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CURRENT EVENTS

Aug 14 11:12

No, Really: Al Sharpton Considering 2020 Presidential Bid

The friggin' Simulation just gets better and better! #SimulationHypothesis

Aug 14 11:05

China Prepares Its "Nuclear Option" In Trade War

Authored by Simon Watkins via OilPrice.com,

As the trade war with the U.S. continues to escalate, China has re-engaged with Iran on three key projects and is weighing the use of what both Washington and Beijing term the ‘nuclear option’, a senior oil and gas industry source who works closely with Iran’s Petroleum Ministry told OilPrice.com last week.

Having said that, and aware of the leverage that it had with Iran as one of the very few countries still willing to engage in developing its fields in the midst of increasingly vigorously-imposed sanctions, China has sought deal sweeteners from Iran, and has been given them. In order for it to reactivate its development of SP11, China will get a 17.25 percent discount for nine years on the value of all gas it recovers.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

One thing of which an intelligent person cannot accuse either China or Iran about, is not having a very long term, win/win economic plan for both countries.

But looking at the reality that 1 September, is just a little more than two weeks away, one has to wonder if the US government, will find itself capable of responding intelligently, or is that huge "crash and recession" the financial pundits have been trumpeting for so long, going to be the case?

Is the US government contemplating a two-front war with China and Iran, for which they would have to engage very quickly, before thinking people realized why this was happening?!?

And what "reason" will they give an ever-more conscious and evolved public, about why this is happening, and why now?!?

The short answer is, they cannot, even with the biggest false flag someone could ever conjure.

Aug 14 10:34

Perspective. (Picture)

Aug 14 10:23

If Guns Could Kill (Picture)

Aug 14 10:21

Wedding Traditions: Why Bridesmaids, Veils, and Bells? Evil Spirits.

Wedding ceremonies are steeped in tradition, and let's face it, some of them are rather odd. A quick look into the origins of many of today's wedding traditions will show a common thread, and it's not love: These traditions originated as a way to ward off evil spirits who seemed literally hellbent on ruining the wedding day and stirring up bad luck in the newlyweds' marriage. Let's look at some of these wedding traditions to see how the people of the past devised ways to thwart the spirits.

Aug 14 10:19

Vernepator Cur: A Tale Of Turnspit Dogs

There are hundreds of dog breeds and we know that many of dogs were bred to do specific jobs to help humans, like herd sheep or stand watch or rescue victims of avalanches. But did you know that some dogs in the United Kingdom were designed and bred to help with a very important kitchen duty…turning the spit? Large chunks of meat, like a whole hog or whole chicken, were threaded on a stick and left to roast over an open fire. The problem was, the meat had to be turned regularly or one side would burn. The clever Brits thought up a way to get the job done!

Aug 14 10:17

The Mexican National Anthem: An Art-Loving Dictator, A Captive Lyricist, And Spanish Musician

At Mexican political ceremonies and sporting events such as the World Cup, don't be surprised if you hear a jaunty little ditty called "Himno Nacional." However, the Mexican national anthem's upbeat tune belies its bizarre history. It begins with a military dictator with a love of the arts and ends with the unlikely collaboration of a Mexican poet—held captive by his fiancé—and a Spanish musician. Here is how "Himno Nacional" came to be.

Aug 14 10:10

Scott Adams: Stock Predictions, Don Lemon, Ken Cuccinelli, Epstein, Bernie vs Fake News

Comments at:

“LoserThink” example1: Obama stock market better than Trump’s
“LoserThink” example2: Climate science w/o economics background
Flawless high-ground maneuver by Ken Cuccinelli
Erin Burnett’s hostile interview vs Ken’s high-ground demeanor
You may NEVER see it performed better…must watch
LA Times article questions President Trump’s empathy
Chris Cillizza says NO bias or content dictated by WaPo
That’s a dodge…do you know why?
Life Rule: If 30% of a group will be offended…don’t be a dick
Andie Dick severely attacked, lost consciousness, hospitalized
Brain damage is forever, it changes people forever
BOTH guards fell asleep for hours, then faked the logs?
HOAXERS attempt to shift “Fine People” HOAX to something else
“LoserThink” example 3: Quin Hillyer article in Washington Examiner
THE BATTLE IN PORTLAND: A scheduled Antifa sporting event

Aug 14 09:58

San Jose mayor wants gun owners to get liability insurance

The mayor of San Jose has proposed requiring gun owners in the nation's 10th largest city to carry liability insurance to cover taxpayer costs associated with firearm violence.

Aug 14 09:57

4chan post about Epstein's death before news was public didn't come from FDNY, officials say

A social media post detailing the death of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein made well before the official announcement did not come from within the New York City Fire Department, officials said Tuesday.

Aug 14 09:39

Parents livid after middle school teacher hands out gender-identity graphic

Luis Davila Alvarado, a 7th- and 8th-grade science teacher at Denair Middle School, handed out a worksheet titled "The Unicorn Graphic" during the first and second periods of the day as a way to help students get to "know each other," superintendent Terry Metzger told the Modesto Bee Thursday.

Aug 14 09:38

Republican Sen. Martha McSally wants to make domestic terrorism a federal crime

Sen. Martha McSally wants to make domestic terrorism a punishable crime in the wake of two mass shootings potentially tied to ideologically motivated violence in California and Texas.

Aug 14 09:36

Epstein’s “Madam” Found: Ghislaine Maxwell Living With Tech CEO in Mansion

By Tyler Durden

Jeffrey Epstein’s former “best friend” and alleged procurer of underage girls, Ghislaine Maxwell, has been found after three years of speculation.

The 57-year-old British heiress was discovered laying low in a $3 million “secluded oceanfront property at the end of a long private road” in New England with her boyfriend, 43-year-old tech CEO Scott Borgerson, according to the Daily Mail...

Aug 14 09:19

Roy Moore Still Watches 'M*A*S*H,' And It Makes Him Mad About LGBTQ Rights

Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore went on a predictable tirade about sodomy and transgender people over the weekend. But in the midst of it, he made a stunning revelation: He still watches “M*A*S*H.” And it makes him angry about LGBTQ rights.

Aug 14 09:19

El Paso man with no remaining family invites community to shooting victim wife's funeral

An El Paso man whose 63-year-old wife died in the Walmart shootings invited the public Tuesday to her funeral service later this week, saying he has no other family.

Aug 14 09:04

Epstein's "Madam" Found: Ghislaine Maxwell Living With Tech CEO In Multimillion Oceanfront Mansion

Jeffrey Epstein's former "best friend" and alleged procurer of underage girls, Ghislaine Maxwell, has been found after three years of speculation.

The 57-year-old British heiress was discovered laying low in a $3 million "secluded oceanfront property at the end of a long private road" in New England with her boyfriend, 43-year-old tech CEO Scott Borgerson, according to the Daily Mail.

The socialite's New England hideaway is an imposing three-story colonial property with five-bedrooms, wraparound terraces and sweeping grounds which reach to the ocean. The property is owned by tech CEO and maritime academic Dr Scott Borgerson.

Borgerson was seen by DailyMail.com in July running errands in the affluent community of Manchester-by-the-Sea, a half-hour drive from Boston.

The former Coast Guard officer, is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He was married and is believed to have two children. -Daily Mail.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I do not care how imposing this piece of property, or its price tag, appear to be; someone in the US government has got the have the "male attributes" to sign a warrant for her arrest, go in there in the dead of night, and bring her back to state, under oath, precisely what she did for Epstein, and how.

The families of these young, under-age women, and those very same women, should have the right to know.

Unfortunately, the rich rarely eat their own. And I would almost be willing to bet, that both Maxwell and Dr. Borgerson, have their new digs scoped out, and these are countries with ZERO extradition treaties with the US, and will make a run for it, when they believe that the timing will let them do so, safely.

Aug 14 08:52

Guards Were Sleeping During Epstein's Alleged Suicide, Then Falsified Records To Cover It Up

In the latest blockbuster report about how the chronic understaffing and mandatory overtime at MCC helped contribute to Jeffrey Epstein's "suicide" (or at least that's the official narrative that certain parties are trying to push), the New York Times reported on Wednesday that the two guards tasked with monitoring Epstein's unit were asleep when the pedophile-financier tied a bedsheet around his neck and the other end to a top bunk, before pitching himself forward.

When the guards awakened after not checking on Epstein for three hours to discover, to their horror, that Epstein had apparently committed suicide, they decided to falsify records to cover their tracks, something that could draw criminal charges, per the NYT.

Ladies and gentlemen, have we found our patsies?

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Suicide", MY ASTROLABE!!!

This guy was offed, because of what he knew, and who he knew, and who did what to whom, and and what they did in terms of recreational pharmaceuticals, which they did not want anyone to know about, because it would destroy their squeaky clean public image.

THAT, dear readers, is the absolute, cold-stone truth, and the sooner this miserable, war-centric excuse for a "democratic republic" of alleged American "representatives", understands that we know when someone is attempting to sell us bovine excrement, and that we are going to resist consuming it like hell, the sooner something actually approximating the truth, will come out.

The hard, but inescapable truth, is that the US has been a "banana republic" ever since JFK was assassinated.

Assassinations are complex in their origins, but ultimately, if you know the right people, with the right tools, and the right weapons, and the discretion to attempt to keep the real reasons why it happened under raps, at least for a reasonably long period of time, it can be had very easily here in the good old USA.

And to all those in the alphabet soup agencies here in the US and beyond, who monitor this site, please remember: I am a Christian pacifist activist, who never advocates for violence, ever. Sorry, guys; if I had a tee shirt to have made up before Mike and I leave Oahu, it would be: "World Domination through Great Choral Music!!" THERE you go!! :-)

I want to see people come together, to do great, collaborative, and creative things, and to find ways take care of all of us on this planet without the scourge of war hitting anyone.

And yes, I understand; this is a really "Polyanna" approach to life; but I look at what such collaborations could possibly achieve, in terms of lifting each other up, in terms of new knowledge being created for the whole of humanity, and there are moments when it is very hard to see how this is just not happening.

For example, in China, Iran, and Japan, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, people who live in these areas, have one thing in common; they are called "earthquakes", and Mike and I survived the Northridge Earthquake just by the skin of our collective teeth.

What if the greatest geologists, seismologists, architects, and engineers, speaking a common language, could help all who live in active fault zones, to better protect themselves from harm, by living and working, with ecologically friendly materials that wouldn't shatter or shake badly, during a tremor?!?

These are the kinds of collaboration which could go a long way, to creating safer spaces to live, and to work.

Unfortunately, due to certain "influences" which prevent this kind of collaboration from happening, all those who live and work in quake-prone areas will not have this kind of knowledge available to them for some time now.

The Unhinged, Surveilled State of Amerika, is making stink-face at both China and Iran right now, and is blindly stumbling off into the next hugely avoidable altercation signed off on by the US Deep State, and this country's Military/Industrial complex.

Ever wonder why, when you vote, and nothing actually ever changes, except that your standard of living, seems to be sliding ever more rapidly and precariously, into the toilet, why this continues to happen?!?

Because the people in power in this country won't allow it to change, because they are making far too much money from war, grief, and death, to allow it to change.

Aug 14 08:33

7-Year-Old girl beaten to death by mother for eating food too slowly

This piece of news really shocked us. A 7-year-old girl was beaten to death by her own mother, for eating too slowly.

Aug 14 08:33

Jeffrey Epstein’s Guards Reportedly Fell Asleep And Didn’t Check On Him For 3 Hours

The two prison guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein on the night he died by suicide fell asleep during their shift and failed to check on the accused sex trafficker for about three hours, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing a law enforcement official and a prison official familiar with the investigation into the 66-year-old financier’s death.

Aug 14 08:11

Roy Moore Still Watches 'M*A*S*H,' And It Makes Him Mad About LGBTQ Rights

Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore went on a predictable tirade about sodomy and transgender people over the weekend. But in the midst of it, he made a stunning revelation: He still watches “M*A*S*H.” And it makes him angry about LGBTQ rights.

Aug 14 08:11

Airline leaves group of children as young as eight ‘unaccompanied overnight after flight delayed’

The 8-year-old, who lives in Beaverton, Oregon, flew east in early August for the camp's week-long summer program outside of Charlottesville, Virginia, specifically for children with neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that causes tumours to grow on nerve tissue.

Aug 14 07:35

More than half of world’s forest wildlife lost in 40 years

The amount of wildlife in the world’s forests has plummeted by more than half (53 per cent) in just over 40 years, conservationists have found.
Humanity is killing the Earth’s greatest natural ally in the fight against climate breakdown, our forests, according to the report by the WWF.

Aug 14 07:35

Ohio State Has Filed A Trademark Application For The Word “The”

You have probably heard Ohio State players, coaches, fans and alums refer to the school as ‘THE’ Ohio State University. Now, the university is trying to get a trademark based off that phrasing.

Aug 14 07:21

See The Full Story Behind The Viral Chris 'Fredo' Cuomo Video

Bandon, from "That's The Point With Brandon"

Aug 13 22:49

Bigfoot riding Nessie!

Funny! More believable than Epstein killing himself.

Aug 13 18:11

$3 million Fortnite winner—and his parents—become latest swatting targets

Yet another armed police force has been called in on yet another unsuspecting victim, as the recently crowned Fortnite world champion took a break from a livestream to deal with a swatting incident at his own front door.

Kotaku reports that Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf was streaming a Fortnite game late Sunday when he abruptly left his desk and abandoned the game with the livestream still running. The cause? His father coming to tell him that armed police were at the front door.

Fortunately, Bugha returned unharmed to the stream several minutes later. "That was definitely a new one," he can be heard saying on a recording of the stream. "I got swatted."

Aug 13 17:08

EXCLUSIVE - Rage of Epstein girl's father: Jeffrey Epstein was ‘evil’, Ghislaine Maxwell must face justice, while Prince Andrew knows the truth... and has to live with it, says dad of Virginia Roberts - the girl in THAT photo

Ghislaine Maxwell must be ‘hunted down’ to face questions over the Jeffrey Epstein ‘sex slave’ scandal, the father of an alleged victim demanded yesterday.

In a blistering interview with the Mail, Sky Roberts repeated his daughter Virginia’s claims that Miss Maxwell groomed the teenager to have sex with Epstein.

His daughter also claims Epstein forced her to have sex with a series of rich and powerful men when she was just 17.

Miss Roberts has claimed in legal documents she was flown to London where she met Prince Andrew and had sex with him in 2001.

A photo of Andrew grinning with his arm around the bare midriff of Miss Roberts when she was a teenager has become the defining image of the scandal.

Aug 13 16:58

7 Reasons to Oppose Red Flag Guns Laws

Compromising civil liberties and property rights to prevent acts of violence that have yet to occur are policies more suited for dystopian thrillers?—and police states?—than a free society. -- It’s clear that laws of this magnitude should not be passed as an emotional or political response to an event, even a tragic one.

Aug 13 16:48

Mississippi Job Fair draws steady stream of hopeful workers after ICE raid at poultry plant

Days after immigration agents arrested 680 Latino workers in a massive workplace sting at seven Mississippi chicken processing plants, job seekers flocked to an employment fair Monday in hopes of filling some of those now-empty positions.

Aug 13 16:43

Who Inflicts the Most Gun Violence in America? The U.S. Government and Its Police Forces

Clearly, the U.S. government is not making America any safer. -- Indeed, the government’s gun violence—inflicted on unarmed individuals by battlefield-trained SWAT teams, militarized police, and bureaucratic government agents trained to shoot first and ask questions later—poses a greater threat to the safety and security of the nation than any mass shooter.

Aug 13 16:36

[VIDEO] Trump Tweet Shows The Problems With Red Flag Laws After Chris Cuomo Loses It On Camera

Would Chris Cuomo be given a Red Flag for his recent rant? Filthy language and a total loss of control. He shouldn’t be allowed to have any weapon. He’s nuts!

Aug 13 16:29

At the Bank, at Work, and as You Stop for Gas- More Self Defense Gun Stories

Here is the news you don't get from the mainstream media. Again this week, responsible gun owners defend themselves and the people they love. Were these gun owners lucky, or did they have good habits? What can we learn from their experience?

Aug 13 16:22

Schumer Proposes Unconstitutional Infringements on Body Armor Sales

Senator Chuck Schumer (D) New York, has proposed radical new infringements on the Second Amendment. Schumer proposed that body armor be prohibited to citizens, and that body armor sales be metered out by the FBI.-- None of his proposals were in the form of a bill or written proposals. The proposal is blatantly unconstitutional on its face. Body armor is legal to purchase in all 50 states and is in common use. It is clearly a portable arm, even though its use is primarily defensive in nature.

Aug 13 12:16

THE LEFT’S EXCLUSIONARY LANGUAGE

A reader points out this article by a liberal in the Atlantic. It is titled “The Left Needs a Language Potent Enough to Counter Trump.” The writer, George Packer, is mostly intent on denouncing President Trump’s “dangerously populist” speech. As usual, the author goes off on Nazi, Hitler, and fascist tropes without acknowledging that the reason why the things Trump says are “populist” is that they make sense to most people, based on their experiences and observations. That part of the article is too foolish and boring to be worthy of comment.

But when the writer moves on to a topic he understands better, the shortcomings of his fellow leftists, he makes some good points–points that are especially noteworthy because they come from inside the leftists’ closed world:

Aug 13 11:42

Rudy Giuliani on Jeffrey Epstein’s Mysterious Passing: ‘Absolutely No Excuse for This’

Speaking on Tuesday morning during an interview on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani — and currently a lawyer for President Donald Trump — said that there’s “absolutely no excuse” for what happened, apparently, to financier and convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein in his jail cell at the Manhattan Correctional Center (MCC) this past weekend.

“There’s absolutely no excuse for this. What happened [in that jail cell], to me, is mind-boggling,” he said.

Aug 13 11:04

2020 candidate Tulsi Gabbard leaves the campaign trail for two weeks to report for active duty as a reservist but vows she WILL be back despite failing to become a Democratic frontrunner

Tulsi Gabbard, who serves in Hawaii's National Guard, is taking two weeks off the campaign trail to participate in a training exercise mission in Indonesia as her presidential bid struggles to gain momentum.

'The experience that I'm having is no different from any other guardsmen or reservist in the country who puts their life aside for a couple of weeks and goes and fulfills that training and that responsibility,' she told reporters of her deployment on Saturday after she spoke at a gun forum here.

Aug 13 10:58

Reporter Who Broke Epstein Story: 'He Manipulated His Jailers To Get Off Suicide Watch'

In her first interview since Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell of an apparent suicide Saturday morning, Julie K Brown, the Miami Herald investigative reporter whose reporting led to the latest bevy of criminal charges against the convicted pedophile, told MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle said she believes Epstein manipulated the prison staff to have himself removed from suicide watch and have his roommate removed from his cell...giving him the opportunity to take his own life.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Or to fake his death and leave the country.

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