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FL Hispanic Representative lowers the boom on Sanders in House Resolution Uriel at ‘Nox & Friends – 11 hours ago The resolution may not make it out of the House Foreign Affairs Committee but the Florida Republican Mario Diaz-Balart and his constituents were more than outraged at the comments Bernie Sanders has made on Cuba and the Castro regime.As a result, on February 27, 2020, Diaz-Balart presented HR 868 to the House floor.H.Res.868 – Condemning the comments of Senator and Democratic Socialist Presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders (I-VT), disregarding the history of systemic human rights abuses, forced indoctrination, and authoritarian actions of the literacy and education policies of th…more » Trump begins withholding fed funds from sanctuary cities Uriel at ‘Nox & Friends – 11 hours ago Things are about to get interesting for sanctuary cities! First, Attorney General Barr announced on February 10, 2020 that he would begin bringing charges against Sanctuary cities.
Then, at the end of February came word from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan ruled the Trump Administration can withhold millions of dollars from law enforcement agencies in states and cities that do not cooperate with U.S.immigration authorities.Now, President Donald Trump announced Thursday his administration will begin withholding federal funding from sanctuary ci…more » US Doesn’t Want Turkey to Partner With Russia, Sees Benefit in Idlib Getting Out of Control Penny at Penny for your thoughts – 11 hours ago *Well that’s a “no shit sherlock” statement.
And yet, amazingly, a very few seem to grasp this.* *Why is that? No, really, why is that? Because I absolutely don’t get how so many fail to grasp the obviousness of this statement?* *sputnik* *The political analyst highlights that the main outcome of the talks between Vladimir Putin and Recep Erdogan is “compromise”.Turkey and Russia “both got what they needed and that’s a ceasefire”, Erim notes.* *”Once again Moscow and Ankara have reached an important agreement on Syria with Washington and Brussels staring from the sidelines”, *he st…more » THE RATIONAL ANIMAL’S END: Coe’s book lays waste to an ancient myth! bob somerby at the daily howler – 11 hours ago *FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2020Jeffrey Rosen makes things worse:* Over the past three or four decades, a tired old myth had come to an end.We refer to the myth of the rational animal.
In popular mythology, it started with Aristotle! Are we humans really “the rational animal?” As the term is commonly understood, were we *ever* any such thing? Chris Matthews, and our acceptance of same, helped demolish this silly old claim.So has Alexis Coe’s new book, You Never Forget Your First.Coe book lays waste to that tired old myth.And, Within a matter of weeks, this gong-show involved Jeffrey R…
more » We all need to calm down, says MD Robert at Ice Age Now – 11 hours ago “Nothing spectacular about COVID-19.””Most people will be okay.” We all need to calm down Robin Willcourt MD We are likely to see millions of people with COVID-19.We see millions every year infected with the flu.Nothing spectacular about COVID-19.It seems as if you are old and have chronic medical conditions you are …
Read more We all need to calm down, says MD The post We all need to calm down, says MD appeared first on Ice Age Now.Coronavirus – 3,776 new cases, 102 new deaths Robert at Ice Age Now – 11 hours ago 6 March 2020 – Total reported coronavirus cases: 100,731.This number has jumped substantially, but I’m guessing that’s because lots more people are being tested and the testing is being conducted more accurately.6,286 reported in serious or critical condition (This number has declined for the past seven days in a row).
Total reported deaths: 3,412 …Read more Coronavirus – 3,776 new cases, 102 new deaths The post Coronavirus – 3,776 new cases, 102 new deaths appeared first on Ice Age Now.Dissenter Weekly: Espionage Act Reform Unveiled To Protect Journalists, Whistleblower Disclosures Kevin Gosztola at Shadowproof – 11 hours ago On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” we break down reform legislation that would help ensure the Espionage Act is no longer used against journalists.It would also expand protections for whistleblower disclosures.The rights of members of the press that “solicit, obtain, or publish government secrets” would be protected The post Dissenter Weekly: Espionage Act Reform Unveiled To Protect Journalists, Whistleblower Disclosures appeared first on Shadowproof.Wind Turbine Blades Will Continue to Pile Up at U.S.
Landfills IER at IER – 11 hours ago Wind turbines are designed to last approximately 20 to 25 years.While the main core of wind turbines are made… The post Wind Turbine Blades Will Continue to Pile Up at U.S.Landfills appeared first on IER.Policeman killed, several injured as militant bombers blow themselves up in front of US embassy in Tunis News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – 11 hours ago One policeman died and several others were injured when two suicide bomber blew themselves up in front of the US embassy in Tunis, in the most serious attack in Tunisia in months.Tunisian authorities said the attackers arrived at the site on a motorbike and detonated explosives.
The embassy was placed on lockdown pending an […] Source: AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – The Arab Source Turkey vows to fight back against any Syrian Army attack News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – 11 hours ago Turkish Armed Forces in Syria’s Idlib would invariably fight back any attack from the Syrian forces, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday.“We would invariably stay vigilant for any attacks and violations from the [Bashar Assad’s] regime,” Erdogan said, according to Yeni Safak.According to the Turkish President, Ankara’s main goal is “implementation of […] Source: AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – The Arab Source Erdogan once again requests Patriot missiles from US News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – 11 hours ago Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stated that the country hasn’t received any military equipment from the US for its Operation Spring Shield in Syria, but added that Washington could have sent some if the new ceasefire hadn’t been negotiated.He once again confirmed requesting Patriot air defence systems from the US, but noted that […] Source: AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – The Arab Source Syrian President calls on Kurdish groups to stop cooperating with US: video News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – 11 hours ago Syrian President Bashar al-Assad called on the Kurdish groups cooperating with the US troops in Syria to stand against the occupation, in an interview with ‘Russia 24 TV,’ in Damascus, Thursday.The Syrian president said that the government is maintaining “contact with the Kurdish political groups” in northern Syria, and considered the issue to be […] Source: AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – The Arab Source Dutch FM calls for no-fly-zone over Idlib on top of ceasefire News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – 11 hours ago BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:50 P.M.) – The Dutch Foreign Minister Steve Block said on Friday that the ceasefire agreement concluded by Moscow and Ankara on the Syrian Idlib region should be strengthened by setting up a no-fly zone to prevent any hospitals from being bombed.
“It would be wise to add a no-fly zone,” Block told […] Source: AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – The Arab Source Russian and Turkish troops begin patrols along M-4 Highway: video News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – 11 hours ago Russian and Turkish forces were seen driving on the M4 highway, just outside Saraqib in Idlib province on Friday, following a ceasefire agreed between Syrian government forces and Turkish-backed forces, secured by Moscow and Ankara.Footage shows the vehicles proceeding down the road near the city, which was reportedly liberated by the Syrian Arab Army […] Source: AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – The Arab Source Turkey claims 21 Syrian soldiers ‘neutralized’ in Idlib News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – 11 hours ago Turkey’s Defence Ministry said on Friday that they had ‘neutralised’ 21 Syrian government troops at about 4 pm on 5 March after its two soldiers had been killed in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib.
Two artillery systems and two MLRS belonging to Syrian government forces were destroyed by Turkish drones, it added.On Thursday, the […] Source: AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – The Arab Source The Daily Brief 2020-03-04 News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – 11 hours ago This is a summary of 20 AMN articles on the following subjects: Idlib, Syria, Turkey, Saraqib, Assad, Euphrates, Netherlands, Aleppo, Hasakah, Haftar, Libya, Erdogan, Russia.Categories covered in this brief: Syria, Turkey, North-Africa Let us know how you like this brief in the comments below.— The AMN Live Team Table of Contents Syrian Army […] Source: AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – The Arab Source Two Years Later: The Skripal Case Is Weirder Than Ever Matthew Ehret at The Duran – 11 hours ago From the Strategic Culture Foundation While navigating through today’s propaganda-heavy world of misinformation, spin and outright creative writing which appears to have replaced conventional journalism, it is most important that two qualities are active in the mind of any truth-seeker.The first quality is the adherence to a strong top down perspective, both historic and […] More The post Two Years Later: The Skripal Case Is Weirder Than Ever appeared first on The Duran.Climate Beauty Pageants Ron Clutz at Science Matters – 11 hours ago Exxon CEO Calls Rivals’ Climate Goals a ‘Beauty Competition’ reported in the Houston Chronicle.
Excerpts in italics with my bolds.
“Individual companies setting targets and then selling assets to another company so that their portfolio has a different carbon intensity has not solved the problem for the world,” Exxon Mobil CEO Darren Woods says.
Exxon […] Arctic Ice Exceeds Expectations March 5 Ron Clutz at Science Matters – 11 hours ago Update on Large Arctic Ice Extents as of March 5, 2020 After crashing through the 15M km2 ceiling, both MASIE and SII show the extents holding over that amount.In addition to surpluses in Bering and Okhotsk Seas in the Pacific, Barents Sea is now growing significant ice on the European side.At 823k km2, […] NH Land & Ocean Air Warms in February Ron Clutz at Science Matters – 11 hours ago With apologies to Paul Revere, this post is on the lookout for cooler weather with an eye on both the Land and the Sea.UAH has updated their tlt (temperatures in lower troposphere) dataset for February 2020.Previously I have done posts on their reading of ocean air temps as a prelude to updated records from […] March 06: I’m sorry.
I’m even sorry I’m sorry Graeme Decarie at The Decarie Report – 11 hours ago This blog is late because I had a visit from my sister whom I haven’t seen for several years.
It’s also short because, on the side, I like to have a life _ though I have never discovered how to have one.The Saturday edition should be back to normal.https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/05/trump-coronavirus-who-global-death-rate-false-number But still the numbers are high for Donald Trump.It’s insane.
But his evangelical followers are products of insane religious ideas.They believe that Trump was chosen by God …more » On 8th March – and All the Other Days: Each for Equal Global Issues News Headlines – 11 hours ago NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 06 (IPS) – This article is part of special IPS coverage of International Women’s Day on March 8 2020 Gender equality is a basic human right and a prerequisite for sustainable development, so why does inequality persist in so many countries, and what can we all do to address it?Development efforts over the past two decades have seen millions of people freed from poverty and hunger, and inequalities reduced worldwide.
This is an undoubted achievement, but is no reason for complacency.
The fact is that inequality between men and women, between boys and girls, re…more » Want to Go for Inclusive Climate Action? Then Start with Integrating Gender Equality into Climate Finance Global Issues News Headlines – 11 hours ago UNITED NATIONS, Mar 06 (IPS) – This article is part of special IPS coverage of International Women’s Day on March 8 2020 Verania Chao is Programme Specialist, Climate Change and Gender Equality/Inclusion, UNDP and Koh Miyaoi is UNDP Asia-Pacific Gender Team Leader/Regional Gender Advisor Gender equality and women’s rights have progressed immensely since the adoption of the most visionary agenda on women’s empowerment, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, 25 years ago.Read the full story, “Want to Go for Inclusive Climate Action? Then Start with Integrating Gender Eq…more » Keep Tweeting President Trump…Adrienne at Adrienne’s Corner – 11 hours ago *I hate starting a first Friday by being annoyed.* Not just annoyed, but completely and totally ticked off.To quote famous climate scientist, Greta Scoldilocks – “How *dare* you?” Almost the first thing I hear from hubby is how some people are urging President Trump to stop tweeting and running his mouth.Really? Imagine if you would a world where our president (yes, Karen, he *is* your president) did not fight back with his tweets.Imagine a world where the only thing you heard was the lies spewing forth from the MSM.
Imagine having “Trump has told 16K lies” repeated over and ov…more » Who Will Pay? LL at Virtual Mirage – 12 hours ago *Indulge me for a moment* *and presume that it can be shown* that COVID-19 was an engineered virus, designed in a Chinese laboratory for whatever purpose.Further presume that the release of this virus was accidental.Nobody big, who matters, is discussing this publicly at the moment, but it will be discussed in circles beyond this pathetic little blog.There are computer algorithms that exist for making predictions for this sort of viral release.
The US has them, Russia has them, China has them and they are used at places such as the CDC and the Pentagon to forecast.They’re not ne…more » Coronavirus Is Spreading Everywhere DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! – 12 hours ago I mentioned that on Tuesday, a member of Pelosi’s inner circle told me that she’s leaning towards shutting down Congress because of the pandemic.
Remember– members, may of whom are very old, sit in close proximity and then go out to every corner of the country to shake hands and then come back to sit in close proximity again.Yesterday the *Times of London* reported that “Parliament may be suspended for five months to prevent MPs from spreading coronavirus across the country.Britain edged closer to an epidemic yesterday with the biggest daily jump in cases leaving 87 people conf…more » Woman Goes to Jail for 100th Birthday AP News at Snopes.com – 12 hours ago For her 100th birthday, Ruth Bryant crossed a significant item off her bucket list.
She went to jail.Oil Prices Have Collapsed After OPEC+ Talks End Without A Deal War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 12 hours ago *CNBC: **Oil prices plunge 8% after OPEC+ fails to agree on a massive production cut* * Oil prices sank to multi-year lows on Friday as OPEC’s allies rejected additional production cuts proposed by OPEC on Thursday.* U.S.West Texas Intermediate crude fell nearly 9% at the session low, while international benchmark Brent crude dropped more than 9% at its low.Each contract shed more than $4.00 at the session low.* The current production cuts will be in place until the end of March as planned, but it’s uncertain if they will extend beyond this month.
Oil prices sank more than 8% t…more » WATCH: Mom Furious As Cops Mistake 11yo Daughter for Car Thief, Cuff Her, Try to Kidnap Her Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project – 12 hours ago [image: daughter]A mother was shocked when police came to her house, accused her 11-year-old daughter of being a car thief and tried to kidnap her.
Man Fined $500, Threatened with Jail for Criticizing Traffic Cameras Without a License Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project – 12 hours ago [image: traffic]Mats Järlström waged a 6-year battle to prove red light traffic cameras are flawed and dangerous due to predatory yellow light timing — he finally won.Great Barrier Reef Enters Crucial Period in Coral Bleaching AP News at Snopes.com – 12 hours ago The Great Barrier Reef is facing a critical period of heat stress over the coming weeks following the most widespread coral bleaching the natural wonder has ever endured.Asylum-Seekers, Coronavirus Collide with Complicated Results AP News at Snopes.com – 12 hours ago No entry, says Hungary.Not all at once, says Greece.
Watch out, says Croatia: They might have the coronavirus.U.K.Royal Navy To Get Its First Underwater Drone War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 12 hours ago MSubs S201 will be the basis for the for the Royal Navy’s first XLUUV MSubs *Newsweek:* *U.K.Navy Has Just Bought What Could Be the World’s Biggest Underwater Drone—And It Can Be Armed* The British Royal Navy has awarded a contract for the production of an autonomous submarine that will effectively be the world’s largest underwater drone once constructed.
The contract for the XLUUV (extra-large unmanned underwater vehicle)—which will measure around 100 feet in length and have the capability to carry weapons—was awarded to U.K.-based manufacturer MSubs Ltd, which specializes in b…more » New Putin-Erdogan Deal is Sugar-Coating the Turks’ Surrender Scott Ritter at – 12 hours ago [image: undefined] This week’s meeting between Presidents Putin and Erdogan in Moscow was cast as preventing a war between Russia and Turkey in Syria.War, however, was never on the horizon.Putin called Erdogan’s bluff, and the Turk folded.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Erdogan, accompanied by their respective senior national security advisers, met in Moscow on March 5.The purpose of this emergency summit was to negotiate the terms of a ceasefire that would bring an end to heavy fighting in Syria’s Idlib province that threatened to draw their two nat…more » A Brief History of Aircraft Carriers (Photo Gallery) War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 12 hours ago *Interesting Engineering:* *A Brief History of Aircraft Carriers: 11 Iconic Historical Evolutions* We take a look at how aircraft carriers became the huge war machines that they are today.The aircraft carrier today is a huge war machine used by navies to deploy entire fleets of aircraft remotely, far away from their country of origin.The biggest aircraft carrier today can transport and launch more than 75 aircraft by sea.But did you know about the aircraft carrier’s humble predecessor, the balloon barge? What we’ve grown accustomed to seeing today in the news, in movies, and i…more » Watch Kevin Sorbo talk Climate Hustle 2 on Huckabee CFACT Ed at CFACT – 12 hours ago In theaters one fact-filled night only APRIL 21st! The post Watch Kevin Sorbo talk Climate Hustle 2 on Huckabee appeared first on CFACT.This Day In Iraqi History – Mar 6 Joel Wing at MUSINGS ON IRAQ – 12 hours ago 1922 King Faisal threatened to end Anglo-Iraq treaty talks if term mandate wasn’t dropped from Iraq (Musings On Iraq book review *Supremacy And Oil, Iraq, Turkey, and the Anglo-American World Order, 1918-1930*) 1959 Leftists announced creation of Peace Partisans in Mosul Up to 250,000 from all over Iraq arrived in Mosul Caused reaction by pan-Arab opponents of Qasim (Musings On Iraq interviewwith Western Kentucky’s Prof Romero on the Qasim govt) 1975 Iran Iraq Algeria foreign ministers met and signed Algiers Agreement to settle Iran-Iraq border issues 1981 Iran demanded Islami…
more » ‘Internet of things’ could be an unseen threat to elections Laura DeNardis, Professor of Communication Studies, American University School of Communication at Politics + Society – The Conversation – 12 hours ago Co-opting internet-connected devices could disrupt transportation systems on Election Day, stymie political campaigns, or help make information warfare more credible.Why it took Congress 40 years to pass a bill acknowledging the Armenian genocide Eldad Ben Aharon, Lecturer, Leiden University at Politics + Society – The Conversation – 12 hours ago The Shah of Iran, Jimmy Carter, Israel’s foreign policy, Turkish politics and the US Armenian community are all elements in the long-running fight to pass a bill acknowledging the Armenian genocide.Another interesting Russian aviation video Peter at Bayou Renaissance Man – 12 hours ago Yesterday we had a look at the “blended wing body” Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber.This morning, here’s a Russian Mikoyan MiG-31 interceptor training with an Ilyushin Il-38 anti-submarine aircraft.They’re flying over the Kamchatka Peninsula, which has some spectacular scenery.Sadly for Russia, her Air Force is reliant on far too many old designs.The Il-38 first flew in the 1960’s, and the MiG-31 in the 1970’s.
Their systems have been modernized since then, but their basic design is well and truly outdated.
Russia currently can’t afford to replace them, either.(That’s…more » How the search for a white and black Crown Vic led to the discovery of a trove of firearms Tim Bousquet at Halifax Examiner – 12 hours ago News 1.Nova Scotia’s “world class” gold Joan Baxter spent the last four days attending the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto, (see her mid-convention report here) and concludes her visit with a look at Nova Scotia’s claim that it has “world class” gold, and I have to include this photo […] New U.S.Navy Study Is To Examine The Future Of Next-Generation Aircraft Carriers War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 12 hours ago The $13 billion USS Ford under construction in Newport News, Va.*Breaking Defense: **Beyond The Ford: Navy Studies Next-Gen Carriers EXCLUSIVE* The Future Carrier 2030 Task Force, which the service will announce next week, will study how carriers stack up against new generations of stealthy submarines and long-range precision weapons being fielded by China and Russia.
WASHINGTON: The Navy is launching a deep dive into the future of its aircraft carrier fleet, Breaking Defense has learned, even as the Secretary of Defense, dissatisfied with current Navy plans, conducts his own a…more » “8 Things to Remember When Everything Goes Wrong” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 12 hours ago *”8 Things to Remember When Everything Goes Wrong”* by Marc Chernoff “Today, I’m sitting in my hospital bed waiting to have both my breasts removed.But in a strange way I feel like the lucky one.Up until now I have had no health problems.I’m a 69-year-old woman in the last room at the end of the hall before the pediatric division of the hospital begins.Over the past few hours I have watched dozens of cancer patients being wheeled by in wheelchairs and rolling beds.
None of these patients could be a day older than 17.” That’s an entry from my grandmother’s journal, dated 9/16/19…more » The Poet: Jane Hirshfield, “For What Binds Us” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 12 hours ago *“For What Binds Us”* “There are names for what binds us: strong forces, weak forces.Look around, you can see them: the skin that forms in a half-empty cup, nails rusting into the places they join, joints dovetailed on their own weight.
The way things stay so solidly wherever they’ve been set down – and gravity, scientists say, is weak.And see how the flesh grows back across a wound, with a great vehemence, more strong than the simple, untested surface before.There’s a name for it on horses, when it comes back darker and raised: proud flesh, as all flesh is proud of its wounds, wears…more » “Everything Wrong With Humanity, In One Short Animation” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 12 hours ago “Everything Wrong With Humanity, In One Short Animation” Taylor Swift Donates $1 Million to Tennessee Tornado Relief AP News at Snopes.com – 12 hours ago Taylor Swift is donating $1 million to tornado relief efforts in Middle Tennessee, where deadly storms ravaged counties this week, including in Nashville.At Sea: Passengers Off California Await Virus Test Results AP News at Snopes.com – 12 hours ago Passengers on a cruise ship off the California coast were instructed to stay in their cabins as they awaited test results Friday that could show whether the coronavirus is circulating among the more than 3,500 people aboard.
Trump Signs $8.3B Bill to Combat Coronavirus Outbreak in US AP News at Snopes.com – 12 hours ago President Donald Trump signed an $8.3 billion measure to help tackle the coronavirus outbreak that has killed 12 people in the U.S.and infected more than 200.South Korea Is Getting An ‘Aircraft Carrier’ War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 12 hours ago Image: Reuters *David Axe, National Interest*: *South Korea Is Getting An ‘Aircraft Carrier’ To Compete With China And Japan* Looking beyond the North Korean threat, South Korea clearly has ambitions to develop a far-sailing “blue-water” navy.*Key point: *Seoul for years has mulled a purchase of F-35Bs to complement the country’s land-based F-35As.South Korea is getting an aircraft carrier.
The vessel could help Seoul’s navy to compete with its main rivals, the Chinese and Japanese fleets.The South Korean joint chiefs of staff decided on July 12, 2019 to acquire an assault shi…more » It’s official: The Democrat party is the party of old white men trinko at Conversations about the obvious – 13 hours ago While the Democrat primaries started out with a rainbow of special interest groups they’re now down to two very old white men.With Elizabeth Warren dropping out, or technically suspending her campaign, Democrats can choose between Comrade Bernie or “What state am I in” Biden.No women, no Blacks, no Hispanics, no LGBTQ, no non-ancient folk are left.
Even worse there’s not a lot of ideological diversity either.Both candidates: – Want to cancel the 2nd Amendment – Want to cancel the 1st Amendment vis a vis free speech – Want to cancel the 1st Amendment vis a vis religious l…more » ICE Bags Another Sex-crime Suspect Freed After Detainer.NYC: It’s OK, Suspect and Victim Were Dating R.
Cort Kirkwood at rss – 13 hours ago [image: ice-bags-another-sex-crime-suspect-freed-after-detainer-nyc-it-s-ok-suspect-and-victim-were-dating] In New York, the city ignored a detainer and released a Guatemalan illegal accused of rape because he and the underage victim, a prosecutor says, were dating.Biggest Surprises from Super Tuesday TNA Video at rss – 13 hours ago [image: duke-pesta-christian-gomez-biggest-surprises-from-super-tuesday] VIDEO – Dr.Duke sits down with JBS Research Project Manager Christian Gomez to discuss the biggest surprises from Super Tuesday.The two also debate the potential running mates for Democratic leader Joe Biden.March 6: 200th Anniversary of the Missouri Compromise Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.at rss – 13 hours ago [image: march-6-200th-anniversary-of-the-missouri-compromise] March 6, 2020 is the 200th anniversary of the signing into law of the Missouri Compromise, a law that rewrote the Constitution.By Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
NeoCon NeverTrumpers Are Willing to Throw Election to Biden William F.Jasper at rss – 13 hours ago [image: bill-kristol-cfr-s-max-boot-and-neocon-nevertrumpers-are-willing-to-throw-election-to-biden] William Kristol and his band of NeverTrumpers at The Bulwark, an online site, are gleefully celebrating Joe Biden’s Super Tuesday victories over Bernie Sanders.Some of them would even vote for Biden (or China’s Xi Jinpeng) over Donald Trump.”Pain…” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 13 hours ago “Pain is a pesky part of being human, I’ve learned it feels like a stab wound to the heart, something I wish we could all do without, in our lives here.Pain is a sudden hurt that can’t be escaped.But then I have also learned that because of pain, I can feel the beauty, tenderness, and freedom of healing.Pain feels like a fast stab wound to the heart.
But then healing feels like the wind against your face when you are spreading your wings and flying through the air! We may not have wings growing out of our backs, but healing is the closest thing that will give us that wind agains…more » Schumer says that he was brain dead but doesn’t reject his staff’s attacks on Justice Roberts trinko at Conversations about the obvious – 13 hours ago Schumer’s “apology” for directly threatening two Supreme Court justices was that he doesn’t understand the English language.Here’s how he threatened justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch: *I want to tell you, Gorsuch, I want to tell you, Kavanaugh, you have released the whirlwind and you will pay the price.You won’t know what hit you, if you go forward with these awful decisions.* In his “apology” he said: *“They didn’t come out the way I intended to,” he continued, before again trying to recast his earlier statement in a different light.Later, again, “I shouldn’t have used the words I…more » The Silent Service: How Russia’s Akula Submarine Is One of the Stealthiest in the World Sebastien Roblin at The National Interest – 13 hours ago *Sebastien Roblin* *Technology, Europe* [image: https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2008%3Anewsml_GM1E4B919BN01&share=true] Very quiet.*Key Point:* Moscow’s Akula subs are feared and respected.They have begun to show their age, but no one would dare to discount them in battle.
The Soviet Union produced hot-rod submarines that could swim faster, take more damage, and dive deeper than their American counterparts—but the U.S.Navy remained fairly confident it had the Soviet submarines outmatched because they were all extremely noisy.Should the superpowers c…more » All the Reasons Why the Air Force’s F-16 Is Still a Deadly Plane Sebastien Roblin at The National Interest – 13 hours ago *Sebastien Roblin* *Technology, Americas* [image: https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2018%3Anewsml_RC112A686E30&share=true] A very good war machine.
*Key Point:* America has many good fighter jets, and that includes the F-16 which has been constantly upgraded.Here’s how it still stacks up well against many foreign jets.
The F-16 Fighting Falcon bears an unusual distinctions: it is one of the only top jet fighters in the world to also be cost efficient.Fast and extremely agile, the light fighter does have some shortcomings in range and payload compared t…more » Ebola Survivors Can Pass on the Virus Through Sex Andrew L.
Webb, Brayden G.Schindell, Jason Kindrachuk, Jia B.Kangbai at The National Interest – 13 hours ago *Andrew L.Webb, Brayden G.
Schindell, Jason Kindrachuk, Jia B.Kangbai* *Health, Americas* [image: Reuters] Understanding how Ebola disease outbreaks are exacerbated by sexual transmission is important to stop new chains of transmission and to prevent the disease from spreading to new geographic regions.The current Ebola disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the second largest in history.
It has been raging for over a year with no indication that it is nearing an end.Many of the issues that prevent effective containment of Ebola disease outbreaks hav…more » The Genius Logic Behind Iran’s Attack On Saudi Arabia’s Oil Facilities Stratfor Worldview at The National Interest – 13 hours ago *Stratfor Worldview* *Security, * Avoid war by attacking? *Key point: *Iran is meeting pressure with pressure.Iranian protestations of innocence notwithstanding, the arrows following last week’s massive drone and missile strikes on oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia all point toward Tehran.In this, there’s one key question that’s on everybody’s mind: What is Iran after? While Tehran’s aggression has made the probability of a U.S.or Saudi military strike on Iran higher in the short term, the Islamic republic does not necessarily intend to trigger such a strike and the ramifica…more » See This Old B-52 Bomber? She Keeps Getting Better with Age.Kris Osborn at The National Interest – 13 hours ago *Kris Osborn* *Security, * All of the Air Force’s bombers are getting modernized.
*Key point:* In coming years, the B-2 will be armed with next generation digital nuclear weapons such as the B-61 Mod 12 with a tail kit and an Long Range Stand-Off weapon The US Air Force and BAE Systems are accelerating efforts to sustain, test and help modernize weapons carrying, sustainment and delivery across its fleet of bomber platforms.The system, called the Bomber Armament Tester, is intended for the B-1B, B-2 and B-52H bombers; the intent of BAT is to assess operational readiness of bom…more » Why the #FakeNews media think that Democrat policies are affordable trinko at Conversations about the obvious – 13 hours ago On MSNBC Brian Williams and NYT Editorial Board Member Mara Gay showed that they can’t do grade school math.They read a tweet that said that Bloomberg spent $500M on ads and that because the US population is 327 million that meant that Bloomberg could have given every American $1M.
They were bothered by that.Not because the math was off by about a factor of a 653,594 but because they though it was true.MSNBC’s Brian Williams reads a tweet: “Bloomberg spent $500 million on ads.U.S.Population, 327 million.He could have given each American $1 million” NYT Editorial Board Member…
more » Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, March 6, 2020 Beatriz Miranda at The Rio Times – 13 hours ago We have the top three picks for this Friday, and below is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.LIVE: Noite do Bem Bolado (Lapa) – Circo Voador is hosting the Noite do Bem Bolado this Friday.The party will bring to Circo’s stage live attractions such as Noites do […] The post Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, March 6, 2020 appeared first on The Rio Times.Boris Johnson Accused of Covering Up Bullying Allegations InfoBrics at The Duran – 13 hours ago The Prime Minister has set a precedent for a total lack of accountability in his cabinet.Priti Patel is just the tip of the iceberg…More The post Boris Johnson Accused of Covering Up Bullying Allegations appeared first on The Duran.
CIA conducts cyber-espionage on China for 11 years InfoBrics at The Duran – 13 hours ago Criminal hacking group is a CIA unit of cyber warfare More The post CIA conducts cyber-espionage on China for 11 years appeared first on The Duran.Coronavirus on the Nile : New 12 cases in Egypt “Updated” firstname.lastname@example.org (Zeinobia) at Egyptian Chronicles – 13 hours ago Just from a couple of minutes ago, Egypt’s Health Ministry and World Health Organization “WHO” announced the discovery of 12 new cases that test positive to Coronavirus raising the number of discovered the Novel Coronavirus in the country* to 15 cases.* The 12 cases are for Egyptians who work on a Nile Cruise coming from Aswan to Luxor.[image: Corona ad] An old ad for Egypt’s famous Corona Hot Chocolate The “index case” of this outbreak was the US-Twainian tourist who was on the board of the cruise who was discovered in the United States and according to the news report, she did n…more » Voter suppression once again in Dem primaries Bruce K.Gagnon at Organizing Notes – 13 hours ago What? Voting manipulation by the Democrats in the United States of America!? Graham Elwood shows in the video how voter suppression helped Biden in Texas.And this is supposed to be the ‘greatest democracy ever on the planet’….!! Some don’t want to acknowledge this complicity between the Dems and the corporate oligarchy.It might require they dig in with the ‘revolution’ but, that could hurt their social standing in the bridge club or the church, at the YMCA or at work, might cost your job.
It’s a complex world here in America people want change, badly, but are not so …
more » China Could Start A New Solar Price War Yves Smith at naked capitalism – 14 hours ago Why cheaper solar panels out of China might not be an unalloyed blessing.Putin Thumbs Down Erdogan’s Ottoman Ambition in Syria Geopolitics101 at Covert Geopolitics – 14 hours ago In recent weeks, Sultan Erdogan is testing Vladimir Putin’s resolve in defending Syrian sovereignty by sending more Turkish troops to aid the remaining ISIS terrorists at their last stronghold in the Idlib province.Erdogan even complained about what the Russians are doing in the area, as if the region is still under the reign of … Continue reading Putin Thumbs Down Erdogan’s Ottoman Ambition in Syria → Summary: House Has No Standing to Compel McGahn’s Testimony, D.C.
Circuit Rules cbutash at Lawfare – 14 hours ago News cameras outside the E.Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington, D.C.(Flickr/Phil Roeder, https://flic.kr/p/2aTdQCN; CC BY 2.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/) On Feb.28, a three-judge panel of the D.C.
Circuit decided *Committee on the Judiciary v.McGahn*.The panel held that the House of Representatives could not go to federal court to enforce a subpoena compelling testimony from Trump administration officials.Notably, the House will likely file a petition for rehearing *en banc*, so the decision below could soon be reconsidered by the full D.C….more » Idlib’s Internally Displaced Persons Crisis rdhingra at Lawfare – 14 hours ago Azraq camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan, 2017 (David Stanley/https://flic.kr/p/XMCB6A/CC BY 2.0/https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/) The largest displacement of the nine-year Syrian civil war is currently unfolding in the northwestern part of the country.As the Syrian government bombards the city of Idlib—Syria’s last rebel-held area—nearly 1 million have fled toward Turkey since December 2019 in hopes of safety.Yet, Turkey has not let them in; it has kept its border effectively closed to asylum seekers since 2015.
Turkey already hosts 3.6 million Syrians and has argue…more » Dozens killed as gunmen attack Kabul ceremony attended by top politicians Just In – 14 hours ago Unidentified gunmen kill at least 27 and wound 55 in an attack on a remembrance ceremony attended by chief executive and former presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah.US 10 Year Bond Yield Collapsing!! mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog – 14 hours ago https://www.investing.com/rates-bonds/u.s.-10-year-bond-yield UN, US Team-up to Demonize Russia and Syria 21wire at 21st Century Wire – 14 hours ago *Stephen Lendman* | Too often, the UN fails to denounce US wars of aggression – instead blaming victimized nations for Washington and NATO’s own crimes.Turkey in Syria: Stuck Down a Blind Alley in an Unwinnable War 21wire at 21st Century Wire – 14 hours ago *Tony Cartalucci* | Contrary to Western narratives, hostilities in Idlib are not Syria’s doing, nor that of Syria’s Russian and Iranian allies.
Swiss Gruyere Named Best in World Cheese Competition AP News at Snopes.com – 14 hours ago A gruyere from Switzerland has been named the world’s best cheese, chosen from a record number of entrants from 26 nations in the World Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin.
Washington, DC, Gets Its First Coronavirus Pop-Up Shop AP News at Snopes.com – 14 hours ago The nation’s capital has pop-up shops for food and drink, even marijuana.And now, coronavirus prevention supplies.Alabama Executes Man Convicted in Killing of 3 Officers AP News at Snopes.com – 14 hours ago A man convicted as an accomplice in the 2004 killings of three police officers in Alabama who were shot by another man has been executed .Silencing a Revolver LL at Virtual Mirage – 14 hours ago The Nagant M1895 revolver with Bramit device was engineered by Emile Nagant circa 1895 and manufactured in the 1930′s in the USSR.For those of you who were of the opinion that a revolver couldn’t operate successfully with a silencer, you’re wrong.
At least in this case.7.62x38mm seven-shot cylinder, double action silenced the shot by means of a gas seal where the cylinder, moving in contact with the barrel’s rear end, with the cartridge’s neck bridging the final gap.The Soviet Bramit-type suppressor, side loading gate and extended spring-loaded ejector rod.Engineering fo…more » Journalist’s Home Raided and He Was Kidnapped for Refusing to Name a Source Matt Agorist at The Free Thought Project – 14 hours ago [image: journalist]Despite multiple laws on the books protecting journalists from revealing their sources, a journalist in California was raided after refusing to reveal his.
Untitled Jenna Orkin at From the Wilderness’ Peak Oil Blog – 14 hours ago From Jenna Orkin Corona Virus Fears Empty Streets A Beijing hospital confirms coronavirus attacks central nervous systemCoronavirus: ‘recovered’ patient dies as China reports discharged cases falling ill againSeattle feels like ‘ghost town,’ business owners say as they face life in coronavirus hot spot Warren has the chance to unite the left by endorsing Sanders.She should take it.Google Pulls Down Political Ads as Candidates Keep Pushing Limits Gabbard claims her first delegates of primary race This complaint concerns Airbnb’s deployment of a “risk assessment” technique that assigns…
more » Friday Morning Links Unknown at Accidental Deliberations – 14 hours ago Assorted content to end your week.
– Owen Jones asks why we’re not treating the existential threat of a climate breakdown with anything close to the urgency applied to the coronavirus response.And Niklas Höhne, Michel den Elzen, Joeri Rogelj, Bert Metz, Taryn Fransen, Takeshi Kuramochi, Anne Olhoff, Joseph Alcamo, Harald Winkler, Sha Fu, Michiel Schaeffer, Roberto Schaeffer, Glen P.Peters, Simon Maxwell and Navroz K.Dubash highlight how a decade of delay on reducing greenhouse gas emissions has already made the task far more difficult.- Norm Farrell offers a reminder that gree…more » Angst on Wall Street, Another Bank Failure in India, as ‘Floating- Rate’ Monetary System Sinks adam at LaRouchePAC Feed – 14 hours ago [image: For the third time recently, a significant Indian lending institution has failed and had to be nationalized, the $50 billion Yes Bank Limited in Mumbai.] Now is the time for the leading spacefaring, technologically powerful nations—particularly the United States, China, Russia and India—to create a new international system of credit for scientific and industrial development.The Bretton Woods system launched by Franklin Roosevelt’s Administration in 1944 was such a system, and gave many nations rapid growth and rising living standards until the City of London banks succeeded…
more » Coronoavirus Forces Cooperation, It’s Time to Return to Bretton Woods Paradigm Alicia at LaRouchePAC Feed – 14 hours ago Coronoavirus Forces Cooperation, It’s Time to Return to Bretton Woods Paradigm Video of Coronoavirus Forces Cooperation, It’s Time to Return to Bretton Woods Paradigm Corona Virus accelerates moves toward global cooperation.The time has come to complete the unfinished business of World War II, and use upcoming summits for a New Bretton Woods and end colonial system.Every weekday morning Harley will brief you on what you need to know to start your day.On Tuesdays, we broadcast his briefing live on the LaRouchePAC Facebook page at 12:00 pm eastern, where he fields questions…
more » Coronavirus And Pandemic Pantries Binoy KAMPMARK at OrientalReview.org – 14 hours ago Fears of imminent apocalypse tend to be midwives to absurdity.The stockpiling fever that has gripped various populaces in response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has taken various forms.“Pandemic pantries” are becoming the norm, suggesting that hoarding in the crisis tends to be a precursor to petty crime.[…] Putin saves Erdogan from himself barovsky at The New Dark Age – 14 hours ago At the start of their discussion marathon in Moscow on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with arguably the most extraordinary diplomatic gambit of the young 21st century.Could Donald Trump Get Tricked Into Staying in Afghanistan? Daniel R.DePetris at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *Daniel R.
DePetris* *Security, Middle East* Shaming and/or unnerving Trump into slowing down or blocking troop withdrawals has been a highly effective tactic.Will Trump cave or end one of the longest ‘forever wars’ for good? The agreement between the United States and the Taliban is hardly a week-old, and President Donald Trump is already facing strong resistance from the usual suspects deathly allergic to U.S.troop withdrawals wherever they may be.*Politico* reported on March 3 that Sen.
Lindsey Graham and former Gen.Jack Keane are on yet another personal crusade to per…more » You Can Get on An Airplane for $8.60 in China (Thanks to Coronavirus) Mitchell Blatt at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *Mitchell Blatt* *Economics, Asia* It’s a cheap time to travel by air in China, if you are willing to deal with the risk of coronavirus.It’s a cheap time to travel by air in China, if you are willing to deal with the risk of coronavirus.Flight tickets from Beijing to Guiyang, 1,076 miles away, where you can take a bus to see the 255-foot-tall, 331-foot-wide Huangguoshu Waterfall, are listed at 80 yuan on Ctrip.That’s $11.53 US dollars, and it’s less than one-tenth the price of a high-speed rail ticket from Beijing to Guiyang.Across the country, airline ticket prices are des…more » Russia Hopes This One Thing Will Cripple America’s F-35 Stealth Fighter Michael Peck at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *Michael Peck* *Technology, Europe* Sorry to disappoint you, Moscow.
*Key point:* While simplicity is a virtue, it has its drawbacks, such as Russian jet engines that wear out too quickly.Surprise! America’s F-35 stealth fighter is too complicated and expensive, claims a Russian military expert interviewed by Russian media.Hard to believe, isn’t it? Yet while the Sputnik News interview might be dismissed as tendentious at best and propaganda at worst, it perfectly illustrates how Russia and the West view weapons technology.”The F-35 is a very complex system and, as such, it h…more » What America (And Donald Trump) Could Learn from South Korea’s Coronavirus Struggles Robert E.Kelly at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *Robert E.
Kelly* *Health, * What can Trump and the U.S.learn from what South Korea has gone through so far? A professor in South Korea explains.As the coronavirus spreads to the United States, it is worth considering mitigation measures from the democracy which has so far dealt with the worst outbreak – South Korea.China, of course, has had a worse experience, but its authoritarian government can entertain countermeasures no democracy can, at least at this early stage.Democracies like the U.S.and South Korea face constitutional limits on the restriction of civil liberties…more » Why Russia’s First Nuclear-Powered Super Aircraft Carrier Never Sailed Paul Richard Huard at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *Paul Richard Huard* *Security, * It would have been enormous.
*Key point:* It was intended to give the Soviet Navy a blue water aviation capability.Had she ever sailed, the Soviet supercarrier *Ulyanovsk* would have been a naval behemoth more than 1,000 feet long, with an 85,000-ton displacement and enough storage to carry an air group of up to 70 fixed and rotary wing aircraft.With a nuclear-powered engine—and working in conjunction with other Soviet surface warfare vessels and submarines—the supercarrier would have steamed through the oceans with a purpose.
Namely, to kee…more » Donald Trump Could Use These 5 Weapons in a War Against Iran Zachary Keck at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *Zachary Keck* *Security, Middle East* Iran’s day of reckoning may be near.
*Key point: *Iran has sought to develop asymmetric military capabilities to offset America’s insurmountable conventional superiority.The Islamic State of Iran was born in enmity toward the United States.Led by the fiery cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, revolutionary leaders animated crows in Iran by lambasting “Great Satan” for any number of crimes, both real and imagined.It didn’t take long for this animosity to turn kinetic.As the Iran-Iraq War intensified throughout 1984, the two combata…more » Russia’s S-500 May Be Able To Target Stealth Jets Zachary Keck at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *Zachary Keck* *Security, Europe* The F-35 and F-22 could be at risk.
*Key point:* The S-500 is formidable and could give the Air Force a run for its money.A few years back, Russian state media began leaking some information about the country’s next-generation air and missile defense system, the S-500.While maintaining that “most of the new system’s technical characteristics remain under wraps,” Sputnik began shedding some light on what those technical characteristics will be (although many of them have been previously reported elsewhere).According to the report, the S-500 “i…
more » Trump’s Big Mistake: Cutting Money to Fight Diseases Like Coronavirus Linda J.Bilmes at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *Linda J.
Bilmes* *Security, * The Trump administration has put American lives in danger.As coronavirus continues to spread, the Trump administration has declared a public health emergency and imposed quarantines and travel restrictions.
However, over the past three years the administration has weakened the offices in charge of preparing for and preventing this kind of outbreak.Two years ago, Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates warned that the world should be “preparing for a pandemic in the same serious way it prepares for war”.Gates, whose foundation has invested…more » Meet The Nazi Pilot Who Shot Down 352 Aircraft And Survived World War II Warfare History Network at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *Warfare History Network* *History, Europe* A true ace.
*Key point:* With far fewer military aircraft being deployed by modern air forces, it is highly unlikely that any pilot will even threaten Erich Hartmann’s status as warfare’s supreme aerial ace.
By May 8, 1945, Adolf Hitler had been dead for more than a week.Germany was in the act of formally surrendering to the Soviets and the Western Allies, so occupying Red Army troops in the eastern German town of Brunn were not expecting to witness what may have been World War II’s last dogfight over Europe.They were watching entra…more » Does Pakistan Or India Have The Better Army? Thanks To Nuclear Weapons, It Doesn’t Matter Kyle Mizokami at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *Kyle Mizokami* *Security, Asia* Any serious confrontation could go nuclear.*Key Point:* The adversarial relationship between India and Pakistan makes the Indian subcontinent one of the most dangerous places on Earth.
The Indian subcontinent is home to two of the largest armies on Earth.Not only are the armies of India and Pakistan both larger in personnel than the U.S.Army, but they have stood at alert facing one another since the dissolution of the British Indian Army in 1947.The two armies have clashed four times in the past seventy years, and may yet do so again in the fu…more » I Flew Internationally During the Coronavirus Pandemic—Here’s What That’s Like Nolan Peterson at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *Nolan Peterson* *Security, World* [image: Medical staff in protective gear look at a screen while checking temperatures of passengers upon their arrival, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, at Najaf airport, in the holy city of Najaf, Iraq February 26, 2020.Picture taken February 26, 2020.] Fear is pandemic.
KYIV, Ukraine—After the Lufthansa airliner landed at Kyiv’s Boryspil International Airport, the Airbus A320 jet taxied to the jet bridge and parked.Then flight attendants told the passengers on board to keep their seats.A few minutes later, a pair of officials wit…more » The U.S.Military Is Dead Wrong: Hypersonic Weapons Can Be Defeated David Axe at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *David Axe* *Security, * Hypersonic weapons steadily are getting better and more numerous and, in the future, could pose a serious threat to U.S.forces.
But it’s not impossible to defend against them.The chairman of the U.S.
Joint Chiefs of Staff seems a little confused about hypersonic weapons and what the United States can do to defend against them.U.S.Army general Mark Milley’s confusion was apparent in his March 4, 2020 testimony before the U.S.Senate Armed Services Committee.
Milley overhyped the capabilities of China and Russia’s Mach-five missiles, potentially stirr…more » The Battle For Okinawa Was So Bloody That It Helped Convince Truman To Nuke Japan Warfare History Network at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *Warfare History Network* *History, Asia* For the Japanese, defeat on Okinawa had been costly.*Key point*: The experiences of the Okinawa campaign weighed heavily on both the military and civilian leadership in the United States.To the Americans, Okinawa represented a major stepping-stone toward the final defeat of the Japanese Empire.
The successful occupation of the island by American forces would provide air bases and naval facilities that would allow for attacks on the Home Islands themselves.To the Japanese, the surrender of a base so close to the heart of the empire woul…more » Sorry, Bernie: Socialism Should Stay In the Trash Bin Of History Jarrett Stepman at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *Jarrett Stepman* *Politics, Americas* Look at what it’s done around the world.
It seems that Sen.Bernie Sanders can always find a way to look at the bright side of a communist dictatorship.Right after praising Cuban communist dictator Fidel Castro’s literacy programs on CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Feb.23, Sanders, I-Vt., decided to share a little praise of communist China as well.In a CNN town hall last week, Sanders doubled down on his praise of the Castro regime in Cuba, then said: “China is an authoritarian country, becoming more and more authoritarian.
But can anyone deny—the…more » See These Missiles? This Is How North Korea Could Attack with Nearly ‘No Warning’ David Axe at The National Interest – 14 hours ago *David Axe* *Security, * Not nuclear weapons.*Key point: *The new super-large MLR extends the range and explosive force of Pyongyang’s existing non-nuclear arsenal.North Korea on Oct.31, 2019 fired two rockets from its new “super-large” multiple rocket launch system, potentially escalating tension between Washington and Pyongyang as talks over North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program stall out.
The projectiles launched from Pyongannam-do, a province around Pyongyang, *The New York Times* reported.The munitions flew up to 230 miles before landing in waters between North Korea a…more » “How It Really Is” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 14 hours ago *”Covid-19 Pandemic Updates, As Available”* “Economic Market Snapshot AM 3/6/20” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 14 hours ago *AM 3/6/20, Updated as available.* ◆ “We Are Staring At The Abyss Of A Credit Crunch, The Bond Market Is Basically Confirming A Lot Of Death Coming.” For everyone under 110 who’s never experienced a down market…
This is what ‘29 felt like.◆ *Perfect storm: “*A perfect storm is an event in which a rare combination of circumstances drastically aggravates the event.The term is used by analogy to an unusually severe storm that results from a rare combination of meteorological phenomena.” Coronavirus consequences precipitate total global economic collapse…◆ Gregory Mannarino, *AM 3/…more » “The Whole Concept…” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 14 hours ago “The whole concept of sanity in a society where spiritual values have lost their meaning is itself meaningless.” – Thomas Merton Espionage Act Reform Bill Would Protect Journalists Like Julian Assange Kevin Gosztola at MintPress News – 14 hours ago Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Ro Khanna introduced a bill to reform the Espionage Act, the archaic piece of legislation used to prosecute Julian Assange and other Whistleblowers.The post Espionage Act Reform Bill Would Protect Journalists Like Julian Assange appeared first on MintPress News.Students and overseas workers could help aged care sector deal with coronavirus Jade Macmillan at Just In – 14 hours ago Visa holders and students could be used to help boost Australia’s aged care workforce as questions are raised about whether providers have enough workers to care for elderly residents, who are especially vulnerable to the disease.”Time To Debunk The Skeptics: COVID-19 Has A Death Rate That Is About 34 Times Higher Than The Flu” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 15 hours ago *”Time To Debunk The Skeptics: **COVID-19 Has A * *Death Rate That Is About 34 Times Higher Than The Flu”* by Michael Snyder *March 3, 2020:* “COVID-19 is an extremely deadly virus, and nobody should be trying to downplay the severity of this outbreak.
By now, you have probably heard a lot of people try to convince you that COVID-19 is not that dangerous because the flu has killed far more people this winter.And that is true.
But what they aren’t telling you is that the death rate from the flu is extremely low.Tens of thousands of Americans die from the flu each year, but if this …more » MIKE PENCE IS DONALD TRUMP’S WIFE Steve M.at No More Mister Nice Blog – 15 hours ago Politico reports that Donald Trump and Mike Pence seem to have divided up the chores.Donald Trump is finally securing the presidency he’s always wanted: He rallies the people.Mike Pence governs them.As Trump prepares to decamp to his oceanfront club in West Palm Beach this weekend, surrounded by GOP donors and top aides, the vice president will travel to Florida for a Saturday meeting with cruise ship operators about the rapidly evolving coronavirus crisis.
The striking split-screen view that has played out this week and will continue in Florida — of a president dispensing quest…more » Assad Conveniently “Forgot” About the Extensive Presence & History of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood- Birth Pangs Penny at Penny for your thoughts – 15 hours ago * As has been oft stated here…the situation in Syria is just one of the many inevitable birth pangs **as the new region, what ever form that may take, is in the process of being birthed.* * This is not a place that is Syria centric at this time and quite frankly hasn’t been for a very long time now.* * Assad made statements regarding Turkey and Muslim Brotherhood while failing to mention Syria’s long, long history with this group.** Why would he do this? Clearly, he engaged in a* * propaganda tactic that would be known as “Transfer”: Transfer is a technique used in propagan…
more » Investigation at Japanese university leads to four retractions Adam Marcus at Retraction Watch – 15 hours ago A group of pharmacology researchers in Japan have now lost four papers over concerns about the validity of their data.The studies come from a group at Kobe Gakuin University, which conducted a misconduct investigation into the articles last year and concluded that 10 papers were affected.(Note: The report is in Japanese and does … Continue reading Investigation at Japanese university leads to four retractions More on Biden….history of lies Bruce K.Gagnon at Organizing Notes – 15 hours ago Let the light shine on the Dems new ‘leader’ I am still convinced that he is just in this to knock out Sanders.When they hold the Dem convention this summer, if no candidate has the majority in the first round of voting, they will go to the 2nd round where the ‘Super delegates’ kick in.
Look for a surprise pick at that point – maybe Hillary or Obama makes a comeback.Unless of course those who fund and control the Dems are actually quite happy with Trump and will enjoy seeing the ‘good cop-bad cop’ show in Washington continue during the next administration of ‘The Donald’ a…more » Beautiful People : Li Ziqi reitanotsuka at Asian Straight Shooter – 15 hours ago The nascence of physical beauty must be to reveal qualities of utility… Continue reading “Beautiful People : Li Ziqi”… The post Beautiful People : Li Ziqi appeared first on Asian Straight Shooter .On Slave Mentality Unknown at The Verma Report – 15 hours ago Aristotle says, there are some men who are by nature slaves.He is right.
The world is full of knaves and savages whose is a slave mentality—they can be from any strata of society; in fact, many of them are the progeny of high culture.They are the reason why a nation with total freedom can never survive.The model of freedom that may work is the one that is founded on rule of law, and rule of law is founded on a system of authority which cannot be subverted and beyond which there is no appeal.My point is that without a system of authority freedom is impossible.”Covid-19 Pandemic Updates, As Available” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 15 hours ago *”Covid-19 Pandemic Updates, As Available”* *MAR 6, 2020 1:35 PM: “*Houston Area Confirms 6th Case Of Covid-19: Live Updates” *03/06/2020 – 12:24: *”Cuomo Reports Another 11 Cases In New York State: Live Updates” *MAR 6, 2020 9:58 AM: *”Global Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Surpass 100,000; US Death Toll Hits 14 As Cases Near 250: Live Update” *Mar 06, 2020 08:38 AM: *”Shocking New Study Concludes That The *“Best Case Scenario”* For A COVID-19 Pandemic Is 15 Million Dead” *MAR 6, 2020 8:07 AM:* “13th Death Confirmed In US; Nearly 3,000 Under “Voluntary” Quarantine In NYC: Live Updat…
more » Average of 2019-nCov deaths in Italy is 81: identikit from ISS RR at The Duran – 15 hours ago The Istituto superiore di sanità in Italy has published an “identikit” of mortality associated with 2019-nCov based on an analysis of 105 Italian patients who died upto March 4, 2020: -The average age of deceased and positive patients is 81 years; 73.3% are men; in more than two thirds of cases they have three or […] More The post Average of 2019-nCov deaths in Italy is 81: identikit from ISS appeared first on The Duran .