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  • Affirmative Action and NASA

    09/20/2019 10:49:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 9/20/2019 | Joshua Foxworth
    In the 47 years since the last man set foot on the moon, the space program has changed a great deal. One of those changes has been incorporating mandated affirmative action policies. These policies have had an incredibly negative effect on both the progress in the space program and the engineers whose careers have been destroyed by them. The federal government mandates that a given percentage of work on a government contract go to minority-owned businesses. When building a large and complicated system like a space vehicle, it is almost impossible for a company like Boeing or Lockheed to meet...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 7/19-Saturday 7/20/2019 Newsdump Edition

    07/20/2019 1:50:00 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/19/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Iranian media report that a British flagged oil tanker has been seized by Iranian forces. Iran claiming that the tanker was seized for violating maritime regulations.... Iran stated its intention in recent days to respond to the seizure of one of its tankers by the UK. Earlier Friday the Supreme Court in Gibraltar granted a 30-day extension for detention of the Iranian oil tanker.... The Pentagon making it official Friday that US forces are going to Saudi Arabia.... Amidst all the controversy surrounding them, its been almost forgotten that Congresswoman Ihan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan are...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 7/14-Monday 7/15/2019

    07/15/2019 3:35:57 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/14/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Fox News reports the beginning of federal immigration raids Sunday in major cities targeting some 2-thousand in the country illegally among the millions..... In what seems like an emotional distraction from the facts on the ground, a Presidential tweet was thrown out to draw media attention on Sunday morning. It was directed at "Progressive" Democrat women in the House..... A man armed with a rifle opened fire and threw incendiary devices at a privately run prison for illegal immigrants in Tacoma, Washington early Saturday morning.... Some 180 arrests reported in Paris as protesters from the Yellow Vests appeared in conjunction...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 7/12-Saturday 7/13/2019 Newsdump Edition

    07/13/2019 1:50:03 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/12/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    The Federal Trade Commission reported to have approved a five billion dollar fine against Facebook.... The Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta resigning Friday.... Back to the Epstein case itself federal prosecutors have filed their reasoning as to why Jeffrey Epstein should be denied bail... On Thursday the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the indictment and felony conviction of the late Joe Robertson..... At last word Tommy Robinson was safe in HMP Belmarsh in London, held in isolation. But while the prison also houses political prisoners like Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, it has been also called the UK's Gitmo...
  • COUNTRY RESIDENCE for SALE

    07/08/2019 2:10:54 PM PDT · by NRx · 19 replies
    New York Tribune ^ | 06-12-1852 | staff
    COUNTRY RESIDENCE for SALE- Known as Rose Hill, in the town of Rye, Westchester County, in full view of Long Island Sound, and near the New Haven Railroad Station, at Mamoroneck, containing about seven acres of first quality land, beautifully divided in meadow and orchard, also one of the best stocked gardens in the County, with every variety of berry-fruit and flowers cultivated in this region of the country. The house is 1 1/2 story, cottage built, 26 by 30, with two large wings; there are two parlors, five bedrooms, dining and bathroom, and a very convenient kitchen, with Beebe's...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 7/5-Saturday 7/6/2019 Newsdump Edition

    07/06/2019 12:32:48 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/5/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    "There is no free press" Those just some of the words spoken by Tommy Robinson following the guilty verdict at his contempt trial in London Friday.... In Norway a secret verdict in a sexual abuse trial Wednesday inolving a prominent politician.... A civil lawsuit against actor Kevin Spacey has been dropped by a man who accused Spacey of groping him.... An earthquake Friday evening in the same general area as Thursday's tremor in California, this one stronger... Justice Department lawyers told Maryland US District Judge George Hazel on Friday that the Trump Administration is exploring options to add a citizenship...
  • Let the Identity Politics Pageant Begin

    06/26/2019 7:24:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 26, 2019 | Paul Curry
    Tonight, the debates for the Democratic Nomination for president of the United States will begin. Not one, but two glorious nights of NBC’s new, not ‘Must See TV’, but ‘Well, If the Yankee Game Is Rained Out and There Isn’t A Three Stooges Marathon On, Kinda Sorta Gotta See TV!’ Presidential races and nominating contests are supposed to be about the presentation of new ideas. Means by which we can move beyond existing problems facing our country, both real and perceived. Instead we are to be treated to a contest of who can bring something superficial and meaningless, yet new...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 6/16-Monday 6/17/2019

    06/17/2019 3:49:25 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/14/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    A massive crowd on the streets of Hong Kong Sunday as the protest continues against the extradition law. Organizers say some two million people took to the streets.... 30 killed and 40 wounded in a suicide bombing attack in northeastern Nigeria..... At least 12 killed, more than a dozen wounded in a jihadist rocket attack on a government held area in northwestern Syria... Turkey says it attacked the Syrian army in northwestern Syria in response to an attack by Syrian government forces on a Turkish observation post... Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the Russian S-400 air defense system is...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 6/13-Friday 6/14/2019

    06/13/2019 10:59:49 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 8 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/13/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    All 44 crew members from two oil tankers that came under attack in the Sea of Oman south of the Iranian coast have been rescued.... The Associated Press reports that the two vessels were carrying Japan related cargo and the attacks come as Japan's Prime Minister was visiting Iran to discuss tensions..... President Trump tweeted just before 230 pm Eastern time Thursday his appreciation to Mr. Abe for talking to the Iranians but said that when it comes to making a deal: "They are not ready, and neither are we!". Meanwhile the Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says this regarding...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 5/31-Saturday 6/1/2019 Newsdump Edition

    06/01/2019 2:50:39 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/31/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    The government of French President Emmanuel Macron is appealing the decision to stop the removal of food and water from quadriplegic hospital patient Vincent Lambert..... In Missouri a judge allowing the states last abortion clinic to remain open while a request for a permanent injunction is considered..... 12 are dead and the shooter killed by police in Virginia Beach, Virginia.... Mohamed Hichem M is the name of the suspect in last Friday's parcel bombing in Lyon, France...... In Morocco Abdessamad Ejjoud is one of three men who pledge allegiance to the Islamic State and is one of 24 men accused...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 5/16-Friday 5/17/2019 Newsdump Early Edition

    05/17/2019 3:24:31 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/16/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Saudi Arabia blaming Iran for the drone attacks on two oil pumping stations by Houth rebels from Yemen..... Airstrikes from the Saudi led coalition early Thursday on the Houthi controlled Yemeni capital of Sanaa killed six and wounded 72 including two Russian civilians..... British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is now agreeing with the notion of an Iranian threat..... Making noise about the US-Iran situation is Democratic Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard.... Earlier in the week Gabbard posted a video naming those who want war with Iran.... President Trump rolled out a new immigration plan on the White House lawn Thursday afternoon........
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Tuesday 5/7-Wednesday 5/8/2019

    05/08/2019 2:35:39 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/7/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have agreed to meet again next week.... Pompeo met with top Iraqi officials amidst a US warning based on Israeli intelligence reports, citing an Iranian threat to US interests..... Iran made official Wednesday what it was already reported to doing in recent days. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani informed Russia, China and other nations still involved in the 2015 JCPOA nuclear agreement (France, Germany United Kingdom) that Iran is pulling out... Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacting Wednesday saying: "Israel won't let Iran get nuclear weapons".... The Syrian Army...
  • Yellow Vests Week 25: Lower Numbers After Massive May Day Protests

    05/04/2019 4:13:39 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/4/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    By the numbers the government in France said 18,900 Yellow Vests protesters today while the Yellow Vests came in with 40,291 estimated at 155 locations. "The Yellow Number" on Facebook says its count comes from the "streets and roundabouts (traffic circles)" 1460 protesters estimated by the police in Paris today. The procession wrapping up at the Place de la Nation. The full "Sputnik" video from Paris...... In Lyon today protesters in Yellow Vests joined by a youth protest demanding action on "climate change". The video from Lyon shows some Yellow Vests but also includes police and protesters not wearing Yellow...
  • (BREAKING) N. Korea Launches Short Range Missile Toward Japan Sea (90 min. ago)

    05/03/2019 6:48:06 PM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 180 replies
    Basically leading with short dispatches saying the North Koreans did this at around 0906 am local Saturday (8:06 pm eastern USA) in Korea/Japan, about 90 minutes ago, into the Sea of Japan, traveling 70 to 200 kilometers from a launch site near Wonsan on DPRK east coast. (Report in Japanese—because fast breaking) Conservative Sankei Shimbun news, Tokyo
  • Sign This New White House Petition for DOJ to Investigate Obama’s Forged ID Documents

    05/03/2019 11:30:51 AM PDT · by CDR Kerchner · 80 replies
    CDR Kerchner (Ret) Blog ^ | 03 May 2019 | CDR Kerchner (Ret)
    Sign This New White House Petition for DOJ to Investigate Obama’s Forged ID Documents. Obama's key identity documents are forgeries or stolen. Sheriff Arpaio of AZ investigated them and proved the long form birth certificate PDF file and the draft registration card are forgeries. Obama is using an SSN which was initially issued to a person born in 1890 who was living in CT when it was issued in the mid 1970s, a state that Obama never lived in. It is time that federal investigative agencies look into these forged and stolen ID documents.
  • Nextrush Unplugged: Saturday Night Version

    04/28/2019 5:06:53 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/27/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Music Links..... SOS-ABBA WE DONT TALK ANYMORE-CLIFF RICHARD WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE-THE KINGSTON TRIO Welcome aboard, its Saturday night again and my mood in the music watching things move on by concerned about the pathways of people I have supported and admired in the past. Nigel Farage is disdaining the party he once led, UKIP, and he's getting great mainstream media coverage. Farage talks about being against "The Establishment" on Brexit, campaigning in an election campaign that Prime Minister Theresa May and Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn can put he kibosh on if they cut a new...
  • Breaking News: Week 23 Yellow Vests France, 60,000 Plus Police....Protest Ban At Notre-Dame....

    04/20/2019 12:04:17 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 10 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/19/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    A message of fear is being spread by France's Interior Minister Christophe Castaner Friday. Fear of demonstrations where black uniformed and or masked anarchists will come in among the Yellow Vests and attack police and businesses. Protest bans in force in shopping areas and city centers like the Champs-Elysees in Paris with a new restriction on protest at the Notre-Dame Cathedral, which has a reinvigorated status as a national symbol following Monday evening's fire.....
  • Watch This Bulletproof Tesla Model S Get Shot By 9 MM Handgun: Video

    04/14/2019 1:52:25 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 68 replies
    Inside EV ^ | 14 April 2019
    Its time to shoot a bulletproof Tesla. And thanks to ArmorMax for letting us ‘borrow’ their Model S. Adding bulletproof glass and paneling to a Tesla does add some weight to the body. BUT since Teslas are already pretty heavy its not a big deal. Losing a few miles of range due to the extra weight might be worth it for the added protection.
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 4/11-Friday 4/12/2019

    04/12/2019 2:42:32 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/11/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Julian Assange arrested at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London Thursday...... The 'no one is above the law' talking point repeated by British Prime Minister Theresa May speaking to the House of Commons. The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, says the British government should oppose Assange's extradition to the United States..... Eucadorian authorities have arrested a man described as being "close" to Assange.... A reporter for British activist Tommy Robinson's "TR.NEWS" website detained at Los Angeles International Airport....... Trump tweeting in part that its: "Too bad that the European Union is being so tough on the United Kingdom" Public opinion...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 4/7-Monday 4/8/2019

    04/08/2019 4:28:39 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/7/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    United States military forces stationed in Libya have been pulled out of the country. The United Nations also moving personnel out of the country as the Libyan National Army forces press their attack on the US-UN backed government that controls a small part of the country mostly around the capital city of Tripoli.... US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calling for an end to the fighting and for negotiations between the warring factions..... As early as Monday, the United States is expected to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran as a "terrorist organization"..... Seven were killed in a...