...

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What kind of self-destructive perfectionist are you? Fast Company

Spurred perhaps by social media, more people are classified as perfectionists. What are the costs and how can you break the paralysis thats killing your productivity?

Perfectionism is on the rise in younger generations, according to a study published in the Psychological Bulletin. Researchers from the University of Bath and York St. John University in the U.K. measured three types:
1. self-oriented, the irrational desire to be perfect.
2. socially prescribed, perceiving excessive expectations from others.
3. other-oriented, placing unrealistic standards on others.

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JFK jr as NEW AG? Terra Forming Terra



A lot has happened and is now happening, that it is difficult to know how to provide a coherent report.  Worse than that, not knowing the background makes it easy for a new reader to be dismissive.  In fact that is healthy. Otherwise i have nothing to say.

I have posted that a massive operation is presently underway that truly began decades ago and which includes Mil Intel in particular.  I do not use the phrase 'white hats' except to say men are doing their duty in face of a concerted long standing operation against the regime that is itself far older.  I myself perceived the existence of this threat many years ago as it slowly emerged.  To the point of wondering if Mil Intel was asleep which i considered unlikely.

The true enemy has operated secretly and has secured control over large swaths of the governing apparatus both in the USA and abroad.  They have done this with access to unlimited financial resources which includes willing ( or otherwise ) control of the central banking system.  The apparatus itself was surely produced by either or both of COMITERM and the NAZIS.  The intellectual infection was also introduced into the universities under various names, but all revering authoritarian socialism.  This infection has spread downward into the general education system itself where resistance is much weaker.

The counter attack is now in full tide and is about to erupt into our general consciousness. You must understand that very detailed planning is  been implemented and the enemy is resisting.

It may help to understand that Trump's Career was plausibly sponsored by the Kennedy fortune.  Put another way, certain things happened that can best be explained by a true silent partner.  It proves possible that JFK jr staged his death in an airplane crash in 9...

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New evidence of how the Norse became long-distance mariners Terra Forming Terra




 

I do not think that any of this was sudden but it does tell of the methodology that must trace back to before the Bronze Age.  Proofing a ship against worms and fouling has been a constant to today.

The viking Age was a natural response to opportunity created by the Roman Collapse itself in the West.  Recall this was also preceded by Celtic shipping superior to Roman shipping.  Thus we have around 500 AD the first real break in serious Sea protection in Western Europe.

The recipe sounds pretty obvious and also basic.  Adding seal oil to pine pitch may well make wood highly resistant to worms and fouling and experiments indicate as much..


New evidence of how the Norse became long-distance mariners

They made tar in industrial quantities, to coat ships hulls and sails

Nov 1st 2018
 

 ACCORDING TO THE Saga of Erik the Red, shipworm will not bore into the wood which has been smeared with the seal-tar. Viking scholars debate the precise meaning of seal in seal-tar. One interpretation is that the Scandinavian conquerors mixed tar, or pitch, with animal fat and some experiments suggest this may indeed keep shipworm at bay. What is clear is that tar was an important marine technology, and new finds suggest that a vast industry making it emerged at the beginning of the Viking era, helping enable their conquests.


The oldest tar pits in Sweden date from around 100AD to 400AD. The first were discovered in the early 2000s, and are found close to old settlements, suggesting that the tar was for coating houses and household items. It was made by stacking pine wood into conical pits a metre or two across, setting the wood on fire and covering it with turf and charcoal to encourage a slow combustion. In this way, the woods resin would turn to tar and drip out of the cones bottom into a buried container.



However, as Andreas Hennius, an archaeologist at Uppsala University, reports in this months Antiquity, around the eighth century something shifted. The pits got much biggerreaching eight to ten metres in diameterand moved far into the forest. These pits could have made between 200 and 300 litres of tar in a single production cycle.



Mr Hennius argues that the builders needed all this tar for ships. The eighth century was when sails arrived in Scandinavia. That, in his view, is no coincidence. Tar has been found on hulls, rigging and small fragments of sails from Viking vessels. It was used to waterproof the hulls...

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Nearly Every Mass Shooting In The Last 20 Years Shares One Thing In Common, and It Isnt Weapons WorldTruth.Tv

Nearly every mass shooting incident in the last twenty years, and multiple other instances of suicide and isolated shootings all share one thing in common, and its not the weapons used. The overwhelming evidence suggests the single largest common factor in all of these incidents is that all of the perpetrators were either actively taking powerful psychotropic drugs or had []

18:35

This Drybar of acupuncture wants to destress America Fast Company

WTHN has national ambitions to bring the ancient alternative medical practice to a new audience: wellness-obsessed millennials.

With alternative medicine getting more mainstream attention, its no surprise that one category is finally getting the Drybar treatment: acupuncture. The ancient practice of strategically inserting thin needles into the body is now found in a sleek, modern storefront in New Yorks Flatiron district, alongside boutique fitness studios, matcha cafs, and the shopping district dubbed athleisure row.

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Zuck pressured Facebook exec to hide his support of Trumpthen fired him, says report Fast Company

Oculus cofounder Palmer Luckeys support of the then-presidential candidate didnt sit well with Facebook.

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that sources close to Palmer Luckey, the cofounder of virtual reality startup Oculus that Facebook bought in 2016, was fired from the company for his political support of President Trump. In September 2016 it came to light that Luckey donated $10,000 to an anti-Hilary Clinton meme factory. Six months later, Luckey was fired from Facebookwith Mark Zuckerberg subsequently denying that Luckeys departure had anything to do with politics. But that wasnt true, according to sources who spoke to the Journal:

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Bizarre metals may help unlock mysteries of how Earth's magnetic field forms Signs of the Times

The dynamo effect that generates Earth's magnetic pull could also occur in Weyl metals Weird materials called Weyl metals might reveal the secrets of how Earth gets its magnetic field. The substances could generate a dynamo effect, the process by which a swirling, electrically conductive material creates a magnetic field, a team of scientists reports in the Oct. 26 Physical Review Letters. Dynamos are common in the universe, producing the magnetic fields of the Earth, the sun and other stars and galaxies. But scientists still don't fully understand the details of how dynamos create magnetic fields. And, unfortunately, making a dynamo in the lab is no easy task, requiring researchers to rapidly spin giant tanks of a liquefied metal, such as sodium (SN: 5/18/13, p. 26). First discovered in 2015, Weyl metals are topological materials, meaning that their behavior is governed by a branch of mathematics called topology, the study of shapes like doughnuts and knots (SN: 8/22/15, p. 11)....

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Self-driving cars will be for sex, scientists say Fast Company

Nearly 60% of all Americans have had sex in cars. Just wait until the cars can drive themselves.

Self-driving cars will change the way we travel and work. But according to researchers studying the potential implications of autonomous vehicles (AVs), they could also have a profound impact on another aspect of life: How we have sex.

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Your Netflix subscription could get cheaper Fast Company

The company will test a brand-new fourth tier to lure in new subscribers.

Thats because the company says it will begin testing lower-priced subscription plans in some markets, reports Bloomberg. The test is being done to see if lowering monthly subscription costs will help the company boost the number of subscribers. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings confirmed the tests in an interview on Friday.

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Winter is coming: Timelapse video shows 'snow tsunami' covering Siberian city Signs of the Times

An ominous video of a snow tsunami covering the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk reminds us to brace ourselves for the coming winter. This winter, before complaining about running out of your house to heat your car in the morning, consider that the unfortunate residents of Krasnoyarsk Siberia are currently lucky if they can get their door open in the first place. If it wasn't enough that the city's residents have to deal with temperatures as low as -50, on Sunday, the Siberian Times posted a timelapse video to their Twitter account which captures a massive snow cloud rolling over the city like a tsunami. The video has been viewed about 12,000 times, provoking awe over the power of nature, along with stress over the coming seasonal-struggles of winter.

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7,3 Millionen auslndische Touristen haben im vergangenen Jahr die Tschechische Republik besucht blogfactory

Mehr als 7,3 Millionen auslndische Touristen haben im vergangenen Jahr die Tschechische Republik besucht. Das ist die hchste Zahl in der Geschichte des Landes.

Foto: Kristna MakovFoto: Kristna Makov

Als Besucher wird gezhlt, wer mindestens eine Nacht in einem Hotel oder einer Pension in Tschechien bernachtet hat. Laut dem Leiter der Agentur CzechTourism, Rostislav Vondruka, kamen die meisten Gste erneut aus Deutschland. Aber ein deutlicher Anstieg wurde im vergangenen Jahr bei Touristen aus Brasilien, Russland und China verzeichnet. Die Chinesen sind auch am spendabelsten, sie geben die hchsten Geldbetrge in den hiesigen Geschften aus:

Dank ihren Einkufen tragen sie deutlich zur tschechischen Wirtschaft bei. Da sie aber nicht in so hoher Zahl anreisen, werden sie im Gesamtvolumen deutlich von den Russen berholt. Die Gste aus Russland kommen nicht nur um einzukaufen, sondern nutzen auch Dienstleistungen im Kurwesen. Ihre Ausgaben in den Geschften sind auch recht hoch, sie belegen den zweiten Platz hinter den Chinesen.

Foto: Kristna MakovFoto: Kristna Makov

Rund 160.000 Touristen sind im vergangenen Jahr aus China nach Tschechien gereist. Das sind 13 Prozent mehr als im Vorjahr. Es kommen aber auch immer mehr Gste aus Neuseeland und Australien. Die Zahl der Touristen aus Singapur stieg im Jahresvergleich sogar um 55 Prozent.

Insgesamt haben 13,9 Millionen Tschechen und Auslnder im Jahr 2013 in Hotels und Pensionen bernachtet. Die Gastzahlen stiegen damit um 1,6 Prozent, die Zahl der bernachtungen fiel jedoch um 0,6 Prozent auf durchschnittlich 2,8 Nchte.

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17:41

Twitter is considering an edit buttonbut for typos only Fast Company

An edit button on Twitter could be a dangerous thing.

An edit button is something many Twitter users have been clamoring for for some time. The need for such is obvious if youve ever published a tweet and minutes later discovered a typo in it. If so, your only option is to delete the tweet and repost it as fresh. Of course, any likes or retweets your typo-laden original tweet got will be lost.

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Remembering the Peace Makers: What the Armistice Commemorations Forgot Dissident Voice

Those in the war industry and the business of commemorating the dead have little time for peace, even as they supposedly celebrate it. For them, peace is the enemy as much as armed opposing combatants, if not more so. Dr Brendan Nelson of the Australian War Memorial is every bit the propagandist in this regard, encased in armour of permanent reminder: Do not forget the sacrifice; do not forget the slaughter.  The issue is how war, not peace, is commemorated.

That theme was repeated, for the most part, in Paris on November 11.  US President Donald Trump spoke of our sacred obligation to memorialise our fallen heroes.  French President Emmanuel Macron marked the 100th anniversary of the Great War by having a dig at nationalism, calling it a betrayal of patriotism (is there a difference?).  The nationalists, he warned, were getting busy, these old demons coming back to wreak chaos and death.  The intellectuals (and here, he alluded to Julien Bendas 1927 classic, La trahison des clercs) were at risk of capitulating.

But Macron, rather slyly, was hoping that the French obsession with universal values would somehow render his message less parochial: to be French was to be an internationalist, not a tunnel-visioned, rabid nationalist.  The soldiers who perished in the Great War did so in the defence of Frances universal values in order to repudiate the selfishness of nationals only looking after their own interests.  Much room for disagreement on that score, and Marine Le Pen would have been a suitable corrective.

The peace activities of the Great War, asphyxiated, smothered and derided in texts and official narratives, are rarely discussed in the mass marketed solemnity of commemorations.  The writings of those prophets who warned that any adventurism such as what transpired in 1914 would be met with immeasurable suffering are also conspicuously absent.  Jean de Bloc, whose magisterial multi-volume The Future of War appeared in 1898 in Russian, found it impossible that Europes leaders would embark on a conflict against each other; to do so would cause humanity a great moral evil civil order will be threatened by new theories of social revolution. The end would be catastrophic.  How many flourishing countries will be turned into wilderness and rich cities into ruins! How many tears will be shed, how many will be left in beggary!

These sceptics were the enlightened ones, scorned for not having the sense of fun that comes with joining battle and being butchered in the name of some vague patriotic sentiment.  If human beings are animals at play, then play to the death, if need be the rational ones were sidelined, persecuted and hounde...

17:36

Amsterdam gets tough on its b&b rip offs blogfactory

After bringing in new rules to tackle Airbnb, Amsterdam officials are now planning to get tough on traditional bed and breakfast providers, local broadcaster AT5 reported.

 

From 2020, people who offer bed and breakfast in their own homes will have to have a special council licence to do so. The council says the measure is necessary because the clampdown on Airbnb has led to a rise in the number of bed and breakfast operations.

 

This is needed to prevent lots of homes being used as hotels, the city said. Homes are first and foremost meant to be lived in. People who already offer bed and breakfast to tourists will not necessarily get a licence to continue but officials will bring in a transition period for people affected by the change.

 

A spokesman for the b&b owners association Amsterdam Gastvrij said that some 50% of Amsterdam tourists only come for the day and more than 90% who stay over use a hotel. And we are building 8,000 more hotel rooms, Hans Onno van den Berg told AT5. The city is trying to drain an ocean using a straw by focusing on b&bs, he said. The problems of tourism are not down to private landlords.

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Bush family financed Hitler and supported Third Reich blogfactory

Bush family supported Third Reich

The GW Bush Gang, IG Farben 2001 by Robert Lederman

What my cabinet shows is that I am not afraid to surround myself with strong and competent peoplea good executive is one that understands how to recruit people and how to delegate authority and responsibility. GW Bush 1/2/2001

As promised GW Bush has recruited competent and experienced advisors. Despite their seeming diversity however they have a common denominator. The America they reflect is the oil, pharmaceutical, armament, Wall Street and eugenics interests long associated with the Bush family.

Seventy years ago a similar configuration of oil, pharmaceutical, chemical, military supply and eugenics interests were organized by Wall Street into IG Farben/Standard Oil-Hitlers industrial powerhouse. To grasp the real significance of what GW Bushs cabinet has been brought together to accomplish it is essential to understand the history of IG Farben, its relationship with American corporations and how together they applied modern technology to the task of eugenics or scientific racism.

According to former US Justice Dept. Nazi War Crimes prosecutor John Loftus -who is today the director of the Florida Holocaust Museum- The Bush family fortune came from the Third Reich,
-Sarasota Herald-Tribune 11/11/2000

http://www.newscoast.com/headlinesstory2.cfm?ID=35115

Along with the Rockefellers (Standard Oil, Chase Manhattan Bank), Mellons (Gulf Oil, Alcoa Aluminum), DuPonts (DuPont Chemicals), General Motors and Henry Ford, banks and shipping companies operated by the Bush family were crucial players in setting up the industrial power behind the Third Reich. These companies poured hundreds of millions of dollars into IG Farben and provided it with technology for tactically-essential synthetic materials while withholding the same materials and patents from the US government.

The Rockefeller family, long aligned with the Bushes, owned Standard Oil. Through a stock transfer they became half owners of Germanys IG Farben with Farben likewise owning almost half of Standard Oil. According to the Encyclopedia Brittanica, IG Farben built and operated more than 40 concentration camps in Nazi-occupied Europe, including Auschwitz.

At their slave labor/factory/death camps chemicals, weapons, drugs, synthetic fuels and other materials vital to the Nazi war effort were manufactured. In addition, eugenicists like Dr. Josef Mengele used the human subjects in the camps for experiments the data from which are today the basis for many drugs marketed by the pharmaceutical industry-not too surprising in light of the fact that more Americans die from prescription drugs than from any other single cause.

At the end of WWII the allies split up IG Farben into companies that are now the top...

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Inside story: the Bush gang blogfactory

Barrick Gold, caught scrambling for loot amid the corpses in
Zaire, is a corporate front for the George Bush-allied covert
political apparatus. The Canada-based Barrick is Bushs only
known current business enterprise. The company, which
Bush now personally leads, was created by Bushs political
partners-British elite narcotics financiers, and arms traffickers
and money launderers.
Using the influence of this political faction, Barrick acquired
important interests, first in the United States, then in
Canada and South America. In South America, as Barrick
boasts in its 1995 annual report, the company has an aggressive,
long-term approach, with mines and projects established
in strategic locations in Argentina, Chile, Peru, Bolivia, and
Brazil. Almost two-thirds of the exploration and development
drilling budget will be spent in South America, where
the company has decided to focus its efforts, the annual
report states. In addition, with its intended conquests in Indonesia
and Africa, the firm now says it aims to move from third
to first among the worlds largest gold mining companies.
We present here the results of EIRs investigation of the
Bush company, centering on the following principal figures:
George Herbert Walker Bush, whose father was a partner
in the powerful London-controlled private banking firm
Brown Brothers Harriman. Relevant to the Barrick story,
Bush was U.S. vice president and chief of covert operations
in the Reagan-Bush (1981-89) administration, and U.S. President
(1989-93). As a former President and power broker, Bush
is Barrick Gold Corp. s chief lobbyist, a stockholder in Barrick,
and honorary senior adviser to Barricks international
advisory board.
Adnan Khashoggi, a Bush-allied Saudi billionaire and
arms trafficker, founder of the Barrick Gold Corp.; famous
for his illegal weapons sales to Iran.
Peter Munk, a business failure who became a protege of
the British royal family, and Khashoggis partner. Munk is
chairman of Barrick Gold Corp.
Brian Mulroney, Canadian prime minister (1984-93)
and George Bushs errand boy; Barrick Gold lobbyist and
director, Bushs lieutenant on the Barrick international advisory
board.
Barrick Gold was founded in Toronto, Canada, in 1983
The majority investment in the firm was held by Khashoggi
and his arms-trafficking partners, who were just then gearing
up the Iran-Israel-Nicaragua guns and cocaine tangle which
would explode in 1986 as the Iran-Contra scandal.
The nominal chief of Barrick Gold was Peter Munk, a
Hungarian Jewish immigrant who had repeatedly died as a
Peter Munk and
Londons hit squad...

17:10

Did Aliens Visit Earth 250,000 Years Ago? This Piece of UFO Has Divided Opinions WorldTruth.Tv

A piece of aluminum found in Romania that looks like a purpose built component has reportedly been dated as 250,000 years old. Speculation is that it belongs to aliens, as aluminum wasnt produced by mankind until 200 years ago. Others disagree, however. The 20 cm long object, comprised of 90 percent aluminum, appears to have []

17:08

Are We Are Entering the Late 2007 Stage For the Financial System? blogfactory

Its looking more and more like 2007 all over again.

Once again, the economy appears  to be roaring as it enters the late stages of a major credit expansion. Once again this late stage credit expansion is entering the inflationary blow off top. And once again, growth sectors of the markets are flashing that big trouble is lurking just beneath the surface.

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Take a look at  the S&P 500.

Does this scream explosive growth to you?

17:07

CNN newsroom in New York evacuated due to suspicious package blogfactory

Time Warner Center in New York, which hosts CNN offices, has been evacuated over a suspicious package report. This comes a few hours after mail bombs were intercepted at Barack Obamas office and the Clintons home.
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The NYPD is investigating the package found at the Time Warner Center, CNN said, citing sources within law enforcement. The network added that it evacuated its newsroom as a precaution.

FBI Warns Of Possible Terror Attack On Subway System During The Holidays

The Secret Service said earlier on Wednesday that bombs sent to the house of former President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary in Westchester County, New York, and the office of former President Barack Obama in Washington, DC were intercep...

17:01

The Great Lakes And Unexpected Consequences Of Human Interventions La Paz Group

9780393355550_300.jpegI was not aware of this book until listening today to its author spend an hour talking about it. And that happened because of a radio program that I listened to during graduate school, which like most radio shows is now available as a podcast. The discussion was all about unintended ecological consequences of what seemed like smart decisions at the time, going back centuries and up to the present day.

It was interesting enough to search for more information about the book. In the process I found a book club that in turn led me to the book review that is just what I was looking for to complement the author interview:

In the oceanic depths of the Great Lakes, life and death swirl like coffee and cream. Growing up on the western shores of Lake Michigan, I knew this instinctively. The lake provided our drinking water and a place to cool off in the summer, but it also occasionally coughed up millions of small dead fish called alewives, which littered the shoreline, giving off an aquarial reek.

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17:00

Inside the lab where Impossible Foods makes its plant-based blood Fast Company

The companys faux-beef will soon be available in storesand its still working to get even closer to a plant-based product that can fool meat eaters into thinking theyre eating a real burger.

Inside an office at Impossible Foods Silicon Valley R&D center, a researcher holds up what looks like a bowl of blood and a spoon. This is heme, she says. It was made with a protein found in the roots of soybean plants, but it has the same slightly metallic taste and the aroma of blood. And its the innovation that has given the Impossible Burger its meteoric rise.

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Intense confrontation continues in Gaza as Hamas responds to IDF operation blogfactory

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 A.M.) It has been a long morning in Gaza as both the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and Hamas continue to exchange attacks after several hours of hostilities.

According to local activists, at least 17 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards the Israeli settlements near Ahkelon and Sderot.

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Of the 17 missiles fired from Gaza, at least three of them were intercepted by the Israeli Iron Dome defense system, the activists added.

The Israeli Air Force is now flying over the Gaza Strip as more airstrikes are expected to come.

 

The hostilities began last night when the Israeli Special Forces killed a Hamas commander in the Gaza Strip.

An intense bombardment would ensue after the Hamas commander was killed; this would result in one Israeli soldier and six Palestinians killed.

US-Israel Conclude 5-Day Missile Defense Tech Drill.The five-day drill aimed to validate the integrated architecture of all US and Israeli active defense assets deployed or soon to be deployed in the event of sustained rocket and missile attacks

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Lawmakers Propose Social Media Hate Speech Checks Before Gun Purchases CLG News

Lawmakers Propose Social Media Hate Speech Checks Before Gun Purchases | 04 Nov 2018 | Lawmakers in New York have begun drafting legislation that would require potential gun owners to have the past three years of their social media reviewed before they were granted permission to own a firearm. Eric Adams, the president of Brooklyn Borough, and state Senator Kevin Palmer are currently writing the proposed legislation, which would give law enforcement authorities the power to check up to three years of an individuals social media accounts and internet search history before they are allowed to buy a gun, WCBS Newsradio 880 reported.

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BRICS: A Future in Limbo? Dissident Voice

The BRICS are not what they intended to be, never really were.

Today its clear that fascist-turned Brazil is out so we are at RICS. There is not much to argue about. The worlds fifth largest economy, Brazil, has failed and betrayed the concept of the BRICS and the world at large. Whether you consider South Africa as a valid member of the BRICS is also questionable. Much of SAs social injustice has actually become worse since the end of apartheid. Ending apartheid was a mere political and legal exercise.

Distribution of power and money in SA have not really changed. To the contrary, it worsened. 80% of all land is still in the hands of white farmers. This is what President Cyril Ramaphosa wants to change drastically, by confiscating white farmers land without compensation and re-distribute it to black farmers, who have no formation of how to run these farms. This is not only utterly unjust and will create internal conflicts, the last thing SA needs, but it is also very inefficient, as farming and agricultural production will decline most likely drastically and SA, a potential exporter of farm and agricultural goods, will become a net importer, a serious hit on South Africans economy.

The principle of redistributing land to the black African society is a solid one. But not by force and not by confiscation without compensation, nor without an elaborate training program for African farmers to lead to a peaceful transfer all of which does takes time and cannot happen over-night. There are too many example of hush-hush land reforms that failed miserably and actually plunged entire societies into poverty and famine. Land reforms YES, but planned and well organized and strategized. Land reforms are long-term propositions. To be successful, they dont happen over night.

On a recent trip to SA, I spoke to several black people, including especially women from townships; i.e., SOWETO, who said they were better off under apartheid.

It is not a scientific statistic, but the fact that some black people dare say that the system that atrociously discriminated, exploited and raped them, was better than todays non-apartheid system, is significant. It is a sad testimony to a generation of SAs democracy.

So, now we could say, the BRICS are down to RIC Russia, India and China.

Does India deserve to belong to a club that has as a goal equality and solidarity?

The caste system, about which very little is written, is a horrible, horrible mechanism of discrimination. And there are no efforts under way to abolish it. To the contrary. The Indian elite likes it it provides cheap labor. Its actually legalized slavehood, totally submissive to the upper class, the higher castes. Its cultural, they say. Is such injustice excusable under principles of tradition? Hardly. Especially as this cultural tradition serves only a small upper class, is devoid of any compassion and has absolu...

16:43

Chinas Singles Day brings in a record-breaking $30 billion Fast Company

Alibaba says it processed $1 billion in sales this year in just one minute and 25 seconds.

Singles Day is (also known as Double 11 because it takes place on November 11, or 11/11 every year) is a Chinese holiday that began in 1993 and celebrates the pride in being alone, or single. The shopping holiday took place on Sunday and smashed its previous record of $25 billion in sales in 2017. 2018s Singles Day saw Alibaba, which dominates the holiday in China, take in a record haul of 213.5 billion yuan ($30.7 billion) in just one 24-hour period, reports Reuters.

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Sikh Soldiers Memorial In UK Vandalised Hours After World War I Tribute blogfactory

The 10-foot-high statue in UK depicts a Sikh soldier of the 15th Sikh battalion during World War I

Chandigarh: 

Condemning the vandalism at UKs newly inaugurated Indian War Memorial, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has called for strict action against the culprits of the apparent racial attack on the occasion of the World War I centenary.

The vandalism of the 10-foot-high statue, depicting a Sikh soldier of the 15th Sikh battalion, symbolic of the contribution of South Asian soldiers to World War I, was outrageous, said the chief minister said in a statement while expressing serious concern and distress over the incident.

The incident comes in the backdrop of a series of racial attacks against Sikhs in the UK and other Western nations in recent months.

The statue was unveiled last Sunday and was damaged hours before a planned remembrance event to honour the Sikhs soldiers who laid down their lives during the Great War.

Over 74,000 soldiers from India died during World War I and several events were being organised in various countries to commemorate the sacrifices of soldiers from around the world who participated in the war effort between 1914 and 1918, as part of the centenary of the Great War.

The chief minister said that the shocking and horrific act was a clear attempt by racist elements to undermine the contribution of Sikhs soldiers to the war and to create an environment of hatred and enmity against the community.

The anguish of the Sikh community over the incident was understandable, he added, urging the UK authorities to go all out to identify and punish the culprits.

Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Smethwick had donated around 20,000 pounds for the bronze sculpture, while the local Sandwell Council had invested in creating the public space with seating and lighting to house the new monument.

The inaugural event was attended by hundreds, including Labour Party MP Preet Kaur Gill, the UKs first female Sikh MP.

Mr Singh said that more than the financial loss, it was the pain caused to the sentiments of the Sikh community, which had lost thousands of men to the war, in distant lands, far from their homes.

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Chinas First AI TV Anchor Armstrong Economics

China has scored a real first and it may be an answer to the FAKE NEWS problem in the United States and Europe. A TV anchor has joined a Chinese news agency who is not human. Chinas state-run Xinhua News Agency has launched an artificial intelligence (AI), anchor. English AI Anchor debuted Thursday at the World Internet Conference in the countrys eastern Zhejiang Province.

Modeled on the agencys Zhang Zhao presenter, the new anchor learns from live videos and is able to work 24 hours a day, reporting via social media and on the Xinhua website. He learns from live broadcasting videos by himself and can read texts as naturally as a professional news anchor, the company said in an online statement.

Now if we can do this for politicians and judges, it will end war and injustice!!!!

We were granted our Business license in China and they are quite thrilled to have an AI computer that writes analytical reports on Chinese equities, markets, and currencies. We too are thrilled to have the largest forecasting operation on the Chinese markets that is completely computer driven without human biases.

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The Realist View of the Midterms Armstrong Economics

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Your take on the midterm elections is that the Democrats really failed and simply won a symbolic victory?

Thank you

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ANSWER: Yes. The Democrats keep making lower highs and deeper lows. They do not review the major trend nor are they willing to revise their central theme.  While the Democrats won the majority in the US House of Representatives can blow their horn really loudly, there is a far more important shift in domestic power balance has taken place. Trumps gains in the Senate demonstrate that his election was not a fluke. The FOX poll that showed more Republicans identified with Trump than the Republican Party demonstrates above all the trend is away from both party mantras. We truly are moving more in the direction of a third party trend rejecting career politicians on both sides.

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Escape From The Infomatrix Dissident Voice

For four long months Ive been in hiding from The Infomatrix.  Inspired both by a dire need for inner peace and an article titled: Society is Made of Narrative.  Realizing This Is Awakening From The Matrix by Caitlin Johnstone, Ive gone into nearly complete informational and electronic detox.  No television, no radio, no internet (except a short email visit daily), no books, no magazines, no political circus, no celebrity gossip, no sports scores, no incessant and obnoxious advertisements, no mindless chatter, none of Empires Official Narrative.  Only music fills the air and beautifies the passage of time in my home.

The result has been many hours of introspection, and a rethinking of how a seventy year old hippie might use his last few fading years on this planet more productively.  Sadly, I came to realize that, even though Ive long considered myself separate from, and even immune from The Infomatrix, complete escape is nearly impossible  I was sucked into the narrative each time I marched for a cause.  I was sucked into the narrative every time I wrote an article examining or dissecting the narrative.  Ive long been unknowingly and inadvertantly distracted by the shiny, sparkling objects of Empire, but have now begun writing my own narrative.

My new narrative is an unfinished project.  The Age of Aquarius kicked off to a strong start back about a half century ago, but stopped far short of accomplishing all those elusive hopes and dreams of peace on earth, good will to all people.  We marched defiantly in the streets of Amerika, burning the flags of the criminal Empire which terrorized Southeast Asia for power and profit.  We threw our bodies upon the gears of draft boards which sought our complicity in their crimes.  We broke windows, disrupted traffic, interrupted commerce, and as we burned our draft cards, lit a small flame of Amerikan consciousness, and finally saw an end to The Vietnam War.  Then, with our asses out of harms way, we cut our hair and went to work for the system which needed more and more Vietnams to continue business as usual.  But its wars became much more low key  Which of us really knew where Grenada is?  The bloody spectacles of Vietnam would never again be displayed on the nightly news.  War became sanitized, and more of a fireworks show as far as most folks were concerned.  The rockets red glare, the bombs bursting in air, gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.  There was something oddly patriotic about all the bombing, in a very sick way, and few of us gave pause to consider the dead, dismembered bodies in its wake.

My new narrative is all about finishing the project, and remembering that this was supposed to be The Age of Aquarius, but this so-called land of the free and brave never really set foot outside The Age of Darkness and Death.  You remember The Age of Aquarius, dont you?  That Never-Neverland w...

16:01

Italy Refuses to Yield to Brussels Is Another Exit in the Works? Armstrong Economics

Italy is arguing that it will retain its budget and refers to how both France and Germany exceeded their budgets and the Commission disregard the Maastricht treaty rules in the case of both countries. In the budget dispute, the Italian government was not deterred by the threat of penalties from the European Commission. Finance Minister Giovanni Tria said last week that Italy would commit economic suicide to stick to the plans of the previous government to reduce the deficit. Once again, anyone who really reviews the EU structure in an unbiased manner will see that the crisis stems from the plain fact that the FAILURE to consolidate the debts from the outset means that the EU Commission sticks its nose into every budget of each member.

In the USA the result of a federal budget and debt means that each state is on its own. Their budget is of no interest to Washington. In the case of the EU, each member state prints its own Euros not the ECB. That means the EU Commission acts like a dictator applying the same rules to everyone regardless of the local social needs. This is why the Euro will fail. It is NOT a structure remotely similar to the USA despite they pretended it would reap the same benefit by just a single currency.

Eventually, Ital will be forced to choose between its people and the dictatorship of Brussels. That will be another whole level of political chaos next year.

16:00

This new, small Kind bar offers an alternative to other snack-size treats Fast Company

After tussling with the FDA about the definition of healthy, Kinds new Minis are up front about their nutrition.

Kind bars just released six mini-size snack bars. Each contains 100 calories or less, and more protein and fiber than many reduced-portion cookie, chips, or cracker options. Every single flavor also contains either dark chocolate or caramelsometimes both.

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16:00

Facebook Fired Oculus Founder For His Political Beliefs And Pro-Trump Donations BlackListed News

Every so often, Silicon Valley's virtue-signaling, shadowbanning, anti-conservative media titans appear in Congress or devise a quick PR campaign to show to the world just how truly impartial they are with zero liberal bias. And every single time it backfires as their true ideological face quickly emerges from behind a fake, hypocritical mask. Take the case of former Facebook executive, Oculus co-founder and virtual-reality wunderkind Palmer Luckey, who was a rising star of Silicon Valley when, at the height of the 2016 presidential contest, he donated a modest $10,000 to an anti-Hillary Clinton group. His donation sparked a backlash from his colleagues, which then led to him being put on leave, and six months later he was fired. 

Israel kills 7 during Gaza raid, Israeli officer killed BlackListed News

Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in air strikes and an undercover raid that Hamas said targeted one of its commanders and the Israeli military said left one of its officers dead, Reuters reports. The Israeli incursion and air attacks drew rocket fire from the Hamas-controlled enclave, with sirens sounding in Israeli communities along the border. The military said its defences intercepted two of the launches. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage on the Israeli side of the frontier.

Bomb squad responds to suspicious package at Fort Lauderdale airport, Florida BlackListed News

Broward County Sheriff's deputies and a bomb squad responded to reports of a suspicious package at the Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport in Florida. The airport was put on lockdown for about an hour.

WSJ Calls It: Hillary Will Run Again In 2020 BlackListed News

Is this the "soft" declaration for Hillary Clinton's bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination?

Another Saudi Journalist Tortured To Death After Online Identity Exposed By Regional Twitter HQAnoth BlackListed News

Another Saudi journalist was reported tortured and killed at the hands of Saudi authorities last week, but this time the Saudis may have actually had assistance from Twitter in uncovering the identity behind a controversial account which led to the detention of the journalist. 

Khashoggis Last Words Revealed As Turkish Media Plans To Publish Audio Death Tape BlackListed News

A day after President Tayyip Erdogan dropped the latest bombshell related to the Saudi murder of Jamal Khashoggi, saying Turkey had handed over an audio recording of the journalist's brutal slaying inside the Istanbul consulate to the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Germany, France and Britain, the contents of Khashoggi's last words have emerged.

RFK Jr. wins case against U.S. government for vaccine safety violations BlackListed News

Del Bigtree, founder of Informed Consent Action Network (ICAN), teamed up with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to take on the U.S. government by filing suit against the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for vaccine safety violations and they won. This is big news for all concerned with the topic of vaccine safety. It turns out the federal agency has been neglecting their vaccine safety obligations for over 30 years. The lawsuit brought by RFK Jr. is evidence that vaccine safety as we know it is nothing more than a sham.

One Company Wants To Implant Microchips Into The Hands Of Hundreds Of Thousands Of Global Workers BlackListed News

At one time, the idea that large numbers of people would willingly allow themselves to have microchips implanted into their hands seemed a bit crazy, but now it has become a reality.  Thousands of tech enthusiasts all across Europe have already had microchips implanted, and now a Swedish company is working with very large global employers to implement this on the corporate level.  In fact, Biohax recently told one of the biggest newspapers in the UK that they have been talking with a major financial services firm that has  hundreds of thousands of employees

15:40

Impossible to Regulate Deregulated Charter Schools Dissident Voice

Regulations have to do with what is allowed and what is not allowed. They establish what an individual, organization, or business can or cannot do. Regulations shape behaviors, actions, conduct, aims, and outcomes.

Regulations are often used in self-serving ways by different factions of the rich to benefit themselves while disadvantaging other wealthy competitors. Those with the most political-economic power hold sway and fashion regulations as they alone see fit. As in other spheres of capitalist life, might makes right. Power, not reason or principles, dominates affairs. The main point is that regulations, like laws and policies, are always political. They have a class character to them. Regulations are not neutral or above class interests because we do not live in a classless society.

The main question is who is creating or eliminating regulations and for what aims? The key issue is not whether regulations are good or bad, per se, or how many or how few there are, but which one of the two major classes in society do they serve? Regulations are a tool of class warfare. There is a big difference, for example, between capital-centered regulations verses human-centered regulations. The former serve the wealthy few who dominate society while the latter serve the common good.

Regulations and regulators have, of course, frequently failed to block many bad behaviors and problems. Regulation does not always work. Regulation does not automatically guarantee quality or progress. A major example of the failure of regulations and regulators is the Wall Street engineered economic crash of 2008 that has left most economies in awful shape for the last 10 yearswith no real and sustainable improvement in sight. Indeed, it appears that there is no returning to even substandard pre-2008 economic levels. Multiple regulatory agencies that have been around for decades did not prevent this still-unfolding economic catastrophe that the mainstream media keeps trying to downplay.

In todays context, having no regulations (deregulation) guarantees chaos, anarchy, and violencekey features of the free market. A rules-free environment ensures that only the strongest and fittest survive within the free market while the majority keeps losing. Deregulation has little to do with accountability, innovation, or prosperity and security for all.

Since the late 1970s deregulation has been a major feature of the neoliberal antisocial offensive of the rich to counter the inevitable falling rate of profit under capitalism. Governments at home and abroad have been wreaking havoc in their societies as a result of phony austerity agendas launched to save the rich. Deregulation goes hand in hand with privatization, a major form of which is contracting. Deregulating public agencies and enterprises (e.g., education) allows for greater privatization, often through contracting and public-private partnersh...

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CNN Threatens To Sue White House Over Cry Baby Jim Acostas Suspension News Punch

CNN is gearing up to sue the Trump administration after Jim Acostas permanent press credentials to the White house were suspended following his assault of a young female intern.  Former ABC News reporter appeared Sunday [...]

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15:15

Alarm Over Talks to Implant UK Employees with Microchips cryptogon.com

Via: Guardian: Britains biggest employer organisation and main trade union body have sounded the alarm over the prospect of British companies implanting staff with microchips to improve security. UK firm BioTeq, which offers the implants to businesses and individuals, has already fitted 150 implants in the UK. The tiny chips, implanted in the flesh between []

15:12

Scientist Jailed After Discovering Deadly Viruses Are Delivered Through Vaccines News Punch

Molecular biologist Dr. Judy A. Mikovits was thrown in prison after discovering evidence that deadly retroviruses are transmitted through vaccines given to humans.  In a disturbing true story first published by Natural News, Dr. Mikovits [...]

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15:06

UK Corporations Preparing To Introduce Mandatory Microchips For Employees News Punch

Large British companies are planning to implant microchips in staff in order to spy on employees and prevent them doing anything against company policy.  Swedish company Biohax is in talks with a number of huge [...]

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15:02

Underage Teens Voted In Florida Election, Election Official Claims News Punch

People under the age of 18 illegally voted in the midterm elections in Florida, according to newly discovered data. According to journalist Patrick Howley at Big League Politics, a whistleblower who saw official voter information [...]

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14:56

46 Die In Apocalyptic California Wildfires; Tens Of Thousands Evacuate News Punch

As the wildfires continue to spread across California, 46 residents from Paradise are now feared dead after the town got destroyed in the inferno. So far, officials have confirmed that eleven people are dead, with [...]

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14:38

CNN to file lawsuit over White House Acosta ban Signs of the Times

CNN seems to be setting the wheels in motion for a lawsuit against the White House regarding the revocation of reporter Jim Acosta's press credentials. Appearing on CNN's "Reliable Sources" this Sunday, ABC's former White House correspondent Sam Donaldson made the claim that Jim Acosta and CNN had already filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the White House's decision to revoke the reporter's press pass. "I hope I'm not mistaken, but it's my understanding that CNN and Acosta have sued, that there will be a court hearing on Tuesday on this very matter that we've been discussing," Donaldson said. Donaldson claims that he has already been asked to prepare an affidavit to be submitted to court, likely due to Donaldson's own reputation for confrontation with the White House, including trading personal insults with President George Bush in 2006.

14:25

Firefighters battle Santa Ana winds, 170,000 Los Angeles residents still under evacuation blogfactory

The Woolsey Fire has scorched 83,275 acres and devoured more than 175 structures.

As firefighters race to control the Woolsey Fire, mandatory evacuation orders remain in effect for approximately 170,000 residents of Los Angeles County, from Malibu to West Hills in the San Fernando Valley.

The Woolsey Fire is still burning in spots on both sides of the 101 freeway. It has torched hillsides and coastline across 83,275 acres of Los Angeles and Ventura counties, and destroyed more than 170 buildings in the beaches, canyons, and Valley. Containmentstands at 10 percent.

On Sunday, firefighters extinguished flare-ups and kept a hold on the fires perimeter, stopping it from spreading south into communities like Pacific Palisades, said Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby. He noted that there were no new reports of homes burning down.

Today was a better day, he said.

But, Osby cautioned: Were not out of the woods tonight.

Powerful Santa Ana winds are forecasted to kick up again later tonight, posing a major threat. Wind gusts can easily fan embers and ignite dry brush.

None of the mandatory evacuation orders issued for the Woolsey Fire since Friday have been lifted in LA County, and approximately 57,000 structures in Ventura and Los Angeles counties are still at risk.

The evacuation orders affect multiple communities, including Topanga, where many residents have opted to shelter in place, as well as the entire city of Malibu, which City Councilmember Lou La Monte has said was hit very, very hard.

Authorities continue to urge Topanga residents who have remained in their homes to leave immediately.

(A full, up-to-date list of evacuation areas and evacuation centers is listed at the end of this story).

The Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department is also warning residents in evacuation zones to resist the urge to return home. Even in areas where flames are no longer active, there are downed power lines and trees, smoldering embers that could reignite, limited to no cell service, and dangerous air quality.

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14:19

100 years later, Belgian town celebrates Canadian liberators blogfactory

Ive never experienced anything like this in my life, says Montreal captain of the welcome received in Mons

When Canadian troops marched into Mons, Belgium, 100 years ago, chasing away the remnants of the German army, locals werent exactly sure where their liberators were from.

The soldiers were wearing kilts and some had berets with a red pom-pom atop. They looked like the Scots who had tried, unsuccessfully, to keep Mons from falling into German hands at the start of the war, in August 1914.

We knew you would come back, the people of Mons shouted. The incoming troops, though, were from Montreals own highland regiment, the Black Watch.

Just a few hours after they and a battalion of the Royal Canadian Regiment reclaimed the town from the Germans, the Armistice went into effect, and residents joined the Canadians in celebrating the end of the First World War.

Canadian soldiers parade through the streets of Mons, Belgium, on Armistice Day, Nov. 11, 1918. (Canadian War Museum)

On Sunday, there was no mistaking the nationality of the soldiers, veterans and families who had returned to Mons to recreate the final scene of the war.

Canadian flags, both big and small, filled the Belgian town. Around 11 a.m., ET, the pipes and drums of the Black Watch led a parade through the towns cobblestone streets, following a route similar to the one their predecessors took on Nov. 11, 1918.

Several thousand people from the Mons area attended the parade, despite rain, and applauded as the Canadian contingent marched past.

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14:08

Suspicious package at Fort Lauderdale airport Bomb squad called to Terminal 4 blogfactory

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.  All activities have returned to normal at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after a suspicious package was investigated by a bomb squad Sunday night,Broward Sheriffs Office officials said.

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Circulating copy of Lahores degree is fake, says bureau; releases original blogfactory

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday dismissed the circulating copy of a masters degree being associated with its director general for Lahore, Shahzad Saleem, as fake, and released what it said was the real degree.

The veracity of Saleems degree, issued by the now defunct Al-Khair University from Azad Kashmir, received renewed media attention this week after it was discussed during the NAB officials appearance on a late night TV show on Thursday.

A copy of NAB Lahore DG's "original" degree Photo by NAB
A copy of NAB Lahore DGs original degree Photo by NAB

The case was also set to be heard in the Supreme Court on Monday before the court delisted it, along with some other cases, today. Following the development, NAB stated that the copy of the degree being associated with Saleem was counterfeit.

A copy of NAB Lahore DG's "original" degree Photo by NAB
A copy of NAB Lahore DGs original degree Photo by NAB

It is pertinent to mention that the said transcript, issued in 2002, had reportedly featured Calibri font, which was not commercially available until five years later. However, the corruption watchdogs spokesperson today released the original copy of the transcript, which he pointed out features the Arial font.

The NAB spokesperson claimed that the transcript had already been verified in 2003 but was deliberately converted into Calibri font by corrupt elements to make the NAB officials credentials controversial.

Al-Khair Universitys degrees declared illegal in KP

Meanwhile, Khyber Pakhtunkhwas education department has directed its district education officers to declare degrees, certificates and diplomas issued by the Al-Khair University as illegal.

In one of the subsequent orders issued by Peshawar districts education office, the said universitys transcripts have been declared illegal, unverified and unrecognised.

The notification, which cites a Peshawar High Court order, says that Al-Khair Universitys degrees will no longer be valid for the purpose of seeking employment in any of the government departments....

13:46

Ex-Clinton aide: Hillary will run again in 2020 CLG News

Ex-Clinton aide: Hillary will run again in 2020 | 11 Nov 2018 | Mark Penn, a former adviser to the Clintons, believes Hillary Clinton will make another run for president in 2020. Penn, a frequent contributor to The Hill, co-wrote a Sunday op-ed for The Wall Street Journal with Andrew Stein, a former Democratic Manhattan borough president and president of the New York City Council. "True to her name, Mrs. Clinton will fight this out until the last dog dies," the pair wrote. "She wont let a little thing like two stunning defeats stand in the way of her claim to the White House."

13:44

Proof of Aliens In Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Relics Hidden In Rockefeller Museum WorldTruth.Tv

While the US government and its military industrial cutouts continue to drip-drip-drip the faucet of partial disclosure, we have evidence dating back to ancient Egypt and one of the most revered religious temples in the land pointing to an absolute existence of UFOs, and likely alien encounters by prehistoric people. The Temple of Seti was []

13:30

When milk turns sour RSS feed from www.oneworld.org

Farmers worldwide face an existential threat as milk prices slump, though dairy processing giants are making windfall gains. Jitendra takes stock in India, Kenya and Germany.

When milk turns sour RSS feed from www.oneworld.org

Farmers worldwide face an existential threat as milk prices slump, though dairy processing giants are making windfall gains. Jitendra takes stock in India, Kenya and Germany.

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Tanzania president fires two ministers over cashew nut price row RSS feed from www.oneworld.org

Tanzanias President John Magufuli said the government could buy up the countrys cashew nut stock after he fired two ministers in a row over the price of the commodity.

13:08

Heavy rain in Dubai washes Pakistans chance of series win against New Zealand blogfactory

The third and final one-day international between Pakistan and New Zealand was abandoned after persistent rain in Dubai on Sunday, leaving the series tied at 1-1.

The play was interrupted due to heavy rain as New Zealand were chasing a daunting 280-run target set by Pakistan. New Zealand were 35-1 after 6.5 overs when the umpires signalled for a stoppage in play after light rain turned into heavy showers.

Earlier, a well-crafted 92 from Babar Azam and half-centuries from Fakhar Zaman and Haris Sohail guided Pakistan to 279-8.

Lockie Ferguson, though, put the brakes on with a fine display of fast bowling, taking a career-best 5-45 from his 10 overs.

With the series on the line with each side having won a game, Pakistans batting clicked from the outset after Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and chose to bat.

Zaman and Mohammad Hafeez (19) added 64 for the first wicket before Hafeez dislodged a bail with his heel while working Ferguson to long leg, bringing Azam to the crease in the 14th over.

Zaman hit eight boundaries in his eighth one-day half-century before being caught on the long-on boundary off Colin de Grandhomme for 65.

Azam then paced the innings during a third-wicket stand of 108 with Sohail.

Sohail struck two sixes and six boundaries in his 59-ball 60 before he was caught in the deep off Ferguson.

Azam continued to work the gaps well, happy to pick up singles and only occasionally open his shoulders. He faced 100 balls for his 92 but that included just four fours and one six.

He finally fell in the 49th over as he tried to reach his ninth one-day hundred, caught in the deep off Trent Boult, small consolation for the left-arm seamer whose 10 overs cost 80 runs.

Pakistan lost four wickets in the last two overs and may regret scoring only 38 runs in the last five.

New Zealand are without their skipper Kane Williamson who pulled out with a groin injury with Tom Latham leading the side.

Pakistan left out Imam-ul-Haq on precautionary grounds after he suffered a blow on his helmet in the second match on Friday but his scans were clear.

The series is level at 1-1 after New Zealand won the first match by 47 runs before Pakistan claimed the second by six wickets, both in Abu Dhabi.

Teams:

Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (capt), Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar...

13:02

The US Mid-Term Election was an Unequivocal, Unadulterated Farce Operation Disclosure

The US Mid-Term Election was an Unequivocal, Unadulterated Farce as Proven by Leftist Defiance of the Court and Federal Laws

NOVEMBER 11, 2018

Source: Starship Earth: The Big Picture



All you need do is browse the headlines at one publication like Freedom Outpost to see that this mid-term election in America was FUBAR.

The corruption is unparalleled and unabashedly blatant. Its downright astonishing. The criminals are stealing the rights of the American people to a fair and honest election to CHOOSE their representatives.

The results thus far tabulated in no way represent what The People thought they were going to get and stated that they wanted.

When you look at the maps of the results (above) provided by QAnon its clear there was a massive tsunami of red from coast to coast. Its also clear that the areas where immigrants have been funnelled and where the dimms are concentrated are sporting an oddly blue hue. Its not rocket science.

Take a look at most of the headlines at the website below and remember to prop up your jaw because if youre not prepared, it will shatter when it hits the floor.

The gall of these people doesnt register because they are officially insane. They have taken leave of their senses and are dangerous. Theyre completely out of order. LOCK THEM UP.

The situation at this point is so staggering all I can do is laugh. These results will not standand when one considers that these liars, cheats and thieves suggest they are the ones to run the country Im speechless. Do they think were blind?

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13:00

Bayer CEO: Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Victims Are 'Nuisances' Humans Are Free

There are about 8,700 lawsuits pending against Monsanto, by people who allege that exposure to Roundup weedkiller is responsible for their cancer. 

Most of the people behind these lawsuits have stories not unlike the one told by Dewayne Johnson, during his landmark jury trial which resulted in a unanimous decision against Monsanto.

Like Johnson, many of these people have non-Hodgkin lymphoma or they have family members who have already died from the disease. They face long, grueling trials as they go up against the biotech behemoth.

To Werner Baumann, CEO of Bayer (which acquired Monsanto last year for $63 billion), these people are just nuisances.


Read Entire Article

12:56

FACEBOOK is owned by the CIA . Who the fuck is Mark????? blogfactory

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Facebook was setup by the C.I.A. Try telling that to most people and they laugh at it. People seem to think its a coincidence that Facebook seems to be so intrusive over and over again. Privacy policies that would make anyone scratch their head. Im not going to beat around the bush with this blog post. Facebook was setup by the C.I.A. as a data mining project to collect as much information on as many people as they could. Not only that but it also has very strong ties to D.A.A.R.P.A. . The purpose of this data mining project that became Facebook was to find out a boat load of things on people. Where they are going. What they are doing. What airline are they using Who do they associate with What type of books or movies have you been reading. How you feel about things politically. The list goes on and on. Before I elaborate let me say that my prior statement about Facebook being setup by the C.I.A. isnt a theory or a hunch. If you simply follow the money its quite easy to see what is going on. Before we follow this money trail, just think about this.

If Facebook was setup by the C.I.A. (and it was) its a pretty brilliant plan. Never before have the people they want to watch actually given up so much information VOLUNTARILY! The C.I.A. doesnt even have to dig for most of it. People put it right out there. Think about how descriptive some peoples status updates are. They tell you where they are going, who they are with sometimes, what they like. All these things. Did you know that once Facebook has you tagged in ONE PHOTO they have you identified anytime an image of you is uploaded whether it is tagged, labeled, or anything else to ID it? Facebook runs facial recognition on all photos and can even ID you by running it on some really low resolution shots, and its done for free! Does that sound like something a website would do for free? There are some much more intrusive things Facebook does to track you and every site you visit that you probably dont know about. All this without visiting Facebook or even needing to be a member!! After I tell you about the money trail and the start of Facebook we will get into more of these privacy issues and there are a lot. The facial recognition is just the tip of the iceberg. Before we do all that lets have a quick history lesson, the way I do history. With the ACTUAL TRUTH. The movie The Social Network was a big hit. It was supposedly all about the start of Facebook from a college dorm room to a multi billion dollar corporation in Palo Alto California. They left out some very interes...

12:53

RFK Jr. Wins Case against U.S. Government for Violations of Vaccine Safety Operation Disclosure

RFK Jr. wins case against U.S. government for vaccine safety violations

Sunday, November 11, 2018



(Natural News) Del Bigtree, founder of Informed Consent Action Network (ICAN), teamed up with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to take on the U.S. government by filing suit against the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for vaccine safety violations and they won. This is big news for all concerned with the topic of vaccine safety. It turns out the federal agency has been neglecting their vaccine safety obligations for over 30 years. The lawsuit brought by RFK Jr. is evidence that vaccine safety as we know it is nothing more than a sham.

Government agencies charged with protecting the public are not doing their part to ensure and improve the safety of immunizations, but will they be held accountable?

RFK Jr. and ICAN take on DHHS

As sources explain, a clause in the The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 (NVICA) compels DHHS to take responsibility for improving vaccine safety and efficacy, and charges the agency with constant monitoring and improving of adverse event reporting. The Mandate for Safer Childhood Vaccines clause also tasks DHHS with providing a report on improvements made in these areas to Congress every two years.

RKF Jr. and ICAN reportedly suspected that DHHS was failing to meet this responsibility, and filed a Freedom of Informtation Act request to obtain the records of these biennial reports. For eight months, DHHS tried to blockade their request and refused to provide information. Ultimately, a lawsuit had to be filed.

As a document from ICAN reads:

ICAN was therefore forced to file a lawsuit to force HHS to either provide copies of its biennia...

12:48

Mr. Ed's Intel Update (Real News): "A Special Day in History" -- November 11, 2018 Operation Disclosure

INTEL Update (Real News) via email - "A Special Day in History" 11/11/2018

Date: Sunday, 11-Nov-2018 17:20:15

Source: Rumor Mill News | By Mr.Ed



Pleiadian Scout Craft




Today is 11/11/11. (2018 = 11)

This day is special in many ways.

This will be a day to mark history forever.

Most are asleep and it will pass just like any other day...so I will point out why you should pay attention to what is happening today.

Really it should be all over the MSM but all you will see there is the work of the dark cabal and their negative agenda.

What is in the news is just a distraction.

Fake News...Shootings...Fires...Caravans...Hurricanes...Election Fraud...& more...all the work of the Dark...Deep State...Cabal...Satanic...Pedophile...Chimera Group...Off World ET Agenda.

The cabal wanted to set off the San Andreas Fault Line and cause Earthquakes for more damage...but that ability has been taken away by the good guys...so they are throwing a tantrum over the loss...and all they can do is start fires. (as seen in California recently)

Today is the 100 year anniversary of World War 1.

And today the left would like nothing better than to start World War 3 if they were to have their way.

But instead...today...

12:48

British businesses are planning to microchip their employees to boost security blogfactory

British companies are planning on microchipping their staff to boost security and prevent them from accessing safe areas of the business.

Swedish company Biohax is in talks with a number of UK legal and financial firms to implant staff with the devices which are about the same size as a grain of rice and cost around 150.

A major financial services firm, which has hundreds of thousands of employees is said to be one of the prospective clients.

Jowan sterlund (left) the founder of Biohax  said the chips would allow firms to set restrictions for whoever

Jowan sterlund (left) the founder of Biohax  said the chips would allow firms to set restrictions for whoever

Jowan sterlund, the founder of Biohax and a former professional body piercer, said: [The chips] would allow them to set restrictions for whoever.

These companies have sensitive documents they are dealing with.

Theres no losing it theres no dropping it, theres no forgetting it. Theres always going to be an ultimate backup.

There are around 4,000 people chipped in Sweden of which 85 are employees of travel firm Tui.

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12:34

The Presidents tweet blogfactory

Beautiful ceremony today in Paris commemorating the end of World War One. Many World leaders in attendance.

Thank you to

@EmmanuelMacron

President of France! Now off to Suresnes American Cemetery to make speech in honor of our great heroes!

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12:28

QAnon Intel Drops -- The Control and Issuance of Blank Ballots is Key Operation Disclosure

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12:25

Suicides among Japanese young people hit 30-year high blogfactory

Child suicides in Japan are the highest they have been in more than three decades, the countrys education ministry says.

In the fiscal year 2016/7 up to March, 250 children from elementary to high school age were recorded as having taken their own lives.

The number is five more than last year, and the highest it has been since 1986.

Concerns the children had reported included family problems, worrying about their futures and bullying.

But schools said the reasons behind about 140 of the deaths are unknown as the students did not leave a note.

Most of those who took their lives were of high school age, where Japanese students typically study until they are aged 18.

A report released by Japans Cabinet Office in 2015 looked at child suicide data in the country from 1972-2013, which recognised a massive peak at the start of the second term of the school year on 1 September.

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Japan had one of the highest suicide rates in 2015 but since preventative measures were introduced, the figures have dropped, according to World Health Organization.

Overall suicides across Japan fell to about 21,000 in 2017, police say, down from a peak of about 34,500 in 2003.

However, child suicide rates remain relatively high making it the leading cause of death among young people in the country.

The number of suicides of students have stayed high, and that is an alarming issue which should be tackled, education ministry official Noriaki Kitazaki said as the latest figures were released.

If you are feeling emotionally distressed and would like details of organisations which offer advice and support, click here

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12:24

Anna Von Reitz -- The Missing Republic Found! Operation Disclosure

Sunday, November 11, 2018

The Missing Republic Found!



Source: Paul Stramer | By Anna Von Reitz

The prize goes to my friend, Tom, a long-distance trucker based out of Phoenix, Arizona. You gotta watch those truckers. They have a lot of time on their hands to just sit and think....

Many good theories were proposed, many people drawing a connect between the old Roman Republic and the Municipal Government, but still, nothing very conclusive in terms of any official singular "Republic" associated with any level of our Government.

Until Tom said to himself.... well, what else is missing that should be there?

The original Confederation of Federal States-of-States is missing. And sure enough, if you dig around a bit, you find that the Confederation of States was sometimes referred to as the "Federal Republic".

We still have to be very careful to define what we are talking about.

Just because there was once "a" Federal Republic doesn't mean that there is one now, and it doesn't mean that any organization calling itself "the" Republic has any relationship to the original Federal Republic, either.

It all depends on how such an organization is structured, what its articles are, what its purposes and leadership and ownership interests are. Is it American?

Is it really our Federal Republic being restored? Or another look-alike, sound-alike Ringer trying to sneak in the back door?

Obviously, a French commercial corporation calling itself "The Republic of the United States of America" is no more our Federal Republic than a Scottish commercial corporation calling itself "The United States of Am...

12:23

Anna Von Reitz -- More Smoke and Mirrors from Manna World Holdings Trust Operation Disclosure

Sunday, November 11, 2018

More Smoke and Mirrors from Manna World Holdings Trust



Source: Paul Stramer | By Anna Von Reitz

So now Kim Goguen aka "Kim Possible" is going all the way back to Ramses to try to justify her position.

Ramses was my Uncle. We used to call him "Ram-bubba" behind his back. Take a look at my slanted toes and the gold flecks in my eyes. No, that isn't a sign of liver trouble. It's royal Egyptian DNA .

But nobody cares and neither do I.

When people die in actual fact --- as opposed to dying on paper due to government-led legal chicanery --- they leave behind their earthly possessions. By laws long established, their assets are passed on to their heirs. And that's that.

If their heirs lose those inherited possessions by fair means, there is no recourse for that.

If their heirs are the victims of fraud, however, there is recourse.

We, the American States and People, have been the victims of fraud.

Ramses and his Heirs just had bad luck.

They ran into the Romans, remember? And then the Romans ran into the Visigoths? (They were also my ancestors, BTW.) And then the Visigoths married into the French Celtic Kingdoms and that gave rise to the trans-English Channel Kingdom of Camailoth circa 500 A.D. ..... and that gave rise to William of Normandy.... who controlled both England and large sections of France...and that led to the Amoricans settling in England and Ireland and to their eventual migration to guess where?

America!
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12:20

Anna Von Reitz -- What isn't there 2.0, 3.0, and 4.0 Operation Disclosure

Sunday, November 11, 2018

What ISN'T There 2.0



Source: Paul Stramer | By Anna Von Reitz

As I have noted before, many of the most interesting discoveries in the long bunny hole romp come from what ISN'T there.... that should be.

We have discussed the missing Declaration of War related to the Civil War and the lack of a Peace Treaty ending it. We have noted the lack of an Executive Order ending FDR's "Bank Holiday" before, but let's examine that a bit more. What does it mean?

What it means is that the banks we are familiar with aren't banks.

They are securities investment and holding companies.

And what have they "securitized" to promote their business and trade?

Securitization is a process of assigning a value to an asset and then trading certificates, stocks, bonds, mortgages and other "tokens" of ownership interest.

As our research into the Birth Certificate issue and our research into Foreclosures has yielded, the "U.S. Attorney Generals" have "securitized" the living people of this country and all our private property, too.

But "securitizing" living people is against the law and is both illegal and unlawful, because doing so enslaves them.

Both the international law and the Public Law of this country very clearly forbids it.

Not only is slavery forbidden, but since 1926, voluntary peonage is also forbidden by Public Law. You can't volunteer yourself into indentured servitude, even if you wanted to.

So how is it poss...

12:19

International agencies have disrupted attempts to transport almost 300 asylum seekers to Australia by boat blogfactory

International authorities, with the assistance of Australia, have disrupted at least 10 alleged attempts to transport almost 300 asylum seekers to Australia by boat in the past 14 months, documents obtained under freedom of information reveal.

The documents, from the federal home affairs department, record the number of foreign law enforcement agency (Flea) disruptions since 2013.

Flea disruptions were set up as one of three components of the Abbott governments border policy alongside boat turnbacks and offshore detention and processing.

Since the establishment of the new policy there have been 78 disruption operations involving 2,525 potential illegal immigrants the terms used in the documents referencing suspected passengers.

In the year to August there were 10 disruptions involving 297 people, the majority occurring in Indonesia but also in Sri Lanka and Malaysia.

Flea disruptions are operated by a multi-agency taskforce led by Australian federal police and reporting to the head of Australias border enforcement operation, air vice marshal Stephen Osborne, and seek to prevent vessels carrying asylum seekers from leaving international ports including Indonesia.

 

12:11

BATR: The Cause and Consequences of World War I Operation Disclosure

The Cause and Consequences of World War I

1. Mutual Defense Alliances

2. Imperialism

3. Militarism

4. Nationalism

5. Immediate Cause: Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

None of these simplistic categories or labels has any veritable bearing on the underlying political, social, economic and evil forces that conspired to drive Western Civilizations into a self-induced suicidal slaughter. The true history of World War I is rooted in the permanent struggle against satanic powers that seek the destruction of Christendom, the financial enslavement of humanity and the death of gentile society.

Understand the real history of The Rothschild 1901 1919: The secret creators of World War 1.

"In this war, the German Rothschilds loan money to the Germans, the British Rothschilds loan money to the British, and the French Rothschilds loan money to the French. Furthermore, the Rothschilds have control of the three European news agencies, Wolff (est. 1849) in Germany, Reuters (est. 1851) in England, and Havas (est. 1835) in France. The Rothschilds use Wolff to manipulate the German people into a fervor for war. From around this time, the Rothschilds are rarely reported in the media, because they own the media."

The video, Benjamin H Freedman 1961 speech, The Balfour Declaration ... deal to bring US into WW1, explains in the most fundamental manner, The Role of...

12:03

Clinton Foundation General CFG Google Document as of October 30, 2016 Operation Disclosure

This is a backup of what weve been documenting from a project called Clinton Foundation General , or /cfg/, about the Clintons and their associates. What has been posted online in various forums and image boards is what shows up here, with some extra links to our website, subreddit, and other communication outlets for convenience. It is by no means a professional report , but its all of the information weve been gathering and minor discourse put into one location. Any offensive language is merely tongue in cheek online environments develop their own slang. We are NOT affiliated with NeoNazi groups, Anonymous, or any other political/social organizations. We are simply concerned citizens.

https://www.scribd.com/document/329527190/329473424-Clinton-Foundation-General-CFG-Google-Document-as-of-October-30-2016

12:01

Starship Earth -- Never Forget: Honour But Do Not Glorify Operation Disclosure

Never Forget: Honour But Do Not Glorify

NOVEMBER 11, 2018

Source: Starship Earth: The Big Picture



Back home north of the 49th we couldnt miss this spectacle on the lawn of a local establishment this past week. It made quite an impact as there were too many flags to count, gently fluttering in the scattered breezes.

President Trump gave his address in France today to honour the fallen and those who remain in service, but too many North Americans dont understand the horrors of war. They are fortunate, and we hear comments from some like, Happy Veterans Daylike its a celebration.

That is an inappropriate response and I hope we will make an effort to educate the inexperienced so they dont make light of devastating times of pain, suffering, sacrifice, and mass murder.

Yes, honour the fallen, and thank those who still stand on guard, but do not glorify war. There is nothing glorious about the war effort and the effect it has on living souls and their families. At best it lines the pockets of the obscenely wealthy.

One can certainly take pride in their nation without glorifying historic events that never should have happened because they were based on lies, deception and manipulation. All wars have been part of a eugenics plan and about conquest and controlnot preserving liberty.

The controllers let us believe we were victorious but we never really achieved freedom. They saw to that. They were just more covert.

War is to be avoided and shunned at all costs.

Life is precious, and a society nurtured correctly will never go to war unless its a matter of life and death; self-preservation. As a race we will soo...

11:36

France's Macron: Nationalism Is A Form Of Treason Qntra

While hosting an assembly of other fiat criminal organization leaders to commemorate the centennial of the 1918 Armistice, France's Macron stated that nationalism is a form of treason against "our values" (archived). He repeated tired Pantsuit talking points in a effort to cleave nationalism out of the definition of patriotism, by suggesting patriotism involves necessarily loving the Nation of Africa as much as one's own country. Further, the proponent of femal senior intergenerational marriage called for an era of progess built from "science", presumably using the common Pantsuit misconception of science as a belief system.

11:30

SPD Puts forth Its Manifesto to Federalize Europe Armstrong Economics

In Germany, the SPD is now pushing for a revolution in Europe for all member states to surrender their sovereignty to Brussels. They are arguing to federalize Europe and thereby create an integrated Europe of one government. It was the SPD that really won in the German 1918 Revolution. Under Weimar, the SPD was able to put its ideas of social justice into practice by influencing a number of progressive social changes while both in and out of government. The SPD re-introduced and overhauled the Bismarckian welfare state, providing protection for the disadvantaged, the unemployed, the aged, and the young.  The SPD is a full-blown Socialist State advocate following the ideas of Karl Marx.

At theaters across Europe, the SPD organized a symbolic proclamation to create a European Republic which was announced from the balcony of the Hamburg Thalia Theater, as actors released the new the manifesto written by Ulrike Gurot and Robert Menasse on Saturday. The aim of the project is to sensitize the public to the idea of a pan-European democracy and statehood. The occasion is the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and the almost simultaneous proclamation of republics in various European countries.

The SPD manifesto calls for a Europe without nations and borders, thus to surrender sovereignty to prevent the resurgence of nationalism. EU Council President Donald Tusk has warned against the emergence of populist and anti-integration forces in Europe and the US. He has thus supported the federalization of Europe pointing out the isolationist tendencies in the USA and in Britain. The former head of the SPD Martin Schultz (19 March 2017  13 February 2018) also called for the federalization of Europe. They see no problem with suppressing 70% of the people who are not supporters of SPD.

11:21

Science Reveals That Having A Group of Kick-Ass Friends Can Truly Improve Your Health Awareness Act

In recent year,s there has been a significant shift in the focus Americans place on our overall health and well-being. This is a result of our failing health as a nation, as we battle an obesity epidemic, with an estimated 34% of American adults meeting the qualifications to be labeled as obese, and our risk of heart disease is at an incredible high, accounting for 1 of every 3 deaths.

In a world of fast food restaurants, microwave dinners, computer games, and Netflix marathons, it should come as no surprise that weve destroyed our health as a nation. Desperate to turn it around, our health and wellness industry is experiencing a considerable hike. Membership to health clubs or studios in the United States is up approximately 33.6% since 2008, and even the most questionable fast food companies are now offering new, healthy options.

However, in the midst of all this health and wellness spending, weve got some good news for all the ladies. Research shows that one of the best choices you can make for your overall health doesnt have to cost you a dime we just need to surround ourselves with amazing friends!

The research comes down to an understanding of our hormones, and how they respond to outside stimuli. When faced with times of stress or difficulty, we experience an influx of cortisol. This has been described by some as natures alarm system, triggering the well-known flight or fight response. However, elevated cortisol levels can have a negative impact on our health. They trigger the build-up of fatty tissues, increased blood pressure and a higher risk of heart attack or stroke.

When we spend time with other women and develop connections, a different hormone is triggered oxytocin. This is a feel good hormone, also known as the love hormone. An influx of oxytocin in our system has been associated with a number of great benefits including improved empathy and generosity, boosting our mood (helping to manage symptoms of anxiety, high stress, and depression), improved digestion, and lowered blood pressure.

The more time that you spend in the company of loved ones, the longer you will experience this all too important boost in oxytocin. Therefore, if youre feeling down in the dumps, or highly stressed there is a...

11:20

12 Traits of Truly Intimidating People That Reveal Their Beautiful Heart Awareness Act

Just because you find it hard to approach or talk to someone doesnt mean they are mean. Sometimes the kindest individuals are the most misunderstood.

Below I am going to go over some of the things about intimidatingly strong people that shows just how positive and good they can be. These people might have a hard exterior but they do not hide their true selves. They stand up for the things they believe in and while they may sometimes come across as rude, but they dont mean to. They get things out in the best ways that they can and in a world full of those who judge this is not an easy thing to do.

12 Things About Intimidatingly Strong People That Outline How Positive They Can Be:

1. They do not sugar coat things.

These people are not going to sugar coat anything. They will say exactly what needs to be said. Sure, they could tone it down and make things seem not as intense but if the situation is bad, there is no point. These people will make sure you get the point in regards to what you need to hear.

2. They always look for solutions.

These people always look for ways to solve problems. If something is bothering another person they will go out of their way to make things better. While you might not always get the solution you want, you will always get a solution.

3. They are strong-willed.

These people are much more driven than most. They have a strong will and are capable of things a lot of people are not. They will not give up no matter what.

4. They know that the words of others do not define them.

These people know that they are not defined by the things others say about them. They know who they are and who they are not. You cannot hurt them with your words.

5. They are reliable.

These people are much more reliable than most. You can count on them for anything. If they say they will do something they follow through no matter what. If they dont do something they say they will do you know that something serious kept them from doing-so.

6. They help those in need.

These people help those who need their help. While they dont go too far with it if they can do something for someone else, they will do it. They are some of the most generous people you will find.

7. They stand up for themselves.

These people do not let anyone walk all over them. They stand up for themselves and sometimes others. They do not like to see anyone being torn down.

8. They tend to be quite open-minded.

These people tend to be open to most ideas and so forth. They will hear you out when the rest of the world wont. They can see things from an outside perspective which most people struggle to do.

9. They do not judge ot...

11:19

6 Methods for Losing Your Mind, And Building a New One Awareness Act

When it comes to living your life, things could be a bit complicated if you are struggling to figure out who you truly are. When it comes to finding yourself you must first lose yourself completely and a lot of people just cant handle the process.

Below I am going to go over some of the things you can do to explore yourself. While not all of these will be easy, they will help you let go and move forth so that you can uncover the things hidden within your being. If you want to become your true self you first have to work to figure out who that is, its not as complicated as most make it out to be. Lose your mind and your sense of self in order to uncover what is locked away.

6 Things You Should Do To Lose Yourself and Find Yourself At The Same Time:

1. Question everything that you think you know about yourself.

Dont accept things as you think they are. Really pick apart all that is before you so that you can better understand why you think and feel the ways that you do. Are your thoughts your own or do you feel and think certain things because others have molded you to do-so? This part might have you feeling a bit lost but that is to be expected.

2. Realize that perfection does not exist.

Come to terms with the fact that perfection does not exist. You are not perfect and neither is anyone else on this planet. We all have our own flaws.

3. Become more accepting of your true thoughts.

Think your own thoughts and accept them. Do not cast out the thoughts you might not think others would agree with. Only allow the things you feel are radiating from within your truest points reign through. This point will be hard to get to but once you have done it you will begin feeling a sense of longing.

4. Connect to your core.

Really connect with your truest self. Whether you can sense your truest self just yet or are still searching do not waste any time. Work with your emotions and let yourself dream. The more your inner voice speaks the more you will be able to uncover.

5. Meditate as often as possible.

Meditation is the key to it all. Through meditation, you can uncover so much. Allow your mind to relax and your let things wander until your truest form presents itself. The more you meditate the more you will find.

6. Get out in nature.

Spend some time in nature. Get out there barefoot and allow Mother Nature to speak to you. While this one might seem silly the more in nature we are the more freedom we can offer ourselves.

Once youve done these things you will most likely feel quite at peace. Wheth...

10:30

European Horror Story After the Shift

10:18

Pauline Kael Gets the Last Word in What She Said Truthdig RSS

If What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael had been made about any other film critic, I believe Kael would have enjoyed it. But it couldnt have been made about any other critic.

The documentary directed by Rob Garver, which premiered Sunday, Nov. 11, at DOC NYC, hums along at a steady, pleasurable pace, combining snippets of interviews with Kael (the best ones with Dick Cavett on his television show) juxtaposed with snatches from films. The latter includes movies she praised and for which she helped create an audience (Bonnie and Clyde, Mean Streets, Carrie, Nashville, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, The Wild Bunch, The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, The Elephant Man, Band of Outsiders) as well as those she panned, angering mainstream America (The Sound of Music, West Side Story) and offending college-educated filmgoers (Blow-Up, 2001: A Space Odyssey).

Sarah Jessica Parker reads some of Kaels prose and does an admirable job of replicating her idiosyncratic rhythms. Voices of contemporary critics attest to the enormous impact and influence of Kael, who wrote for The New Yorker magazine from 1967 to 1991 and died in 2001. Filmmakersincluding Paul Schrader, Francis Ford Coppola, David O. Russell and Quentin Tarantinotalk about how her work shaped their own attitudes about film and its possibilities. Kaels daughter, Gina James, brings a little salt to her recollectionsit apparently wasnt easy to be a child of a geniusand the late Brian Kellow, author of Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark (2011), adds nuance and perspective.

Garver, a New York-based writer and director of film shorts, loves his subject but knows when to keep his distance. His handling of the most famous controversies of Kaels career is concise and even-handed.

One example of this is Kaels famous essay in which she mercilessly diced Andrew Sarris interpretation of the auteur theory, particularly the part about the directors personality being a criterion for greatness. Sarris widow, the film critic Molly Haskell, says Kaels piece was almost slanderous. (For the historical record, Id like to note that there was no feud between Kael and Sarris, that her notes on the auteur theory were the only negative things she ever wrote about his work, and in Francis Davis Afterglow, Kael is quoted as saying, We both loved movies. We had that in common, and I enjoy reading him as I enjoy reading very few critics. He has genuine reactions to movies, and many critics dont. He picks things up and points things out.

And then there was the famous blast by Renata Adler in the New York Review of Books in 1976, reviewing Kaels collection, When the Lights Go Down: Jarringly, piece by piece, line by line, and without interruption, [its] worthless. And this just two years after Kael won the National Book Award for her previous Deeper Into Movies.

Even...

10:08

Hidden Cameras At Chicken Hatcheries Reveal a Dark Truth That Most People Refuse to Face Awareness Act

For years, vegetarians and meat eaters have argued over the treatment of farmed and factory animals that are used in the food industry. And while they continue to disagree, they could be missing some substantial proof of such atrocious acts.

Chicks just a few hours after being hatched are tossed into sorting and those who appear sickly are merely thrown away (alive). Females and males are separated as they move through different machines and the lucky females get to move to new farms where they will all be used until they cannot be used anymore while the males will be either used for meat or ground up right then and there depending on what kind of chickens they are.

Yes, I said they were ground up. In the past, many hatcheries opted to gas them but at the moment industrial sized grinders seem to be much more common. We do not often think about where the meat that we eat is coming from but we should. According to the Humane League, there are about 260 million male chicks being slaughtered each year this just in the US alone.

The short lives these chicks have are full of pain and suffering no matter how you look at it. Once they make their way to different factories from the hatcheries these chicks will spend their lives confined in warehouse-like buildings packed as full as possible. Many will become injured and forced to continue on or lie down and die while the rest walk all over their bodies. Broiler chickens, the ones most often used for meat are designed to grow rapidly and many struggle to even walk as their skeletons are unable to support their rapidly growing bodies.

Below you will find some videos that include footage that was obtained through hidden cameras. These videos show what life is like at the earliest stages for these chicks and while it isnt the worst of it, it is quite heartbreaking. Whether you are a meat eater or not you should be able to agree that they do not deserve to suffer in these ways. Wouldnt you rather your food have come from a more ethical source?

(Image Via: Animal Equality)

10:05

This Enchanting Christmas Video Was Banned From Television for the Absolute Dumbest Reason Ever Awareness Act

Ads can be deceiving, that is no secret. And while this ad did not make the cut to be on the television screen, it is still one that the whole world needs to watch and through social media that is finally happening.

This advert was made by Greenspeace but the group had given supermarket Iceland permission to use it as their Christmas campaign video. That being said, it was deemed to breach political advertising rules and will not be aired. Since Iceland became the first major UK supermarket to pledge for the removal of palm oil in their brands, this was the perfect video for them to use.

Clearcast who was in charge of approving or denying this video access on air said as follows in regards:

We assess all ads against the rules of the UK Code of Broadcast Advertising; Clearcast is not a regulator and we do not ban ads. The Iceland ad submitted to us is a Greenpeace film which has been appearing on the Greenpeace website for a number of months.

The specific rule Clearcast and the broadcasters have considered is:

An advertisement contravenes the prohibition on political advertising if it is:

An advertisement which is inserted by or on behalf of a body whose objects are wholly or mainly of a political nature.

Clearcasts concerns do not extend to the content or message of the ad.

As you can see, they did not have much to say on the matter at all. They marked it as too political and went about their business. While the company did not say that it was outright banned, they made it clear that they had no intent in allowing it to be aired. This video highlights how the use of palm oil in our products is strongly connected to deforestation in big ways.

In this ad video, you will see rang-tan the monkey playing around in a young girls r...

10:02

UK Families Take Part in Television Experiment Leaving Their Children Home Alone for 4 Days Awareness Act

As we get closer to the Christmas season, youre likely going to see the holiday classic Home Alone grace your television set once again. As funny as 8-year-old Kevins adventures are, most parents would agree the very idea of their child being left home alone in this situation is frightening at best.

A new television of show out of the UK, Alone at Home introduces just this situation as a social experiment, asking parents to leave their children home alone for a 4-day period of time. During this time, there are cameras wired up all through the home, allowing the parents, along with eager viewers, to watch exactly what happens.

While the producers, obviously are also watching the events within the home, there are clear rules about when and when not to get involved. In fact, the children are left to their own devices despite all of their arguments and mischief, only intervening if someone was seriously hurt, or if a situation could be classified as life or death.

Alone at Home was brought to life by UK station Channel 4. While some viewers appear to be highly excited, not everyone thought the concept was a creation of genius. In announcing the shows debut, The Guardian states, This new series takes an emerging trend UK parents are apparently among the most anxious in Europe and uses it as a fairly flimsy excuse for a social experiment: what happens if children are abandoned for four days to fend for themselves?

So, what really did happen? Four different families participated in the show, with children ranging in age from 8 to 16. Each of the families had their own reasons for participating, with parents reporting that they wanted their children to gain some independence, or that they recognized that they were bordering on helicopter parenting and were hoping the show would help them to step back and break that habit before it went too far.

In one episode, 13-year-old Laurel and 16-year-old Milly were recorded admitting that their mother, Natalie, acts like our slave sometimes. Its a statement that was proven to be an understatement as the girls, alongside their 114-year-old stepbrother Ethan, attempted to tackle some of the most basic household chores (after Ethan forced the girls to tidy up). The two werent even familiar with what soap should be added to the dishwasher. During the show they were forced to find ways to take care of themselves, calling taxis to get to and from school, and ordering food (eventually even attempting to cook for themselves).

In the end, when the gi...

10:00

How Does a Wind Turbine Work? RSS feed from www.oneworld.org

Wind farms have become a growing force in the American energy supply, with Texas alone producing more power from wind than most countries. In a post-oil energy grid, the meaning of the term "Texas tea" will likely become increasingly opaque to young people. But how does wind power actually work?

09:49

The Signs of the Zodiac Ranked By Who Is Most Likely to Run Away From Love Awareness Act

The zodiac is known for its monthly horoscopes and general personality profiles. But did you know that you could also discover secrets and interesting facts about your love style?

Below I am going to go over the sign in order as ranked from most likely to run from love to least likely to run from love. While there are exceptions to this for each sign it should reign true for most. Where do you think your sign will end up on this list?

Libra

While you might not have guessed it, the Libra is easily the most willing to run from love. Libras dont like to let other people in. They close themselves off emotionally and tend to focus on bettering their own lives. While they like the idea of love they dont want to put forth the effort that comes with it.

Aquarius

Aquarius are also not very willing to let others in. They tend to care about people a lot but never make any moves. They are not good at expressing their emotions and it is something that really holds them back. While they might be willing to date, they dont often find the connections that they wish they could and because of that are for the most part quite off limits.

Sagittarius

Sagittarius are flighty. They tend to get very close to people and then once emotions begin really flowing they jump ship. The Sagittarius is a sign that doesnt like to open up. They like to have fun and explore but are not often ready to settle down, so you cannot change them. However, for some reason also cannot help but feel compelled to try. Because of this a lot of heartbreak seems to follow them on their adventures in life.

Virgo

Virgos are not usually into romance or lovey-dovey things. They are too afraid of being hurt and it really holds them back. They are some of the most vulnerable people of the zodiac and while they do criticize others a lot they do this so that they will not be criticized themselves. They like to put on a good show but are pretty soft at heart.

Gemini

Geminis love love but also tend to get bored. They will fall head over heels for someone only to no longer be interested several months or years down the road. They like the idea of being in a relationship but also arent as willing to put in the work to make the relationship last. Because of their conflicting traits, they lie somewhere in the middle when it comes to dating. Sometimes you get lucky and they turn out to be amazing and other times they are hard to be with right from the very start.

Aries

Aries are often too work oriented to slow down and let love hit them in the face. They close themselves off and if someone comes into their life and mixes their world up they dont know what to do. While they dont always run, sometimes they do. They want to grow with the people who care about them but they also dont want to be held back or feel like the...

09:48

Israel is afraid of Khalida Jarrar because she shatters its false democratic image (Ramzy Baroud ) Tlaxcala

11/11/2018 - When Israeli troops stormed the house of Palestinian parliamentarian and lawyer Khalida Jarrar on April 2, 2015, she was engrossed in her research. For months, she had been leading a Palestinian ...

09:46

BEST OF THE WEB: Military coup plot uncovered in Germany - Sensational report claims special forces and military vets planned to execute 'unwanted' politicians 'en masse' Signs of the Times

A far-right underground network made up of members of Germany's elite commando force and military veterans planned to kill top politicians upon the collapse of order in the country, a sensational media report claims. German police have reportedly uncovered a clandestine far-right network which allegedly had "concrete plans" for what they called "Day X" - the moment when Germany's civil order would collapse, Focus magazine reported. The harrowing plan included bringing "unwanted" political figures to a remote place and killing them en masse. The names of people on the group's "hit list" have yet to be established, but it is thought that Dietmar Bartsch, head of the Left Party's parliamentary group, was one of those to be taken out.

09:40

Lady Gaga Truly Shocks the World With Comments About the Borderline Shooter That No One Should Ignore Awareness Act

Lady Gaga was recently given an award at the SAG-AFTRA awards ceremony and while her speech is long, it is a speech well worth hearing. As you may know, Lady Gaga is quite outspoken in regards to mental health and this was no exception.

She went over everything from her own struggles to the crisis that this world is so clearly in when it comes to mental health. Gaga touches on how uneducated many are about mental health and about how most are not getting the help that they might need. This is a topic that can be quite touchy especially after a shooting like the one in Thousand Oaks we just faced.

In this day and age, it is important not to point blame for these kinds of things in any one direction. There are lots of factors that go into something like this and while not every mentally ill person is going to do something terrible like what this man did, had he gotten the help he needed perhaps things would have gone over differently. At the end of the day even bringing awareness to mental illness without stigmatizing those who have mental illnesses is something we all need to work on.

Gaga mentioned as follows in her speech:

We need to share our stories so that global mental health no longer resides and festers in the darkness, she said. It is dangerous and we know this because amongst other shootings and acts of violence, just last night there was a shooting in Thousand Oaks by a veteran who was believed to have suffered from untreated post-traumatic stress disorder which is a mental issue. We know that this is dangerous, we know that its important and we have to pay attention to it.

No, not everyone with PTSD is going to go out and do terrible things to others but those with PTSD should be getting the help they need in regards to what theyre facing. We should not only bring up these topics when someone flies off the handle, we should be helping those with PTSD and other mental illnesses before the possibility of such even crosses our minds. When someone is suffering mentally it is much more complicated than most could imagine.

Mental illness is not the only problem in regards to these kind of things as I noted above but it is a big factor. This man might have been able to go down a different path if he had gotten the support he needed and that is something we all need to remember. Yes, he should be responsible for the things he did and I am in no way saying that it wasnt his fault but it is something to think about.

Please take the time to hear what Gaga had to say in the video below. We all need to work to make this world a better place and in helping those with mental illnesses we will be able to do that. Violent or not no one should have to suffer without treatment if they do not have to....

09:39

Scientist Finally Discover A Way To Upload Knowledge Directly to the Brain Awareness Act

There are some concepts in life that can be described as nothing short of science fiction, reserved for the creative worlds in our favorite books or on Hollywoods silver screen. However, is it possible that science may advance enough to make these crazy ideas a reality?

This is what many are asking after reading some of the latest research. A team of scientists from HRL Laboratories, LLC in Malibu, California is making positive strides forward in their effort to develop technology that would permit them to actually upload knowledge into a human brain. This would empower scientists to amplify the learning process.

The team began by studying the way that electric signals move within the brain, carrying information. They then took this information and used a technology known as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to transmit flight knowledge to a second group of participants.

We measured the brain activity patterns of six commercial and military pilots, and then transmitted these patterns into novice subjects as they learned to pilot an airplane in a realistic flight simulator, explained Dr. Matthew Phillips, one of the scientists behind the research in a press release. They studied the piloting abilities of the novice pilots before and after the information was uploaded using electrode-embedded head caps, measuring data such as the average G-force of the plane during landing. They discovered that those who received the brain stimulation performed better than the control group, who received a mock brain stimulation.

The findings of this study are a huge step forward in making this type of technology a reality in our daily lives. As we discover more about optimizing, personalizing, and adapting brain stimulation protocols, well likely see these technologies become routine in training and classroom environments, stated Dr. Phillips. Its possible that brain stimulation could be implemented for classes like drivers training, SAT prep, and language learning.

While this may be the first that you have heard of this technique, its not new to the scientific community. The process of stimulating connections in the brain to enhance learning has previously been used to aid patients recovering from strokes. By understanding the areas of the brain that are affected by the stroke, scientists have been able to speed up recovery and improve motor function through the use of tDCS. Meanwhile, research also shows that tDCS may show promise as a tool in the treatment of depression, although additional studies are required before this can be proven and put into practice.

The world of HR...

09:35

BEST OF THE WEB: In bizarre WW1 centenary speech, Macron claims nationalism is evil because it 'erases moral values' Signs of the Times

Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism, Emmanuel Macron said in his speech before the world leaders in Paris and caused a storm on Twitter, with the French President getting praise and bashing in equal parts. Macron delivered a powerful address during the celebrations of the 100th anniversary since the end of World War I in the French capital on Sunday, with Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and other heads of state being among his audience. "Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism. Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism," the French leader proclaimed, adding that nationalism erases the most important thing for any country: "its moral values." Comment: Specious, postmodernist, claptrap. With days of their 'bromance' far behind, Macron's jab might've been well directed at Trump, who previously proudly declared himself a nationalist and promotes the "America First" agenda. The Twitterati shared photos of what they believe was the US President's annoyed reaction to the words of...

09:21

UK unions sound alarm over talks to implant employees with microchips Signs of the Times

Trades Union Congress concerned over tech being used to control and micromanage Britain's biggest employer organisation and main trade union body have sounded the alarm over the prospect of British companies implanting staff with microchips to improve security. UK firm BioTeq, which offers the implants to businesses and individuals, has already fitted 150 implants in the UK. The tiny chips, implanted in the flesh between the thumb and forefinger, are similar to those for pets. They enable people to open their front door, access their office or start their car with a wave of their hand, and can also store medical data.

09:00

Richard Branson just launched a $3 million prize for a better air conditioner Fast Company

When people move out of poverty, one of the first things they buy is an air conditionerand the world cant handle the emissions that are going to come from an air conditioning boom. So Branson and the Indian government are launching the Global Cooling Prize to find a sustainable solution.

As incomes rise in cities in India, China, and other quickly growing economies, people tend to make three major purchases first: a TV, a refrigerator, and an air conditioner. The number of AC units may swell from 1.2 billion worldwide today to 4.5 billion by 2050and household air conditioning, alone, could push global warming up half a degree by the end of the century, according to a new report.

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08:59

Mexican Govt Driving Migrant Caravan To US With Buses and Private Cars News Punch

Mexican authorities have broken up the Honduran migrant caravan and placed the migrants in buses and private cars headed towards different US border towns, according to a Reuters report from Mexico. After spending four days [...]

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08:57

Muslim Boys Attack Toddler Leaving 15 Bite Marks On Her Face Media Blackout News Punch

A toddler has been scarred for life after being bitten 15 times by Somali boys who took at least ten chunks out of her face and then strangled her until she was blue and [...]

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08:45

How fitting: Google offered STASI HQ for new Berlin office Signs of the Times

Google is searching Berlin for some trendy real estate to call home - a place that reflects the company's unofficial, recently scrapped motto, "Don't Be Evil." Hey, what about the ex-headquarters of East Germany's secret police? Our story begins innocently enough. The tech giant had originally planned to open its Google Campus startup hub in Berlin's uber hipster district of Kreuzberg - shocking, we know - but disaster soon struck. Party-pooping locals organized against the move, citing the threat of rising rents and a general distaste for data-gobbling Silicon Valley behemoths. Luckily, the Berlin district of Lichtenberg has a long, proud tradition of hosting data lovers: District officials have generously offered Google the former headquarters of the East German Stasi.

08:44

11 Books That Will Shift Your Consciousness and Change Your Life Wake Up World

November 11th, 2018 By Paul Lenda Guest writer for Wake Up World There are many books about consciousness, spirituality, the nature of Reality, the New Paradigm, and holistic health that both elevate and deepen your relationship with yourself and the Source field. Here are 11 of them. On the path of awakened awareness, we need not feel []

08:42

CDC Warning: People with dirt on Clintons have 843% greater risk of suicide Signs of the Times

Atlanta, GA - According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control released on Thursday, people with inside, compromising knowledge of Bill and Hillary Clinton's financial and political dealings are 843% more likely to commit suicide. "We've never seen a single risk factor cause a spike of this magnitude," a CDC spokesperson told reporters. "Interestingly, in spite of their increased suicide risk, people with dirt on the Clintons rarely show any warning signs of suicide, and they never leave a suicide note."

08:21

Armageddon predicted, again, as Jews call for building 3rd Jerusalem temple Signs of the Times

The first two Holy Temples of the Israeli city ceased to exist centuries ago, having been demolished at the hands of the Babylonians and later by the Romans. Despite multiple calls to rebuild the temple, they have remained largely unheard. Biblical conspiracy theorists have voiced a warning that the erection of a third Holy Temple in Jerusalem, which religious activists have recently called for, inevitably carries Jesus Christ's imminent return. Jewish eschatological teachings have it that the Holy Temple will rise up from the ground for the third time when Armageddon nears.

08:21

Britain (post brexit) blogfactory

Shush!

Dont tell anyone

To conserve means to go back in time, all the way to Charles Dickens and Henry VIII

 

08:01

British efficiency blogfactory

Oh yes, now I can understand modern conservatism, will we return to this when we re-nationalise? I sincerely hope so

08:01

RFK Jr. wins case against U.S. government for vaccine safety violations Health Nut News

Del Bigtree, the founder of Informed Consent Action Network (ICAN), teamed up with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to take on the U.S. government by filing suit against the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for vaccine safety violations and they won. This is big news for all concerned with the topic of vaccine []

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08:00

Andrew Gillum Urges Officials to Count Every Vote In Florida Recount Truthdig RSS

As his gubernatorial race headed for a recount, Florida Democrat Andrew Gillum withdrew his concession speech from last Tuesday, noting that while his fate in the election may not change after the votes are recounted, the integrity of the countrys democratic process will be severely undermined if Republicans succeed in ending the process of counting every vote cast by Floridians.

I am replacing my earlier concession with an unapologetic and uncompromised call to count every vote, Gillum said in a news conference Saturday afternoon. We dont just get the opportunity to stop counting votes because we dont like the direction in which the vote tally is heading. That is not democratic and that is certainly not the American way.

<blockquote class=twitter-tweet data-lang=en><p lang=en dir=ltr>Andrew Gillum: &quot;Let me say clearly: I am replacing my words of concession with an uncompromised, and unapologetic call that we count every single vote.&quot; (via ABC) <a href=https://t.co/0yDZfotcNk>pic.twitter.com/0yDZfotcNk</a></p>&mdash; Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) <a href=https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1061358010113671168?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw>November 10, 2018</a></blockquote>
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Secretary of State Ken Detzner officially called for recounts of Floridas gubernatorial and Senate races after a noon deadline passed for all 67 of the states counties unofficial vote tallies, with both races deemed too close to call.

As of the noon deadline, Republican Rick Scottcurrently the Florida governorled Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson by only .15 percent, with about 12,500 more votes in the race for Nelsons seat. In the gubernatorial election, Republican Ron DeSantis led Gillum by .41 percent of the vote.

Both margins of victory triggered an automatic machine recount, to be completed by this coming Thursday. Should either race still have less than a .25 margin after the first recount, a manual recount will be completed.

The recounts follow Scotts claim that unethical liberals were trying to steal the election. Scott as well as President Donald Trump called the continued tallying into question, with the governor <ahref=https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election/florida-to-hold-machine-recount-of-senate-...

07:33

Florida recount finalized, Al Gore declared president! Signs of the Times

As Florida finally wrapped up its contentious recount of the votes tallied in the recent midterm elections, a winner was finally declared: Al Gore is now the president of the United States. The recount process at long last found the "missing votes" that would have handed Gore the presidency back in 2000, making him the official president of the country. "Well, it's about time," Gore said in his acceptance speech. "Thanks to all the fine people that made this happen. It really is too bad that the earth is going to be destroyed by fire by 2015--err, I mean, 2019, or else I could really savor my presidency." Gore will be granted two terms as US president, ousting President Trump and canceling the 2020 election. "We just assume he would have won again and ushered in a liberal golden age," said an election official. "So he's got 8 years to reclaim his lost time. Make the most of it, Al, and great job. You deserve it!"

07:28

Researchers have succeeded in creating a Bose-Einstein condensate in space Signs of the Times

In addition to the standard aggregate states of solid, liquid, and gas, matter can also have other states. A gas, for example, can be ionised at high temperatures to form a plasma. In 1995, researchers were able to prove that a fifth state of matter could be created at very low temperatures - the Bose-Einstein condensate. In quantum mechanics, the Bose-Einstein condensate is used to conduct quantum experiments. For example, it can be used to study gravitational waves or the Earth's gravitational field. Until now, however, this special state of aggregation could only be generated using high-vacuum apparatus on Earth and the state was extremely short-lived due to gravity. A German research team has now succeeded for the first time in generating and studying the Bose-Einstein condensate on board an unmanned space rocket - they published the results of their researched in journal Nature.

07:20

Trump Blasted For Canceling WW1 Memorial At U.S. Cemetery In France Because Of Rain News Punch

US President Donald Trump has been blasted over his decision to miss a memorial ceremony in France on Saturday due to rain. He came under attack after he cancelled a visit to a World War [...]

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07:06

Australian Drag Queen Story Hour Brings Erotic Performers to Childrens Bookstore The Crazz Files

 

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06:45

Tax havens and other dirty tricks let U.S. Corporations steal $180 billion from the rest of the world every year (Jon Schwarz) Tlaxcala

11/11/2018 - Are Tax havens an enraging but tangential subject? Or do they have a powerful effect on how the U.S. economy functions and should therefore be a part of every political debate? The startling findings ...

Netanyahu advances bill seeking death penalty for Palestinians accused of terrorism (Yumna Patel) Tlaxcala

11/11/2018 - Israels parliament, the Knesset, will renew its debate next week over a bill that would seek the death penalty for Palestinians accused of terrorism, after Israeli Prime Minister ...

06:40

Trumps election bashing may portend scary things for 2020 Fast Company

The president sent out numerous tweets suggesting that some of the midterm elections might have been rigged.

Donald Trump spent much of Friday raising the possibility of voter fraud in Florida, Georgia, and Arizona, where votes are still being counted in some key midterm races. Using the bully pulpit to undermine the electoral system is either very reckless, or very diabolical, and certainly not good for voter confidence in future U.S. elections.

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06:20

FLASHBACK: Social Security inspector general: 6.5M people with active Social Security numbers are 112 or older Signs of the Times

Agency urged to update its files Roughly 6.5 million people with active Social Security numbers are age 112 and older, according to an audit by the Social Security Administration's inspector general. The March 4 audit concluded that the administration "did not have controls in place to annotate death information" on the the main electronic file, called Numident, for Social Security numberholders who exceeded maximum reasonable life expectancies and were likely deceased. "We obtained Numident data that identified approximately 6.5 million numberholders born before June 16, 1901 who did not have a date of death on their record," the report states.

06:07

The WWI Lessons We Havent Learned Truthdig RSS

Trump is in Paris to commemorate the end of World War I, about which he knows almost nothing.

The outbreak of that war in 1914 took many contemporaries by surprise. That it would last four years, when leaders promised a quick victory, was another shock. That advanced machine guns and artillery would make mincemeat of formidable infantry and armor, killing some 11 million persons, was the biggest surprise of all. The casualty counts for the major battles are mind-bogglingnearly a quarter of a million dead and perhaps 700,000 wounded at Verdun alone, which was fought through 1916 in northeastern France.

We should draw the lesson that we should never credit politicians who promise us a short, glorious war. George W. Bush stood under a sign that said mission accomplished in 2003 after the invasion of Iraq. Some 6,000 U.S. troops are still in that country today, and ISIL, contrary to what Trump keeps saying, is not yet entirely defeated. As for glorious, surely you jest.

Another lesson is that small out of the way places can impel a war and should not be underestimated. Serbian nationalism and the attack by a Serbian nationalist on a high Austrian official, Grand Duke Ferdinand, helped provoke the war. Germany was aware that Russia backed the Serbs, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire rejected Serbian nationalism.

Germany could see a war coming, in which Russia would lash out at the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Germany was allied with Austria against Russia. Russia might well be able to count on its close diplomatic ally France. Since Austria-Germany was clearly going to war, willy-nilly, against Russia-France, Berlin thought it wise to neutralize France first with an invasion. The easy way was to go through Belgium, but Britain had warned that Belgium is a British sphere of influence. When German armies ignored London and invaded France through Belgium, the British felt obliged to come in on the side of France. (Though to be fair, letters of the British king at that time show he was eager to take on his cousin the Kaiser.)

Just as Serbia set events in chain then, so too could Iran today. Trump and Pompeo have spoken of crushing Iran. But Russia and China dont want Iran to be erased. Neither do Syria (pro-Iran) or Iraq, which even Trump gave a waiver because trade with Iran is crucial to its future.

Technological innovations lengthened the war and made it dangerous. In Iraq, the US faced roadside bombs, which killed or wounded thousands.

War hasnt been abolished, and the rise of hyper-nationalism in Hungary, Poland, India, Brazil and Russia and the U.S. makes the world mo...

05:59

Bayer CEO: Roundup weedkiller cancer victims are nuisances Health Nut News

There are about 8,700 lawsuits pending against Monsanto, by people who allege that exposure to Roundup weedkiller is responsible for their cancer. Most of the people behind these lawsuits have stories not unlike the one told by Dewayne Johnson, during his landmark jury trial which resulted in a unanimous decision against Monsanto. RELATED STORY: Monsanto-Bayer []

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05:44

RV/Intelligence Alert: "Soften" -- November 11, 2018 Operation Disclosure

Operation Disclosure

RV/INTELLIGENCE ALERT - November 11, 2018


(Disclaimer: The following is an overview of the current situation based on intelligence leaks received from several sources which may or may not accurate. Other confirmed sources may also be included in this overview.)


Massive voter fraud during the US midterm elections is set to be revealed via a massive sting operation.


This will further expose the Cabal-infested government which will also lead to the current fiat financial system being exposed as a scheme to keep the world in debt and poverty.


The integrity of the stock market would then be ruined thus causing it to collapse and therefore making way for the new quantum financial system (QFS).


The private currency redemption event (RV) will begin during this time.


The way of life as we know it will be exposed as a lie to keep us enslaved for the Cabal to profit.


This would cause worldwide public anger and unrest which is when GESARA will come into play to soften the blow.


The main goal of the Alliance is to provide reason to the global population for sudden change.


GESARA will be introduced at the right time when the world needs it.


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05:30

Hoopoe calls, video Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video is about the hoopoe bird and its call.

This species live in Europe, Asia and Africa.

05:22

Ice Age Farmer Report: California wildfires - Psyop? "Paradise Burning" esoteric meaning exposed Signs of the Times

Christian discusses the esoteric significance of Paradise burning, questions the nature of these latest wildfires, and warns that these emotionally charged headlines will fuel calls for censorship of "dangerous climate deniers." Sources

05:20

US Ends Refueling of Saudi Coalition Aircraft in Yemen Conflict Activist Post

By Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM)  One of the most visible aspects of direct US involvement in the Saudi invasion of Yemen, mid-air refueling of Saudi warplanes bombing the...

05:18

European Central Bank In Panic Mode as Economy Stalls Activist Post

By Andrew Moran The eurozone could not borrow from the momentum of the U.S. economy in the third quarter as economic growth slumped to a...

05:13

Truthstream Media Covers Wireless Radiation Emitting Tesla Tower in Texas Activist Post

By B.N. Frank If the general public doesnt understand science and technology, then who is making all of the decisions about science and technology that...

05:06

The Horrors Humans Have Inflicted on the Planets Wilderness Truthdig RSS

Only 23% of the planets habitable terrestrial surface now remains as undisturbed wilderness, thanks to the spread of the human horde.

A century ago, as the human population explosion began, 85% of the world was undisturbed living space for all the other species. Yet between 1993 and 2009 in the years that followed hard on the first global summit to consider the state of the planetary environment  an aggregation of areas of wilderness larger than India was delivered over to human exploitation, scientists warn in the journal Nature.

These results are nothing short of a horror story for the planets last wild places, said James Watson, a scientist at the University of Queensland and with the Wildlife Conservation Society.

The loss of wilderness must be treated in the same way we treat extinction. There is no reversing, once the first cut enters. The decision is forever.

Ocean impact

Professor Watson and colleagues argued in August that humans had in some way poisoned, polluted, exploited or disturbed almost all the planets oceans: only 13% could now be classified as undisturbed.

Now he and others have addressed the state of the wild terrestrial soils and rocks. Take Antarctica essentially uninhabited, and with no terrestrial wildlife out of the equation, and the scale of planetary devastation becomes more stark: humans have now left their mark on 77% of the worlds living space.

And the remaining wilderness is unevenly distributed: just 20 nations hold or govern 94% of the remaining marine and terrestrial wilderness areas. Russia, Canada, Australia, the US and Brazil host 70% of these unspoiled spaces.

Professor Watson and many others have repeatedly argued that humankind continues to put the worlds wildlife at risk. A new study by the World Wide Fund for Nature highlights the scale of destruction, but repeated surveys by teams of researchers on all continents have pointed up the same danger.

The combination of human intrusion into the wilderness and the spectre of climate change is a disaster for the 10 million or so species, most of them as yet unidentified, with which humans share the planet.

Th...

05:05

Book review of Joseph Tainter's 'Collapse of Complex Societies' Signs of the Times

TLDR: Joseph Tainter argues that the root cause of civilizational collapse is because of over-investment into and declining marginal returns on complexity. Societies invest in complexity to solve their problems and typically need to expend ever more organizational and physical energy to maintain that level of complexity; eventually, this expenditure undermines their material base, opens up a large potential gap where they could reap the exact same benefits but at a lower level of complexity (and cost), and the likelihood of collapse converges to one. You can read excellent summaries of the book by Ugo Bardi, and Joseph Tainter himself. Introduction Ruins and relics of long dead civilizations, now overtaken by vines of verdant chaos, or buried under the shifting sands of time, hold a certain morbid fascination for us - these once great, hubristic and monumental societies that flourished and then collapsed, leaving only ruins and legends in their wake. We cannot help entertaining...

04:57

Monsanto glyphosate in food Dear Kitty. Some blog

This 10 November 2018 video from the USA says about itself:

Studies Find Monsantos Poison In Food Products

Lawsuits are coming together against some of the biggest food makers in the United States after repeated studies have found unsafe levels of Monsantos glyphosate in their products. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Roundup, and it has been shown to cause cancer in studies. Ring of Fires Farron Cousins discusses this with Scott Hardy from Top Class Actions.

04:53

Russian fisherman photographs ghastly alien creatures from the deep Signs of the Times

The Russian fisherman who has built a zealous fanbase with horrifying photographs of the terrifying monsters that get caught in his net is back on dry land with a fresh haul of bizarre creatures from the deep. Roman Fedortsov, who works on a trawler based out of Murmansk in northwest Russia, has racked up hundreds of thousands of social media followers with his enlightening posts featuring some of the most peculiar beings on the planet.

04:50

David Attenborough, television and environmental destruction | Letters RSS feed from www.oneworld.org

Readers take Attenborough to task for ignoring the human impact on the natural worldI strongly agree with George's Monbiot's comments regarding David Attenborough's latest BBC series, Dynasties (Attenborough has betrayed the living world that he loves, 7 November). Why have most of his wonderful programmes been blind to the tsunami of environmental destruction we have unleashed? Some years ago I confronted Alastair Fothergill, series producer of many of Attenborough's programmes, at a [...]

04:43

Flash floods hit Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia following 2 hour heavy downpour Signs of the Times

Almost two hours of heavy downpour in the capital on Sunday (Nov 11) once again caused several areas and roads to be affected by flash floods. Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) Enforcement Department director Azman Mahmood said the rain, which began at about 4pm, saw water build up in the tunnel heading from Jalan Tun Razak towards KLCC and Jalan Loke Yew. According to Azman, Jalan Wirawati, Jalan Pudu Ulu, Jalan Pudu Perdana, Jalan Cheras and Jalan Kepong were also affected by flash floods. He said DBKL personnel had been deployed to disperse traffic and divert vehicles away from the affected routes.

04:36

Busted!: Principal fired for running secret cryptocurrency mining scheme at school Signs of the Times

A get rich quick scheme has spectacularly backfired on a headmaster and vice-principal as the pair have both been fired for racking up outrageous energy bills by using their school to run a secret cryptocurrency mining workshop. Principal Lei Hua is said to have used eight school computers to run a clandestine Ethereum mining network in the Hunan province for close to a year, according to The South China Morning Post. Hua's cryptocurrency plot was undertaken with help of a vice-principal, reported HK01 news. The coin mining occurred at Puman Middle School and it was foiled thanks to a plucky school manager who had been keeping an eye on bizarre energy increases at the property.

04:35

Archaeologists unearth 4,500-year-old 'untouched' tomb in Egypt Signs of the Times

When archaeologists made their way through a 4,500-year-old necropolis and found an extraordinarily rare collection of mummified cats and beetles, they could hardly imagine their exploration would lead on to something even bigger. On Saturday, a team of explorers crept through walls dating back to about 2,500 BC and unearthed a collection of cat mummies and scarab beetles as they scavenged through the Sarraq necropolis on the edge of the King Userkaf pyramid complex. Two scarab beetles were found in a limestone sarcophagus with a vaulted, decorated lid, the antiquities minister said in a statement.

04:30

Uk gov considers deploying Army inside London? blogfactory

Britains armed forces are preparing for contingency plans to prevent a crisis if the country leaves the European Union in March without a deal that could guarantee a smooth withdrawal.

Senior British defense officials said on Sunday that contingency plans were being made so that the military could support the country in case of a no-deal Brexit.

There are contingency plans being made, there are discussions being held behind the scenes as to what support our armed forces will do, said deputy defense minister Tobias Ellwood.

The armed forces stand ready to support Britain on a practical basis, he added.

The minister admitted that a no-deal Brexit could cause chaos in Britain and many people may require the help of the armed forces to cope with emergencies in their daily lives.

With the transition from Brexit, if there is a requirement to provide assistance were looking right across the full spectrum of requirements to make sure that we are prepared, said Ellwood.

Chief of Britains Defense Staff General Sir Nicholas Carter also confirmed that there were contingency plans for an uneasy withdrawal from the EU.

What we always do is make sensible contingency plans for all sorts of eventualities, said Carter, adding, At this stage, I think people are confident there will be a deal, if theres not one then we stand ready to help in any way we can.

With Brexit talks reportedly stalled over a disagreement between British and EU negotiators on the future situation of the Irish land border, the UK faces a real chance of leaving the EU without a deal.

The scenario could have dire economic and social consequences for Britain with some even warning that there could be a civil unrest on the streets as people may face acute shortage of some basic items, including food and medicine.

04:27

(Video) UFO Sighting Over South Melbourne, Australia 11/8/18 Operation Disclosure



Published on Nov 8, 2018

Date: 8/11/18. TIME OF SIGHTING: 7:29pm Taken next to Kings way, south melbourne

04:25

Three southern provinces of Thailand hit by flooding - Over 600 villages submerged Signs of the Times

Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed military officers and administrative officials to monitor the flood situation in three southern provinces and aid affected residents. Especially in Prachuap Khiri Khan and Chumphon where an estimated 46,000 residents were hit by the flooding, Defence Ministry spokesman Maj-General Kongcheep Tantravanich said on Sunday. It was reported that 601 villages in the two provinces were still submerged as of press time. In Prachuap Khiri Khan, provincial governor Panlop Singhaseni presided over a ceremony on Sunday morning to present flood relief bags from the Princess Pa Foundation.

04:08

Deaths in CA wildfires at 25; more "devil winds" on the way; choking air quality; 250,000 now evacuated Signs of the Times

The death toll from California's multiple wildfires has risen to 25, after 14 more bodies were discovered in or near the Northern California town of Paradise, bringing the number of confirmed dead in the so-called Camp Fire to 23. Over 6,700 structures were destroyed just one day after the fire began, while 110 people remain missing according to authorities. "We are doing everything we possibly can to identify those remains and make contact with the next of kin so we can return the remains to the family," said Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea Saturday morning.

Deaths in California wildfires at 25 - More "devil winds" on the way - Choking air quality - 250,000 evacuated Signs of the Times

The death toll from California's multiple wildfires has risen to 25, after 14 more bodies were discovered in or near the Northern California town of Paradise, bringing the number of confirmed dead in the so-called Camp Fire to 23. Over 6,700 structures were destroyed just one day after the fire began, while 110 people remain missing according to authorities. "We are doing everything we possibly can to identify those remains and make contact with the next of kin so we can return the remains to the family," said Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea Saturday morning.

04:07

How pesticides harm bumblebees, video Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video says about itself:

New tracking system could show how pesticides are harming bee colonies

8 November 2018

Experiments with the system suggest that neonicotinoids severely disrupt bumblebee social behavior.

Read more here.

04:00

SOTT FOCUS: NewsReal: US Midterm Elections 'Blue Wave' - Yet Another Nothing-Burger Signs of the Times

Imagine our surprise when we learned that the US Midterm Elections didn't generate the 'blue wave' the Democrats wished for, despite the relatively high turnout and record volumes of cash spent on campaigning. And yet, the elites' #Resistance against Donald Trump continues! This week on NewsReal with Joe & Niall, your hosts will discuss the fallout from the Midterms, the WW1 centenary event in Paris, the mass shooting and wildfires in California, and how it's all connected to the 'great ideological war' of our time (for the hearts and minds of people who live by fundamentally different moral codes)... Running Time: 01:24:32 Download: OGG, MP3 Listen live, chat, and call in to future shows on the SOTT Radio Network!

03:58

'Big Cat?!' Russian taxi driver shocked as a passenger brings leopard in cab Signs of the Times

Modern taxi drivers are used to having to accommodate passengers' requests, from XXL cabs to being pet-friendly. But one Russian driver was left mind-boggled when a passenger told him he'd be boarding with his... leopard. According to local news outlet Homsk, the driver, from the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, received a call with an unheard-of request along the lines of: "I will go with a big cat in my arms (leopard)." That turned out to actually be the case as the passenger showed up with the feline predator, who sat on his owner's knees in the passenger seat for the duration of the trip.

03:57

(Video) SpaceShot76 -- QAnon 11/10/18 "Sheep No More" Operation Disclosure



Published on Nov 10, 2018

Q goes over the voting fraud and how back in 2016 there was a sworn statement proving such, did Q team set up the Dems to shoot themselves in the foot after demanding a recount? Can you say national voter ID Laws?

03:46

The CFA franc, a colonial vestige from France in Africa (Ana Fuentes) Tlaxcala

11/11/2018 - Since 1945, France has the last word on the currency used by 155 million people in 15 African countries.   Melania Trump wasnt very inspired in her visit to Kenya in October when ...

03:44

Poland's eurosceptic leaders hold joint march with far right groups - Thomson Reuters Foundation RSS feed from www.oneworld.org

Poland's eurosceptic leaders hold joint march with far right groupsThomson Reuters FoundationWARSAW, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Poland's eurosceptic leaders marked a century of national independence on Sunday as around 200,000 people marched through the capital in a parade involving far-right groups and neo-fascist activists from Italy. The march is a ...and more 

03:43

Im choking were last heard words from Khashoggi blogfactory

This picture taken on October 15, 2018 in Istanbul show Saudi official Ahmet Abdulaziz Aljanobi (C- with glasses), one of suspected Saudi covering evidence team member, waiting front of door of the Saudi Arabian consulate with Saudi officials in Istanbul before Turkish forensic Police officers enter the Consulate Building. (AFP photo)This picture taken on October 15, 2018 in Istanbul show Saudi official Ahmet Abdulaziz Aljanobi (C- with glasses), one of suspected Saudi covering evidence team member, waiting front of door of the Saudi Arabian consulate with Saudi officials in Istanbul before Turkish forensic Police officers enter the Consulate Building. (AFP photo)

A senior Turkish journalist has revealed bits from a secret audio tape that was allegedly recorded from the brutal assassination of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, saying the slain man begged for his life before he died at the hand of killers. 

Nazif Karaman, head of investigation department at the Daily Sabah, a Turkish newspaper, said Saturday that people who killed Khashoggi put a bag on his head to strangle and suffocate him.

Im choking, put this bag away from my head, Im scared of claustrophobia, Khashoggi said before he died, according to Karaman who shared the information with the Qatari-based news channel Al Jazeera.

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03:38

Saudi Arabia used Israeli technology to track dissidents and critics blogfactory

US whistle-blower Edward Snowden yesterday claimed that Saudi Arabia used Israeli spyware to target murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Addressing a conference in Tel Aviv via a video link, Snowden claimed that software made by an Israeli cyber intelligence firm was used by Saudi Arabia to track and target Khashoggi in the lead up to his murder on 2 October inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

Snowden told his audience: How do they [Saudi Arabia] know what his [Khashoggis] plans were and that they needed to act against him? That knowledge came from the technology developed by NSO, Israeli business daily Globes reported. Snowden accused NSO of selling a digital burglary tool, adding it is not just being used for catching criminals and stopping terrorist attacks, not just for saving lives, but for making money [] such a level of recklessness [] actually starts costing lives, according to the Jerusalem Post.

Snowden made famous in 2013 for leaking classified National Security Agency (NSA) files and exposing the extent of US surveillance added that Israel is routinely at the top of the US classified threat list of hackers along with Russia and China [] even though it is an ally. Snowden is wanted in the US for espionage, so could not travel to Tel Aviv to address the conference in person for fear of being harmed.

The Israeli firm to which Snowden referred NSO Group Technologies is known for developing the Pegasus software which can be used to remotely infect a targets mobile phone and then relay back data accessed by the device. Although NSO claims that its products are licensed only to legitimate government agencies for the sole purpose of investigating and preventing crime and terror, this is not the first time its Pegasus software has been used by Saudi Arabia to track critics.

In October it was...

03:32

Bright meteor fireball on Nov.11 over Jan, Spain - 3rd for the month in the region Signs of the Times

This bright meteor event was spotted over southern Spain on 11 Nov. 2018 at 2:08 local time (1:08 universal time). It was generated by a rock from an asteroid that hit the atmosphere at about 72,000 km/h. The meteor overflew the province of Jan. It began at an altitude of about 90 km and ended at a height of around 42 km. The event was recorded in the framework of the SMART project (University of Huelva) from the meteor-observing stations located at La Hita (Toledo), Calar Alto (Almeria), La Sagra (Granada) and Sevilla.

03:30

Unfortunately DT ires many by not turning up at Armistice cemetery blogfactory

Mr Trump is in France to commemorate the centenary of World War Ones end.

He cancelled a visit to a US military cemetery, but the White House said other senior officials went instead.

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It said the bad weather grounded the presidential helicopter and cited security concerns in hastily arranging a motorcade for the two-hour drive east of Paris.

The US president is also opting to miss the Paris Peace Forum, which is run by his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron and starts on Sunday afternoon.

03:26

Rinus Verhagen -- The Time for Change is Now Operation Disclosure



The confusion there is about the imminent implementation of a value covered new global monetary system and restoration of laws known as GESARA.

From multiple sources we hear conflicting voices, RV/GCR vs Manna World Trust-trade with our birth certificates..

This makes the confusion only big ones where people want to choose a camp because they think they are safe and not empty-handed when GESARA is a fact.

Rest assured, everyone will participate in the prosperity funds, which makes Migration among other things totally superfluous as an economic migrant unsolicited western countries wants to flood.

All migrants and refugees can safely return to their home country to help build their own country and make it an oasis.

The RV/GCR vs Manna World Trust, are two tools to make the transition possible.

Trump's visit to England showed that the Queen agreed and the City of London actually fell.

All state and private debts are paid off from the Manna World Trust fund, this fund has been able to grow only by the fraud fiat money system.

This means that stock exchanges that will crash based on a Fiat money system have now ordered Trump to stop the manipulation of Wall Street.

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/11/09/white-house-china-trade-957218

As a result, all companies will lose their value, and will be worth almost nothing, especially considering the mega claims that will come for their share in the crime and oppression of the world's population.

This means that these bankrupt companies will be treated as bankrupt b...

03:15

Anna Von Reitz -- Manna World Holdings Trust: Fraud and Piracy Explained Operation Disclosure

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Manna World Holdings Trust --- Fraud and Piracy Explained



Source: Paul Stramer | By Anna Von Reitz

First, the crime of fraud has no statute of limitations. If I discover a fraud that happened in 1860 (and I have) and I report it and take exception to it today, the crime and all the subsequent history tainted by it, is still very much alive, still actionable, and still deserving remedy, cure, and divine service.

As a result, when something begins in error and fraud, it ends in the same status. No progress toward any actual and honest solution is made until the fraud comes to an end.

As long as FDR's "Bank Holiday" continues, the fraud continues. As long as the "State of Emergency" continues, the fraud continues. As long as the "United States" continues to run amok, so does the rest of the world. And there is no way to fix this or end this condition absent the end of the fraud itself.

Second, the crime of piracy also has no statute of limitations. If my great-grandfather's gold was stolen by pirates (thieves of any sort acting in international jurisdiction) he is still the lawful owner and I, as his heir, am still owed the return of that gold from Interpol or any other international law enforcement agency that obtains custody of the stolen property.

Now those who are responsible for this ongoing Mess have sought to make things easy on themselves and difficult for the rest of us by trying to seize all private assets and to dump our private assets into trusts, which are then combined and commingled into larger trusts----all controlled by them.

While they try to justify this as the act of valid Trustees, the actual owners and purported donors never elected them to the job and this is in fact just more piracy, more unlawful seizure of our assets in international jurisdiction, more false claims of rights and interests...

03:08

The Dollar's days as global reserve currency are numbered says world's largest asset manager Signs of the Times

Have BlackRock CEO Larry Fink and Russian President Vladimir Putin been comparing notes? In comments that sound eerily similar to a warning issued by Putin, who warned during a speech last month that the US risked undermining the dollar's reserve currency status with its sanctions regime, the CEO of the world's largest asset-management firm said Tuesday during a panel discussion at the New Economic Forum in Singapore that the US dollar's status as the world's dominant currency wouldn't last forever. And instead of citing external factors like China's expanding economic clout and influence, or an insurgent Russia, Fink pointed to the widening US budget deficit as the biggest risk to the dollar's status as the global hegemon. And while it might not happen tomorrow, or next year, over time, as US interest rates rise and the federal government strains under its tremendous debt burden, the creditors who were once eager to buy up Treasury bonds will gradually disappear.

03:05

Striking 100yo audio of moment WWI's guns fell silent Signs of the Times

It's hard to imagine what the end of World War I must have felt like, but we can at least get a sense for what it sounded like: A 100-year-old recording captured the war's violent final seconds - followed by a stirring silence. Made near the River Moselle, which flows through France, Luxembourg, and Germany, the recording documents the moments leading up to the war's official end, at 11 am on November 11, 1918. The audio begins with loud gunfire and explosions, followed by an abrupt but undoubtedly welcomed silence after the clock struck 11.

03:01

How the Disunited States of America can survive Signs of the Times

"We are one American nation. We must unite. We have to unify. We have to come together." Every faction in our irreparably fractious and fragmented country calls for unity, following events that demonstrate just how disunited the United States of America is. They all do it. Calls for unity come loudest from the party of submissives-the GOP. The domineering party is less guilt-ridden about this elusive thing called "unity."

02:55

Anti-smoking campaigns aren't new: The Nazis' forgotten drive to eliminate tobacco from the Reich Signs of the Times

The Third Reich viewed tobacco as a threat to the health of the "chosen folk." Nazi Germany's well-known obsession with creating a master Aryan race led to many atrocities. But from these same sinister motives came research that may have had health benefits for the German people during World War II-studies on the dangers of smoking that led to the most advanced anti-tobacco campaign of its time. Unfortunately, the campaign was only concerned with protecting the health of Aryan Germans. "Nazi Germany was governed by a health-conscious political elite bent on European conquest and genocidal extermination," writes Stanford researcher Robert Proctor in his book, The Nazi War on Cancer, "and tobacco at the time was viewed as one among many 'threats' to the health of the chosen folk."

02:49

Thumbs up! Putin shakes hands and chats with Trump and Melania during WWI ceremony in Paris Signs of the Times

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump greeted one another during the World War I centenary commemorations in Paris, with the two leaders seen shaking hands and making other warm gestures during the event. Although both leaders were late to the ceremony, they appeared to be happy to see each other upon their arrival. Putin and Trump were seen nodding at each other, with the Russian leader even tapping his US counterpart on the shoulder and offering up a thumbs up sign. Putin also greeted the US First Lady Melania Trump with a warm handshake.

02:48

Versatile Blogger Award, thanks Er. Mukhtar Zahid! Dear Kitty. Some blog

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Thank you so much, Er. Mukhtar Zahid of the blog of the same name, for nominating Dear Kitty. Some Blog for the Versatile Blogger Award!

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02:47

Very shallow magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits North Atlantic Ocean Signs of the Times

A shallow magnitude 6.3 earthquake was reported North Atlantic Ocean, at a depth of 7.28 km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered to be strong. It struck at Nov 11, 2018 at 02:03:59 UTZ. USGS reports that this quake event was manually reviewed. USGS alert level for this quake is 'green' which mean an estimate of zero fatalities and less than $1 million in losses. 4 people reported they felt this tremor via the USGS website.

02:45

Topless FEMEN protester throws herself at Trump Signs of the Times

A bare-breasted FEMEN protester was tackled by police after she climbed over barricades and ran onto the road in front of US President Donald Trump's motorcade in Paris. Some photos show that there were two half-naked women on the road as Trump's motorcade drove along the Champs Elysees in Paris. The US president was heading to a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Despite a massive police presence along the route to the Arc de Triomphe, the screaming protester managed to get in Trump's way and came within a few meters of the motorcade. Several officers had to intervene to remove the activist from the road.

02:43

Toronto-born Canadian alleged to be behind ISIS's high-profile cyber attacks Signs of the Times

An Islamic State-linked media outlet says a Canadian man was behind the terror group's highest-profile cyber attacks, including the embarrassing takeover of the Twitter account of the U.S. military's Central Command. The Canadian fighter, who is said to have been killed by a drone strike in Syria, also allegedly penetrated bank computers and used the "spoils" to fund their fighting and hacked the U.S. Department of Defense, airports, international media organizations and the accounts of "hundreds" of U.S. soldiers. Terrorism experts say the Arabic-language notice likely reveals a previously unknown Canadian convert who left Toronto to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in its ongoing war. The Toronto-born man "managed to bring blessed victories for the Caliphate state by carrying out electronic attacks that have made the enemies taste defeat and failure," according the notice, as translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). The "martyrdom" notice...

02:40

This is paradise california blogfactory

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Raging wildfire reduce California town of Paradise to ashes.

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02:38

Roger Stone: Florida Gov. Scott needs to impound the ballots & sack Brenda Snipes Signs of the Times

Three months ago I urged [the ouster of] Florida Governor BOE Supervisor Brenda Snipes based on history of election fraud and incompetence. My call for Snipes ouster was based on the BOE handling of the Republican congressional primary in Broward County in which Snipes refuses to provide results of early voting, absentees voting or election day voting... providing only grand totals that reveal that a perennial candidate that spent not[h]ing beat two better funded and organized challengers. This despite photographic evidence that some candidate's names did not appear on the ballot at all and in many precincts more Republicans voted than our registered in the party. It not as if this [is] Snipes first venture at voter fraud. In May 2018, the Sun Sentinel reported a judge ruled the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office violated state and federal laws by destroying ballots from a 2016 Democratic Congressional race too soon - and while the ballots were the subject of a lawsuit...

02:37

'Strengthen the multipolar world': Putin positive on Macron's 'European army' plan bashed by Trump Signs of the Times

Europe's desire to create its own army and stop relying on Washington for defense is not only understandable, but would be "positive" for the multipolar world, Vladimir Putin said days after Donald Trump ripped into it. "Europe is ... a powerful economic union and it is only natural that they want to be independent and ... sovereign in the field of defense and security," Putin told RT in Paris where world leader gathered to mark the centenary of the end of WWI. He also described the potential creation of a European army "a positive process," adding that it would "strengthen the multipolar world." The Russian leader even expressed his support to French President Emmanuel Marcon, who recently championed this idea by saying that Russia's stance on the issue "is aligned with that of France" to some extent.

Putin likes European army plan proposed by Macron (and bashed by Trump) Signs of the Times

Europe's desire to create its own army and stop relying on Washington for defense is not only understandable, but would be "positive" for the multipolar world, Vladimir Putin said days after Donald Trump ripped into it. "Europe is ... a powerful economic union and it is only natural that they want to be independent and ... sovereign in the field of defense and security," Putin told RT in Paris where world leader gathered to mark the centenary of the end of WWI. He also described the potential creation of a European army "a positive process," adding that it would "strengthen the multipolar world." The Russian leader even expressed his support to French President Emmanuel Marcon, who recently championed this idea by saying that Russia's stance on the issue "is aligned with that of France" to some extent.

02:37

(Video) X22 Report -- Episode 1713: The Central Bank Shifts Direction | Next Phase of Operation Put into Motion Operation Disclosure



Published on Nov 11, 2018

The central bank is running out of time, the system is deteriorating at an accelerated pace. Certain actors want the central bank system to continue on, but they are stuck, the narrative has shifted away from them and they are desperately trying to regain it.



Published on Nov 11, 2018

Keith Ellison steps down from being DNC post. Erdogan says he gave the tapes to the US, UK, Germany and many other countries, but heard nothing yet. Trump bashes Macron before he visits him in France. Macron called for an EU army, his popularity is plummeting. Q drops more bread, the plan is moving forward and we are headed to the next phase. All the pieces are almost in place, the Deep State know what is coming this is why they frantically trying to push their agenda with voter fraud to get their people into the Senate. The deep state realized the house was not the prize and now they are scrambling. This was anticipated and those who committed the fraud were being monitored, never interfere with an enemy while they are destroying themselves.

02:32

World leaders gather in France for 100th year anniversary of WWI ending Signs of the Times

Dozens of world leaders have arrived in France on the invitation of French President Macron to join commemorative events marking the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI. Multiple heads of states, including Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Hungary's Victor Orban and Andrej Babis of the Czech Republic, were greeted by Macron alongside other officials at the Elysee Palace as they continued to arrive in the French capital on Sunday. US President Donald Trump, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel came on the eve of the main ceremony, which is to take place at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe. The world marks the Armistice Day on November 11 commemorating the end of the four-year war. It is believed that this year's centenary is to bring together a record number of world leaders.

02:30

China's oil imports surge to record high, drops US suppliers Signs of the Times

China's crude oil imports averaged 9.61 million barrels a day last month, customs data cited by Reuters has revealed, with the agency noting the amount is the highest on record. Once again, it was the independent refiners, or teapots, that drove the increase as they seek to fulfill their import quotas before they expire. The total October volume of imports hit 40.80 million tons, of which teapots imported 8.22 million tons. Yet this was lower than the teapots' intake as forecast by S&P Platts last month, which was nine million tons. It was, however, substantially higher than the 7.26 million tons independent Chinese refiners imported in September.

02:28

Tesla Technology Has Been Revived Activist Post

By Truthstream Media How will technology revolutionize our world? Will it empower individuals and free expression, or tighten the noose of the controllers? It seems...

02:26

Russian journalist observing US midterms briefly detained by FBI - who thought he might be GRU, involved in 2016 election 'hacking' Signs of the Times

The FBI has reportedly questioned USA Really head Alexander Malkevich at Washington airport after his trip to cover the midterm elections. The Russian mission in the US has requested information on the incident. "In connection with media reports concerning the detention of Russian journalist Alexander Malkevich by FBI officers in Washington airport, an inquiry regarding the circumstances of the event was sent to the US Department of State," it said.

Racism: Russian journalist observing US midterms briefly detained by FBI - who thought he might be GRU, involved in 2016 election 'hacking' Signs of the Times

The FBI has reportedly questioned USA Really head Alexander Malkevich at Washington airport after his trip to cover the midterm elections. The Russian mission in the US has requested information on the incident. "In connection with media reports concerning the detention of Russian journalist Alexander Malkevich by FBI officers in Washington airport, an inquiry regarding the circumstances of the event was sent to the US Department of State," it said.

02:25

What is that weird head sensation called ASMR? Signs of the Times

Many people experience Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR), a relaxing sensation often triggered by gentle whispering which creates a "low-grade euphoria" characterized by "a combination of positive feelings and a distinct static-like tingling sensation on the skin. We are finally working out what it is and that it can be good for you. The phenomenon first came to people's attention in 2007, in an online forum thread titled "weird sensation feels good". Many names were suggested, notably "attention-induced head orgasm" -- a misnomer because the feeling is not as sudden or short-lived as an orgasm, and is distinct from sexual arousal. The term that stuck was coined in 2010 by cybersecurity expert Jennifer Allen: "autonomous sensory meridian response", or ASMR. She wanted something that represented the key elements of the sensation, but that sounded scientific, so people wouldn't be embarrassed to talk about it. It worked: those who experience the phenomenon are now a...

02:24

Western media suddenly 'discovers' Saudi war crimes in Yemen from Khashoggi fallout Signs of the Times

Nothing illustrates the cynical and deceitful nature of Western "journalism" better than the recent, apparent US-Saudi fallout in the wake of the alleged death of Washington Post Saudi correspondent, Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi allegedly disappeared and has been reported killed at the hands of Saudi consulate staff in Istanbul, Turkey. Of course, the US, UK, EU, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia are among the most dubious actors in modern geopolitics. Ascertaining the truth regarding the events surrounding Khashoggi may ultimately turn out to be an insurmountable task. But the various narratives and reactions of Western political and media circles still provides us insight into the true character of Western international relations including extreme hypocrisy regarding human rights, the use and abuse of Western media platforms to selectively cover events around the globe to favor Western interests, and the ultimate fate that awaits other US "allies."

02:19

US-Mexico border: Trump's rules of engagement for US troops to mirror the IDF in Gaza Signs of the Times

The intent behind Trump's new rules of engagement and considerable militarization of the U.S. border appears to be greenlighting the U.S. military to function as an IDF-style military police force whenever the next "threat" emerges, whether it be "foreign invaders" or "internal enemies." Since President Donald Trump first directed the outrage of his supporters at a Central American migrant caravan making its way towards the United States a little over a week ago, his plan to deploy between 5,200 and 15,000 active-duty U.S. soldiers to the border has provoked mixed reactions within the United States. However, Trump's more recent announcement that armed U.S. soldiers have been instructed to target any migrants who resort to throwing stones as though they were firing rifles has evoked an even wider range of reactions. On Thursday afternoon, Trump detailed in a speech that "Anybody [in the caravan] throwing stones, rocks, like they did to Mexico and the Mexican military, Mexican...

02:17

The New York Times sets up a smear campaign against Julian Assange Signs of the Times

A pair of blaring headlines appearing in Friday's edition of the New York Times purported to show that the newspaper had obtained damning new evidence of collusion between WikiLeaks, the Trump campaign and the Russian government to damage the campaign of Hillary Clinton in 2016. The latest round of smears appearing in the Times, the journalistic mouthpiece of the Democratic Party and sections of the military-intelligence apparatus opposed to Trump, is aimed at preparing public opinion for an eventual indictment on espionage charges of WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange, preparations for which are already in full swing. The Times articles appeared amid widespread media speculation that special counsel Robert Mueller could begin handing down indictments soon. The government of Ecuador, eager to curry favor with Washington, is rapidly moving to expel Assange from its embassy in London, where he has been trapped since he first sought political asylum there in 2012. Assange...

02:16

The US is rapidly going broke Signs of the Times

Those who focus on the U.S. national debt (and I'm one of them) keep wondering how long this debt levitation act can go on. The U.S. debt-to-GDP ratio is at the highest level in history (106%), with the exception of the immediate aftermath of the Second World War. At least in 1945, the U.S. had won the war and our economy dominated world output and production. Today, we have the debt without the global dominance. The U.S. has always been willing to increase debt to fight and win a war, but the debt was promptly scaled down and contained once the war was over. Today, there is no war comparable to the great wars of American history, and yet the debt keeps growing. In a new Weekly Standard article, the celebrated James Grant of Grant's Interest Rate Observer reviews not only the current debt and deficit situation but provides an overview of the U.S. national debt since George Washington and Alexander Hamilton. Grant makes the point that the debt has been increased and decreased on a...

02:16

The war party winning midterm elections is accelerating the transition to a multi-polar world Signs of the Times

The outcome of the American midterm elections gives us an even more divided country, confirming that the United States is in the midst of a deep crisis within its establishment. The midterm elections represented a substantial draw for Democrats and Republicans, a defeat for the Trump administration and a clear victory for the "war party" in Washington. The House of Representatives ended up in the hands of the Democrats, who managed to overturn the results of 2016 by winning 26 seats and bringing their majority to 219, with the Republicans with 193 seats. The Republicans, despite the feared "blue wave", have increased their representation in the Senate, with 51 senators against the 45 of the Democrats. In terms of governors, Republicans remain ahead, with 25 red states against 21 blue. After two years of fake investigations on Russiagate, continuous attacks by the US media (except for the few pro-Trump channels like Fox News), the blue Democratic wave seemed inevitable. Instead, we...

02:15

Florida judge orders Broward elections chief Brenda Snipes to turn over vote counts to Scott's campaign Signs of the Times

Circuit Judge Carol-Lisa Phillips also held that Brenda Snipes, Broward's supervisor of elections, was in violation of Florida public records laws. A Broward judge ordered the county's elections chief to turn over to Rick Scott's campaign for the U.S. Senate an accounting of total ballots cast and a breakdown of votes by category - all due by 7 p.m. Friday. Circuit Judge Carol-Lisa Phillips also held that Brenda Snipes, Broward's supervisor of elections, was in violation of Florida public records laws for not fulfilling a request for that information by Scott's campaign. Phillips ordered Snipes to turn over the number of all ballots cast in Tuesday's midterm election, broken down by absentee, early and Election Day votes. She also ordered her to provide the number of ballots still to be counted.

02:15

They are coming: Migrant caravan continue their journey to US border Signs of the Times

The Central American migrant caravan has just begun another leg of their journey to the US border hastily reinforced by the Army and Marine Corps. The migrants previously made a days-long stop in Mexico City. The caravan, made up mostly of Hondurans, but also nationals of other Central American countries, is now on the move towards the United States border. Migrants resumed their march north on Saturday morning after spending almost a week in Mexico City. A Ruptly video shows dozens of people waiting for trains in Mexico subway or boarding heavy trucks or buses somewhere outside the city. Others are seen using cars to continue their journey. To get there, migrants will have to travel some 1,700 miles (2,735km) to the northwest, a much longer route than to the nearest US border crossing at McAllen, Texas, which many consider to be the safest option.

02:14

British government spinelessly refuses to offer asylum to Asia Bibi - because they won't risk offending British Islamists Signs of the Times

It's been a while since I expressed my utter disgust with the British authorities. This is no doubt a failing on my part, since they do seem so very determined to earn the contempt of every reasonable citizen in as many ways as possible. My apologies. I really should make more of an effort to keep up. So here goes. According to the Huffington Post, the British Government has refused to offer asylum to Asia Bibi, a Christian farm labourer who has just had her conviction for blasphemy quashed by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. The mother-of-five spent eight years on death row for "insulting the prophet Mohammed" - something which is alleged to have happened during an argument with some of her neighbours. Since the announcement of her acquittal on the grounds of there being insufficient evidence, there has been a wave of violence from the Islamist mob, and it has become abundantly clear that she and her family cannot stay in the country and remain safe. This is a clear case of...

02:14

NATO military drills in Norway alarmed Russia blogfactory

Tens of thousands of NATO troops are deployed to Norway for one of the biggest military exercises of the military bloc since the end of the Cold War.

Norway will host the so-called Trident Juncture 18 from Thursday, October 25, to November 7.

The military exercises, with the declared goal of training to defend NATO member states against potential threats, involve some 50,000 soldiers, 10,000 vehicles, 65 ships, and 250 aircraft from 31 countries.

In recent years, Europes security environment has significantly deteriorated, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg claimed. Trident Juncture sends a clear message to our nations and to any potential adversary. NATO does not seek confrontation but we stand ready to defend all allies against any threat.

The head of NATOs Allied Joint Force Command, US Navy Admiral James Foggo, also said the exercise was intended to show NATO is capable to defend against any adversary. Not a particular country, anyone.

Despite those broad assertions, NATO drills are practically aimed at Russia. The Western military alliance severed ties with Moscow in 2014, after the Crimean Peninsula voted in a referendum to be attached to Russian territory.

Accusing Moscow of meddling in an armed conflict in Ukraines east, NATO has been sending troops and weapons to Russias western borders while simulating military confrontations with Russia by staging massive drills in the region. Moscow denies that it is involved in the Ukrainian conflict.

NATO claims that it intends to protect its members in Eastern Europe against the so-called Russia threat. Moscow, generally unsettled by NATOs move eastward, dismisses the allegation that it poses a threat to regional countries and says the US-led bloc is spreading Russophobia.

In addition to NATOs 29 member countries, Norways neighbors Sweden and Finland will be participating in the Trident Juncture exercises.

Two Russian and two Belarusian military observers have been invited to watch the maneuvers.

The Dutch marine vessel Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt is loaded with vehicles and goods in Den Helder, in the Netherlands, on October 15, 2018. (Photo by AFP)

The core exercise area is 1,000 kilometers from the Russian border, and air operations could take place up to 500 kilometers away from the border, Norwegian Lieutenant General Rune Jakobsen said.

There should not be any reason for the Russians to get scared or see this as anything other than a defensive exercise, he said.

Anti-Russian

Yet, the Russian Embassy in Oslo said it viewed Trident Juncture 18 as an anti-Russian exercise that would worsen Norways relations with Moscow and could escalate tensions...

02:14

Tensions rise between Mueller and Manafort over level of cooperation Signs of the Times

Talks between Special Counsel Robert Mueller and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have grown increasingly tense over Manafort's apparent lack of cooperation with the investigation, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. Prosecutors from Mueller's office have been asking Manafort about a wide range of topics in nearly a dozen meetings since Manafort agreed to cooperate in September, sources said, but the Mueller team is "not getting what they want," said one source with knowledge of the discussions. The consequences of failing to fully cooperate could be dire when it comes time for Manafort to be sentenced. "Should it be judged...that the defendant has failed to cooperate fully, has intentionally given false, misleading or incomplete information or testimony...the defendant will not be released from his pleas of guilty but the Government will be released from its obligations..." his plea agreement reads. Judge Amy Jackson itemized the potential...

02:13

Both the US and Iran condemn Bahrain's imprisonment of Shi'ite opposition leader Signs of the Times

The United States has voiced concern over Bahrain's sentencing of the head of the country's Shi'ite opposition movement to life in prison, a move which was also condemned by Iran. "The United States is concerned by the verdict sentencing Ali Salman to life in prison," State Department spokesman Robert Palladino said on November 8. Washington will not seek to impose sanctions over the matter, he said, but it will continue to raise concerns when human rights issues arise in the Persian Gulf ally. Bahrain, an island state across the gulf from Iran, is home to the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet. "The United States will continue to engage regularly with the government of Bahrain on a range of shared interests, including the importance of safeguarding fundamental freedoms and human rights," Palladino said. Bahrain on November 4 sentenced Salman, who headed the now-banned Al-Wefaq movement, for allegedly spying on behalf of rival gulf state Qatar.

02:12

President Trump and Michele Obama trade grudges: birtheism versus state of the US military Signs of the Times

Donald Trump and the Obamas locked horns over things they can't forgive each other for. For former First Lady, it's "loud and reckless" birther "innuendos," for the tycoon-turned-president, it's the poor state of the US military. Michelle Obama recently attacked Donald Trump in her memoir, accusing the 45th President of giving birth to the "birther thing" that stirred up "the wingnuts and kooks." Trump, the former First Lady wrote, employed "loud and reckless innuendos," thus "putting my family's safety at risk." "And for this I'd never forgive him," she argued. Characteristically, Trump couldn't leave such an accusation unanswered. "She got paid a lot of money to write a book and they always expect a little controversy," Trump retorted on CNN on Saturday. According to Trump, former President Obama is to blame for the poor state of the US military where "everything was old and tired." Keeping the controversy going, Trump added: "I'll never forgive [President Obama] for what he did...

President Trump and Michele Obama trade grudges: birthism versus state of the US military Signs of the Times

Donald Trump and the Obamas locked horns over things they can't forgive each other for. For former First Lady, it's "loud and reckless" birther "innuendos," for the tycoon-turned-president, it's the poor state of the US military. Michelle Obama recently attacked Donald Trump in her memoir, accusing the 45th President of giving birth to the "birther thing" that stirred up "the wingnuts and kooks." Trump, the former First Lady wrote, employed "loud and reckless innuendos," thus "putting my family's safety at risk." "And for this I'd never forgive him," she argued. Characteristically, Trump couldn't leave such an accusation unanswered. "She got paid a lot of money to write a book and they always expect a little controversy," Trump retorted on CNN on Saturday. According to Trump, former President Obama is to blame for the poor state of the US military where "everything was old and tired." Keeping the controversy going, Trump added: "I'll never forgive [President Obama] for what he did...

02:06

How the EPA and the Pentagon downplayed a growing toxic threat of perfluoroalkyl substances Signs of the Times

A family of chemicals - known as PFAS and responsible for marvels like Teflon and critical to the safety of American military bases - has now emerged as a far greater menace than previously disclosed. The chemicals once seemed near magical, able to repel water, oil and stains. By the 1970s, DuPont and 3M had used them to develop Teflon and Scotchgard, and they slipped into an array of everyday products, from gum wrappers to sofas to frying pans to carpets. Known as perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, they were a boon to the military, too, which used them in foam that snuffed out explosive oil and fuel fires. It's long been known that, in certain concentrations, the compounds could be dangerous if they got into water or if people breathed dust or ate food that contained them. Tests showed they accumulated in the blood of chemical factory workers and residents living nearby, and studies linked some of the chemicals to cancers and birth defects.

02:03

Creepy porn lawyer Avanetti releases out-of-context video of Tucker Carlson yelling at 'gay Latino man' Signs of the Times

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti is accusing Fox News conservative host Tucker Carlson of assaulting a Latino man in a bar. Carlson says the man started it by calling his daughter a whore and a c*nt. Avenatti has posted a video clip of the incident on Twitter, saying he is investigating "an alleged assault on a gay latino immigrant committed by T.Carlson and/or member of his inner circle" at a Virginia County club in October. The video starts with the heated argument between Carlson, his entourage and a man seated at the bar already in full swing. "You need to get the f*ck out of here," Carlson can be heard saying repeatedly with the man responding: "I won't do that. I'm not going to get out of here." While Carlson's companions seem agitated, the Fox host himself maintains relative composure throughout the video and is not seen physically assaulting the other man. After a bit of tense verbal back-and-forth, one of Carlson's support men grabs the alleged Latino immigrant, forcing...

02:03

New UK gas power station 'would breach climate commitments' RSS feed from www.oneworld.org

Environmental law group submits objection over proposed 3.6GW Drax plantPlans to build a huge new UK gas power station are facing a challenge from an environmental law group that argues the project would breach the government's recommendations on climate change.ClientEarth, which has repeatedly defeated the government in court over its air pollution strategy, has submitted an objection to the planning inspectorate over Drax Group's proposed 3.6GW plant in North Yorkshire. Continue reading...

02:02

Spurs faithful were not impressed by the reaction of the home support, with some booing the injured player as he lay on the ground. blogfactory

Tottenham supporters were not impressed with the time referee Jon Moss took to stop the game.

Twitter-So John Moss plays on despite Erik Lamela having blood pouring out from a head wound. The level of officiating in this country is getting worse.

 

Classy bunch these Palace fans. Booing Lamela despite him lying there for 60 seconds with blood pouring down his face. John Moss is a joke

02:01

Heavy rain triggers deadly landslide in Rio De Janeiro state, Brazil - at least 10 people dead Signs of the Times

Authorities in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, say that at least 10 people have died after heavy rain triggered a landslide in a residential area. The landslide occurred on 10 November, 2018, in the Boa Esperana Community in Piratininga, Niteri, in metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro. At least 6 houses were destroyed. The Fire Department reported that 11 people were rescued from the debris. It is feared the deaths could rise and rescue workers are continuing to searching for survivors. Heavy rain has been falling in the area over the last few days. Civil defence in the city (Proteo e Defesa Civil da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro) received 135 calls for assistance between 07 and 09 November due to heavy rains in the city.

01:56

Tree swallows in Canada Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video says about itself:

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor), male and female at Blenheim sewage lagoons, Ontario, Canada, on 11th May 2018. Filmed with a Nikon CoolPix P900.

01:56

Norwegian residents complain about conduct of Nato troops blogfactory

Halfway through NATOs large-scale Trident Juncture 18 war games, Norwegian residents have already filed nearly 500 complaints against participating soldiers, alleging damage to local infrastructure, trampled farmland, traffic accidents and public defecation.

The complaints have been sent to the Norwegian Armed Forces, which have set up an Environment and Damage Department to keep track of exercise-related incidents disturbing the local population.

Trident Juncture Spokesman Eystein Malkenes Kvarving, speaking to the Norway-based NRK channel, apologized for the mishaps and promised for the complaints to be taken seriously.

Sometimes unfortunate things happen which are not planned. Of course, it is not okay for people to relieve themselves in public areas. I would like to apologize for it.

Furthermore, Environment and Damage Department head Marianne Bo detailed that complaints about public defecation were primarily about incidents that had occurred near schools and sports facilities by allegedly American and Swedish soldiers.

This is terrible, its about having common decency. We have to clean up after soldiers who have relieved themselves, adding that we actually have a system for treating this. The soldiers bring their equipment to clean up afterwards. But next time we have a major exercise, we must tighten this.

The exercises also made headlines on Thursday after a Norwegian Navy frigate collided with an oil tanker near an island chain off Norways western coast, injuring seven crew members. The damaged ship has since been abandoned and is awaiting further assistance.

The war games, which started on October 25 and will end on November 23, have assembled troops from 31 NATO allies and partners along with 250 aircraft, 65 vessels and up to 10,000 land vehicles primarily in central and eastern Norway.

According to official statements, the exercises seek to train troops of the NATO Response Force  and improve joint-force cooperation. Russia, however, has expressed concerns, describing the maneuvers as anti-Russian.

01:53

NPC whiplash: The #Resistance is suddenly OK with Sessions, the family separation advocate Signs of the Times

Despite having formerly labeled Jeff Sessions as a racist and white supremacist, members of the #Resistance are now ready to welcome him with open arms if it helps them remove Trump. In a truly bizarre turn of events, Thursday evening saw scores of anti-Trump activists taking to the streets in cities across America to protest the firing of Alabama Republican Jeff Sessions from the post of Attorney General, after president Donald Trump compelled his resignation on Wednesday.

01:52

Jordanian border guards open fire on Syrian refugees blogfactory

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:00 P.M.) Jordanian border guards opened fire on a group of Syrian refugees near the Rukban Camp in southeast Homs on Saturday.

According to a report from this front, the Jordanian guards killed one civilian after opening fire near open fire along the border.

Almasdar

 

 

01:51

Texas firefighter sacked over inflammatory 'joke' about hunting migrants on US border Signs of the Times

A Texas firefighter has been sacked over an inflammatory and 'racist' social media post in which he appeared to suggest hunting immigrants along the US border with Mexico. Chris Bush provoked outrage online when he said people should fill feeders, normally used by hunters to lure deer, with "pinto beans" and place them around the Texas border with Mexico. The former Bellaire and Westfield Fire Department employee appeared to be suggesting that people crossing the border could then be hunted like game.

01:44

Vandals target sculpture honoring Britain's Sikh WWI fighters Signs of the Times

As Britain commemorates Armistice Day, the country's first-ever statue honoring its World War I Sikh soldiers has been vandalized in a racially motivated attack. Ahead of the centenary of the end of the war, the Lions of the Great War bronze statue, depicting an Indian soldier in Sikh traditional dress, was unveiled in the UK town of Smethwick, Staffordshire on November 4. Commissioned by the Guru Nanak Gurdwara Smethwick Sikh temple, the 10-foot statue was targeted by vandals less than a week after it was unveiled and days before the nation prepared to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Armistice.

01:44

South Korean sends 200 tons of tangerines in good will gesture following North's gift of fancy mushrooms Signs of the Times

Seoul has returned the favor after receiving a gift of pine mushrooms from Pyongyang, sending 20,000 boxes of rare tangerines north in the biggest cross-border shipment of goods in almost a decade. North Koreans will soon have an opportunity to enjoy the taste of tangerines as four cargo planes took off from South Korea on Sunday. The fruit was chosen as a gift because it is not a common delicacy in the North. "Tangerines were chosen because they are in season at the moment, and it is a kind of fruit that is rare in North Korea," presidential spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said, as quoted by Yonhap. The 200-ton present was sent in response to Kim Jong-un's gesture of good will after the third high-level summit between the leadership of South and North Korea. Back then, Kim gifted some two tons of expensive pine mushrooms to the South. However, the gift had only recently been declared clear of radiation and safe to eat.

01:42

British Conservative Grenfell disaster, Conservative mockery of survivors Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video from England says about itself:

5 November 2018

Shocking footage has emerged of a group of people laughing as they burn a cardboard model of Grenfell Tower on an outdoor bonfire.

Branded as sickening and disgraceful, the video which has been shared widely across social media shows a home-made model of the tower being set alight.

By Robert Stevens in England:

UK governments crocodile tears over burning of Grenfell Tower effigy backfire

10 November 2018

Millions were sickened by a vile video of a group of backward racists burning an effigy of Grenfell Tower on bonfire night, November 5.

The cardboard model had cut out paper figures with brown faces, looking out of the tower windows, with the perpetrators making derogatory comments about Grenfell Tower residents. As it is set on fire, one participant is heard saying, Help me, help me! and Jump out the window! Another says to laughter, in a reference to the failed stay put policy of the fire brigade, Stay in your flat, we are coming to get you. In a reference to a woman wearing a niqab, one states, The little ninja is getting it at the minute, Another comments, Thats what happens when they dont pay their rent.

According to reports, the video was circulated privately among those involved on WhatsApp, but soon ended up being posted on social media and going viral where it provoked widespread anger and condemnation.

The faces of many of those involved are seen in the video and five men from south and south-east London handed themselves in to the police on Monday night. Another man, aged 19, was arrested Tuesday after attending a south London police station. All six were arrested and charged on suspicion of a public order offence before being released under investigation.

It has sinc...

01:41

Digital detox: The health benefits of unplugging & unwinding Signs of the Times

Recent studies have shown that 90% of Americans use digital devices for two or more hours each day and the average American spends more time a day on high-tech devices than they do sleeping: 8 hours and 21 minutes to be exact. If you've ever considered attempting a "digital detox", there are some health benefits to making that change and a few tips to make things a little easier on yourself. Many Americans are on their phones rather than playing with their children or spending quality family time together. Some people give up technology, or certain aspects of it, such as social media for varying reasons, and there are some shockingly terrific health benefits that come along with that type of a detox from technology. In fact, more and more health experts and medical professionals are suggesting a periodic digital detox; an extended period without those technology gadgets. Studies continue to show that a digital detox, has proven to be beneficial for relationships, productivity,...

01:33

Day X: Germany's far-right commandos plotted to kill top politicians when order 'falls' Signs of the Times

A far-right underground network made up of members of Germany's elite commando force and military veterans planned to kill top politicians upon the collapse of order in the country, a sensational media report claims. German police have reportedly uncovered a clandestine far-right network which allegedly had "concrete plans" for what they called "Day X" - the moment when Germany's civil order would collapse, Focus magazine reported. The harrowing plan included bringing "unwanted" political figures to a remote place and killing them en masse. The names of people on the group's "hit list" have yet to be established, but it is thought that Dietmar Bartsch, head of the Left Party's parliamentary group, was one of those to be taken out.

01:31

Water Science: Evidence for Homeopathy Signs of the Times

If the common physician, scientist and educated consumer were to believe Wikipedia, they would assume that there is absolutely no research that shows the efficacy of homeopathic medicines in the treatment of any ailment. Furthermore, they would conclude homeopathic medicines are so small in dose, there is literally "nothing" in a homeopathic medicine. And, if you are this gullible and vulnerable to Big Pharma propaganda, then we've got an island to sell you for $24! According to The Washington Post, Wikipedia's article on homeopathy and Jesus Christ are the two most controversial on that website in four leading languages (English, French, German and Spanish).

01:14

50-year-old woman arrested over Australia's strawberry needle scare Signs of the Times

Police in Australia have arrested a woman in the state of Queensland as part of their investigation into a food contamination crisis that has left the nation's fruit-lovers in a panic since September. Queensland Police Service said the 50-year-old woman was arrested on Sunday afternoon "following a complex... and extensive investigation," which was spearheaded by the force and involved "multiple government, law enforcement and intelligence agencies" across Australia. Australians have been in a panic over tainted fruit since authorities warned on September 12 of the potential risk of finding needles and pins in punnets of tampered fruit, in particular strawberries.

01:12

The 'remarkable' decline in fertility rates Signs of the Times

There has been a remarkable global decline in the number of children women are having, say researchers. Their report found fertility rate falls meant nearly half of countries were now facing a "baby bust" - meaning there are insufficient children to maintain their population size. The researchers said the findings were a "huge surprise". And there would be profound consequences for societies with "more grandparents than grandchildren".

01:03

US: 1 Dead, 164 sickened in ongoing turkey salmonella outbreak, 35 states affected Signs of the Times

Just two weeks out from the biggest turkey-focused day of the year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday that 164 people across 35 states have fallen ill from Salmonella-tainted raw turkey. The CDC said that 74 more people were reported sick in the ongoing outbreak since its last report in July, and the outbreak has been linked to one death in California. Lab tests showed that raw turkey products contaminated with Salmonella had multiple sources of origin, and the outbreak strain was identified in raw turkey pet food, raw turkey products, and live turkeys. While the CDC says it believes the sources of the outbreak strain show it could be "widespread," no products or brands have yet been recalled. The National Turkey Federation said it is cooperating in the ongoing investigation. "Our members have individually reviewed their Salmonella control programs in all phases of turkey production and are working collectively through NTF to address this and all...

01:01

Chinese abandoned village reclaimed by nature Dear Kitty. Some blog

This 9 November 2018 video says about itself:

The Abandoned Chinese Village that Nature Reclaimed

A deserted Chinese village called Houtouwan becomes completely overrun by vegetation, an urban world overrun by nature. The effect is so surreal that tourists from all over China stop by for a look.

00:51

The making of an opioid epidemic: This was no accident Signs of the Times

Jane Ballantyne was, at one time, a true believer. The British-born doctor, who trained as an anaesthetist on the NHS before her appointment to head the pain department at Harvard and its associated hospital, drank up the promise of opioid painkillers - drugs such as morphine and methadone - in the late 1990s. Ballantyne listened to the evangelists among her colleagues who painted the drugs as magic bullets against the scourge of chronic pain blighting millions of American lives. Doctors such as Russell Portenoy at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York saw how effective morphine was in easing the pain of dying cancer patients thanks to the hospice movement that came out of the UK in the 1970s. Why, the new thinking went, could the same opioids not be made to work for people grappling with the physical and mental toll of debilitating pain from arthritis, wrecked knees and bodies worn out by physically demanding jobs? As Portenoy saw it, opiates were effective...

00:43

Minus 17F in Montana - Minus 15F in North Dakota Signs of the Times

That's -27.2C and -26.1C respectively. "And to think winter is only 42 days away..." says meteorologist Kevin Lawrence. Wibaux, MT -17F (-27.2C) Beach, ND -15F (-26.1C) Thanks to Don Wilkening for this info.

00:40

Media, censorship and wars Dear Kitty. Some blog

Dr. David Hughes speaking in Lincoln, England on fake news, censorship and war

From the World Socialist Web Site in Britain:

10 November 2018

An important conference, held in Lincoln November 4 as part of the Economic and Social Research Councils Festival of Social Science, heard detailed reports on the relationship between media censorship and war.

Organised by Dr. David Hughes, Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Lincoln, it was titled Scrutinising the Media: Fake News, Censorship, and War. An audience comprising students and concerned members of the public listened attentively and posed questions.

Hughes delivered three half-hour sessions, each followed by a 15-minute Q&A. War and the media provided examples of the ways in which the media has historically been used to condition public opinion in favour of war. Beginning with the Committee on Public Information in the United States (1917-1919, also known as the Creel Commission) and World War I, it worked forward to today and British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) coverage, or non-coverage, of the Saudi-led intervention into Yemen.

Media suppression of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam and US carpet bombing of Cambodia was cited, as was the use of a PR firm to train the daughter of the Kuwaiti ambassador to the US to fake an emotional testimony about Iraqi soldiers removing babies from their incubators to legitimise the 1991 Gulf War.

The New York Times Butcher of the Balkans rhetoric in 1992directed against Slobodan Milosevicwas juxtaposed to the 2016 decision by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia to exonerate the former president of Serbia of war crimes.

Questions about the BBC were raised, such as why did it ov...

00:34

Pain: Why do some people hurt more than others? Signs of the Times

Anyone who came of age in the 1990s remembers the "Friends" episode where Phoebe and Rachel venture out to get tattoos. Spoiler alert: Rachel gets a tattoo and Phoebe ends up with a black ink dot because she couldn't take the pain. This sitcom storyline is funny, but it also simply illustrates the question that I and many others in the field of "pain genetics" are trying to answer. What is it about Rachel that makes her different from Phoebe? And, more importantly, can we harness this difference to help the "Phoebes" of the world suffer less by making them more like the "Rachels"? Pain is the single most common symptom reported when seeking medical attention. Under normal circumstances, pain signals injury, and the natural response is to protect ourselves until we have recovered and the pain subsides. Unfortunately, people differ not only in their ability to detect, tolerate and respond to pain but also in how they report it and how they respond to various treatments. This makes it...

00:25

(Video) Greg Hunter -- Dave Janda: Voter Fraud Before, During and After the Midterm Elections Operation Disclosure



Published on Nov 10, 2018

Radio host Dr. Dave Janda says the midterm elections are far from over. Janda says, There was voter fraud before, during and after the midterm elections. My sources say there was a staggering amount of voting machines that were impounded Monday night before the election on Tuesday because they had pre-set votes in them. This involved voting machines in all 50 states. . . . Trump had teams out there making sure of the integrity of the vote. That is just some of the voter fraud before the elections. . . . There are a lot of federal officials on the ground. . . . I think this is going to go by the way of the Jill Stein recount event. Meaning, massive voter fraud will be uncovered in multiple locations across America.

00:25

Loveland Ski area in Colorado receives historic seasonal snowfall - almost 7 feet so far Signs of the Times

Loveland Ski Area has had a great start to their 2018 ski season it's even historic. Ski area officials say they've had 81 inches of snow this year which is the best start to in its 81-year history. Since opening for the season in October, much more terrain is now ready for skiers and snowboarders. Lift 2 opened on Friday which leads to Tango Road and Turtle Creek. Lift 6 opened on Saturday.

00:24

This Country Is on Track to Be Run by Billionaires Kids Truthdig RSS

This years stock market saw high returns for month after month, as retirees and stock runners alike saw their portfolios rise. Then one day this fall, the market took a turn, and all of the increases of the past several months vanished.

Thats how it goes for the market. Sometimes youre up, sometimes youre down.

For the three wealthiest families in the country, however, the market only ever shoots skyward. The Waltons of Wal-Mart, the Kochs of Koch Industries, and the Mars of Mars chocolate own a combined $348.7 billion. Since 1982, their wealth has skyrocketed nearly 6,000 percent.

None of the living members of these families founded the companies from which their fortunes come all were started by earlier generations.

In fact, more than a third of the Forbes 400 inherited the businesses that generated their wealth. These modern wealth dynasties exercise significant economic power in our current gilded age of extreme inequality.

A new report I co-authored with my colleague Chuck Collins at the Institute for Policy Studies, Billionaire Bonanza 2018, looks at the rise of these wealth dynasties. The Forbes 400 combined own $2.89 trillion, we found. Thats more than the combined wealth of the bottom 64 percent of the United States.

The median family in the United States owns just over $80,000 in household wealth. The richest person in the United States (and the world), Jeff Bezos, has accumulated a fortune nearly 2 million times that amount.

These pictures paint a grim picture of wealth inequality in the United States in 2018.

Wealth is concentrating into fewer and fewer hands while the rest of the country struggles to get by. One in five families has zero or negative wealth. Two in five Americans couldnt come up with $400 if they needed it in an emergency.

Previous generations tried to warn us about economic inequality. Former President Teddy Roosevelt said in 1913, Of all forms of tyranny, the least attractive and the most vulgar is the tyranny of mere wealth, the tyranny of a plutocracy.

A generation later, Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis warned in 1941, We must make our choice. We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we cant have both.

And for a time, we heeded these warnings. Wealth and income inequality peaked in the 1920s before the passage of high personal income tax rates on the rich, a federal estate tax, and other inequality-fighting public policy measures took hold. Americans enjoyed a general flattening of the economic pyramid up until the 1980s when the modern period of tax cuts for the rich and austerity for the rest of us begun.

Its safe to say that a country in which three individuals own more wealth than half the country as Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Warr...

00:21

The old tale of corruption in Latin America (Jorge Majfud) Tlaxcala

11/11/2018 - The political narrative that justifies any option as a way to end corruption is as old as politics and as old as narrative. In Latin America, its a classic genre. Its only possible to ...

Israeli forces detain 8-year-old Palestinian child near al-Khalil/Hebron (Maan News Agency ) Tlaxcala

11/11/2018 - Al-Khalil/Hebron (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained an eight-year-old Palestinian child, on Friday afternoon, near the entrance of the town of Beit Ummar, north of the southern occupied West bank district ...

00:15

Yoda: Netanyahu-Kushner-Trump Control Loop Unravels Positive Changes in Middle East Loom Large Public Intelligence Blog

The Unraveling of the Netanyahu Project for the Middle East

These represent major unravelings of the Netanyahu project for the Middle East, but most significant are two further setbacks: namely, the loss of Netanyahus and MbS stovepipe to Trump, via Jared Kushner, by-passing all Americas own system of checks and balances.  The Kushner stovepipe neither forewarned Washington of coming mistakes, nor was Kushner able to prevent them.

Saudi Arabia to be broken up; Israel must choose between Netanyahu and Tel Aviv

Here is what the Pentagon had to say on this: Karmas a bitch, as Saudi Arabia may be dismembered for what it did to Jamal Khashoggi, and Mohammed bone Sawman (MBS) may be forced to end the Yemen war and lift the Qatar blockade, while the U.S. may find new partners in Turkey and Iran after the Global Currency Reset.

00:06

Brain microbiome: Do gut bacteria make a second home in our brains? Signs of the Times

We know the menagerie of microbes in the gut has powerful effects on our health. Could some of these same bacteria be making a home in our brains? A poster presented here this week at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience drew attention with high-resolution microscope images of bacteria apparently penetrating and inhabiting the cells of healthy human brains. The work is preliminary, and its authors are careful to note that their tissue samples, collected from cadavers, could have been contaminated. But to many passersby in the exhibit hall, the possibility that bacteria could directly influence processes in the brain-including, perhaps, the course of neurological disease-was exhilarating. "This is the hit of the week," said neuroscientist Ronald McGregor of the University of California, Los Angeles, who was not involved in the work. "It's like a whole new molecular factory [in the brain] with its own needs. ... This is mind-blowing."

00:05

How to watch the Peoples Choice Awards and red carpet without a TV Fast Company

Now that Americans have cast their ballots in the midterms, we turn our attention to another popularity content.

Now that Americans have cast their ballots in the midterms, its time to turn our attention to another popularity contest. The 2018 Peoples Choice Awards, in which fans vote on their favorite pop-culture treasures, is happening tonight. The voting part already ended, but the awards ceremony takes place at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California.

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23:45

Betty Boop: Ken Starr Says I havent seen Trump commit anything close to an impeachable offense Public Intelligence Blog

Ken Starr: I havent seen Trump commit anything close to an impeachable offense

Essentially, you need a consensus among we the people [for impeachment], he said. We the American people need to agree this president should go. We had that with Richard Nixon. We did not have it with Bill Clinton.

We certainly dont have it with Donald Trump, he said. We have a nation divided, but a nation divided does not mean lets get rid of the president.

Read full article.

23:38

Record-breaking cold temperatures in many central United States cities Signs of the Times

Record-breaking cold temperatures were found across many central United States cities on both Friday and Saturday. Temperatures dropped off quickly Friday night, setting records across states like Kansas and Nebraska. The mercury continued to drop on Saturday morning, setting records in many of the same communities. Kansas City, Missouri broke their record low temperature for Saturday, November 10th by ten degrees! The average low for Kansas City in early November is usually in the mid-to-upper 30s.

23:30

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Police State Stuff. Public Intelligence Blog

Stephen E. Arnold

Amazon Police State Stuff, employees rebel, some good news (Amazon misrepresents)

I have been following the Amazon response to employee demands to cut off the US government. Put that facial recognition technology on ice. The issue is an intriguing one; for example, Rekognition plugs into DeepLens. DeepLens connects with Sagemaker. The construct allows some interesting policeware functions.

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23:30

Why Nevada upped its renewable energy standards (and Arizona didn't) RSS feed from www.oneworld.org

Both states are potential solar hotspots, but only one took a step closer to reaching its promise.

23:26

Part 4 of 4: The Israel Lobby in the U.S. Dissident Voice

Censored Al Jazeera documentary exposing the Israel lobby in the U.S. (part 1 of 4). The documentary was never broadcast by Al Jazeera due to pressure from some Jewish groups and individuals. It was eventually leaked to a few groups, which posted some short clips. On 2 November the first two parts finally became available to the public. For more information see here. For information on pro-Israel influence on U.S. Congressional candidates. For a full list of the Israel lobby in the U.S. More information and additional documentaries on the Israel lobby can be here.

See Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

23:24

Conservatives outraged after Chris Cuomo mocks 'thoughts and prayers' for California shooting victims Signs of the Times

"You think leaving it to God is the answer?" asked CNN's Chris Cuomo in a segment on the latest mass shooting in the US, suggesting that something would be done for gun control if children of influential people were to be shot. One day after former Marine Ian David Long unloaded on a packed bar in Thousand Oaks, California, Cuomo launched into a passionate gun-control diatribe, lambasting pro-gun politicians and lobbyists like the National Rifle Association for failing to take real steps towards stopping "the damn shooting."

23:23

US coalition to 'investigate' reports they've killed Syrian civilians, used white phosphorus Signs of the Times

US-led coalition air strikes against Daesh* militants in Hajin, Syria had also claimed the lives of at least 26 local civilians, including 14 children, AFP reported Friday. According to the coalition, the reports of the deaths of the civilians due to the airstrikes in Hajin are under investigation. "We've heard claims of strikes in Hajin reportedly killing civilians. As part of the stringent planning process in identifying ISIS [Daesh] targets, we take extraordinary measures to avoid civilian casualties and take all instances of civilian casualties seriously. This incident is currently under investigation," the coalition's spokesperson said.

23:11

A Fork In The Road: Astrology Forecast November 1118, 2018 Wake Up World

November 11th, 2018 By Lorna Bevan Guest writer for Wake Up World Venus, which has been in a Retrograde motion since October 5th, turns Direct in Libra this week, just as Mercury goes Retrograde in Sagittarius. A Fork in the Road As predicted, it"s becoming obvious that these wild and intense times are the start of the next []

23:02

Get Your Biome On La Paz Group

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The Sill sells ceramic planters, watering cans, misters with arch sayings on them, fertilizer and soil mixes, totes and T-shirts. It also hosts movie nights, sip and shop cocktail parties and workshops (in store and online). Credit Nathan Bajar for The New York Times

Thanks to Penelope Green for brightening up our Sunday:

Meet the Plantfluencers

In a world of cli...

22:48

Birds of Quebec, Canada, video Dear Kitty. Some blog

This 1 March 2018 video says about itself:

Birds of Quebec: Purple Finch, Pine Siskin and Common Redpoll.

22:46

19 things you can do to help California wildfire victims right now Fast Company

People and animals need your help.

Huge swaths of California are currently on fire. The Hill and Woolsey fires have cut through thousands of acres (over 83,000 at last count) of Los Angeles and Ventura County, while the Camp Fire in Northern California has become the third deadliest and most destructive fire in state history. All told, these climate change-fueled disasters have killed at least 23 people, destroyed thousands of homes, displaced hundreds of thousands of residents across the state, and decimated the entire town of Paradise.

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22:30

Hunter kills woman Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video is called Common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus).

Talking about pheasants; translated from Dutch NOS TV today:

Hunter in Slovakia shoots woman dead instead of pheasant

A hunter in Slovakia accidentally shot a 29-year-old woman instead of a pheasant. The victim had been hired as a driver to frighten the birds with her dog.

The hunter shot her in the back. The victim died in a hospital in the Slovak provincial capital Nitra. A police spokesperson says to the Slovakian news agency TASR that several hunters were present. It is still being investigated who exactly fired the deadly shot.

In Slovakia, more people have died during hunting in recent years. Experts say to local media that hunting has become a hobby of newly rich people without experience.

Also, often people are said to be drunk during large hunting parties, while that is illegal.

Probably a hunter like that other hunter who did not know the difference between a fellow hunter and a lion; like Dick Cheney in the USA does not know the difference between a fellow hunter and a quail. Like another hunter does not know the difference between a hare and a female cyclist.

22:17

200 Gewaltdelikte Tglich In Deutschland - Bunt Genug? After the Shift

22:13

Female pheasant in the snow Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video shows a female pheasant in the snow in Sweden.

22:00

Good News! The Ozone Layer Is On the Road to Recovery! RSS feed from www.oneworld.org

This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In a rare piece of good news about the environmentand proof of what concerted global action can achievethe United Nations announced in a Monday report that the ozone layer, which was significantly damaged over the course of decades by humans, is on []

22:00

This incredibly simple privacy app helps protect your phone from snoops with one click Fast Company

A new app from Cloudflare hides the location of sites and services you access from web browsers and any other apps on your Android or Apple device.

In the United States and many other countries, there are no legal protections to stop internet service providerslandline or mobilefrom tracking where you go online. (A 2017 act of Congress enshrined that right to snoop in the U.S.) They can use the info to market to you directly, or sell the data to other marketing companies. New laws, spearheaded by efforts in the EU and California, may someday prevent thatemphasis on may someday.

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21:40

Today is 11/11/11 (2+0+1+8=11) And What Is The Significance Of This Date TruthTheory

By Luke Miller,

Today is 11/11/11 (2+0+1+8=11) and a portal for transformation and the bridging of new ideas. In this case 11 is to the power of 3 and 3 is the holy trinity of The Father (God), The Son (Jesus), and The Holy Spirit. But the trinity also has its suppressed feminine counterpart The Mother (The Virgin Mary), The Daughter (Mary Magdalene), and The Holy Sophia.

Currently there is a split taking place on Earth. One side is toxic masculine and feminine with fear driving division, exploitation and hatred. The other side is divine masculine and feminine with love driving unity, equality and acceptance. If you look at the news, you can see that this is not just a spiritual observation. But a real life divide that is widening daily. Never in recent times have things been so split between groups. So much hatred being spewed out and encouraged by those under the spell of fear. This leads us to the belief that we are not responsible for our own suffering. When the reality is those who trigger us our just mirrors. On the other side of this we have genuine light work happening on a scale not seen before. This is evident in collective consumption choices that are driving industry into new directions. Also simple acts of kindness and open expressions of love which were less prevalent just 6-7 years ago.

The thing about this split is there is a small group on one side and a small group on the other side. Then many in between who have work to do. That is why this year has been so hard. Accelerated karma is no joke. It causes immense suffering over a short period and is incredibly hard to deal with. But this is a reaction to our intentions and if we choose love and want to step into the divine, we need to clear out all the toxicity. In the end it is worth it and there is a bright light at the e...

21:39

Thank You Is Not Enough Activist Post

By Philip C. Restino, Jr. Freedom isnt Free means more than sending American troops off to war, it requires the participatory citizenship of Americans here...

21:29

Death Toll Hits 25 From Wildfires at Both Ends of California Truthdig RSS

PARADISE, Calif. Authorities called in a mobile DNA lab and anthropologists to help identify the dead as the search went on for victims of the most destructive wildfire in California history. The overall death toll from the outbreak of fires at both ends of the state stood at 25 Sunday and appeared likely to rise.

All told, more than 8,000 firefighters battled three large wildfires burning across nearly 400 square miles (1,040 square kilometers) in Northern and Southern California, with out-of-state crews continuing to arrive and gusty, blowtorch winds making their return.

The worst of the blazes was in Northern California, where flames reduced the town of Paradise, population 27,000, to a smoking ruin days ago and continued to rage in surrounding communities. The number of people killed in that fire alone, at least 23, made it the third-deadliest on record in the state.

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said the county was bringing in more rescue workers and consulted anthropologists from California State University at Chico because in some cases the only remains we are able to find are bones or bone fragments.

This weighs heavy on all of us, Honea said.

Authorities were also bringing in a DNA lab and encouraged people with missing relatives to submit samples to aid in identifying the dead after the blaze destroyed more than 6,700 buildings, nearly all of them homes.

The sheriffs department compiled a list of 110 people unaccounted for, but officials held out hope that many were safe but had no cellphones or some other way to contact loved ones.

Firefighters gained modest ground overnight against the blaze, which grew slightly to 170 square miles (440 square kilometers) from the day before but was 25 percent contained, up from 20 percent, according to state fire agency, Cal Fire.

But Cal Fire spokesman Bill Murphy warned that gusty winds predicted into Monday morning could spark explosive fire behavior.

Two people were also found dead in a wildfire in Southern California, where flames tore through Malibu mansions and working-class Los Angeles suburbs alike. The severely burned bodies were discovered in a long residential driveway in celebrity-studded Malibu, where those forced out of homes included Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian West, Guillermo del Toro and Martin Sheen.

Flames also besieged Thousand Oaks, the Southern California city in mourning over the massacre of 12 people in a shooting rampage at a country music bar Wednesday night.

Fire officials said Sunday morning that the larger of the regions two fires, the one burning in and around Malibu, grew to 130 square miles (337 square kilometers) and was 10 percent contained. But the strong, dry Santa Ana winds that blow from the interior toward the coast returned after a one-day lull, fanning the fl...

21:13

Be Vewy, Vewy Quiet, Good Old Boys Are Hunting PM Press Latest Blogs

In a recent New York Times column titled "White Male Victimization Anxiety," Charles Blow described how President Trump publicly apologized to Justice Brett Kavanaugh for "the terrible pain and suffering you have been forced to endu...

21:10

Disturbing Images Reveal How Plastic Pollution Affects Turtles TruthTheory

by Caroline Power,

Almost one year to the day that my Sea of Plastic post went viral, I was called to assist a rescue of baby sea turtles washing ashore in a mat of Sargassum seaweed. Sargassum is a pelagic seaweed that drifts on ocean currents in tropical and temperate seas. It is a crucial habitat that provides food and shelter to more than 240 species of fish, crustaceans, sea birds, commercially important species such as tuna, and even sea turtles. In the open ocean, sargassum is an oasis. When it washes ashore, it can trap the animals that call it home, burying them alive.
When I arrived, I was horrified. The seaweed was filled with plastic, much of it from Guatemala and Honduras. It was easy to identify the well known products used in this region. Coke bottles, Pepsi labels, single use sachets of shampoo, Clorox bottles, Aguazul water bags, crocs childrens toy, and so many plastic bags. Bags of every shape and color; not shopping bags but ones used for packaging consumer goods.

Up to 40% of the global plastic production is used in packaging. Coca-Cola, PepsiCo., Unilever, Nestl, and Procter and Gamble are responsible for much of the plastic packaging found in our oceans.

In total, volunteers saved 18 recently hatched sea turtles from the plastic. They were taken to a local rescue center where they are all alive and well and waiting to be released. Sadly, not all of the turtles found were alive. A necropsy was performed on one of the dead sea turtles that washed ashore. Eight of the thirteen objects found in its digestive tract were plastic. The turtle was less than two weeks old.

Let us not allow these turtles to have died in vain, to allow this plastic disease to continue. It is a global problem that requires a global solution. Each and...

21:09

French President Macron praises Hitler collaborator Ptain Dear Kitty. Some blog

This 10 November 2018 video from the USA says about itself:

French President Macron Praises Nazi-Collaborating Leader, Whitewashing World War I Bloodbath

Frances centrist President Macron ignited a firestorm for praising Nazi collaborator leader Philippe Ptain for his role in World War I. Historian Adam Hochschild argues war resisters are the real heroes who should be honored, as Trump visits Paris to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI.

Ptain deserves not praise, but the sharpest possible criticism. Not only for helping Adolf Hitler in World War II by making France a fascist dictatorship, deporting French Jews to Hitlers death camps and sending French soldiers to the genocidal nazi war on the Soviet Union. Also for his role in World War I, when he had hundreds of French soldiers killed for refusing to obey orders which meant death.

...

21:07

Bangladesh's opposition alliance to contest election RSS feed from www.oneworld.org

The BNP and group of other opposition parties in Bangladesh say they plan to contest the 23 December election, despite the ruling party's rejection of a series of demands.

21:05

Tensions Rise as Unprecedented Florida Recount Gets Underway Truthdig RSS

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. The first election workers have begun the enormous task of recounting ballots in Floridas bitterly close races for the U.S. Senate and governor, ramping up their efforts after the secretary of state ordered a review of the two nationally watched contests.

Miami-Dade County election officials began feeding ballots into scanning machines Saturday evening. The tedious work in that one South Florida county alone could take days, considering some 800,000 ballots were cast. Multiply that by 67 counties in the nations third most populous state, and the scope of the task was beginning to sink in Sunday.

The Florida secretary of state ordered the recounts Saturday, an unprecedented step for the two flagship races in a state that took five weeks to decide the 2000 presidential election. Secretary of State Ken Detzners office said it was unaware of any other time either a race for governor or U.S. Senate in Florida required a recount, let alone both in the same election.

Floridas 67 counties can decide when to begin their recounts, but must complete them by Thursday. Elections officials in two large counties in the Tampa Bay area Pinellas and Hillsborough said they would begin recounts Sunday morning.

Unofficial results show that Republican former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis led Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum by less than 0.5 percentage points, which will require a machine recount of ballots. In the Senate race, Republican Gov. Rick Scotts lead over Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson is less than 0.25 percentage points, requiring a hand recount of ballots from tabulation machines that couldnt determine which candidate got the vote.

The recount opens against a backdrop of political tensions. President Donald Trump on Saturday tweeted without evidence that the elections were being stolen. Angry protesters gathered at an elections office in Broward County on Saturday, waving signs and shouting with bullhorns.

Following the announcement of a recount, Gillum withdrew his concession in the governors race.

Let me say clearly, I am replacing my words of concession with an uncompromised and unapologetic call that we count every single vote, he said, adding that he would accept whatever outcome emerges.

In a video statement released Saturday, DeSantis said the election results were clear and unambiguous and that he was preparing to become the states next governor. He also thanked the states supervisors of elections, canvassing boards, and the staffs for working hard to ensure that all lawful votes are counted.

It is important that everyone involved in the election process strictly adhere to the rule of law which is the foundation for our nation, he said.

In the Senate recount, Scott implored the states sheriffs to watch for any violatio...

20:43

Beyond Enforcement RSS feed from www.oneworld.org

Since mid-2014, IIED has co-organised a series of events to highlight the importance of local communities in efforts to tackle illegal wildlife trade, and the impact of heavy-handed approaches to law enforcement on these communities and on their incentives to engage in conservation.The illegal wildife trade (IWT) has an enormous impact on indigenous peoples and local communities. They are affected by insecurity and the depletion of important livelihood and economic assets that result from [...]

20:33

Has Israel Effectively Colonized the United States? The Crazz Files

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Israel may be small, but so was Britain when it controlled India. Israel doesnt need to control everything in the US, just the important things: AIPAC (with the help of Christian Zionists) controls Middle East policy and keeps aid money flowing by controlling all branches of government; the label anti-Semite is used as a weapon; media is kept from any meaningful criticism of Israel; and exceptionalism allows the Jewish State to waive rules that every other country on the planet must obey. Read More

20:32

Fungi in Northern Ireland, video Dear Kitty. Some blog

This 9 November 2018 video says about itself:

Fungi are mostly hidden from view, but they are all around us. Neither plants or animal, they play an important in ecosystems, acting as recyclers or partnering with plants in mutually beneficial relationships.

Autumn is one of the best times to spot fungi. This is when many produce their spore-containing fruiting bodies. These can take the familiar mushroom form, or more unusual shapes such as brackets.

In this 360 film, join Sophie Atkinson from the Natural Trust at Springhill House in Northern Ireland. With the help of members of the Cookstown Wildlife Trust, she leads a fungi walk through the grounds of the house.

20:26

Camille Paglia: It's time for a new map of the gender world Signs of the Times

I discovered Camille Paglia's work when I was pursuing my undergraduate arts education at The University of Adelaide, South Australia, in the early 2000s. I was deeply disillusioned with the courses in my arts degree and their monomaniacal focus on social constructionism, and was looking for criticism of Michel Foucault on the internet. I stumbled across a 1991 op-ed written by Paglia for The New York Times, in which she described the followers of Lacan, Derrida and Foucault, as "fossilized reactionaries," and "the perfect prophets for the weak, anxious academic personality." I was hooked. It wasn't long before I discovered that my university's library contained each of her books, including the essay collections Vamps and Tramps and Sex, Art and American Culture. For the final year of my arts degree, (before pursuing my studies in psychology) I spent the bulk of my time at the university reading Paglia in the library. She was like a revelation. Her work was subversive but erudite,...

20:25

The Child of Rage, Beth Thomas Taught the World What a Psychopathic Child Was Truly Like Awareness Act

It is no secret that the general population is somewhat obsessed with psychopathy. From horror movies, to serial killer documentaries, we just cant seem to get enough. But most people have only come to terms with adult psychopaths so the following may be a bit hard to stomach.

Beth Thomas case has been described as one of the worst cases of abuse of all time and even now that reigns true. You see, Beth was born into a family where she was being harmed by her father. He did unspeakable things to her for as long as he could. While she did end up getting adopted she suffered for far longer than she should have had to. At just 19 months old Beth had gone through hell time and time again. Beth had a younger brother named Jonathan who was also adopted by the same family.

As Beth grew up, it became quite clear that she was not normal. She never developed a conscious and was always wanting to hurt other people. She killed family pets, birds, and even tried to kill her brother on several occasions. Things got so bad that her adoptive parents had to lock her in her room at night while they slept. She even slammed her brothers head on the floor of their basement trying to end his life, he ended up quite tattered but was luckily rescued by their adoptive mother.

Beth became quite the name when she was featured in the 1992 documentary Child Of Rage. This documentary showed footage of her admitting to wanting to slaughter her family in their sleep. She was only six years old at the time of this documentary. Beth was a true child psychopath but also, a victim in more ways than you can imagine.

She was later diagnosed with RAD (reactive attachment disorder). This is a rare condition that happens when children are unable to make proper healthy attachments to caregivers due to extreme abuse. With her parents unsure of what to do they ended up finding the right person for the job. Therapist Connell Watkins helped the family by taking her into her home and working with her. She gave her intense restrictions and now Beth is able to be a functioning member of society.

That being said, while Connell was able to help Beth her practices are quite controversial as she was jailed not long after over the murder of another child who also had an attachment disorder. You see, this practice involves being wrapped in blankets and covered in pillows to recreate being born, a situation that makes it easy for a young child to be smothered or suffocate in general. You can learn more about that by clicking here.

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What Seeing Orbs in Photos Really Means by Color and Description Humans Are Free

If you are looking for spirit validation or paranormal activity in photos finding orbs can be thrilling.

There is a lot of debate among paranormal researchers and psychics about which are spiritual in nature and which are due to dust or natural influence.

Supernatural orbs like to appear in photos because they are often invisible to the naked human eye. At the same time, a lot of dust and other natural particles in the air are also invisible but may show up in photos.

Through numerous factors I have looked at, here is a list of signs that the orb may indeed be a sign of something otherworldly along with the list of colors and their meanings.


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19:58

Stop Saudi war on Yemen Dear Kitty. Some blog

This 9 November 2018 video from the USA says about itself:

Congresswoman-elect Rashida Tlaib & Peace Activist Kathy Kelly Condemn Saudi Cruelty in Yemen

We turn now to the crisis in Yemen, where the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition has drastically escalated its assault on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah.

The Guardian reports there have been at least 200 airstrikes in the past week, killing at least 150 people. One Saudi airstrike destroyed a home in Hodeidah, killing a father and his five children.

The increased fighting comes as calls grow for a ceasefire to the 3-year war, which has devastated Yemen. On Thursday, a group of Yemeni and international organizations called for immediate cessation of hostilities in Yemen, warning that 14 million people were now on the brink of famine.

UNICEF has warned that the Saudi assault and blockade on Hodeidah is increasing shortages of food, drinking water and medicine. The group says a Yemeni child now dies from a preventable disease every 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, The Washington Post reports that the Trump administration is considering designating the [anti-Saudi invasion Yemeni] Houthis a ...

19:55

9 Reasons Why Pisces Can Be the Most Difficult Sign to Understand Awareness Act

Pisces people are some of the most misunderstood of the 12 zodiac signs. They are quite fascinating but also hard to figure out in more ways than youd think.

Whether you are a Pisces, know a Pisces, or are dating/thinking about dating a Pisces some of the following things might be things you need to know. Being aware of these things helps you get to know the Pisces better and explains why they are so different than what youd expect. So what is it that makes a Pisces so confusing?

9 Reasons Why Pisces Are Sometimes Extremely Confusing:

1. They dont let people in often or show their vulnerable side.

Pisces people do not often allow others to see their most vulnerable sides. They are kind and generous but they are not overly interested. Sure, they might trust you to an extent but they arent going to show you their deepest parts unless they are truly ready.

2. They can go from being super up to super down in the blink of an eye.

Pisces people can go from being happy to sad almost as quickly as Geminis can. They have a lot going on within that you dont see. The way they react to things is different from how others might react to things.

3. They are dreamers in all ways.

Pisces people tend to prefer fantasy worlds over their own world. They are always seeking an escape to their reality. While you might not think much of it, the world they live in is not the same as most others. Pisces people think in a way that most of us do not.

4. They need time alone.

Pisces people need their alone time. They cannot handle being around others for a long time. While they might have a close circle, they wont be the kinds of people to want to be with you 24/7.

5. They always seek new experiences.

Pisces people are always looking for new experiences and trying to get the best out of their lives. They do not like to face the same things all the time. They want to experience this world for all it has to offer, this might be something most other people are not interested in.

6. They are overly fearful.

Pisces people are sometimes overly fearful. They know all too well how frustrating and dangerous the world is. They are much more guarded in their own ways than you might expect them to be. While they will let you in they wont be as easy as most.

7. They are too friendly.

Pisces people are much friendlier than most other people are. They go out of their way to make sure others are comfortable. They usually give much more than they should to people they dont even know well at all.

8. They tend to obsess over the past.

Pisces people tend to stress about the past a lot. They obsess over the past much more than they should and...

19:52

Lebanons Gross Public Debt In First Half of 2018 is Higher Than All of Last Years Debt Blog Baladi

During 2017, Lebanons gross public debt hit $3.76 billion.
During the first half of 2018 only, the gross public debt grew by $3.4 billion, vs $1.6 billion in the same period of 2017.

Overall, Lebanons gross public debt rose by 4.3 percent to $82.95 billion in the first six months of 2018 compared to $79.95 billion in the same period of last year [Source].

The reason for that hike is mainly due to the public sectors salary hike bill which was passed last year (and shouldnt have) and the recent gridlock around the formation of a government is definitely not helping improve the economic status. Instead of reducing the number of government employees and cutting down on the expenses, they gave everyone a promotion! And some people still believe those in power want to make reforms and put Lebanon back on the right t

19:52

The Moon Completely Flipped on the Other Side of the World, And Everyone Is Freaking Out Awareness Act

Sure, there are a lot of small interesting things about the universe we call home but a lot of them go overlooked. For instance, did you ever stop to think about the moon and how its flipped on the other side of the world?

If you live in the Northern Hemisphere youre used to the way the moon looks for you so if you were to travel anywhere in the Southern hemisphere you would notice quite the difference. For instance, you might feel quite odd about the moon if you were looking at it from Australia as it would not look the same. The moon would literally be upside down in comparison to what youre used to seeing.

The constellations also do this but are not as dramatic of a change. If you were somehow able to walk from one hemisphere to the other you could even see the moon changing and rotating from one way to the next. Basically, this happens because the Southern hemisphere of our planet is upside down compared to the Northern hemisphere.

Jake Clark an astronomer from the University of Southern Queensland in Australia told Science Alert as follows on this topic:

From our perspective, the Moon and the night sky, is actually rotated 180 degrees compared to our Northern Hemispherical friends,

In the south we see the Moons dark Oceanus Procellarum sea in the south-east corner compared to in the north-west corner for a northern observer.

Next time youre planning a holiday travel to a country near the equator during a crescent moon, when the Moon sets it will look like a smiling face,

It depends upon where youre located on Earth but generally the constellations we see in the Southern Hemisphere are rotated again by 180 degrees compared to the Northern Hemisphere,

In Australia, Orions leg and belt is commonly known as The Saucepan, at it looks like a big old cooking pot!

This might not sound like much but if youve never stopped to think about it, it might be quite mind-blowing. What do you think about things like this? I for one find them to be quite fascinating.

 

19:29

State Tells Christian Filmmakers: Make Same-Sex Marriage Films or Spend 90 Days in Jail Humans Are Free

Two Christian filmmakers appeared before the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Paul Tuesday to challenge Minnesota state law which they say illegally forces them to produce and create films expressing messages that contradict their core beliefs.

Telescope Media Group owners Carl and Angel Larsen have already been threatened with hefty fines and up to 90 days in jail if they choose to disregard the law.

The couple is being represented by the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF).

The Larsens want to enter the wedding industry. However, the state's Human Rights Act stipulates if the couple creates films celebrating their Christian beliefs about marriage that marriage is between one man and one woman, they must also create films about marriage that violate their beliefs, including films promoting same-sex marriages.


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19:28

Google and YouTube team up with StoryCorps to tell veterans stories Fast Company

Interview a vet in your life for Googles new oral history

Google is teaming up with the *ahem* veteran storytellers at StoryCorps to help mark Veterans Day with a new oral history project. Googles new animated Veterans Day Google Doodle features five veterans storiesone from each branch of the U.S. military. The stories come from a partnership with StoryCorps and, like most of the tales gathered by StoryCorps, they are gems about friendship, loss, hardship, hope, and love.

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19:23

AUBs Outlook Team Thinks Homophobia is an Opinion Blog Baladi

Last week, I saw a couple of homophobic articles published in AUBs Outlook paper being shared by ex-AUBites including one of Outlooks ex-Editor in Chief. One of the articles tackles the elusive search for a gay gene and encouraging therapy to treat homosexuals.

I waited a bit to see how Outlook will respond, only to find out today that they issued a pathetic statement claiming that they included 6 articles that dealt with homosexuality topic that was chosen by the editorial team to be discussed, and that three articles expressly defended and stood in support of the LGBTQ+ community after last weeks incident, while the others expressed mixed opinions and perspectives.

I have no idea whos running the paper these days but its disgraceful to see Outlook publish such opinions and not even offer an apology to the LGBTQ+ community. Several AUBites and Outlook ex-staff members have launched a call to rebuild AUB Outlook and condemn the actions of the current board following homophobic articles and I join them in their call to reform Outlook.

In times where most countries are embracing differences and legalizing marriages among homosexuals, its shameful to see a leading and prestigious institution like the American University of Beirut allow such articles.

It is important to note that Outlooks bylaws support our stance. Article 5.9 clearly states that published materials may not promote hate speech towards an individual or group on the basis of attributes such as gender, ethnicity, religion, race, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition to that, this years editorial decisions go against all points of the international journalistic code of ethics: seeking truth, minimizing harm, acting independently, and being accountable.

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A powerful solar storm likely detonated dozens of US sea mines during the Vietnam War Signs of the Times

An analysis of recently declassified US military documents confirms suspicions that, during the late stages of the Vietnam War, a powerful solar storm caused dozens of sea mines to explode. It's a stark reminder of the Sun's potential to disrupt our technological activities in unexpected ways. As part of Operation Pocket Money, the US Navy planted a series of Destructor sea mines near strategic ports off the coast of North Vietnam. A few weeks later, on August 4, 1972, crew members aboard US Task Force 77 aircraft suddenly observed a batch of explosions south of Hai Phong. In all, some 20 to 30 explosions were documented in just 30 seconds. Another 25 to 30 patches of muddy water were also observed, indicative of further explosions. It was a bizarre occurrence, as there was no reason why the mines should have gone off. Almost immediately, US officials began to contemplate extreme solar activity as the cause, as revealed in newly declassified US Navy documents. New research...

18:53

In a World of Their Own George Monbiot

By downplaying and misrepresenting our environmental crisis, David Attenborough and the BBC have generated complacency, confusion and ignorance.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian, 7th Novemeber 2018

 

Knowingly creating a false impression of the world: this is a serious matter. It is more serious still when the BBC does it, and yet worse when the presenter is the most trusted man in Britain. But, as his latest interview with the Observer reveals, Sir David Attenborough sticks to his line that fully representing environmental issues is a turn-off.

His new series, Dynasties, will mention the pressures affecting wildlife, but Attenborough makes it clear that it will play them down. To do otherwise, he suggests, would be proselytising and alarmist. His series will be a great relief from the political landscape which otherwise dominates our thoughts. In light of the astonishing rate of collapse of the animal populations he features, alongside most of the rest of the worlds living systems, and when broadcasting as a whole has disgracefully failed to represent such truths, I dont think such escapism is appropriate or justifiable.

It is not proselytising or alarmist to tell us the raw truth about what is happening to the world, however much it might discomfit us. Nor do I believe that revealing the marvels of nature automatically translates into environmental action, as the executive producer of Dynasties claims. Ive come to believe it can have the opposite effect.

For many years, wildlife film-making has presented a pristine living world. It has created an impression of security and abundance, even in places afflicted by cascading ecological collapse. The cameras reassure us that there are vast tracts of wilderness in which wildlife continues to thrive. They cultivate complacency, not action.

You cannot do such a thing passively. Wildlife filmmakers I know tell me that the effort to portray what looks like an untouched ecosystem becomes harder every year. They have to choose their camera angles ever more carefully to exclude the evidence of destruction, travel further to find the Edens they depict. They know, and many feel deeply uncomfortable about it, th...

18:46

This Award Winning Magic Trick Completely Violates the Laws of Physics Awareness Act

Magic tricks are something people across the globe enjoy. Whether you can do your own or simply watch there is no denying how truly entertaining they can be.

A video has recently been circulating of a wonderful magic trick that has the internet in awe. This trick starts off simple but goes in a direction most would have never expected. This trick was created by Eric Chien and he even went so far as to receive an award for it. It was marked the Best Trick at the International Federation of Magic Societies during the Magic World Championship not too long ago.

On his Youtube channel Chien wrote as follows when posting his performance of this trick:

I am really excited to share my Fism Act with everyone, I know you guys have been waiting for a while now.

Though winning Fism is a big accomplishment, it is also just the beginning for me. Ive been behind the scenes for most of my magic career and its finally time for me be on stage performing. I have lots of things planned out right now and I cant wait to show you guys what I can do! Thank you, everyone, for the support and love, and please like and share my act, it will help me greatly!

In this video, you will see that what starts out as a simple card trick of some kind turns into something truly mind-blowing. Without explanation, everything changes and objects literally begin flying across the table. It is quite clear that Chein is headed somewhere amazing with this gift he has. While he is just a magician and his tricks are exactly that, tricks they are still carried out so flawlessly that it is hard to believe they are not actually really happening.

To see this amazing magic trick please take a peek at the video below. What do you think about it? I for one cannot wait to see more of what this young man has to offer the world of magic.

(Image Via: Eric Chien/youtube)

18:45

Twitter Deletes 10,000 Users At Request Of Democratic Committee News Punch

Twitter has deleted over 10,000 user accounts at the request of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee  a group that represents Democrats running for the U.S. House of Representatives.  A spokesman for Twitter recently told [...]

The post Twitter Deletes 10,000 Users At Request Of Democratic Committee appeared first on News Punch.

18:38

Las Vegas Survivors Were At California Bar Shooting News Punch

A group of people who survived the Las Vegas massacre last year also narrowly escaped with their lives for a second time at the Borderline shooting in California on Wednesday.  Nicholas Champion said he and [...]

The post Las Vegas Survivors Were At California Bar Shooting appeared first on News Punch.

17:19

Happy Veterans Day, 2018! Running 'Cause I Can't Fly

Have a safe and happy Veterans Day holiday, folks!

16:53

DARK JOURNALIST INTERVIEW HERE Giza Death Star

There's a new interview with Dark Journalist here:

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16:41

Messiah Mahdi Maitreya -- Ultimate Order and Command to The Global Currency Reset Controllers Operation Disclosure

Ultimate Order and Command to The Global Currency Reset Controllers

This is the special ultimate order and command given to the Global Currency Reset, Financial System Controllers on Earth surface and also to the Jade Emperor on the cloud.

I am the seal breaker, my identity and the source of this order/letter/command all of you can verify by asking the natural mountain, river Gods of Earth and/or with far higher level beings.

I. Zimbabwe Money Note ZWR Series (Must)

Deadline: November 2018, only 20 days Earth calendar left.

Money Note accepted: all 27 Zimbabwe ZWR Series from 65 to 91.

Rate: 1000000 (1 million) GBP per note (or the highest value note), no limited.

System accepted: new land and asset-backed currency system, and current fiat money system if there is no any nation announce their new land-backed or assets-backed current in November 2018.

Extra Face Rate if anyone wish and able to answer perfect these following questions:

1. Describe current Earth history last 8000 years and the way how human live now.

2. If you are a new leader of a nation, what are the first 3 things you would do for your country?

3. What is the root of current technology on Earth? Do human reach the peak technology needed for perfection ascension at the moment? What are the 3 most important needed technology at the moment on Earth (for human daily life)?

4. What is the dark & light real meaning according God?

5. What is the original purpose of religions, nations for humanity?

6. What is the difference between 3D and 5D humans beings? Example and explain.

7. What is the most important Universe law every bein...

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Could Consciousness All Come Down to the Way Things Vibrate? The Mind Unleashed

Why is my awareness here, while yours is over there? Why is the universe split in two for each of us, into a subject and an infinity of objects? How is each of us our own center of experience, receiving information about the rest of the world out there? Why are some things conscious and others apparently not? Is a rat conscious? A gnat? A bacterium?

These questions are all aspects of the ancient mind-body problem, which asks, essentially: What is the relationship between mind and matter? Its resisted a generally satisfying conclusion for thousands of years.

The mind-body problem enjoyed a major rebranding over the last two decades. Now its generally known as the hard problem of consciousness, after philosopher David Chalmers coined this term in a now classic paper and further explored it in his 1996 book, The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory.

Chalmers thought the mind-body problem should be called hard in comparison to what, with tongue in cheek, he called the easy problems of neuroscience: How do neurons and the brain work at the physical level? Of course theyre not actually easy at all. But his point was that theyre relatively easy compared to the truly difficult problem of explaining how consciousness relates to matter.

Over the last decade, my colleague, University of California, Santa Barbara psychology professor Jonathan Schooler and I have developed what we call a resonance theory of consciousness. We suggest that resonance another word for synchronized vibrations is at the heart of not only human consciousness but also animal consciousness and of physical reality more generally. It sounds like something the hippies might have dreamed up its all vibrations, man! but stick with me.

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16:31

China debuts virtual news anchor with AI Signs of the Times

Hong Kong - News anchors, beware. The robots are coming for your jobs, too. China's state news agency has debuted a virtual anchor designed to be able to deliver the news 24 hours a day. Xinhua unveiled its "artificial intelligence news anchor" Wednesday at an internet conference in the eastern city of Wuzhen."Hello, you are watching English news program. I am AI news anchor in Beijing," the computer-generated host announced in a robotic voice at that start of its English-language broadcast. Developed by Xinhua and Chinese search engine company Sogou, the anchor was designed to simulate human voice, facial expressions and gestures.The AI news reader "learns from live broadcasting videos by himself and can read texts as naturally as a professional news anchor," according to Xinhua. The news agency said the simulations can be used on its website and social media platforms and will "reduce news production costs and improve efficiency."It didn't say whether any of China's state-run TV...

16:30

Automatic Medical Data Transfer For 17 Million Australians, A Dangerous Game The Crazz Files

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Tacit Agreement is what is being manipulated with this agenda. They force the opt-out knowing most will not, but when it comes to your medical data, you need to pay attention to the following move by the body corporate to have all your data transferred from the protection offered by the realm, into the hands of the private corporations.
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16:24

Restored Republic via a GCR as of Nov. 11, 2018 Operation Disclosure

Restored Republic via a GCR: Update as of Nov. 11, 2018

Compiled 11 Nov. 12:01 am EST by Judy Byington, MSW, LCSW, ret. CEO, Child Abuse Recovery, Author, Twenty Two Faces, Byingtons Before Its News articles on a Satanic Cabal CIA & Vatican-sponsored international Pedophile Child Trafficking Ring: http://beforeitsnews.com/contributor/pages/243/590/stories.html

Source: Dinar Chronicles

The below was a summary of information from the Internet. It would be up to the individual reader to do their own research and decide whether or not it was valid. Patience was a Virtue. Having Virtue was a sign of a good moral being. Good moral beings had the power to overcome evil and change the world.

Judy Note - The Bottom Line: (Rumors - please do your own research).

Several sources claimed the US RV and release of 800#s could happen at any moment and certainly by this weekend. Iraq has already RVd in-country. China has made a public announcement that they would RV their currency on Mon. Nov. 12 (our Sun. Nov. 11 evening). Sources pointed to Sun. Nov. 11 as a likely start date for the Global Currency Reset, with a back wall of Nov. 14. Those who have exchanged through SKRs have not yet been made liquid, except for some administrative humanitarian situations. Everyone would go together. Midterm Elections were turning into a mass confusion of fraudulent behavior by the Democrats, with some arrested. For some of the criminal elites their bodyguards were actually their very own personal prison guards. They had been in custody for months without knowing. Recent intel reported that operations were underway - a sign that the Alliance felt that they have cleared up the FBI, Department of Justice, Department of Defense and Supreme Court of the US of compromised individuals enough to proceed with THE PLAN. Around Nov. 12-14 we would likely see a Stock Market crash, along with the beginning of a purge of the Cabal (mass arrests, incarceration at GITMO). If chaos broke out due to civil unrest, paid protestors and/or a Stock Market crash, the National Broadcast Alert System would be activated, along with a short-term and limited Martial Law needed for the Cabal mass arrests, incarceration...

16:22

Illegal alien released by loving and tolerant Philadelphia mayor went on to rape child The Crazz Files

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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is directly responsible for destroying the life of an underage child who was brutally raped by an illegal alien from Mexico, thanks to the sanctuary policies he and his leftist cohorts are propagating in the City of Brotherly Love.

During a recent episode of NRATV, available for viewing at Brighteon.com, host Dana Loesch discusses how Juan Ramon Vasquez, the perpetrator, shouldnt have even been in the country, let alone allowed to roam the streets of Philadelphia looking for American children to sexually molest. Read More

16:07

The Distrust of Government Armstrong Economics

 

In Florida, the vote was very close. Ron DeSantis got nearly 40,000 more votes than socialist Andrew Gillum in the Florida governors race. Then Rick Scott over 15,000 more votes than Bill Nelson in the Senate race. Floridas secretary of state ordered a recount Saturday afternoon for the elections for governor and U.S. Senate. Both races remain within the 0.5-percent margin of victory that triggers an automatic recount under state law.

Clearly, with the recount for Governor and the Senate, the election is just not over. This is quite amazing but it reflects just how divided the nation has become. As the political chaos continues, we just may see the distrust of government send more and more capital fleeing from government bonds to equities.

The warning signs are there always. Of course, if the Democrats come in under 47 in the Senate, we should expect that we are headed into a political shift that people never saw coming. Trumps election has now been validated. The Republicans who retired because they did not support Trump, like Speaker Ryan, completely misread the warning signs. They may think they can hide their head in the sand, but there will be no place to hide.

So get ready and buckle up. We may not have yet resolved the US elections, but we now have to turn and look at Europe. Welcome to the new interesting times. How everything shakes out will determine where capital flees to next.

16:01

France Macrons Popularity in a Free-Fall Armstrong Economics

In France, things are not much better. Emmanuel Macron, the current president of the French Republic, has collapsed in popularity from 57% to just starting to break the 30% level. Macron has collapsed in popularity faster than Nicolas Sarkozy did, who was a one-term president. Macron said he wanted to turn France into the Start-up nation but really promised the same old traditional political agenda. Many are becoming concerned in France also about the massive immigration. Many French are calling it a Trojan Horse, for now, one-third of all births in France are from non-European.

The problem with all the immigration has been that they dropped all requirements for some sort of skill. This is why many on the legal immigrants in Britain voted for BREXIT for they had had to have the work skill to get in like a doctor or nurse. Trump carried Florida and the Mexican vote for the same reason. So many had to prove they had a skill and go through the Green Card process for years to get in. Nobody is considering the sacrifices others made to migrate. Even the great 19th-century migration from Europe to America, there were no free handouts. They came for the opportunity to work not a free meal.

16:00

Changing careers? Heres how to tap into the gig economy during your transition Fast Company

Jumping into freelance work can be a great way to bridge the gap when youre changing jobs.

The term gig economy refers to a workforce thats defined by short-term engagements, temporary contract work, and independent contracting. As such, the gig economy includes freelancers, contractors, side hustlers, and anyone whos making money on the side or earning full-time income with various short-term projects, rather than a single full-time job.

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114 warrants served across Maryland since red flag law went into effect in October BlackListed News

 Montgomery County Sheriff Darren Popkin believes Marylands new red flag law can save lives. It gives family members, health professionals and law enforcement the authority to seek a judges order to take guns away from someone in crisis before they hurt themselves or others.  

Western Media "Discovers" Saudi Atrocities in Wake of Khashoggi Fallout BlackListed News

Nothing illustrates the cynical and deceitful nature of Western "journalism" better than the recent, apparent US-Saudi fallout in the wake of the alleged death of Washington Post Saudi correspondent, Jamal Khashoggi.

Macron Blasts Nationalism As "Betrayal Of Patriotism" While Trump Speaks With Putin BlackListed News

With President Trump already under fire as he attended the World War I centenary commemoration events in Paris for skipping a planned visit to Belleau Wood battlefield and cemetery due to heavy rain, French President Emmanuel Macron used the ceremony's culmination on Sunday to issue a firm condemnation of nationalism.

Trump gives highest U.S. civilian honour, the Medal of Freedom, to top GOP donor BlackListed News

U.S. President Donald Trump awarded the Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honour in the U.S., to seven individuals Saturday, both living and dead one of whom has been the biggest donor to the Republican Party.

9/11 Wars In Iraq, Afghanistan, And Pakistan Killed 500,000 People: Brown University Study BlackListed News

A shocking new study produced by Brown University finds that between 480,000 and 507,000 people were killed during Americas Post-9/11 Wars. The study examined the three "war on terror" conflicts of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan  the latter an extension of the Afghan war and focus of US drone attacks. 

The State Weaponizes Education To Create Ignorance BlackListed News

A hundred fifty years ago, at least some Americans recognized that all serious discourse depended on the use of the faculty called Reason. Formal debate, science, and law all flowed from that source. A common bond existed in some schools of the day. The student was expected to learn how Reason operates, and for that he was taught the only subject which could lay out, as on a long table, the visible principles: Logic.

National biometric database could be on the way (and in private hands) BlackListed News

When a national fingerprinting company joins forces with a startup that authenticates identity using AI-based facial recognition and behavioral prediction in natural settings, the future of human identification tech starts to look an awful lot like sci fi. That's the the new reality as SureID, a biometrics and fingerprinting firm, partners with Robbie.AI, a Boston-based startup, on R&D that could result in the United States' first nationwide biometrics gathering system.

Study Shows that Reducing Use of Social Media Can Reduce Depression and Loneliness BlackListed News

A University of Pennsylvania study has proven that reducing social media use to 10 minutes a day (like thats even possible) can help reduce depression and loneliness.

Security chips have not reduced US credit-card fraud BlackListed News

The US credit card industry was a very late adopter of security chips, lagging the EU by a decade or so; when they did roll out chips, it was a shambolic affair, with many payment terminals still not using the chips, and almost no terminals requiring a PIN (and some require a PIN and a signature, giving rise to the curiously American security protocol of chip-and-PIN-and-swipe-and-sign).

Machine Recounts Ordered in Three Major Florida Elections BlackListed News

Florida's secretary of state on Saturday officially ordered machine recounts in three statewide elections -- U.S. senator, governor and agriculture commissioner -- after receiving unofficial election results from all 67 counties.

D.C. Bureaucrats Are Trying to Make Parents Get a License to Let Children Play Together BlackListed News

Lets say you and some of your friends decide to gather your young children together a couple of days a week for a few hours of free play. Maybe you switch off who leads the gaggle of kids each week, allowing for some shared free time and flexibility. Sounds like a great arrangement for all, right? Your kids get to play freely with their friends, and you get some occasional free babysitting.

As if connected toys weren't creepy enough, kids' data could be used against them in future BlackListed News

Connected toy makers should make clear what data they slurp up, the UK's Office of the Children's Commissioner has said in a report warning of the long-term impact of amassing data on kids.

15:44

'Russian hacking' memo reveals how US intel pinned leaks to Kremlin CLG News

'Russian hacking' memo reveals how US intel pinned leaks to Kremlin | 10 Nov 2018 | A newly-out memo containing the Obama admin's talking points about "Russian hacking" in the 2016 election reveals how US spy agencies attributed email leaks to Kremlin by saying it's "consistent" with what they think Russia does. The seven-page document was contained within the 49 pages published on Friday by BuzzFeed, which obtained them through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) inquiry from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) in late October. At the root of it is a November 29 letter by several Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee, asking then-President Barack Obama to declassify documents concerning "Russian Active Measures."

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Lawyers for Gillum, Nelson campaigns objected to noncitizen's vote being denied CLG News

Lawyers for Gillum, Nelson campaigns objected to noncitizen's vote being denied | 10 Nov 2018 | Lawyers for the Florida Democratic gubernatorial and Senate candidates objected Friday to the rejection of a provisional ballot cast by a noncitizen, according to a transcript obtained by Fox News. The incident occurred during a canvassing meeting Friday in Palm Beach County, where provisional ballots were being examined. According to the draft transcript of the meeting, taken by a court reporter hired by the Florida Republican Party, a provisional ballot was ordered excluded from the count, as it came from a non-U.S. citizen.

14:45

Death toll jumps to 23 in California's worst-ever wildfires CLG News

Death toll jumps to 23 in California's worst-ever wildfires | 10 Nov 2018 | California was ablaze this weekend -- with massive, fast-spreading wildfires claiming at least 23 lives, while forcing a quarter-million people from their homes, including in celebrity-thronged Malibu, according to reports. In the north, near Sacramento, flames left homes and cars reduced to smoking rubble, while in the south, lines of fire bore down on more houses as billowing, dense smoke filled the sky. At least nine people were found dead in the 100,000-acre fire raging near the northern California town of Paradise.

14:16

Iran Sanctions: Trump Gives Waivers to Irans Major Customers? Dissident Voice

PressTV Interview with Peter Koenig
Transcript

Background

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the new US sanctions against Tehran show that Washington has targeted ordinary people.

Rouhani said the US has spared no effort to mount pressure on Iran through what he called wrong sanctions. He noted that Washington, however, failed in its campaign to bring Iranian oil sales to zero as it had to give waivers to Irans major customers. He also slammed the US for waging a psychological war against Iran, saying Washington will soon understand that it has taken a wrong path.

PressTV: What is your take on this?

Peter Koenig:  As I said on previous occasions, these and all other US sanctions, interfering in other countries sovereign affairs are totally illegal by any standards of international law.

What is amazing is that this crime, which Washington inflicts with impunity to every nation that refuses to follow its dictate, this crime has grown to become a normality and the rest of the western civilization simply accepts it - well, civilization if we can still consider ourselves a civilization.

Having said this, these sanctions are actually toothless. They are ineffective, as Iran will keep selling oil and gas to petrol companies and honor their long-term government contracts. Of course, there are countries afraid of being sanctioned by the United States if they continue dealing with Iran. But by and large, they are few and fewer, because even the western world starts seeing that relying on Washington is like committing slow suicide.

Many have decided to go their own way. Even the EU talks about it, including creating their own transfer system to avoid going through SWIFT for monetary transfers. SWIFT is the western totally privately-owned transfer system, thanks to which financial sanctions are possible. SWIFT is linked to Wall Street banks through which all western transfers have to transit.

In the meantime, of course, Iran has been cut off SWIFT as mandated by Trump, but that is of little importance, because Iran has linked up, as part of her Economy of Resistance, with the eastern SCO Shanghai Cooperation Organization using CIPS the Chinese International Payment System for international monetary transfers.

Of course, Mr. Trump knows it.

So, his sanctions are not much more than a constantly repeated propaganda stint, trying to impress the world, like we can put any country to its knees, if we want to.  Sorry, Washington, no longer. These are times of the past, and your dollar hegemony is nearing the end. Its just a question of time.

PressTV: Do you think, considering all the countries that seem to defy US sanctions, has anything changed in recent times?

PK: Absolutely. A lot. It...

14:02

'America's Got Talent' alum loses gig on ZZ Top guitarist's tour after posing in MAGA hat, holding Chick-fil-A CLG News

'America's Got Talent' alum loses gig on ZZ Top guitarist's tour after posing in MAGA hat, holding Chick-fil-A | 09 Nov 2018 | "America's Got Talent" alum Benton Blount abruptly lost his opening-act gig on ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons's concert tour after his pro-Trump Facebook post got him temporarily banned from the social media website. Blount was four shows into the seven-show slot when he learned he was kicked off the tour, South Carolina's Greenville News reported. The post showed Blount wearing a red "Make America Great Again" hat and an "I Voted" sticker on Election Day while holding a Chick-Fil-A sandwich and drink...No reason was given for Blount's removal from the tour, only that the post "did not meet community standards," Blount said.

14:00

71-year-old lady attacked on train after asking to use seat: 'You're an ugly white person' Signs of the Times

A 71-year-old woman was the victim of a physical and intimidating attack on a Boston-area train after she asked a fellow passenger to move her personal belongings off an otherwise vacant train seat. According to WBZ-TV, the incident occurred during a recent afternoon commute. The victim, who would identify herself only as Linda, said that she asked a fellow passenger to remove a pocketbook from an empty seat in order to sit down. The suspect, 23-year-old Jada Campbell, responded by allegedly calling Linda an "ugly white person" and hitting and tripping her. "It had been a long week," Linda explained. "I said, 'Excuse me' three times, then I got into her face and asked her to move her bag and she said, 'No, I don't want anyone sitting next to me.'"

13:56

6 Reasons Why You Are Always Attracted To Men Who Hurt You Awareness Act

Sometimes in life, we find ourselves head over heels for the people who do not deserve us. Far too often we end up falling for men who are only going to break our hearts.

Why is it that we tend to accept the love that is not love at all? Why do we fool ourselves into thinking that the people who so obviously do not care actually do? Well, to be honest, there are several reasons as to why we allow these things to happen. We put our all into these people and when their true colors show we dont know how to cut ties. We believe in the mask that theyve long since dropped and refuse to see the truth.

Below I am going to go over some of the reasons why we seem to be only attracted to those who do us wrong. While it might seem like we arent ever going to find someone worth our time if we persevere we will. You have to know your worth if you ever want to find someone whose energy matches your own.

6 Reasons Why You Always Attract Men Who Do You Wrong:

1. You are always chasing the wild ones.

If you are always chasing someone who isnt available anyways what is the point? Youre setting yourself up to get hurt in this kind of situation. Sure, the wild kinds might be fun but they arent the types to want to settle down.

2. You move too quickly.

If you move too quickly you are running the risk of falling for someone you dont really know. You should take your time. The more time you spend getting to know someone the better.

3. You always think you can fix people.

You cannot fix other people. While you might want to, it is just not possible. Other people have to fix themselves. While you might want to go into things and make this person into the man of your dreams youre only fooling yourself. This isnt fair to him or to you.

4. You care too much about appearances.

Dont let looks blind you. Just because someone is super attractive doesnt mean they will treat you well. You need to make sure youre feeling love and not lust. Fall for the person not for the face.

5. You arent quite ready for commitment yourself.

Sometimes we chase people who are emotionally unavailable because we arent ready to commit ourselves. We dont want the love we think we want and so we hide from it. Whether you think this is you or not you need to really dig deeper to be sure.

6. You do not set proper boundaries.

Boundaries are important. If you do not set proper boundaries you will not be able to grow together. You should never be with someone who stomps all over your boundaries. The more you give into this kind of thi...

13:27

10 Negative Habits Of Chronically Unhappy People Awareness Act

People who are chronically unhappy often bring themselves down in more ways than they realize. While it might not seem like much, even the smallest things can make the biggest differences.

We all have our ups and downs but if youre allowing negativity to take hold of your life, you need to make some changes. Below I am going to go over some of the things you might need to stop doing if you want to promote positivity in your life. If you are doing any of these things, changes need to be made.

10 Things Chronically Unhappy People Do That Brings Them Down:

1. Always assuming the worst

If you are always assuming the worst, you are not going to be able to find happiness. You have to sometimes stop letting your mind wander; sure, the worst might happen but it also might not.

2. Obsessing over the past

If you obsess over the past you are putting a damper on your future. While you may have done some shitty things or made some bad choices they do not define you. If you cannot change it you should move on from it.

3. Letting difficult people get the best of them

Sometimes we let people who are hard to be around bring us down. If you are doing this you are allowing the negativity to win. While it might be hard, cutting ties with negative people is important.

4. Comparing themselves to others

No one is perfect and you need to know that! Comparing yourself to someone else is only going to bring you down. Other people are going through their own things and have their own flaws, just because you cannot see them does not mean they are not present.

5. Being too afraid of failure

While it might not seem like it, you could be letting fear get the best of you. Being afraid of failing is not going to do you any good. If you want to move forth in life you have to be willing to fall sometimes. Remember! There is no success without the occasional failure.

6. Talking down on themselves

If you talk down on yourself you need to stop. There is nothing wrong with you and you need to be your own biggest fan, not your worst enemy. Build yourself up dont tear yourself down.

7. Refusing to see the bright side

If you are always being overly negative and refuse to see the bright side you need to change your perspective. You need to try and see the glass as half full instead of half empty. While this might takes some time you can do it if you try hard enough.

8. Blaming others for their own mistakes

If you are blaming others for your own mistakes you need to stop. You need to own up to the t...

13:16

Election fraud expert: Brenda Snipes let illegal aliens and felons vote; illegally destroyed ballots Signs of the Times

Three statewide races in Florida are headed to a recount and all depend on results from a county whose supervisor of elections has a history of losing ballots and breaking laws by allowing illegal immigrants and felons to vote, as well as illegally destroying ballots. Broward County supervisor of elections Brenda Snipes' office has admitted "they don't know" how many ballots there are still to count. Snipes' latest failure to finalize Tuesday's election returns days after the polls closed is also in violation of Florida law, which requires elections officials to "report all early voting and all tabulated vote-by-mail results to the Department of State within 30 minutes after the polls close. Thereafter, the canvassing board shall report, with the exception of provisional ballot results, updated precinct election results to the department at least every 45 minutes until all results are completely reported."

13:06

Sorcha Faal: Trump Topples Top Democrat Party Leader Operation Disclosure

November 10, 2018

Trump Topples Top Democrat Party Leader As Europe Cowers In Fear And France Nears Civil War

By: Sorcha Faal, and as reported to her Western Subscribers

Source: What Does It Mean

A compelling new Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) report circulating in the Kremlin today noting the anger President Donald Trump displayed in his unloading on his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, calling the French president's idea of a real European army independent from Washington, an insult, states that Macrons concerns of his nations future is, indeed, justified as France is now warned is on the verge of civil war that comes at the same time all of Europe is cowering in fear of Trumpand just days after Trump openly threatened his radical leftist Democrat Party enemies by declaring if they investigate me, were going to do the samea threat Trump wasted no time in fulfilling in his toppling from power Democrat Party leader US Congresswoman Linda Sanchez by his criminally charging her husband for breaking US federal laws. [Note: Some words and/or phrases appearing in quotes in this report are English language approximations of Russian words/phrases having no exact counterpart.]



European leftists cower in fear after President Donald Trump leaves battlefield littered with countless enemies who tried to defeat him, and is coming for them next.

According to this report, the greatest fear echoing through the radical leftist corridors of power throughout the entire European Union has been how to stop President Trumpmost particularly because...

13:01

Is the American Dream Dead? Operation Disclosure

Is the American Dream dead?

By Brent Johnson

The Republic of the united States of America has all but abandoned its founding principles. The American people are woefully ignorant of the rights with which they have been blessed, and are therefore embarking on a path towards abject servitude that the American Founding Fathers fought a bloody war to prevent from ever happening. It is a genuine tragedy, and the opportunities to reverse this trend are rapidly diminishing in number. However, those opportunities do still exist, and it would be remiss of me to ignore them, and thereby sentence you to a life of hopelessness, slavery, and spiritual poverty.

The American Republic was founded on principles that in 1776 were unheard of throughout the world. At that time all countries functioned in the two-class system; the aristocrats/nobility owned all property and made all laws, and the commoners did what they were told and could never rise above their lower class position.

The American Founding Fathers, with the Declaration of Independence, stated for all the world to hear, that all men are created equal. This meant that all people were of the same class; nobody had greater rights than anybody else. This is the fundamental basis of the Republic of the united States of America, and all laws must adhere to this precept.

The Declaration continued by elucidating the basic rights of all people; they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable (meaning unchangeable) rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness (which means to own property). Remember, commoners could not own property in the two-class system. It was the American Revolution that changed that.

How many of you reading this were created by the government? If you were not created by the government, then you did not get your rights from the government, and no government can ever take them away from you (however, you can voluntarily waive your rights in favor of government privileges and benefits).

The Declaration went on to state, with absolute clarity, To secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. In other words, We the People are above government; government exists to serve us; we do not exist to serve government. ...

12:53

13-Year-Old Girl Gives Migrant Free Language Classes Gets Raped News Punch

A 13-year-old girl who offered to help an asylum seeker by giving him free private tutoring to help him learn the language and integrate into society has learned a valuable lesson herself about multiculturalism and [...]

The post 13-Year-Old Girl Gives Migrant Free Language Classes Gets Raped appeared first on News Punch.

12:51

Broward County Election Volunteer: I Saw Officials Duplicate Votes By Hand News Punch

A temporary worker for the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office in Florida has alleged in a sworn affidavit that she was fired after witnessing election officials filling in duplicate ballots by hand, using the [...]

The post Broward County Election Volunteer: I Saw Officials Duplicate Votes By Hand appeared first on News Punch.

12:50

Pakistani Christian Family Denied UK Asylum It May Offend Muslims News Punch

A persecuted Christian from Pakistan, who was sentenced to death for insulting the Prophet Mohammed, will not be given asylum in the United Kingdom because her presence in the UK might cause civil unrest in [...]

The post Pakistani Christian Family Denied UK Asylum It May Offend Muslims appeared first on News Punch.

12:48

Illegal Alien, Protected By Sanctuary New Jersey, Charged With 3 Murders News Punch

A Mexican illegal alien, who was released by a New Jersey prison even though Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was seeking to detain him, has been charged with three murders in Missouri.  Democrat Gov. Phil Murphy [...]

The post Illegal Alien, Protected By Sanctuary New Jersey, Charged With 3 Murders appeared first on News Punch.

12:39

Gillum withdraws concession to DeSantis as Florida orders recount of Senate & governor races Signs of the Times

Florida is officially holding a recount of votes in its Senate and governor races, where Republicans Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis have led over their Democratic rivals, Bill Nelson and Andrew Gillum, both by a small margin. With the results of both races falling within the margin of triggering a recount, Florida secretary of state Ken Detzner ordered just that on Saturday.

12:14

SOTT FOCUS: We want to believe: 'Russian hacking' memo shows US intel pinning leaks to Kremlin was an exercise in wishful thinking Signs of the Times

A newly-out memo containing the Obama admin's talking points about "Russian hacking" in the 2016 election reveals how US spy agencies attributed email leaks to Kremlin by saying it's "consistent" with what they think Russia does. The seven-page document was contained within the 49 pages published on Friday by BuzzFeed, which obtained them through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) inquiry from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) in late October. At the root of it is a November 29 letter by several Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee, asking then-President Barack Obama to declassify documents concerning "Russian Active Measures."

12:09

The Meaningful Lesson the Tarot Has In Store For You, According to the Zodiac Awareness Act

One of the most highly recognized forms of psychic insight, tarot cards have a long and somewhat undiscovered history. Often traced back in origin to 14th Century Europe, the beautifully colored cards are still used by many today to predict and understand our future.

Why is the history so widely unknown? While there are records tracing back as far as 1440, discussion the first known deck of tarot cards in Italy, it is possible that these cards existed but were kept quiet prior to this date due to their magical nature. It is believed that the first decks to be discussed were actually used as a game for nobility, while connections between the cards and divination didnt appear until centuries later. There is also a possibility that this isnt entirely accurate, as Europe was highly controlled by religious forces in the 1400s and 1500s, which easily could have led to early evidence being altered or incomplete.

The practice of Tarot card reading as we recognized it today was first discussed in 1781, across French and England. It was at this time that followers of the occult began to record a connection between the brightly colored cards and the psychic messages that they could foretell.

These cards are said to connect with the powerful psychic energy that moves among us, working both to reveal information about our true inner self as well as to predict the future. Changing mindsets towards witchcraft and the occult have led to a resurgence, with experts reporting that Tarot card sales are the highest they have been in 50 years.

There used to be this idea of tarot being connected to that chick in a shop behind a neon sign whos going to take you for a ride and tell your future, explained tarot reader and author Sasha Graham. Thats different now. Witchcraft and feminist spirituality, especially in our political climate, are having a moment. Tarot is part of that.

What message does Tarot hold for you? Lets look at the card associated with your zodiac sign:

Aries (Mar 21 Apr 19): 9 of Wands

Youre a warrior, facing anything and everything that life throws your way with strength and determination. However, even warriors will eventually grow tired after facing as much trial and tribulation as you have as of late. The good news is that your time of peace and rest is just around the corner, as long as you continue moving forward. Allow this knowledge to motivate you. Youre on the home stretch now, just keep your ey...

12:03

How to Tell Him How Much You Love Him, According to the Zodiac Awareness Act

So, you think youve found the one, the person youre destined to spend your life with. Now comes the part that so many of us struggle with, that moment where you tell him just how you feel. If youre struggling to find the right words, Im here to help.

According to a Marist poll, the idea of soulmates isnt lost in todays society with 73% of Americans believing that they are destined to find their one true love. However, some relationship experts warn that as romantic as this notion may be, it could be driving a wedge between us and those that we love. Why? This concept enforces the idea that theres a perfect partner out there. So how do we respond when we find ourselves on the other side of the honeymoon phase, and our partner doesnt look so perfect after all. This reality shatters the perfect illusion, leaving many questioning their relationship altogether.

The truth is that love is anything but perfect. Its messy, difficult, challenging and flawed in so many ways. Real love is that moment when you love your partner including these quirks. This means getting to know your partners personality and the best way to speak directly to their heart.

Each of us can share, feel and experience love in different ways. This theory is the underlying belief behind Gary Chapmans 5 Love Languages series of books and workshops. This teaches couples that in order to tell our partner that we love them, we must first discover how they best experience love. This way we can talk in the language that will speak directly to their heart. This can also be determined by taking the time to assess and understand your partners zodiac sign, and what that, in turn, reveals about their personality.

What is the best way to tell your partner that you love him, according to his zodiac sign?

Aries (March 21 April 19): Random Physical Expressions

While some people may rely on the words that they speak to express how they feel, Aries instead believes that love should be expressed through the smaller physical actions such as a quick kiss, holding hands or a passing hug. Therefore, the best way to tell them just how youre feeling isnt going to come through some elaborate poetry or confession of your feelings. Instead, pay attention to the smaller details. Did you kiss your partner good morning? Were you holding his hand as you walked through the mall? Aries men are incredibly open with their feelings, and they seek the same in return.

Taurus (April 20...

11:57

Democratic lawyers object to 'non-citizen' Florida ballot being thrown out Signs of the Times

If there's one overriding lesson to be learned from the ballot-counting debacle in Broward and Palm Beach Counties, it's that, if you're trying to ensure an accurate vote count in Florida, then you're a racist. That theme, which Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz learned this lesson the hard way when a liberal group employed the r-word in response to Gaetz's attempts to figure out exactly what is going on in Broward County. And soon, trying to exclude votes cast by non-citizens could be construed as racist, because, in a shocking report culled directly from an unofficial transcript from the review of provisional ballots in Broward County, lawyers for Democratic candidates Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson - who narrowly lost their bids for governor and senator, respectively - can be heard trying to stop a ballot cast by a non-citizen from being excluded from the official count. The ballot review was held earlier this week, before Florida's Secretary of State ordered the recount on...

11:46

(Video) SerialBrain2 -- Q2417 Decoded: Trumps Secret Path Operation Disclosure



Published on Nov 7, 2018

Another hit from SB2...just amazing how he is able to decode something so random, yet shows us what is really behind it all.

11:44

November 11; the triumph of amnesia (Fausto Giudice ) Tlaxcala

11/11/2018 - Thus, on this Sunday, November 11, 2018, 80 Heads of State and Government, invited by Emmanuel Macron, will celebrate the end of the Great War of 1914-18 at the foot of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Among ...

11:28

American History for Truthdiggers: Tragic Dawn of Overseas Imperialism Truthdig RSS

Editors note: The past is prologue. The stories we tell about ourselves and our forebears inform the sort of country we think we are and help determine public policy. As our current president promises to make America great again, this moment is an appropriate time to reconsider our past, look back at various eras of United States history and re-evaluate Americas origins. When, exactly, were we great?

Below is the 21st installment of the American History for Truthdiggers series, a pull-no-punches appraisal of our shared, if flawed, past. The author of the series, Danny Sjursen, an active-duty major in the U.S. Army, served military tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and taught the nations checkered, often inspiring past when he was an assistant professor of history at West Point. His war experiences, his scholarship, his skill as a writer and his patriotism illuminate these Truthdig posts.

Part 21 of American History for Truthdiggers.

See: Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4; Part 5; Part 6; Part 7; Part 8; Part 9; Part 10; Part 11; Part 12; Part 13; Part 14;...

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