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  • China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier begins maiden sea trial

    05/13/2018 6:30:54 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 22 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | Sunday, 13 May, 2018, 9:51am | Matt Ho
    China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier began its maiden sea trial early Sunday morning, state media reported, putting its home-made power and propulsion systems to the test. The yet-to-be-christened Type 001A carrier left a shipyard at the northeastern port of Dalian at 6.45am, Xinhua said, and sailed out of the port half an hour later. The local maritime authority has declared a restricted area in the Yellow Sea off the Dalian coast from Sunday to noon on Friday. Military observers have been watching for signs the new aircraft carrier was about to start sea trials after photos of it being...
  • Canada will soon have more illegal border crossers than Syrian refugees

    05/03/2018 12:52:20 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 34 replies
    National Post ^ | May 2, 2018 7:35 AM EDT | Tristin Hopper
    The number of illegal border crossers in Canada will soon surpass the 25,000 Syrian refugees Canada accepted in 2016 In this Aug. 7, 2017 file photo, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer informs a migrant couple of the location of a legal border station, shortly before they illegally crossed from Champlain, N.Y., to Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, using Roxham Road. Authorities say more than 80 percent of the 4,000 migrants who crossed into Quebec recently are from Haiti, and the rest include people from India, Mexico, Colombia and Turkey.AP Photo/Charles Krupa, There are so many Mounties needed to process illegal border crossings...
  • Musings on Global Maneuvers: North Korea and Tsun Tsu's "Art of War"

    03/12/2018 5:59:51 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 16 replies
    Candor7 ^ | 3/12/2018 | Eastern Blog
    I caught this from a blog and thought I should post it here for strategic discussion purposes: ************************************* It’s interesting to look at the play between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in light of the Art of War. At least it is to me, and I’m putting down a few observations here because, while both figures have so much of the setting sun about them, the principles of generalship apply nonetheless, and we as protectors have an opportunity to observe and learn when they are played out so starkly and with such potent potential consequences....
  • Justin Trudeau is ridiculed by Indians

    02/22/2018 3:02:17 PM PST · by Candor7 · 62 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 07:40 EST, 22 February 2018 | Chris Pleasance
    Justin Trudeau has come in for criticism for his outfit choices while visiting India, with even the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister weighing in Bestselling author Bhaavna Arora was among the harshest critics, describing his wardrobe choices as 'fake and annoying' Bombay-based writer Shunali Khullar Shroff echoed the sentiments of many ordinary Indians when she suggested Trudeau looked dressed for a wedding. Kabir Taneja, a think-tank researcher, suggested Trudeau needs to 'chill' after he arrived at the airport in Amritsar in traditional Sikh dress Leading the criticism was Omar Abdullah, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, who tweeted...
  • George Clooney Signaling Political Move–

    02/20/2018 5:05:19 PM PST · by Candor7 · 54 replies
    Showbiz 411 ^ | February 20, 2018 5:51 pm | Roger Friedman
    George Clooney continues his charitable giving– now half a million dollars to the March for Our Lives. He and wife Amal will make an appearance at the gun control rally. Clooney is an ardent supporter of civil rights in places like Sudan with the still-going Not On Our Watch (They are still giving hundreds of thousands of dollars there to protect the South Sudan). But this may signal a new political move by him by actual going to Washington DC on March 24t. Oprah Winfrey has just tweeted that she will join the Clooneys in their donation. Clooney– thanks to...
  • Putin orders Netanyahu to halt military strikes on Iranian targets

    02/13/2018 8:27:06 PM PST · by Candor7 · 39 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11:29 EST, 12 February 2018 | Chris Pleasance
    F-16 jet was shot down on Saturday over northern Israel, prompting retaliation Israeli forces launched a series of bombardments against bases in Syria But Benjamin Netanyahu backed down after a call from Putin, it is reported Putin warned him against escalating the conflict in the region after Russia has spent years propping up the Assad regime Vladimir Putin warned Benjamin Netanyahu to back off from military strikes in Syria after an Israeli warplane was shot down in the region on Saturday. The Russian President told Netanyahu in a phone call on Saturday evening to avoid a course of action that...
  • ‘I want to help humans genetically modify themselves’

    12/25/2017 3:25:38 AM PST · by Candor7 · 51 replies
    The Gurardian ^ | Sun 24 Dec ‘17 08.30 GMT | Tom Ireland
    Josiah Zayner, 36, recently made headlines by becoming the first person to use the revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr to try to change their own genes. Part way through a talk on genetic engineering, Zayner pulled out a syringe apparently containing DNA and other chemicals designed to trigger a genetic change in his cells associated with dramatically increased muscle mass. He injected the DIY gene therapy into his left arm, live-streaming the procedure on the internet. The former Nasa biochemist, based in California, has become a leading figure in the growing “biohacker” movement, which involves loose collectives of scientists, engineers, artists,...
  • Canada scraps plan to buy Boeing fighters and will go with used Australian F-18s

    12/06/2017 1:42:19 AM PST · by Candor7 · 25 replies
    The National Post ^ | December 5, 2017 8:04 PM EST | Reuters
    The move underlines Ottawa's anger at a decision by Boeing to launch a trade challenge against Canadian planemaker Bombardier OTTAWA — Canada is scrapping a plan to buy 18 Boeing Super Hornet fighter jets amid a deepening dispute with the U.S. aerospace company, three sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Instead, the Liberal government will announce next week it intends to acquire a used fleet of older Australia F-18 jets, the same kind of plane Canada currently operates, said the sources, who asked not to be identified because of the sensitivity of the situation. The move underlines Ottawa’s...
  • Minnesota Public Radio Drops Garrison Keillor Over Allegations of Improper Conduct

    11/29/2017 7:57:21 PM PST · by Candor7 · 28 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | NOV. 29, 2017 | MAYA SALAM
    “I put my hand on a woman’s bare back,” he wrote. “I meant to pat her back after she told me about her unhappiness and her shirt was open and my hand went up it about six inches. She recoiled. I apologized. I sent her an email of apology later and she replied that she had forgiven me and not to think about it.” Mr. Keillor claimed that they continued to be friends “right up until her lawyer called.”
  • Former Gadsden mall manager says Roy Moore wasn't banned

    11/16/2017 3:39:34 AM PST · by Candor7 · 175 replies
    WBRC Fox 6 News ^ | 15 Nov. 2017 | Janet Hall
    Former Gadsden mall manager says Roy Moore wasn't banned (Video News Feed)
  • Russia might be about to invade Europe. Here's how America should respond

    09/22/2017 8:05:33 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 133 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Aug 31, 2017, 9:37 AM | Tom Rogan
    Between Sept. 14-20, the Russian armed forces will conduct a major exercise, ZAPAD 2017. Employing forces from various Russian commands, the exercise will test the military's ability to conduct a combined arms offensive. That's exactly the kind of operation Russia would use to invade Europe. While there's nothing new in the Russians carrying out a military exercise, this situation is different due to the scale and location of the forces involved. Russia claims under 10,000 personnel will be involved but as many as 100,000 Russian soldiers are actually expected to deploy. Their number will include armored and artillery units, and...
  • Barack Obama, the Quintessential Liberal Fascist

    09/11/2017 4:40:53 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Share Share | Twitter | Facebook | Comments | Print | Email May 12, 2009 Read more: http://www. | Kyle-Anne Shiver
    "They fear that the development and building of People's (community) Organizations is the building of a vast power group which may fall prey to a fascistic demagogue who will seize leadership and control and turn an organization into a Frankenstein's monster against democracy." - Saul Alinsky responding to his critics, Reveille for Radicals; p. 199 When Saul Alinsky began building his community-organization movement in 1930s Chicago, observers were watching Alinsky with one eye, while with the other eye observing the building of communist and fascist movements in Europe.
  • Redneck Revolt: armed leftists confront White Nationalists in Charlottesville

    08/23/2017 2:41:07 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 51 replies
    Nate Thayer - Journalist ^ | August 18, 2017 | Nate Thayer
    “Let’s put the RED back in redneck,” is the slogan of Redneck Revolt, a rapidly expanding nationwide network of gun-toting leftists who confront White Nationalists at public demonstrations. “The Left is getting armed again and I am honored to be a part of that,” said Mitchell Lewis of the Silver Valley chapter of Redneck Revolt in Davidson County, North Carolina who was in Charlottesville, Virginia carrying an AR-15 rifle against White Nationalist protestors. At least five chapters of Redneck Revolt, heavily armed with AR-15 semi-automatic rifles, shotguns and other weapons, were at the “Unite the Right” demonstration last weekend in...
  • Ancient humans had sex with a mysterious species, scientists discover

    07/25/2017 4:08:29 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 98 replies
    News.com.au ^ | July 25, 2017 | Jasper Hamill
    HUMANITY has a filthy secret: our ancestors used to have sex with members of other species. That’s the finding in a new piece of research which suggests ancient people used to romp with a “ghost” species of proto human. We are just one of a number of species known as hominins. Members of this family include Neanderthals and Denisovans, which are no longer found on Earth. “It seems that interbreeding between different early hominin species is not the exception — it’s the norm,” said Omer Gokcumen, assistant professor of biological sciences at the University of Buffalo. Gokcumen tested the DNA...
  • Senate announces probe of Loretta Lynch behavior in 2016 election

    06/23/2017 12:58:01 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 83 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Friday, June 23, 2017 | Stephen Dinan
    The Senate Judiciary Committee has opened a probe into former Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s efforts to shape the FBI’s investigation into 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, the committee’s chairman announced Friday. In a letter to Ms. Lynch, the committee asks her to detail the depths of her involvement in the FBI’s investigation, including whether she ever assured Clinton confidantes that the probe wouldn’t “push too deeply into the matter.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Talks Underway For New Conservative Network Amid Fears Fox News Moving Too Far Left

    04/28/2017 10:44:58 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 47 replies
    Media ITE ^ | 10:45 am, April 28th, 2017 | Rachel Stockman
    On the heels of major shakeups at the Fox News Network, an alternative conservative network is being actively discussed amongst conservative fat cats. A well-placed source close to the proposal tells Mediaite that serious discussions are underway to create an alternative conservative cable network on the belief that the Fox News Network is moving too far to the left. The source, who is engaged in the talks, says a meeting is planned for today with two prominent high-powered television executives, some underperforming conservative networks and people who have an interest and the ability to fund a new network. The potential...
  • House delays Obamacare vote, denying Trump 100-day win

    04/28/2017 3:25:57 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 77 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 05:13 BST, 28 April 2017 | Ariel Zilber
    Republican legislators in the House of Representatives have pushed back a vote to repeal Obamacare until next week, it was reported on Thursday. That means President Donald Trump's hopes for a major legislative 'win' before the expiration of his first 100 days in office appear to be on life support. Trump was eager to resuscitate an earlier Republican bid to pass a health care bill that would have replaced the Affordable Care Act, the signature piece of legislation passed by his predecessor, Barack Obama.< But House Speaker Paul Ryan and his senior GOP colleagues failed to muster the necessary number...
  • Trump Orders Missile Attack in Retaliation for Syrian Chemical Strikes

    04/07/2017 2:13:29 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 59 replies
    U.S. Department of Defense ^ | April 6, 2017 | Jim Garamone
    WASHINGTON, April 6, 2017 — The United States fired Tomahawk missiles into Syria today in retaliation for the regime of Bashar Assad using nerve agents to attack his own people. President Donald J. Trump ordered the attack on Al-Shayrat Air Base, the base from which the chemical attack on Syria’s Idlib province was launched. The missiles were launched from U.S. Navy ships in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross fires a tomahawk land attack missile while conducting naval operations in the Mediterranean Sea, April 7, 2017. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Robert S....
  • GOP Centrists, Not Freedom Caucus, Are Blocking Deal To Replace Obamacare

    04/02/2017 1:22:42 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 35 replies
    Forbes ^ | Apr 2, 2017 @ 01:10 AM | Avik Roy
    The conventional wisdom—repeated by President Trump—is that the right-wing House Freedom Caucus is singlehandedly blocking Republican attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare. In fact, Freedom Caucus members have been reaching out to the larger bloc of “no” votes—GOP moderates—to find a path forward. Moderates are rebuffing them. Here’s why. Moderates hang up on hard-liners As I discussed last week, the contours of a deal exist that could satisfy the concerns of both the House Freedom Caucus and GOP pragmatists. They involve replacing the AHCA’s flat tax credit with a means-tested one that focuses on offering assistance to the working poor,...
  • Join a People’s Filibuster in Your City ( Anti-Gorsuch Whackos)

    04/01/2017 1:23:27 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 26 replies
    The People's Defense ^ | 1 April 2017 | Staff
    Join a People’s Filibuster in Your City Americans are coming together to join People’s Filibuster events across the country. All times are in the morning, shown in the local time zone. Find an event in your local city below or host your own.