Archive for June, 2015

Bernanke Blasts Lew’s $10 Bill Woman-ification

Authored by Ben Bernanke via The Brookings Institute, I must admit I was appalled to hear of Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s decision last week to demote Alexander Hamilton from his featured position on the ten dollar bill. My reaction has been widely shared, see for example here, here, here, here, and here. Hamilton, the first […]

Goldman’s "Conspiracy Theory" Stunner: A Greek Default Is Precisely What The ECB Wants

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Obama’s "Single-Payer" Monopoly Looms As Healthcare Merger-Mania Heats Up

It would appear, whether by plan or unintended consequence, Obama’s dream of a single-payer socialized healthcare is getting closer by the day, and as WSJ reports, drastically increasing the risk that ObamaCare is creating oligopolies, with the predictable results of higher costs, lower quality and less innovation. The five largest commercial health insurers in the […]

European Bonds, Stocks Explode Higher As "Optimism" Trade Gets Second Wind

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"Greece Is Rescued", Economy Minister Tells BBC

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Dr. Joseph Goebbels’ ‘Total War’ Speech (VIDEO)

Dr. Joseph Goebbels’ ‘Total War’ Speech (VIDEO) Dr. Goebbels’ addresses a mass rally in Berlin on February 18, 1943, just a few weeks after the catastrophic defeat of German and allied forces in the Battle of Stalingrad. The Reich Minister frankly explains the mortal danger that threatens all of Europe. Germany could lose the […]

Twitter Responds Hilariously to Hullabaloo About Obama’s Use of ‘N-Word’

Photo Credit: Everett Collection/Shutterstock.com President Barack Obama used the n-word during a podcast with comedian Marc Maron in which the two discussed race relations and gun control in the wake of the Charleston shootings, CNN reports. In the podcast “WTF with Marc Maron,” which was released this morning, […]

Supreme Court Will Make Shock Waves No Matter How It Rules on Same-Sex Marriage and Obamacare Subsidies

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com No matter which way it decides, the U.S. Supreme Court will send cultural and political shockwaves across the country when it issues two rulings to finish its current term by the end of June—with the possibility that one could come as early as today, June […]

10 Careers With the Most Psychopaths

Are you a psychopath? Happens to the best of us. James Fallon, a neuroscientist studying Alzheimer’s effects on the brain, accidentally discovered that he was a psychopath and then he wrote a book about the experience. Fallon, like most people with psychopathic brains, wasn’t a violent person or a serial killer. But after discovering […]

WATCH: John Oliver’s Perfect Suggestion for What to Do With South Carolina’s Confederate Flag

Photo Credit: via YouTube Leave it to a Brit to come up with the perfect solution for what America should do to make a gesture at dealing with its racist past (and present). In the wake of the mass shootings at a black South Carolina church last week, […]

In U.S., Domestic Terror, Cop Killings and Violent Gun Deaths with Suicides, Dwarf Anything "Jihadis" Have Produced

Consider this paragraph a holding action on the subject of getting blown away in America.  While I write this dispatch, I’m waiting patiently for the next set of dispiriting killings in this country. And I have faith. Before I’m done, some angry — or simply mentally disturbed — and well-armed American “lone wolf” […]

UNHRC report put criminal, victim in one scale

Days of Palestine, Brussels –Detailed UN report accuses Israeli occupation and Palestinian resistance of committing war crimes. The United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry on Operation Protective Edge (last summer’s Israeli offensive on Gaza that killed 2,260 Palestinians) found that Palestinian resistance and Israeli occupation committed abuses in the Gaza war that may amount to […]

Six ladies arrested upon leaving Al-Aqsa Mosque

Days of Palestine, Jerusalem –Israeli occupation forces arrested on Monday morning six Palestinian women while they were leaving Al-Aqsa Mosque. Q Press, a media centre dedicated for Al-Aqsa news, reported that the Israeli occupation forces stopped the six ladies, held their IDs for a while and then arrested them. Like our page on Facebook Follow us […]

NuvaRing Caused Daughter’s Death Claims Family

Karen Langhart claims that NuvaRing caused the death of her young daughter. She believes that many women like her daughter are not aware of the potential risks of using the hormonal contraceptive NuvaRing. In an article for the Guardian, Langhart explains why she was horrified to find widespread use of the hormonal contraceptive NuvaRing among […]

Former Assistant To Ukraine’s Defense Minister Defects To Donbass

Aleksandr Kolomiyets, a former assistant to the Ukrainian defense minister has announced that he has deflected and is now working with the anti government forces of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. “I am Ukrainian Armed Forces Major General Aleksandr Kolomiyets. My latest posts are chief analyst of the Ukrainian armed forces, assistant to the Ukrainian […]

Why Drinking Beer Is Good For Your Health

Drinking beer in moderation is actually very beneficial for you. Besides making you have a brighter outlook on life,  beer can help you to become thinner, healthier, smarter, younger and much more… The Metro reports: 1) Beer makes you live longer Virginia Tech researchers found that regular, moderate beer drinkers were 19% less likely to […]

Tory Ministers Plan To Clampdown On Freedom of Information

Conservative ministers are planning to restrict Britain’s Freedom of Information (FoI) laws, a move that critics warn could signal the death knell for Cameron’s pledge to cultivate a new wave of transparency in Westminster. The Financial Times revealed on Monday that the Justice Secretary, Michael Gove is attempting a crack down to make it considerably […]

Video: Stowaway Cat Forces Emergency Landing

The pilot of the light plane belonging to the flight club ULM 16-34 flying out of Kourou, French Guiana was forced to return back to base, after a stowaway cat hiding on the wing of his plane woke up and approached his cockpit. The single engine plane was hundreds of feet in the air when the […]

Dad Calls Cops On Son To Teach Him A Lesson, Cops Shoot Son Dead

James Comstock just wanted to let his son know that taking his truck without asking was serious business. He wanted to give his son a good “scare” so he called the police, to ask them to talk some sense into him, and let him know that he could get in real trouble for doing somethinglike that. […]

Oren pushed Random House to hurry his book so American Jews will ‘intercede’ to stop Iran deal and save millions of Jews

Michael Oren said he put “immense pressure” on Random House to publish his new book, Ally, this month, so he could mobilize American Jews against the coming Iranian deal, and they would intercede as they had failed to do in response to the Nazi threat in the 1930s. Speaking at the 92nd Y last night, […]

‘NYT’ article on UN’s Gaza report strains to demonstrate equivalence in suffering

The UN Human Rights Council has issued its report on last summer’s war in Gaza, and the New York Times story about it just went up: “U.N. Report on Gaza Finds Evidence of War Crimes by Israel and by Palestinian Militants.” The Times article is filled with numbers, but there is one conspicuously missing statistic in […]

Israeli court sentences Palestinian man to 13 months in prison for Facebook post

Palestinian sentenced to 17 months over Facebook posts IMEMC 22 June — The Israeli District Court in occupied Jerusalem sentenced, on Sunday morning, a young Palestinian man to 13 months of imprisonment, with an additional four months suspended, for what the court called “incitement” on his Facebook page. Mohammad Mahmoud, a lawyer with the Ad-Dameer […]

Baddawi

The cover of Baddawi The following excerpts are from the graphic novel Baddawi, by Leila Abdelrazaq. Baddawi is the story of a young boy named Ahmad struggling to find his place in the world. Raised in a refugee camp called Baddawi in northern Lebanon, Ahmad is just one of the many thousands of refugee children born to […]

Video: Protesters rally against compulsory vaccination in Brisbane

June 22, 2015 | 5 Comments Advocating for freedom of choice in Australia. Photo: TOTT News Protesters rallied at Queens Park in Brisbane yesterday to oppose proposals to revoke family tax benefits of conscientious objectors to vaccination, through means of legislative reform, and to promote the ideals of freedom of choice from state-enforced measures through […]

Turkey’s AKP open to all parties for coalition

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Party is open to negotiate coalition possibilities with the other three parties with seats in the parliament. Speaking at an iftar event in Istanbul on Sunday hosted by the state-owned poorhouse organization Darulaceze, Davutoglu said he would speak with the three leaders […]

Sisi names Egypt’s first ambassador to Israel in three years

CAIRO – Egypt has named a new ambassador to Israel in a move that fills a position that has been vacant since former President Mohamed Morsi recalled the envoy three years ago. Hazem Khairat, an assistant foreign minister for diplomatic and consular affairs, was named the Egyptian ambassador to Israel, the Foreign Ministry said in […]

Outrage in Israel as Arab MP says to join Gaza flotilla

An announcement by an Arab Israeli lawmaker that he plans to join a pro-Palestinian flotilla seeking to break Israel’s blockade on Gaza caused outrage Monday among the country’s political class. Basel Ghattas, an MP with the Joint Arab List, sparked controversy after he announced he would join other parliamentarians and public figures from around the […]

Syrian rebels split over coalition al-Qaeda links

The Syrian opposition has split over the presence of al-Qaida affiliated groups in one of the most prominent opposition coalitions. In a series of statements released through social media, various units of the Southern Front of the Free Syrian Army have stated that they will not work with the Jaish al-Fateh (Army of Conquest) coalition, […]

Our jihadis and theirs

The real (armed) dangers of American life Consider this paragraph a holding action on the subject of getting blown away in America. While I write this dispatch, I’m waiting patiently for the next set of dispiriting killings in this country. And I have faith. Before I’m done, some angry – or simply mentally disturbed – […]

US Tells Europe to Help Them Aggravate Russia, Saying Russia is Aggressive

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer June 22, 2015 German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen – soldiers be like “you can launch an aggressive maneuver against me any time you like, baby, and I ain’t even mad if you call it defense.” “We need an aggressive stance against Russia because Russia is aggressive.” What is Russia getting […]

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