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  • How CIA and MI6 Created ISIS

    04/17/2024 11:14:50 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 20 replies
    Within just 24 hours of the horrific mass shooting in Moscow’s Crocus City Hall on March 22nd, which left at least 137 innocent people dead and 60 more critically wounded, US officials blamed the slaughter on ISIS-K, Daesh’s South-Central Asian branch. For many, the attribution’s celerity raised suspicions Washington was seeking to decisively shift Western public and Russian government focus away from the actual culprits - be that Ukraine, and/or Britain, Kiev’s foremost proxy sponsor. Full details of how the four shooters were recruited, directed, armed, and financed, and who by, are yet to emerge. The Kremlin claims to have...
  • OVERNIGHT BLITZ Ukraine ‘launches US-made long-range missiles’ at Putin’s key military airfield in Crimea & destroys ammo depot in blitz

    04/17/2024 4:50:02 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 26 replies
    Sun UK ^ | 4/17/2024 | Will Stewart
    UKRAINE has launched another blistering attack on one of Putin's key military airfields in occupied Crimea. Dramatic footage shows blinding explosions erupting overnight as Kyiv's forces destroyed valuable ammunition stores in the blitz. Ukraine launched it's overnight ambush above Dzhankoi airfield in northern Crimea. The military base - a key hub for Russia - is used by Putin’s twisted forces to launch strikes on Ukraine. Ukraine used US-made ATACMS long range missiles in the pinpoint strike. Some of Putin's valued choppers are kept at Dzhankoi along with Russian S-300 and S-400 missile systems. Missile alerts were only sounded after the...
  • Iran state TV uses footage of crazed One Direction fans to show ‘Israelis panicking’ after missile attacks

    04/16/2024 5:53:29 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 13 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 16, 2024 | Yaron Steinbuch
    “In fact, it shows Louis Tomlinson fans near Four Seasons Hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina last week,” a fellow BBC fact-checker said of the 32-year-old singer and one-time Harry Styles bandmate in One Direction. The footage, also shared by numerous online influencers, was just one of a number aired by Iran’s state TV claiming to show scenes of devastation from the weekend’s air strikes, despite Israel shooting down around 99% of the drones and missiles fired at the Jewish state. Another that IRINN claimed to be the fiery aftermath of a missile strike was actually from a February forest fire...
  • Next Pandemic 100 Times Worse than COVID [semi-satire]

    04/11/2024 10:51:59 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 14 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 April 2024 | John Semmens
    Presidential Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said "the President has been briefed by scientific experts who warn that the H5N1 strain of bird flu could have a 50% fatality rate. That means it would kill half the people who catch the disease, which they tell us will be almost everyone. Since the fatality rate for COVID turned out to be only one half of a percent, the bird flu would kill 100 times as many people as COVID did." "The CDC is working on the measures that will be needed to limit the damage," Jean-Pierre assured an incredulous press corps. "This...
  • The Growing Weakness of Western Artillery Capabilities

    04/11/2024 7:32:41 AM PDT · by hardspunned · 77 replies
    New Eastern Outlook ^ | 3/26/24 | Brian Berletic
    After decades of waging war against impoverished nations with destitute armies, or no standing armies at all, the US has suddenly found itself in a rapidly changing world where peer and near-peer competitors are outpacing it in military capabilities. Many of these capabilities are showing up on the battlefield in places the US has until recently enjoyed relative military superiority. One area the US has found itself particularly weak in is artillery. The conflict in Ukraine has revealed a variety of shortcomings regarding not only US artillery capabilities, but those of the collective West.
  • Russia’s Top Investigative Body Accuses U.S. Senior Officials and Hunter Biden-Linked Burisma of Terror Attacks

    04/10/2024 11:54:23 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 4 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 9, 2024 | Anthony Scott
    Russia’s highest investigative body announced on Tuesday that it has launched an official criminal probe into senior officials in the United States and other NATO countries who are suspected of financing terrorism acts. According to The Moscow Times, Russia’s Investigative Committee, which is the primary federal investigating authority of Russia, has accused U.S. Senior officials, NATO members, and the Hunter Biden-linked Bursima Holdings of financing terror attacks that have occurred both inside and outside of Russia. The statement was made in a video released by the Committee but did not refer to a specific terror attack. The Investigative Committee’s probe...
  • Regulators tout climate mitigation as key to calming insurance markets

    04/09/2024 7:20:05 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    Insurance News Net ^ | April 9, 2024 | By John Hilton
    State insurance regulators are taking the first steps on what will be long and difficult effort to mitigate climate impacts. Foremost it will require cooperation and buy in. To that end, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners took the rare step of holding a media briefing Friday to again spotlight its landmark National Climate Resilience Strategy. Adopted March 18, the strategy is a desperately needed first step, said Andrew Mais, Connecticut insurance commissioner and 2024 president of the NAIC. “The goal of a strategy is to drive faster and more effective risk reduction by state insurance regulators to ensure that...
  • WSU study: Climate change hurts honey bees

    04/09/2024 6:54:15 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 48 replies
    The Columbian ^ | April 9, 2024 | By Conrad Swanson, The Seattle Times
    One of nature’s most important keystone species is working itself to death. Colonies of honey bees — crucial pollinators for a wide variety of plants and cash crops — are at risk of collapse because of climate change, a recent study by scientists at Washington State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture found. Long and warmer fall months across the Pacific Northwest encourage bees to emerge from their colonies when they should be resting, said Gloria DeGrandi-Hoffman, a research leader at the USDA’s Carl Hayden Bee Research Center in Arizona. “When it’s warm out, they fly and when they...
  • Biden Is Spending $1 Trillion to Fight Climate Change. Voters Don’t Care.

    04/09/2024 6:43:26 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 45 replies
    The Wall Street Journal | MSN ^ | April 9, 2024 | by Amrith Ramkumar
    President Biden has done more to address climate change than any of his predecessors. So far, voters don’t seem to care. The Biden campaign and a collection of progressive groups are trying to change that. They believe the president’s record on climate change can boost his popularity with young voters. The strategy is risky because climate has never been a priority with voters. A Journal poll, which surveyed voters in seven swing states in March, found that just 3% of 18-to-34-year-old voters named climate change as their top issue, with most citing the economy, inflation or immigration. That is roughly...
  • ‘Climate homicide’ architects pitch theory to prosecutors

    04/09/2024 6:20:32 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 30 replies
    E & E News ^ | April 9, 2024 | By Lesley Clark
    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts — Lawyers advancing an effort to charge oil companies with homicide over climate-related deaths are ramping up their campaign to hold fossil fuel producers criminally accountable for contributing to climate change. The authors of “Climate Homicide: Prosecuting Big Oil for Climate Death” embarked on a road trip of college campuses this spring, making the case for bringingcriminal charges against oil and gas companies. The push by David Arkush, director of Public Citizen’s climate program, and Donald Braman, an associate professor at George Washington University Law School, aims to bolster support for the theory through presentations at law schools....
  • EU climate service: March 2024 hottest on record; 10th straight record-breaking month

    04/09/2024 6:09:55 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies
    UPI ^ | April 9, 2024 | By Paul Godfrey
    April 9 (UPI) -- The European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Service said Tuesday that at 1.68 degrees Celsius hotter than the "pre-industrial" era, March was the warmest March on record and the tenth straight temperature record-breaking month. The new March high was calculated from an estimate of the average March temperature during the "pre-industrial" reference period, designated as 1850-1900 which also shows a year-round global average temperature from April 2023 to March 2024 period that is 1.58 degrees Celsius higher than the pre-industrial average. The climate group's top scientist called for urgent cuts in the volume of greenhouse gasses being...
  • Swiss climate policy shortcomings violated human rights, top court rules

    04/09/2024 6:03:30 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 25 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 9, 2024 | By Gloria Dickie, Kate Abnett and Christian Levaux
    STRASBOURG, France, April 9 (Reuters) - Europe's top human rights court ruled on Tuesday that the Swiss government had violated the human rights of its citizens by failing to do enough to combat climate change. The European Court of Human Rights's (ECtHR) decision on the case brought by more than 2,000 elderly Swiss women set a precedent that will resonate across Europe and beyond for how courts deal with a growing trend of climate litigation. The Swiss women, known as KlimaSeniorinnen, argued their government's climate inaction put them at risk of dying during heatwaves. In her ruling, Court President Siofra...
  • The Ministry of BS Will See You Now

    04/09/2024 4:46:55 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9 Apr, 2024 | J.B. Shurk
    I wonder if there is ever a moment while DHS Secretary Mayorkas is claiming that America’s borders are entirely secure and blaming “climate change” for the influx of tens of millions of illegal aliens into the United States when he thinks, “Wow, I am really full of BS. I mean, it is simply amazing how much BS I shovel down the American people’s throats every single day.” The notion that powerful people lie to the public is certainly not new. You can go back through the centuries and find essays, songs, drawings, and folktales that all attest to the timeless...
  • Reducing production and consumption growth in high-income countries: Is it good for tackling climate change?

    04/08/2024 3:44:39 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 10 replies ^ | April 8, 2024 | by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
    A new study led by Jarmo Kikstra, a research scholar in the IIASA Energy, Climate, and Environment Program, explores whether reducing production and consumption growth could make a significant contribution to resolving the climate crisis. As the effects of climate change become more severe and the scale of environmental damage gains magnitude, some researchers disagree about the desirability and feasibility of further economic growth in high-income countries. More recently, the case has been made for exploring a "degrowth" (or post-growth) strategy. Such a strategy would entail reducing less necessary forms of production and consumption (rather than growing them) with the...
  • Russian trolls target U.S. support for Ukraine, Kremlin documents show

    04/08/2024 1:32:41 PM PDT · by · 250 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4-8-2024 6:30 a.m. EDT | Catherine Belton, Joseph Menn
    When President Biden proposed an additional $24 billion in supplemental funding for Ukraine in August, Moscow spin doctors working for the Kremlin were ready to try to undermine public support for the bill, internal Kremlin documents show. In an ongoing campaign that seeks to influence congressional and other political debates to stoke anti-Ukraine sentiment, Kremlin-linked political strategists and trolls have written thousands of fabricated news articles, social media posts and comments that promote American isolationism, stir fear over the United States’ border security and attempt to amplify U.S. economic and racial tensions, according to a trove of internal Kremlin documents...
  • Mike Turner: Russian Propaganda on Ukraine Is Infecting GOP

    04/07/2024 7:34:28 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 125 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/07/2024 | Pam Key
    Representative Mike Turner (R-OH) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Russian propaganda has “absolutely” infected the Republican base. Anchor Jake Tapper said, “Let’s turn to Ukraine, an issue that’s important to you and your fellow Republican Chairman, Michael McCaul, who runs the form refers committee. Congressman McCaul made a comment this week about what he says sounds like Russian propaganda from some conservative media. Why it’s so difficult to explain to Republican voters why supporting Ukraine is important. He said, “I think Russian propaganda has made its way into the United States, unfortunately, and it’s infected a...
  • Nextrush Unplugged Weekend: Federal Funds=Federal Control, Lust For War With Russia And China, A Constitutional Amendment To Protect Our Right To Food, 50 Years Ago Tonight, Michael Savage On Suicide

    04/06/2024 9:52:30 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/6/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    Federal Funding Equals Federal Control Is The Bottom Line Why Pretend To Impede Federal Power In An Election Year... Political drama does not distract me very much I am focused on the read situation on the ground. Even when they talk about the border in the "Conservative Media" notice how they slip in lines about Chinese nationals or even Chinese drugs coming across our border they're leading you to what's coming... "Fighting a proxy war with Russia in Ukraine, which is a non-NATO member nation, is not protecting America's national security interests. It doesn't protect the United States of America....
  • Anonymous users are dominating right-wing discussions online. They also spread false information

    04/06/2024 8:44:58 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 78 replies
    AP ^ | 04 06 2024 | ALI SWENSON and MELISSA GOLDIN
    The reposts and expressions of shock from public figures followed quickly after a user on the social platform X who uses a pseudonym claimed that a government website had revealed “skyrocketing” rates of voters registering without a photo ID in three states this year — two of them crucial to the presidential contest. “Extremely concerning,” X owner Elon Musk replied twice to the post this past week. “Are migrants registering to vote using SSN?” Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, an ally of former President Donald Trump, asked on Instagram, using the acronym for Social Security number. Trump himself posted to...
  • Can climate change make rare northeast earthquakes more common? Experts weigh in

    04/05/2024 2:49:01 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 68 replies
    NBC News NY ^ | April 5, 2024 | By Linda Gaudino (D-NBC)
    Earthquakes on the East Coast are rare but sea level rise and frequent flooding may lead to a higher frequency of quakes. But here's why you shouldn't be alarmed. "An earthquake is based on tectonic plates, and New York is sitting on a 'lazy' plate, which is good, meaning we do not have so many earthquakes, but there are other things that happen -- too much rain or drought," Dr. Marsellos told NBC New York. Long periods of flooding can cause water levels to rise leading to possible landslides. Those slides can "lubricate" faults and may account for a higher...
  • US starts ‘green bank’ to finance community climate projects

    04/04/2024 6:24:14 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 13 replies
    E&E News ^ | April 4, 2024 | By Jean Chemnick
    The Biden administration announced recipients of the climate law’s biggest grant program Thursday, kicking off a $20 billion effort to transform community lending and green the U.S. economy. EPA will award eight initial grants under the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund, ranging in size from $400 million to almost $7 billion. The largest award will go to Climate United, a partnership that includes a nonprofit impact investment firm and two affordable housing lenders. EPA chose three nonprofits — Climate United, Coalition for Green Capital and Power Forward Communities — to distribute a total of $14 billion in capital to finance projects...