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  • U.S Hid Osama bin Laden After 9/11; Bush & Obama Worked Saudi & Iranian Deal to Safeguard [truth??]

    10/21/2018 4:01:24 AM PDT · by · 12 replies ^ | October 16, 2018 | Thomas Paine
    Osama bin Laden, the founder, and leader of terrorism conglomerate al-Qaeda, who was responsible for the deadly and devastating Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on U.S. soil, never was hiding in Afghanistan or its damp caves, according to explosive revelations in a new book from intelligence insiders and highly secret government documents. Thousands of Americans died that day and many more in the wretched aftermath. Instead, incredibly, bin Laden was whisked to a safe house in Iran following the deadly attacks on the World Trade Centers in New York, the Pentagon and the downing of a commercial jet in western Pennsylvania...
  • Don't force us to have facelifts, say S Korean women in world's plastic surgery capital

    10/21/2018 3:35:44 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The London Free Press ^ | October 20, 2018 | The Telegraph
    South Korea’s women have begun to rebel against impossible standards of beauty in a country known as the plastic surgery capital of the world. Women who call themselves “beauty resisters” have been destroying their cosmetics, cutting their hair and denouncing the pressures imposed on them by a patriarchal society which emphasises flawless beauty as the key to career and marital success. The trend, which has spread across social media and has been dubbed the “remove corset” movement, is the latest in a series of feminist initiatives in South Korea since the MeToo campaign began. Lina Bae, a beauty YouTuber, racked...
  • Jim Acosta: Whiny Pissant; CNN's Official Embarrassment to Journalism has Another Meltdown

    10/20/2018 10:05:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    WIBC-FM ^ | October 20, 2018 | Brian Baker
    You ever notice how Jim Acosta really sucks at journalism? Scratch that. You ever notice how Jim Acosta really sucks at pretending to be a journalist? Wait; scratch that. You ever notice how Jim Acosta is a whiny little pissant? There's certainly a mountain of evidence to support the thesis, and CNN's most punchable face offered up yet even more proof on Thursday night. First a little background: There's a very funny "Jim Acosta game" that Twitter users have popularized in response to Sir. Whiny Pissant's penchant for tweeting about himself. Players simply add the words "Dear Diary" to the...
  • Philippine Air Force set to acquire Gripen fighters

    10/20/2018 8:39:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Asia Times ^ | October 20, 2018 | Bertil Lintner|
    The air force has been looking for more than a decade for aircraft to replace its US-made F5A/B jet interceptors that retired in 2005 The Philippine government is likely to buy Swedish-made Gripen multirole supersonic fighters for its air force, the Philippine News Agency reports. Apart from being cheaper to purchase and less expensive to maintain, Gripen has also proved to be an excellent fighter aircraft, Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told the news agency in an exclusive interview this week. The Philippine Air Force has been looking for more than a decade for what aircraft it would buy to...
  • BREAKING: Man Steps Forward with Sexual Assault Allegations against Sen. Cory Booker

    10/20/2018 8:19:35 PM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 101 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 20, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Full Title: BREAKING: Man Steps Forward with Sexual Assault Allegations against Sen. Cory Booker — With Lawyer Response to Gateway Pundit The man claims Booker came to his workplace to speak, met him as he was coming out of the men’s room, and then pulled him back into the restroom and sexually assaulted him. The young man is a gay man and Democrat. The man tells a very detailed analysis on what took place at his work.
  • "Educator Apologizes For Her Mistakes" -- ANIMATION

    10/20/2018 6:37:57 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | Sept 5, 2012 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Older-but-wiser principal named Edwina Educator apologizes for dumb decisions she made when running a big public school. Only three-minutes long, this little video tells you everything you need to know about the public school system. Please share. ------------------------------------------------------------- I made it 6 years ago. The primary purpose was to test new video software called Xtranormal. You first type your script, then you can have characters move around and speak your words as you see in this video. Quite remarkable. Some of you would enjoy experimenting with it. Unfortunately Xtranormal, which was free, is dormant. Other options are now available but...
  • General trend: Republicans doing better, Democrats doing worse.

    10/20/2018 6:35:12 PM PDT · by NotaLowTBoomer · 9 replies
    various FR posts | me
    I remember in 2016, I focused on NC and FL. I poured over the statistics that I could find, And while the democrats (and my own liberal Aunt) were gleeful with their biased state polls (polls commissioned and conducted by liberals and then labeled unbiased) I told my Aunt a few weeks before the election that Trump was going to win both FL and NC based on ACTUAL voting statistics that were being reported on early voting. From what I can see, I've been watching FL, NC, AND TN mainly because I haven't seen much info on other states and...
  • Golf Instruction

    10/20/2018 4:44:15 PM PDT · by freepdawg · 20 replies
    Google Doc ^ | 10/20/2018 | GolfThink Collective
    This book was written to fill a gap we believe exists in golf instruction. It comes not from golf pros that have spent a lifetime learning and studying the golf swing and how to teach it. Rather, it comes from the viewpoint of amateur golfers who have struggled all of their lives to not only learn how to swing a golf club correctly, but to also lower their scores. In that quest, a common and chronic problem has arisen for all of us—the round-wrecker shots we all seem to hit when the pressure is on: either because of the anxiety...
  • BREAKING: Democrat party officials invite Hillary Clinton to cocktails and dinner [trunc]

    10/20/2018 4:10:29 PM PDT · by Duke C. · 38 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/20/18 | Ann Coulter
    Full title: BREAKING: Democrat party officials invite Hillary Clinton to cocktails and dinner at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
  • Vanity - Prayer Request

    10/20/2018 2:53:18 PM PDT · by piytar · 51 replies
    This is a prayer request. Have a friend in conflict with a true sociopath. A child is involved. This is a divorce matter that should have been over years ago, but the sociopath just won’t quit. And he is a really bad actor. So any prayers you can provide a would be appreciated.
  • Iran: protests with serious threat to the regime

    Iran has lots of oil and gas., The South Pars/North Dome Gas-Condensate Field in the Persian Gulf, which it shares with Qatar, is thought to be the largest natural gas field in the world. Iran had about US$50 billion a year selling its oil before US sanction. Never the less, today, in Iran, the people are suffering from unemployment and high prices. Reportedly On the morning of Tuesday, October 16, a large group of retirees protested in front of the regime's program and budget organization in Tehran. Protesters from different provinces, including Fars and Kermanshah, have come to Tehran to...

    10/20/2018 12:52:26 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 21 replies
    Powerline ^ | 20 Oct 2018 | Steven Hayward
    Elizabeth Warren is the gift that keeps on giving. She’s making a good bid to replace Hillary Clinton in that important role. Who can doubt that if/when Warren runs for president, her tribal identity is going to come up as a daily matter, no matter how hard she tries to make it “old news.” I haven’t had this much fun since . . . Tuesday.
  • Hillary Mulling Another Run for Office [semi-satire]

    10/20/2018 10:30:46 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 19 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 Oct 2018 | John Semmens
    Former Clinton aide Philippe Reines says the twice unsuccessful presidential candidate is “seriously considering running against Trump in 2020. On the one hand, she’s really disappointed in how voters treated her in 2016. They had their chance to elect the smartest woman in America to be their president, but they blew it. On the other hand, her great love for the country may drive her to once again sacrifice her own personal comfort in one more battle to save the nation from the ravages of the Trump Administration and the Republican Party.” “She's concerned about the Trump agenda of fostering...
  • People who bag their dog's poop and then leave it sitting on trail in middle of the woods!

    10/20/2018 10:03:53 AM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 58 replies
    Sorry about the poopy and gross subject matter here but I need to get this off my chest. I'll hide this post in "Bloggers & Personal" so the regular news-seeking folk don't have to see it. So it is a somewhat mild autumn day here in New England and thus a perfect day to go on a hike in one of the various state and town forests that abound in this part of Connecticut. During my walk, I saw at least a half dozen little baggies full of dog poop, all neatly tied off and discarded along the side of...
  • Jamal Khashoggi is today's Christine Blasey Ford

    10/20/2018 9:27:11 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 32 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-20-18 | DrJohn
    Since the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi Saudi has been offering various accounts of what happened to him. Yesterday they finally admitted that Khashoggi is dead. Journalist Jamal Khashoggi died after a fight that took place in the Saudi consulate in Turkey, Saudi state media reported on Friday afternoon. They announced the arrests of eighteen individuals in connection with Khashoggi’s death, many of whom were the same people caught on camera entering the consulate. Saudi officials also denied the reports that Khashoggi was dismembered, instead blaming his death on a fight that broke out in the consulate. They say he was killed in...
  • From ACT to NPC and You Get AOC

    10/20/2018 7:01:41 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 8 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 10-20-18 | MOTUS
    Q. In a country where every year the percentage of high school graduates deemed “college ready” declines do we continue to promote the concept that everyone should go to college?Bad news reported in the WSJ: ACT Scores Show Drop in College Readiness, Especially in Math. As usual, math and science hit hardest. A greater percentage of U.S. high-school graduates who took the ACT college-entrance exam aren’t ready for college-level coursework, with math readiness at a 14-year low. Reading that awkward sentence makes me think English scores might not be so far behind. Oh wait! "Readiness in English has also been...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report-10/20/2018

    10/20/2018 5:27:05 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/20/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    The Saudi government came out with its version of what happened to Jamal Khashoggi overnight. The Saudi government media reports that a fight took place inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2nd..... A man who is called a "Muslim hate preacher" and a supporter of ISIS, Anjem Choudry, has been released from prison in the UK halfway through his sentence.... In London at within the last hour (7AM Eastern US) Leicester Square was the scene of a rally by the "#IAmSoliderX" Movement..... The Justice Department is accusing a woman from St. Petersburg, Russia of interfering in the 2018...
  • When Migrants are Really Crisis Actors, All Hell Tends to Break Loose

    10/20/2018 5:01:18 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 13 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Pretty sure this girl just isn’t right in the head. – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the middle midget Democrat who is going to represent the Bronx in congress after this election, is back the news for saying something incredibly stupid again. Because of course she is. At a campaign event on Friday, Ms. Cortez, advocated we mobilize our entire economy to fight “global warming” (she doesn’t even know that the scammers want her to call it “climate change” these days) because it is an “existential threat” just like the Nazis. I swear I don’t make this stuff up: “So, when we talk...
  • Migrant caravan: 'May God soften Trump's heart'

    10/20/2018 4:36:31 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    Thousands of mostly Honduran migrants are stuck at the Mexico-Guatemala border hoping to make it to the US. President Trump has warned them that he will shut down the southern US border so they cannot enter. This is the second large-scale caravan of Central American migrants this year....
  • US cancels major military exercise with South Korea

    10/20/2018 4:20:58 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    CNN Politics ^ | October 19, 2018 | Barbara Starr and Ryan Browne
    The US and South Korea decided Friday to suspend another major joint military exercise to give the diplomatic process with North Korea "every opportunity to continue." "Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis and Minister of National Defense Jeong Kyeong-doo decided to suspend Exercise Vigilant Ace to give the diplomatic process every opportunity to continue," chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said in a statement. The decision was made during Mattis' meeting with his counterpart in Singapore. The exercise was due to take place in December. Last year's iteration of the Vigilant Ace involved 12,000 US troops and some 230 military aircraft...