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CURRENT EVENTS

Aug 25 11:28

Scott Adams: The Hockey Stick Graph, RBG, Biden Gaffes, The End of Reality

Comments at: https://twitter.com/ScottAdamsSays/status/1165625348437889024?s=20

Brain scanning will SOON be able to pre-determine your decisions
At 100% accuracy…what will happen to belief in “free will”?
Steve Cortes, CNN contributor…seen him on CNN lately?
He dismantled their “Fine People” HOAX, a little TOO good
SCOTUS RBG statement about her diagnosis and current condition
Interesting choice of words, did the treatment work or not?
Joe Biden continues adding gaffe to gaffe
Michael Mann’s climate change “Hockey Stick Graph” LOSES in court
Tim Ball wins the case because…
…Mann REFUSED to release his data for court confirmation
Bill Maher says strong focus on environment and he’ll vote for Trump
Bill IS a rare individual, capable of changing his opinion
Gen 3 and Gen 4 nuclear power plants can accomplish that
Fentanyl MAJOR BUST at Mexico port, it was headed for America

Aug 25 10:44

DELUSIONAL: Democrats now claim Antifa terrorists are “peaceful” people who are just trying to safeguard liberal cities

In the aftermath of the most recent attacks by Antifa terrorists against conservative groups in Portland, Oregon, some Democrats are now proclaiming that Antifa is actually just a misunderstood, “peaceful” group of resisting patriots that’s merely trying to “safeguard” the city of Portland against far-right Nazis.

Aug 25 10:38

Man flees police on mobility scooter in low-speed chase as onlookers cheer 'Go old man!'

A low-speed chase took place in New Zealand between police and a man who was speeding down a sidewalk on his mobility scooter.

Aug 25 10:37

China warns U.S. to stop 'wrong' trade actions or face consequences

China said on Saturday it strongly opposes Washington's decision to levy additional tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese goods and warned the United States of consequences if it does not end its "wrong actions".

Aug 25 10:36

Finn McCool and the Giant’s Causeway

Along the coast of Northern Ireland, there is a strange, unreal-looking place that, at first glance, seems like it must be man-made. But the Giant’s Causeway, as it is called, is a totally natural geological feature that was created from volcanic activity in the area 50 to 60 million years ago. The result of the cooled lava is a massive series of hexagon-shaped, interlocking stepping stones that, naturally, formed the basis for local legends. In this case, the Giant’s Causeway is linked to the myths of Finn McCool, perhaps the best named-hero of all the Irish legends.

Aug 25 10:32

A man was training to get a gun permit. The instructor accidentally shot him, police say

A Riverside, California man attending a firearms training class to get his concealed weapons permit was accidentally shot by a Riverside County Sheriff's Department trainer, the department told The Desert Sun.

Aug 25 10:32

Evoking 1968, Joe Biden asks New Hampshire voters: What if Barack Obama had been assassinated in 2008?

Joe Biden, the former vice president and current front-runner in the sprawling Democratic primary field of more than 20 candidates, asked a curious question of New Hampshire voters at Dartmouth College on Friday: What if Barack Obama had been assassinated?

Aug 25 10:32

After 65 Years, 89-Year-Old And His Wallet Get Reunited. What It Carried All This Time Will Warm Your Heart

Identity theft. Two words that make losing our wallets terrifying. However, in Edward Parker's case losing his wallet back in the 1950s, while he was repairing WWII bomb damage at the back of a medieval bookcase in Lambeth Palace, means he lost the treasured items he kept inside it.

Aug 25 10:27

Your TV is spying on you; globalists are child-traffickers; Google is targeting conservatives; and other truths we’ve long warned about that are all coming true

In case you haven’t noticed, so much of what we have predicted over the years is not only now coming true, but is also now being reported by the mainstream media. This proves, once again, that many of the so-called “conspiracy theories” that the independent media is often accused of spreading are actually just cutting-edge truth bombs being dropped long before the establishment chooses to take notice of them.

Aug 25 10:26

Fascinating Facts About the Strange and Beautiful Baobab Tree

It is hard not to notice the Baobab tree. It is unlike any other tree on the planet, with its over-sized trunks and claw-like branches. It should come as no surprise that the odd-looking tree is native to Madagascar. After all, the island is home to weird creatures, like the lemur and the indri. The Baobab tree is as useful as it is unique. Take a look at these fascinating facts about the Baobab tree and you’ll find out why the native cultures refer to it as the “Tree of Life”.

Aug 25 10:11

Reality Takes A Bite Out Of Beto’s Gun Control Vision

It seems that the gun control ideas of former Congressman and Texas Democrat Robert “Beto” O’Rourke don’t travel well. They didn’t even survive a trip across the Texas state line into Arkansas.

Aug 25 10:03

Keep city as white 'as much as possible,' council candidate says, stunning forum in Michigan

A city council candidate in Marysville stunned an election forum Thursday night with racist comments that she later doubled down on when answering a question about diversity.

Aug 25 10:01

These Fascists Inadvertently Raised Over $35,000 For A Cause They Hate

The few hundred fascists who rallied in Portland, Oregon, last weekend unwittingly raised over $35,000 for the defense of Latino immigrants, anti-fascist activists announced Saturday.

Aug 25 09:41

After sexual assault acquittal, video emerges of Mateen Cleaves dragging naked woman into motel room

The video, which can be seen in the news clip above, comes from surveillance footage taken between 1:30 a.m. and 2 a.m. outside the Knights Inn Motel in Grand Blanc, Mich., and was obtained by WXYZ Detroit through a public records request.

Aug 25 09:41

'Most humiliating experience of my life:' Black North Carolina man after false burglar alarm

An African-American homeowner says he endured the "most humiliating experience of my life" when white police officers answered a false burglar alarm at his North Carolina home and ended up placing him in handcuffs at gunpoint and walking him to a police car in just his underwear as his neighbors watched.

Aug 25 09:39

INTERPOL RESCINDS ARREST WARRANT FOR DISSIDENT CHINESE JUDGE LIVING IN CANADA, CALLING IT POLITICALLY MOTIVATED

SOURCE: NATIONALPOST.COM

Interpol has taken the rare step of quashing its arrest warrant for a dissident Chinese judge living in Toronto, saying the “red notice” was likely issued for political reasons and could undercut the organization’s neutral stance.

China had requested the notice in 2014 after charging Xie Weidong, 62, with accepting a bribe to favour one party in a civil dispute he adjudicated.

But the “Commission for the control of Interpol files” ruled there is evidence to back up Xie’s contention that the whole prosecution was instituted for political reasons related to his outspoken criticism of the country’s legal system.

Interpol’s governing constitution bars the law-enforcement network from making any intervention of “political … character” and says it should abide by the spirit of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Bravo to Interpol for having some collective "horse sense" here!!!

Aug 25 09:30

NEW VIDEO EMERGES OF 6-TON RUSSIAN DRONE THAT CAN STAY ALOFT FOR 24-HOURS

The video starts off with the Altius-U drone taking off at an unknown airport, most likely, somewhere in Russia. Once airborne, the drone practices several flight maneuvers that were recorded by a separate aircraft and cameras mounted on the v-shape tail, wing, and belly of the drone. About halfway through the short video, the drone starts its descent and approach to the airport. Cameras on the drone and land captured the successful landing.

"The flight took place for 32 minutes at an altitude of up to 800 meters in fully automatic mode at one of the test aerodromes," the ministry said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

And the US military does not have something competitive, because.....?!?

And we have a sister article, also posted at blacklistednews.com, with the following headline:

RUSSIA’S ROSCOSMOS INVENTS ARMOR TO PROTECT SATELLITES FROM DEBRIS FLYING THROUGH SPACE

And the US military does not have similar technology because.......?!?

Folks, the US military is losing its edge to competing technologies from
Russia and China.

And so why is that?!? It is because, very plainly, those corporations which own the Presidency, believe it is perfectly fine to deliver products which are completely antiquated by the time they are field tested; that massive cost overruns are perfectly fine; and ultimately, that it doesn't matter if the end product is impossible to fix, once delivered; I give you Lockheed Martin's F-35, which is still experiencing massive problems which cannot, in 2019, yet be fixed.

The Pentagon is Battling the clock to fix serious, unreported F-35 problems

Supersonic Speeds could cause big problems for the F-35's stealth coating

The F-35 is still struggling with more than a dozen big problems

Marine's F-35 has afterburner trouble

The Pentagon’s Fighter Jet of the Future Is Causing a Whole Lot of Problems in the Present: But both parties have been reluctant to cut off Lockheed’s "gravy train"

And why?!? Contributors to the 2016 Trump Campaign

Political contributions, both overt and covert, buy contracts; it is as simple as that. And although the $45 thousand dollars and change
contribution from Lockheed Martin may seem paltry, there is a lot of "goes withness" attached to such a donation.

And if you look at Hillary Clinton's donation page, Cintributions to Hillary Clinton's 2016 electionthere is no mention of Lockheed Martin at all.

One of the worst Supreme Court decisions which was ever made was that of Citizens United Vs/ the Federal Election CommissionThe Wickipedia article here goes on to state:

"Commission, 558 U.S. 310 (2010), is a landmark United States Supreme Court case concerning campaign finance. The Court held that the free speech clause of the First Amendment prohibits the government from restricting independent expenditures for political communications by corporations, including nonprofit corporations, labor unions, and other associations."

Translation; the government which you thought was YOUR actual government, is now officially an asset of the corporations big enough to buy influence.

There are moments when some Supreme Court decisions appear to be quite rational in their origin; unfortunately, this was not one of those moments.

But getting back to why the US military is so behind the 8 ball, in terms of products which at least meet, if not exceed, Russian and Chinese weaponry; this Supreme Court decision needs to be reversed, and quickly, because it has cause innumerable problems for our military in the field, when "less than" is perfectly normal, and political contributions make it stay that way.

As most of you who frequent this site understand; I am a Christian pacifist activist, and encourage our government to find ways of achieving its geopolitical goals other than war; however, if war happens, our military deserves the best of the best from our weapons manufacturers; and right now, they are not getting it!!!

Aug 25 08:36

Teacher suspended for bragging that he would 'be the best school shooter'

A suspended math teacher allegedly boasted that he would be "be the best school shooter" with a "1,000 person body count.”

Aug 25 08:35

2 women accused of shoplifting strollers and accidentally leaving their baby behind

Three women accused of stealing a stroller from a baby supply store had to turn back around after forgetting some precious cargo.
And police say that mistake ultimately helped them track two of the three down, CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported Thursday.

Aug 25 08:18

Consumers are ‘starting to see the pain’ from the trade war

Now more than a year into the U.S.-China trade war, American consumers have so far been largely shielded from the negative impact of tariffs. But one major Wall Street investment bank says that’s all about to change and it has the data to prove it.

Aug 25 08:17

Lizzo is 'NOT OK' after Barack Obama tweets about her following her rant on ageism in politics

In a thread the singer posted to Twitter on Saturday about her thoughts on ageism in the presidential race, she mentioned Barack Obama was the first president she ever voted for – and then, much to her surprise, Obama tweeted about her.

Aug 25 08:15

SECRETIVE WARFARE TRAINING BEING STAGED IN 21 NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES, ARMY SAYS

SOURCE: WBTV.COM
NORTH CAROLINA (Mark Price/Charlotte Observer) - A series of Special Forces military training exercises -- including gunfire with blanks -- is being staged across 21 North Carolina counties starting Aug. 30, and the Army is telling the public not to be alarmed at the suspicious-looking activity.

Known as Robin Sage training, the unconventional warfare exercises can be likened to live-action role playing in the extreme, with hostile engagement playing out between Special Forces students, volunteer civilians and soldiers out of Fort Bragg. It continues through Sept. 12, said a press release.

Heavily populated counties like Wake, Cumberland and Union counties are among training sites, according to the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center at Fort Bragg.

The students will match wits with more seasoned soldiers, who will “act as realistic opposing forces and guerrilla freedom fighters,” officials said in a release.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

It is pretty obvious, considering the urban nature of such training, that these exercises are leading up to some kind of decap strikes in the very near future; one has to wonder...against whom, and what hostile urban area, is the US's next "target"!?!?!?

I would politely suggest, that such a target is also in Israel's crosshairs, because at this moment in time, President Trump will not sneeze, unless he has permission to do so, from Tel Aviv.

Hell, President Trump has already been informed that Israel will be targeting alleged "Iranian forces" in Iraq; so color him impotent to prevent any Israeli military mischief in Syria; Lebanon; or Iran.

And since these countries have been on Israel's "to do" list for the longest time, please consider that it may be any one of these countries for which the US military is preparing to decap strike next.

However, there is one issue which I strongly urge the US government to consider, particularly in the case of Iran, which has had a close ongoing relationship with Russia for some time. The following statement was made by a senior Russian official, during a diplomatic session:

Iran will not be alone, if the US attacks

The article goes on to state: “Iran will withstand this type of fight and Iran is not alone,” Zamir Kabulov, the Foreign Ministry’s special envoy for Asian countries including Iran, said at a Russian-Iranian policy forum in Moscow."

War with Russia?!? Over...Iran?!? Folks, this is precisely the scenario at which we are looking, should the US government order a decap strike against Tehran.

Aug 25 08:05

Homesteading Army Vet, Elderly Couple Face Eviction for Being Unable to Pay Predatory Code Enforcers

By Jack Burns

Joshua Killeen, a U.S. Army veteran, entrepreneur and homesteader, thought he’d done his research when searching for a state in which to build his homestead. The vision was to open a sustainable homestead to be used as a wellness retreat featuring classes on how to homestead and health and wellness clinics such as yoga, with his wife is an instructor. In 2016, he chose Arizona and settled in Yavapai County where he bought 10 acres. That’s when he says the nightmare began...

Aug 25 06:47

Third confirmed case of dengue fever confirmed in Miami-Dade County

MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (INTELLIHUB) The Florida Department of Health announced on Friday that three people in Miami-Dade County have contracted the mosquito-born dengue fever virus in 2019 causing concern for residents, tourists, and passersby.

Aug 24 12:11

US Officials Confirm Israel Behind Unprecedented Airstrikes On Iraq

In an unprecedented escalation which could reshape alliances in the Middle East, American officials have confirmed that Israel was behind an airstrike on an Iraqi ammunition depot operated by a pro-Iran militia last month, according to The Associated Press:

Two American officials said Israel carried out an attack on an Iranian weapons depot in July that killed two Iranian military commanders. The U.S. officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter with the media.

The admission comes after two more mystery explosions rocked paramilitary bases in and around Baghdad within the last two weeks, resulting in multiple paramilitary members killed, at least one civilian death, and dozens of injured, and which prompted Iraq's Prime Minister Abdul-Mahdi to close the country's airspace to all “unauthorized flights"

Webmaster's Commentary: 

One has to wonder if Prime Minister Netanyahu BOTHERED to let President Trump know this was happening, or only AFTER it was already a "fait accompli".

Aug 24 12:05

Kunstler: The "Resistance" Ship Is Lost At Sea

In these horse latitudes of late summer, with the seas becalmed and the riggings a’creak, the Resistance’s ship-of-the-line (a.k.a. the Democratic Party) drifts ever further out of sight of land. Even so, a few of its crew members have jumped ship:

New York’s mayor, stowaway Bill de Blasio, may have been shoved overboard.

Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper walked the plank clutching the lifebuoy of a sure-thing senate seat.

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee went mad drinking seawater and dove in after hallucinating a school of beckoning mermaids.

Months from now, the accursed vessel may be discovered mysteriously deserted, prompting tales of mutiny and cannibalism, like the brigantine Mary Celeste of legend.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The more I look at members of Congress, what I see is a bunch of individuals who have been "acquired" by major corporations, to do their bidding.

The American people can be left to rot in the fields of lies, half-truths, and downright destruction visited upon people of the earth, whose only "crime" was living over, or adjacent to, resources the US government wants to expropriate.

That is why, unfortunately and most probably, the US Government, will never leave Afghanistan; there are still too many treasures to loot, to give the Afghani people any opportunity for peaceful self-determination.

Natural Resources of Afghanistan

Aug 24 11:53

The New Arms Race Begins: Putin Orders Military To Respond In Kind To Post-INF US Missile Launch

After last Sunday's first ever Pentagon test of a previously banned ground-launched cruise missile with a range of over 500 km in a post-INF treaty world, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said he has ordered a reciprocal response, meaning the Kremlin will likely soon conduct its own highly visible land-based missile test.

In his remarks before Russia's Security Council on Friday, Putin was scathing in his reaction to the US missile test as well as American Defense Secretary Mark Esper's recent signalling of a possible missile deployment to Asia "sooner than later". Putin said any planned Asia-Pacific region US deployment "affects our core interests as it is close to Russia's borders".

"All this leaves no doubts that the real intention of the United States (in exiting the INF pact) was to... untie its hands to deploy previously banned missiles in different regions of the world," Putin said.

Aug 24 11:39

Two Years Into Texas Campus Carry And Professors Who Feared Doomsday Refuse To Comment

A dozen states permit concealed carry on campuses for students, but sadly they remain a minority. This is, in part, due to the Chicken Little predictions by those like Professors Moore, Glass and Carter who don’t vigorously support everyone’s right to self-defense. And don’t would rather spread fear than facts. -- Each year, more states move to approve campus carry for students and staff. -- Faster please.

Aug 24 11:13

Iranian Tanker Showdown Heads To Turkey

The Iranian tanker which had been detained for the past five weeks in Gilbraltar has suddenly switched its ship data to show it is headed to a Turkish port, instead of arriving at waters off southern Greece, as previously planned.

Reuters has cited real-time ship tracking website MarineTraffic to show the change in the Adrian Darya's (formerly called Grace 1) destination. This after the US State Department threatened that should Greece provide any aid or facilities to the vessel carrying 2.1 million barrels of Iranian oil, it would be tantamount to "material support to terrorism".

The Unites States says the tanker is controlled by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and thus deems any state's interaction with it support of a formally designated terrorist group. There's still an active US seizure warrant for the vessel.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Folks, the excrement is about to hit the ventilation shaft, big-time, and quickly.

The US is already officially annoyed with Turkey's invasion and creation of a "buffer zone" which is supposed to help Syrians in Turkey return to their homeland.

Aug 24 11:01

California Governor Blames Texas For California's Policies That Caused The Homeless Crisis

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com,

California’s authoritarian governor, Gavin Newsom, blamed the state of Texas for California’s homeless crisis. Rather than put the blame directly on the policies California has instituted that stifle free enterprise and punish heavily those who produce, Newsom said it’s the fault of Texas

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Absoflippinglutely Unbelievable!!

Aug 24 10:58

Biden Asks Town Hall: What If Obama Had Been Assassinated?

Dear Lord, what is wrong with this man, and what is wrong with the party which believes he can carry them to victory in 2020?!?!?

Aug 24 10:55

Is The US Becoming A Third World Nation?

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog,

This is a chart of an informal kleptocracy which cloaks itself in the faux finery of democracy and a (rigged) "market" economy.

Back in the day, nations that didn't qualify as either developed (First World) or developing (Second World) were by default Third World, impoverished, corrupt and what we now refer to as failed states--governments that were incapable of improving the lives of their people and the machinery of governance, generally as a result of corruption and self-serving elites, i.e. kleptocracies.

Is the U.S. slipping into Third World status? While many scoff at the very question, others citing the rise of homelessness, entrenched pockets of abject poverty and the decaying state of infrastructure might nod "yes."

These are not uniquely Third World problems, they're symptoms of a status quo that's fast losing First World capabilities.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Although I respect this author greatly, I would honestly suggest, that the Unhinged, Surveilled State of Amerika, is already a third world, failed nation.

As a Christian pacifist activist, I cannot, ever, endorse violence as a way of "fixing this", although there are some movements in this county, Antifa most specifically, who fervently believe this to be a remedy to all this country's ills.

A Communist & Anarchist Movement That Explicitly Endorses Violence, Antifa is a revolutionary Marxist/anarchist militia movement that seeks to bring down the United States by means of violence and intimidation. As a September 2017 report in The Atlantic notes, Antifa is responsible for “a level of sustained political street warfare not seen in the U.S. …

I thoroughly believe that the only things which can possibly save this country, will be a return to both fact, and to pragmatism.

And the first issue I feel we, as a nation, need to address, is the cost, both to states and the Federal Government, of illegal immigration.

We, both as a country, and as individuals, tend to have "big hearts", and want to be kind and compassionate to those less fortunate than ourselves; but unfortunately, we have reached a tipping point of nearly no return, regarding illegal immigration.

And as Mike frequently mentions, illegal is neither a race, nor an ethnic stereotype; it is a status of not living in this country legally.

And one must ask, why, within certain circles, is this being "pushed" as the unavoidable "new normal" for this country?!?

The answer is very easy to understand. IF illegal aliens are not only granted free admission to this country, but are also allowed to vote as illegals, without having to show proof of citizenship, they will then skew election results to such a degree, that Americans will be forced to live under a one-party rule in perpetuam.

This will not be a "democratic republic"; this will be a "hard dictatorship", recognizable by both its methods, and its goals.

And post-election, what will happen to these people?!? They will be collectively "thrown under the proverbial bus" and treated as totally irrelevant, by the party encouraging them to vote illegally, because they "no longer matter, once the election is over."

This is all about political power, and the maintaining of that political power, no matter the consequences for the rest of us. Many of these people who migrate illegally, come with zero job skills, for what it will take to work in this country, and are also completely illiterate in English.

So how is this currently "Thirdworldastan culture" manifesting in some of our once-great cities, which used to be the envy of the world?!?

Typhoid Fever, Typhus & Tuberculosis: Are L.A.'s Medieval Diseases Coming To Your City?

Diseased Streets

Seattle Stinks

Although I have to hold my nose at some of the more Draconian elements of Australian immigration law, there is one thing the Ozzies have understood correctly; citizenship, should be looked on as a gift, and a privilege for those being invited to become Australian citizens, and therefore is based on a merit system. These people understand that they must adhere to the laws of their adoptive country; this way, Australia gets "the best of the best of the best", in terms of immigration candidates, both in terms of language skills, and professional capabilities.

So I must ask myself, since when has asking for the best possible candidates for US immigration become some kind of a crime in this country?!?

Because such a desire for excellent immigration candidates, has been transmogrified into a "crime", by the same people who absolutely, could not get over the results of the 2016 election, when all they could offer up as a Presidential candidate was a completely tone-deaf woman, and had more baggage than does Kim Kardashian on a photo-shoot.

And how is their "circular firing squad" doing ahead of the 2020 elections?!?
By how it is qualifying participation in the next Television debate, Tulsi Gabbard is asking for the selection process to be changed, because if not, she will be excluded from the next debate: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s presidential campaign is calling on the Democratic National Committee to revise its list of debate qualifying polls in an effort to help the Hawaii Congresswoman qualify for the upcoming third DNC debate hosted by ABC News

And why would the Dems want her out of the debate?!? Is it, perhaps, because she is a Veteran who has seen combat, and is waaaay to "pro-peace" to satiate the financial desires of the US's military industrial complex?!? BINGO!! I am sensing, at this point of the campaign, we are looking at Biden Vs/ Trump, and President Trump could very well win handily.

And concerning Illegal immigration, the US government also needs to learn to use foreign aid as both a carrot and a stick, encouraging foreign countries to take better care of their own people, with some absolutely verifiable "yardsticks" check by American officials, and if monies are siphoned away by that countries' oligarchs, that aid stops, period, end of discussion.

The other issue is the appalling state of American education; literacy, logic, and numeracy, have been replaced by goose-stepping conformancy, and a vomiting forth of the sound-bites they have been trained to do vomit, rather than being able to think clearly, and independently, about the logic, or illogic of any statement.

The success of private schools, in teaching these values intelligently, is a known fact; so why will public schools not amend their teaching methods to achieve the same outcomes?!?

Because, at this point in its history (yet another symptom of American decline), the US government wants "sheeple" who will believe every bit of codswallop it tries to ram down people's throats, in order to get them to accept everything it says, no matter if it has any relationship with reality, or not.

Aug 24 10:21

These 15 Animals Are War Heroes That Helped Militaries Fight Their Battles

Since the dawn of war, humans have utilized animals to fight and die alongside them. From Genghis Khan's horses to the anti-tank dogs of World War II, the military never run out of ideas to enlist animals to help them fight their battles.

Aug 24 10:15

James Smithson: Who Was the Guy Who Gave Us the Smithsonian Institution?

The Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. is known as “America’s attic.” Here, many of the most important artifacts and memorabilia for the country’s history are housed and displayed for the public to enjoy. Since 1846, the massive museum has been one of the most revered places in the United States. But, what do you know about the man for whom the Smithsonian is named? Let’s learn about James Smithson and how “America’s attic” came to bear his name.

Aug 24 10:12

War Elephants Were So Scary, They Created War Pigs

Always keen to get a leg up on the enemy, military leaders have often looked to animals to give them a wartime advantage. Horses, naturally, were trained to carry soldiers into battle. The stories of Hannibal taking war elephants over the Alps during the Second Punic War are legendary. But did you know that several other animals were also used in ancient warfare? Monkeys, dogs, rhinoceroses, and even cats were used for military purposes. It was the enormous elephants...........

Aug 24 09:50

Scott Adams: China, Kanye, Outrage Theatre, Zombies, Goofy Warren, Google vs PragerU

Comments at: https://twitter.com/ScottAdamsSays/status/1165262862631129088?s=20

ALL Americans have a COMMON ENEMY…Fentanyl China
Is our Commander in Chief…able to “order” US out of China?
Economically, China IS a “villain”…AND pushing Fentanyl on us
PragerU goes to Ninth Circuit Court fighting YouTube’s suppression
Will the discovery process make their algorithm available?
Elizabeth Warren’s dancing and fitness levels are age-impressive
Do WOMEN think she dances “goofy” like men do?
Kamala Harris game hasn’t improved over time
Elizabeth Warren in contrast…has learned and improved
Drug problem + Mental Health Problem = Homeless Zombies
The “zombie class” is growing fast
Kanye's TEST dome-shelters, California says tear them down
Kanye TRIED, he’s working a good systems approach
Build some TEST domes…see how they work out
If they work, build more…if not, modify and try again

Aug 24 08:35

Obama Buys $15 Million House

Aug 23 19:04

Bill Gates Refuses to Explain Why He Flew on “Lolita Express” With Jeffrey Epstein in 2013

By Tyler Durden

Former Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates may not be able to escape Epstein-gate after all, after it was revealed last week that the billionaire traveled with Jeffrey Epstein on his infamous ‘Lolita Express’ Boeing 727 in 2013 – four years after Epstein served time for pedophilia.

According to the Daily Mail, “Flight records reveal that Gates flew with Epstein from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey to Palm Beach on March 1, 2013, one of the few flights that year where pilot Larry Viskoski recorded the name of a passenger.”

If you’ve ever asked yourself “Would Bill Gates fly on a convicted pedophile’s private plane?” the answer is a resounding yes...

Aug 23 18:27

BAN THEM! Bicycles Accidents Kill More Children Than Guns, But You Don’t See Calls to Ban Bikes Now Do You…?

As you can see from the illustration, for the last 19 years, from 1999 to 2017, there were 2,467 children killed in fatal accidents involving bicycles, versus 1,994 children killed in fatal accidents involving a firearm.

Aug 23 18:16

Hold Your Tongue & Give Up Your Guns! The Mantra Of The Radical Left Progressives

The radical left spreads hatred and violence, not peace and community as they thrust their value system on everyone else.

Aug 23 18:02

The Dirtiest Anti-Gun Trick, EXPOSED!

The anti-gun crowd loves to distort the position of gun-owners. It’s most often the only way they can win the argument. Often times, the gun-conversation turns into a war of words and statistics. But when the anti-gunners put their Bloomberg funded “statistics,” that have been reported in Huffington Post and “fact-checked” by Snopes, up against FBI data, their argument takes nose dive.

Aug 23 17:45

House Democrats Focus On Straws, Not Solutions

As the argument surrounding gun control and the Second Amendment occupies daily space in the mainstream media, anti-gun zealots must resort to increasingly outlandish claims in order to get the attention they seek. Most recently, U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.) compared the current campaign to force new gun restrictions through Congress to efforts by some state and local governments to ban plastic straws.

Aug 23 12:09

Suspicion Grows As Experts Suggest That Amazon Fires Were Intentional

By John Vibes

As news reaches around the world that the Amazon rainforest is burning at an unprecedented rate, people are beginning to ask questions about who is responsible. In the past week, since August 15, over 9,500 new forest fires were reported in Brazil, most of them spread across the Amazon basin...

Aug 23 10:51

Scott Adams: Trump’s China Tweet on Overstock CEO

Comments at: https://twitter.com/ScottAdamsSays/status/1164920964200583168?s=20

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Is China using 50,000 American Fentanyl deaths per year…
…as a bargaining chip for a trade deal?
China said they would take care of the Fentanyl pushers…and didn’t
Two problems: China Fentanyl and immigration
One solution: Move production to South America
President Trump: “Our great American companies are hereby ordered”

Aug 23 10:38

Stocks Plunge After Trump Lashes Out at China, Vows to Retaliate “This Afternoon”

By Tyler Durden

Anyone who was hoping for a quiet end to the week is currently having a panic attack, as first China announced new tariffs on the US, then Powell’s J-Hole speech came and went, and then, as we expected, Trump responded to China’s trade war escalation when in a barrage of 4 tweets he lashed out at Beijing, saying, “We don’t need China and, frankly, would be far better off without them“, and ordered “Our great American companies… to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME and making your products in the USA.”

He also ordered “all carriers, including Fed Ex, Amazon, UPS and the Post Office, to SEARCH FOR & REFUSE, all deliveries of Fentanyl from China (or anywhere else!). Fentanyl kills 100,000 Americans a year. President Xi said this would stop – it didn’t.”...

Aug 23 10:27

The successes of Russian diplomacy in the Middle East

The political changes which have been transforming the Middle East for the last two months are not the result of the destruction of any of the protagonists, but the evolution of the Iranian, Turkish and Emirati points of view. Where the military might of the United States has failed, the subtlety of Russian diplomacy has succeeded. Refusing to comment on the crimes of one party or the other, Moscow is slowly managing pacify the region.

Aug 23 10:24

Lindsey Graham’s Blank Check. Why a Defense Agreement with Israel Would be a Disaster for Americans

Two world wars began because of unconditional pledges made by one country to come to assistance of another. On July 5, 1914, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany pledged his country’s complete support for whatever response Austria-Hungary would choose to make against Serbia after the June 28th assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria by a Serbian nationalist during an official visit to Sarajevo, Bosnia. This fatal error went down in history as Germany’s carte blanche or “blank check,” assurance to Austria that led directly to WW I.

Aug 23 10:21

All along the watchtower: The follies of history

The ultimate American imperial dream is to engineer a Chinese vassal state

Aug 23 09:28

U.S. Army Tries to Calm Residents About Upcoming Wave of Military Drills in North Carolina

By Nicholas West

Nothing calms the public quite like gunfire in heavily populated areas. Nevertheless, the U.S. Army has plans to do just that starting August 30th and continuing to September 12th in 21 select counties in North Carolina...

Aug 23 09:12

Hasan Piker of The Young Turks Declares That ‘America Deserved 9-11,’ Praises ‘Brave Soldier’ Who Took Rep. Crenshaw’s Eye

Hasan Piker of The Young Turks, Cenk Uygur’s nephew, shockingly declared that “America deserved 9-11” during a recent livestream where he was commenting on Rep. Dan Crenshaw’s appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience.

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