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  • Were God's Promises To Israel Forever?

    03/20/2024 5:44:02 PM PDT · by grumpa · 31 replies
    Prophecy Questions Blog ^ | February 1, 2024 | Charles Meek
    “And I will establish my covenant between you and Me, and you and your offspring after you, through their generations for an everlasting covenant. . . and I will give to you and your offspring after you the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession.” (Genesis 17:7-8; cf. Genesis 13:15; 48:4; Isaiah 60:21) “The LORD will establish you as a people holy to himself, as He has sworn to you, IF you keep the commandments of the LORD your God and walk in his ways. . . But IF you will not obey. ....
  • Dem Rep. Jared Moskowitz dons Putin mask to troll Republicans ahead of Biden impeachment hearing

    03/20/2024 8:59:57 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    NY Post ^ | 03/20/2024 | Ryan King
    Russian President Vladimir Putin was spotted on Capitol Hill ahead of Wednesday’s House impeachment inquiry hearing — sort of. Rep. Jared Moskowitz (D-Fla.) donned a Putin mask ahead of the House Oversight Committee hearing on allegations about the first family’s business dealings overseas in a swipe at Republicans leading the inquiry. “I just came to thank [Oversight Committee Chairman] James Comer for taking all of our intelligence and using it in the committee,” Moskowitz, 43, told reporters as “Putin.” “Maybe he can come see the technology in the grocery stores,” the Democrat added in a reference to conservative pundit Tucker...
  • Putin’s twitchy leg makes return during rambling Tucker Carlson interview

    02/09/2024 4:20:11 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 46 replies
    Metro UK ^ | 2/9/2024 | Craig Munro
    Vladimir Putin once again appeared to be unable to control a twitchy leg during his lengthy interview with US right-wing journalist Tucker Carlson earlier this week. The Russian president spent half an hour of the sit-down chat on an almost uninterrupted ramble covering 1,200 years of Eastern European history. But some viewers were distracted by his apparent need to physically push down his knee to prevent his leg from moving around. It’s been an odd habit of Putin’s for a while – stretching back at least as far as September 2022, when the appendage started twitching during a speech in...
  • The Ghost of Richelieu reveals the Red Sea’s secrets

    02/03/2024 4:21:41 AM PST · by FarCenter · 8 replies
    The Cardinal’s invitation was scrawled on the crumbling paper of a 1634 edition of La Gazette de France, so I knew at once that it was genuine: “Midnight on the 31st of January, below the Pont d’Alma” – the Bridge of Souls, above the entrance to the sewers of Paris, where I first held séance with Richelieu’s Ghost more than a decade ago. I dug my waders out of an old trunk and bought a magnum of Chateau Petrus. With the Bordeaux under one arm and a spittoon under the other, I picked my way through the sedimentary levels of...
  • More than $27M in Trump campaign fundraising went to legal costs in the last six months of 2023

    02/01/2024 10:53:00 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 62 replies
    NBC News ^ | 02/01/2024 | By Katherine Doyle and Ben Kamisar
    The former president was indicted four times last year and has also had to answer civil lawsuits targeting his business and him as an individual.WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump’s affiliated committees spent about $27 million on lawyers’ bills and related legal fees in the last six months of 2023, new federal election filings show, bringing the total for a year that included four separate indictments to almost $50 million. Trump’s political fundraising apparatus is sprawling, but the new filings show that the price of lawyers is weighing him down. Still, Trump, the GOP presidential front-runner, has seized on the...
  • Ukraine Desperate to Start WWIII ASAP

    01/25/2024 9:02:19 AM PST · by delta7 · 49 replies
    Armstrong Economics ^ | 24 Jan 24 | Martin Armstrong
    Ukraine is desperate. It cannot win on the battlefield, and Victoria Nuland’s sister-in-law, who runs the Institute for the Study of War (ISW), is the source of all the propaganda that keeps painting Russia as weak to get the West to attack it. Ukraine is now using drones and long-range missiles, violating the air space of NATO with no concern, and attacking an oil refinery in Finland. Now, they attacked a refinery in southern Russia. It was the Ukrainians that destroyed Nord Stream. The hardliners in Russia say they are correct and they should have nuked Kyiv. They are now...
  • The Ukrainian Financial Panic

    12/31/2023 6:46:27 PM PST · by delta7 · 75 replies
    Armstrong Economics ^ | 31 Dec23 | Martin Armstrong
    I have warned that Zelensky will go down in history as the evil ruler he truly is. And for those who constantly want to pretend this is Russian propaganda, tell that to the 500,000 Ukrainian soldiers who are dead and all the broken homes Zelensky has left behind, along with the 8 to 10 million who have fled Ukraine. Worse still, he is making it a criminal act to flee the country and avoid his draft to justify the EU arresting Ukrainians and deporting them back to be sent to their death on the front lines. The idea of ​​drafting...
  • Ukraine Shoots Down Three Russian Warplanes in Blitz Operation

    12/22/2023 3:50:30 PM PST · by marcusmaximus · 75 replies
    Wall Street Journal - MSN ^ | 12/22/2023 | James Marson
    Ukraine said it shot down three Russian warplanes in one of its most-successful operations against Russian air power since the start of the war. Ukraine’s Air Force said the three Russian Su-34 fighter-bombers were downed around midday Friday in the south of the country. There Russia has used the jets to launch cruise missiles and guided bombs against Ukrainian-held cities on the western bank of the Dnipro River and Ukrainian soldiers who have established a foothold on the eastern side. Russian officials didn’t immediately comment, but Russian war bloggers close to the Kremlin acknowledged the losses and said they could...
  • 'Almost naked' party staged by wealthy showbiz celebrities in Moscow including 'Putin's goddaughter' sparks outrage among Vladimir's propagandists for disrespecting soldiers fighting in Ukraine

    12/21/2023 1:58:22 PM PST · by marcusmaximus · 182 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/21/2023 | Will Stewart
    Russian war fanatics are enraged over an 'almost naked' party staged in Moscow by wealthy showbiz celebrities including Vladimir Putin's 'goddaughter'. The 'debauched' gathering was likened to Sodom and Gomorrah by critics claiming the antics of the wealthy stars insulted those on the frontline in the Kremlin's illegal war against Ukraine. Among the most visible guests was a pregnant and braless Ksenia Sobchak, 40, a TV presenter and 'liberal' Russian presidential candidate in 2018, in a nude-coloured Sorelle outfit. She is known as Putin's goddaughter after he attended her baptism and viewed her late father Anatoly Sobchak as his political...
  • Russia battles to curb inflation ahead of Putin’s re-election bid

    12/21/2023 12:39:23 PM PST · by marcusmaximus · 30 replies
    Financial Times ^ | 12/21/2023 | Anastasia Stognei
    Tackling cost of eggs and putting western company exits on hold among measures aimed at containing surging prices. Vladimir Putin’s re-election campaign has prompted a fresh drive by Russian officials to curb inflation as disquiet grows over soaring prices for consumer goods and as technocrats move to rein in a weakening rouble. -snip- Pressures on consumers were a central feature of Putin’s telethon last Thursday, the first time he had held his usually annual press conference or phone-in since ordering the invasion in 2022 — and, since “eggs” are slang for testicles in Russian, he could not pass up an...
  • Russians go crazy for street gang TV tragedy set amid Soviet collapse

    12/21/2023 7:44:27 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 36 replies
    WTVB ^ | 12/21/2023 | Reuters
    A Russian television serial exploring the tragedy wrought by brutal teenage street gangs fighting for survival, money and love in the last years of the crumbling Soviet Union has become a sensation in Russia. The series – “A hoodlum’s promise – blood on the asphalt” – shows the savagery of the gangs which carved up the Russian city of Kazan in 1989 as the reforms of Mikhail Gorbachev gyrated the Soviet Union towards its 1991 demise. In the Kazan badlands, many of the teenagers tried to make sense of their Soviet world turned upside down by flocking to the gangs...
  • Sharply rising egg prices spur Russian weekly inflation

    12/21/2023 5:24:07 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 15 replies
    NASDAQ ^ | Reuters
    Sharply rising prices for eggs led another weekly rise in consumer inflation in Russia as the central bank hiked interest rates by 100 basis points, data from the federal statistics service showed on Wednesday. The government last week said it would exempt 1.2 billion eggs from import duty in the first half of next year to try to rein in prices that have risen by more than 50% this year, a surge in costs for Russia's poorest that led to a rare apology from President Vladimir Putin. -snip- The Bank of Russia said its interest rate hiking cycle may be...
  • A study unveils the link between musical preferences and our inner moral compass

    12/03/2023 6:21:08 AM PST · by FarCenter · 85 replies
    ... The study involved an existing dataset of over 1,400 participants who completed psychometric questionnaires assessing their moral values and provided information about their favorite artists through Facebook Page Likes. The researchers then extracted acoustic and lyrical features from the top five songs of each participant's preferred artists. Using ML algorithms, the team analysed the extracted features to predict participants' moral values. Various text processing techniques, including lexicon-based methods and BERT-based embeddings, were employed to analyze narrative, moral values, sentiment, and emotions in lyrics. Additionally, low- and high-level audio features provided via Spotify's API were used to understand encoded information...
  • NATO Nation Blocks Ukraine's Military Cargo Amid Russian Blitz; Zelensky Pleads

    11/29/2023 2:36:08 PM PST · by ganeemead · 21 replies
    the collapse begins....
  • Trump super PAC targets DeSantis with $23 million in negative ads compared to $6 million against Biden

    11/16/2023 4:14:44 PM PST · by thegagline · 58 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 11/16/2023 | Dianan Glenbova
    Make America Great Again Inc., the super PAC backing former President Donald Trump, has spent a magnitude more on ads targeting 2024 rival Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis than on President Biden — despite Trump leading the GOP field by over 40 points on average. MAGA Inc. has spent over $23 million funding ads opposing DeSantis and over $6.7 million against Biden, according to data published by Rob Pyers, research director for the California Target Book. The large discrepancy in spending shows Trump’s camp is engaged in the primary election and is not merely focusing on beating Biden, as the former...
  • (Video) Why Internet Trolls Do What They Do and How to Spot Russian Fakes

    11/14/2023 10:21:18 AM PST · by MeganC · 56 replies
    Professor Gerdes Explains - You Tube Channel ^ | 13 November 2023 | Professor Gerdes Explains
    13,834 views Nov 12, 2023 This video talks about the war in Ukraine. Here I review a video from the Icarus Project • How Russian Propaganda ACTUALLY Works
  • Israel-Gaza War: Protests outside Israeli PM Netanyahu's residence, demands for 'bring hostages home now' grow louder

    11/05/2023 5:15:20 PM PST · by hardspunned · 53 replies
    Mint ^ | 11/5/23 | Fareha Nazz
    In Israel, protesters gathered in large numbers outside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence on November 4. In view of failures of the government to address the situation, that led to previous month's deadly attack by Hamas gunmen on communities around the Gaza Strip, protestors raised slogans in front of Netanyahu's house, reported Reuters. Hundreds of Hamas gunmen stormed into southern Israel on October 7, killed over 1,400 people and took more than 240 hostage. Israeli PM Netanyahu has not accepted personal responsibility so far for the failures of the government under whose reign such surprise assault took place.
  • Update from Ukraine | ATACMS used again | Is Avdiivka the second Bakhmut to Ukraine?

    10/25/2023 6:32:10 PM PDT · by · 65 replies ^ | 10-25-2023 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | ATACMS used again | Is Avdiivka the second Bakhmut to Ukraine? The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the recent developments on the battlefield, as of 25th October 2023 – 22:00 (Kyiv time). [NOTE: two summaries per week, released on Wednesday and Sunday] *** Great interactive maps with viewer controlled Map magnification tool to use for each Front!
  • Update from Ukraine | Ruzzia put the Flag but not for a long time | Ukraine Strikes Back

    10/24/2023 8:13:40 PM PDT · by · 50 replies ^ | 10-24-2023 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | Ruzzia put the Flag but not for a long time | Ukraine Strikes Back Order of Battle Deep Dive – 3rd Assault Brigade October 23, 2023 Estimated organization of Ukrainian 3rd Assault Brigade: Analysis [NOTE: two summaries per week, released on Wednesday and Sunday] Recap Deployment Map changes – Week 42 zhutatko October 22, 2023 *** Great interactive maps with viewer controlled Map magnification tool to use for each Front!
  • Army War College Report Predicts Mass Casualties in Near-Peer Fight Against [Russia] - Analysis

    10/03/2023 8:04:12 AM PDT · by Vlad0 · 98 replies
    Substack ^ | Oct 2, 2022 | Simplicus the Thinker
    A few weeks ago the U.S. Army War College released a paper which was an urgent call for the U.S. armed forces to adapt to the modern style of warfare being innovated in the Ukrainian conflict. The paper made the rounds due to some startling admissions, which we’ll get to. But what’s most important to understand is that it represents a general shift in thinking that’s propagating throughout the entire sphere of the Atlanticist West, and was released in concert with several other key thinktank pieces and policy shift announcements from the EU, NATO, etc., which holistically represent an internal...