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  • U.S. Needs Sea-Based Nuclear Capability to Ensure Second-Strike Capability

    05/23/2024 3:08:53 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 9 replies
    US Department of Defense ^ | May 23, 2024 | C. Todd Lopez
    The U.S. needs all three legs of its nuclear triad, including the land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles and air-launched cruise missiles maintained by the Air Force, as well as the sea-based weapons that are the domain of the Navy. In a nuclear conflict where adversaries launch a first strike, it's possible they might render U.S. ground-based and air-launched systems unusable. But the U.S. still maintains deterrence though sea-based systems, which guarantee a second-strike capability— the ability to strike back. "If you think about it from the adversary's perspective, anything that they may think they could do as an initial strike, that...
  • The World Economic Forum Told Us Their Plan. This Is Our Future If Democrats Win The 2024 Election

    05/22/2024 8:34:35 AM PDT · by george76 · 23 replies
    X twitter ^ | May 22, 2024
    Total Control: Individual Carbon Footprint Trackers that will definitely be programmed to Central Bank Digital Currency’s.. “We're developing through technology an ability for consumers to measure their own carbon footprint. What does that mean? - That's where are they traveling. - How are they traveling. - What are they eating. - What are they consuming on the platform. So individual carbon footprint tracker. Stay tuned. We don't have it operational yet, but this is something that we're working on.”
  • Was Obama-implicating 'top-secret binder' what FBI really wanted?

    05/22/2024 4:07:12 PM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    WND News Center ^ | May 22, 2024 | Bob Unruh
    Agents took many photos inside Melania Trump's room at Mar-a-Lago... FBI authorized agents who were involved in that infamous raid on President Trump's Mar-a-Lago home to use "deadly force" as needed have triggered a resurgence of reports about just what the bureau was seeking there ... Joe Biden had classified documents from his days as senator and vice president, and there was no raid. And Mike Pence had documents from his vice presidency and there was no raid. Perhaps the target was a binder including documents from the government's Crossfire Hurricane .. sponsored by .. Hillary Clinton ... that "missing...
  • Grassley: Obama State Department blocked FBI's effort to arrest Iranian suspects

    05/22/2024 9:07:36 PM PDT · by bitt · 19 replies
    https://justthenews.com ^ | 5/22/2024 | MISSY SEVERI
    The senators claimed the reason for the State Department's interference was because of ongoing negotiations related to the Obama administration's Iran nuclear deal, which former President Barack Obama signed in 2015. Republican Sens. Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson unveiled evidence on Wednesday that former Secretary of State John Kerry's State Department "actively interfered" with the FBI's attempts to arrest people suspected of being in the United States illegally to support Iran's efforts to create weapons of mass destruction. Whistleblowers allegedly told the senators and shared unclassified documents with them that supported their claims, and showed that the Justice Department and...
  • Obama State Department blocked FBI from arresting supporters of Iran nuclear program in US: emails

    05/22/2024 8:11:18 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 8 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 22, 2024 | Brooke Singman
    The Obama-Biden State Department “actively interfered” to prevent the FBI from executing arrest warrants on individuals illegally in the United States who were allegedly supporting Iranian financial efforts to develop weapons of mass destruction, whistleblowers told Sens. Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson. Fox News Digital obtained letters Grassley, R-Iowa, and Johnson, R-Wis., sent to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and Attorney General Merrick Garland on the matter. The Obama-Biden administration began its Joint Plan of Action, which served as the negotiating process for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran Nuclear...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 23 May 2024

    05/22/2024 6:02:27 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 50 replies
    Serving the Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ Take A Bow, Sailors! Congratulations! PORTSMOUTH, Va. (April 18, 2024) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Blaine Jackson, a native of Brooklyn, New York, and assigned to Navy and Marine Corps Force Health Protection Command, and Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Jhandi Hansford, a native of Silver Spring, Maryland, and assigned to Reserve Component Naval Medical Forces Atlantic pose for a photo during the fiscal year 2023 Naval Medical Forces Atlantic Regional Active Duty and Reserve Sailor of the Year (SOY) announcement, April 19, 2024. SOY finalists participated in a variety...
  • Sen. Rick Scott enters race to succeed McConnell as GOP Senate leader

    05/22/2024 3:33:35 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 13 replies
    NBC News ^ | May 22, 2024 | Kate Santaliz and Zoë Richards
    Other contenders for the role include Senate Minority Whip John Thune, R-S.D., and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, the former whip Sen. Rick Scott of Florida announced Wednesday that he is jumping into the race to succeed Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell after he leaves the post later this year.
  • House Republican demands information on proposed treaty to expand WHO power in future pandemics

    05/22/2024 1:20:33 PM PDT · by bitt · 5 replies
    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 5/22/2024 | Cami Mondeaux
    EXCLUSIVE — A House Republican lawmaker is demanding answers from the Biden administration regarding concerns about a proposed treaty being considered by the World Health Organization that would expand the agency’s abilities to respond to future pandemics. In a letter sent to Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday, Rep. Lance Gooden (R-TX) is leading a group of House Republicans to press for information related to the proposed pandemic treaty, which is expected to be voted on during the World Health Assembly at the end of this month. The Texas Republican expressed concerns with the agreement, arguing it would unnecessarily...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The ID The One Classic TV Character Not In These Scenes Quiz - Wednesday, May 22, 2024

    05/21/2024 6:00:12 PM PDT · by luvie · 104 replies
    For the best troops & vets in the world...& their families, too! | luvie and the Canteen Couch Potatoes
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~--Canteen Mission Statement--Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allies' military and family members of the above. Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The.....Can You ID The One Classic TV Character Not In These Scenes Quiz Click HERE to take the quiz! Have fun!Please remember that The Canteen here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • Europe Agrees to Give Russia's Billions to Ukraine

    05/21/2024 5:12:41 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 105 replies
    Newsweek ^ | May 21, 2024 | Isabel van Brugen
    Russian central bank assets. Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsky said the move will hand Ukraine up to €3 billion (about $3.3 billion) this year. "We have approved in the EU using revenues from Russia's central bank's frozen assets to help Ukraine," wrote Lipavsky on X, formerly Twitter. "Up to €3B only this year, 90% goes for Ukraine's military. Russia must pay for its war damages." The financial assets were frozen shortly after Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. Reuters reported this month that the EU has estimated that by 2027, windfall profits from Russia's central bank...
  • 'Mossad agent Eli Kopter': Israeli joke sparks wave of conspiracy theories on Raisi's death

    05/21/2024 4:46:34 AM PDT · by bert · 21 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 5/21/24 | YINON BEN SHUSHAN
    One of the jokes on the death of former Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi that garnered success stated "The pilot is a Mossad agent named Eli Kopter.” Following the reports that emerged on Sunday regarding the helicopter crash of President Ebrahim Raisi, social media users in Israel celebrated the death of the Iranian leader. One of the jokes that garnered success stated, "The pilot is a Mossad agent named Eli Kopter.” The joke spread quickly and reached social networks around the world. Many users, unaware that it was a joke, took it seriously, and many even shared it as a sign...
  • In divided Iran, president's death met by muted mourning and furtive celebration

    05/21/2024 4:15:26 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    Reuters ^ | 21/5/24 | Parisi Hafezi
    DUBAI, May 20 (Reuters) - Iran proclaimed five days of mourning for President Ebrahim Raisi on Monday, though the muted atmosphere revealed little of the spectacular public grief that has accompanied the deaths of other senior figures in the Islamic Republic's 45-year history. While government loyalists packed into mosques and squares to pray for Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, both killed in a helicopter crash, most shops remained open and the authorities made little effort to interrupt ordinary life. A year after Raisi's hardline government cracked down violently to end the biggest anti-establishment demonstrations since the 1979 revolution,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, California ~ 21 MAY 2024

    05/20/2024 6:00:55 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 39 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, CaliforniaNaval Weapons Station Seal Beach is a United States Navy weapons and munitions loading, storage and maintenance facility located in Seal Beach, California with detachments in Fallbrook, and Norco, both also in California. It also encloses the Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge.The command exists to provide base operating support to the Navy's ordnance mission. Command and tenant personnel provide munitions receipt, segregation, inspection, maintenance, storage, issue, and assessment services to Navy operating forces and other Department of Defense and homeland security entities.Unique among most naval weapons facilities, Detachment...
  • Michael Cohen’s ex-attorney contradicts Trump ‘fixer’s testimony, gets ripped by judge in fiery scene at hush money trial

    05/20/2024 3:53:11 PM PDT · by bitt · 40 replies
    https://nypost.com ^ | 5/20/2024 | Kyle Schnitzer and Ben Ko
    An attorney who once represented Michael Cohen testified Monday that Donald Trump’s fixer-turned-foe had told him the ex-president “knew nothing” about the hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels — moments before irking the judge by rolling his eyes and muttering on the stand. Robert “Bob” Costello, the second witness called by Trump’s lawyers at his Manhattan criminal trial, contradicted previous testimony by Cohen that the real estate mogul was aware of the deal to pay Daniels $130,000 to silence her story about having a tryst with him. “Michael Cohen said numerous times that President Trump knew nothing about...
  • Donald Trump trial updates: Furious Michael Cohen says he stole $60,000 from Trump as 'self-help' because ex-president slashed his bonus - in bombshell testimony blowing the prosecution case wide open

    05/20/2024 10:30:41 AM PDT · by bitt · 97 replies
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | 5/20/2024 | By ROB CRILLY
    The prosecution’s 'star witness' Michael Cohen is back on the stand for a third day, as the court waits with bated breath to find out whether former President Donald Trump could testify himself. He finally admitted under oath that he stole $60,000 from the Trump Organization by ‘grossing up’ payments for tax. Donald Trump was seen shaking his head as his former ‘fixer’ made the revelation, confirming he’s a common thief. Cohen also dramatically revealed that he dealt with an apparent photo ‘extortion’ blackmail attempt involving the ex-president’s daughter, Tiffany. Cohen admits he was handling Tiffany Trump ‘blackmail’ Blanche continues...
  • Evergreen State College President Gives into Demands of Leftist Student Protesters

    05/29/2017 2:58:34 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 29, 2017 | TOM CICCOTTA
    The president of Evergreen State College has announced he will comply with the demands of students who protested professor Bret Weinstein, who refused to participate in a campus event where white students and staff were asked to leave school grounds. Although Evergreen President George Bridges announced that progressive professor Bret Weinstein wouldn’t be suspended, Bridges announced that he would comply with the long list of demands that the students brought before him. “I’m George Bridges, I use he/him pronouns,” he began, before stating that he would comply with most of the student protester’s demands. Bridges went as far to say that...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Hector A Cafferata, Jr ~ 20 May 2024

    05/19/2024 5:01:15 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 38 replies
    Serving the Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock! Thank you for all you do! For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces. Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today! ~ Hall of Heroes ~Hector A Cafferata, Jr. Information from here. Hector Albert Cafferata, Jr., USMCR (Retired) (November 4, 1929 - April 12, 2016) was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his heroic service at the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. In November 1950, Pvt Cafferata single-handedly held off a regimental-strength enemy and saved...
  • Grocery Prices Fall for the First Time in a Year

    05/19/2024 2:15:57 PM PDT · by I got the rope · 99 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/16/2024 | Sylvan Lane
    Grocery prices fell on the whole in April for the first time in 12 months, according to data released Wednesday by the Labor Department.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ CATCHING A SECOND WIND ~ 19 May 2024

    05/18/2024 5:00:26 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 37 replies
    Serving the Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    CATCHING A SECOND WIND Cross country runners and other long distance runners have all relied on a "second wind" to finish their race; the longer the race the more "second winds" will be required. This physiological wind source is a timely aid in propelling an exhausted runner onward to the finish. The phenomenon of the "second wind" has a spiritual principle, too. When the purposes of God seem too distant to continue, God provides a "second wind" to propel his people onward to finish the cause in which they are engaged. Indeed: "They that wait upon the Lord shall...
  • The Plot Against the President- Film from 2020

    05/18/2024 3:32:39 PM PDT · by Syncro · 33 replies
    rottentomatoes.com ^ | Release Date (Theaters) Oct 9, 2020, Limited | Filmmaker Amanda Milius
    Filmmaker Amanda Milius examines evidence of a conspiracy to sabotage President Donald Trump. Critic's Name Armond White Publication National Review The reviewThe Plot Against the President doesn't end with triumph and victory like Costa-Gavras's rousing Z. Neither does it end with vengeance like Red Dawn. Fact is, Milius has made a cliffhanger -- but with an informative explanation. Date Dec 9, 2020