DOW tops 20000! What could go wrong? by James Corbett
“The problems troubling the world are not caused by globalization,” Xi declared. “Countries should view their own interest in the broader context and refrain from pursuing their own interests at the expense of others.”
Exposing “librul” hyprocrisy with over-the-top Trump outrage, Bernard, Moon of Alabama
The current “librul” outrage about Trump’s announced policies is somewhat amusing. Yes, these policies are bad. Very bad. But wherever you look, those Trump policies are building directly on or simply repeat Obama policies. The now outraged people swallowed those without a word of protest.
A Trump order yesterday introduced a temporary ban on visa holders and visa issuing to citizens of seven Middle East countries. These countries are: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. Outcries on social media and in various papers ensued. People went to airports to protest. TV was there to spread the news.
But it is nothing new that the citizens of these countries are targeted with U.S. visa restrictions.
– From a Reader: Donald Trump should just televise this Bill Clinton speech from 1995 and then simply state “I’m Donald Trump and I approve this message”
- Trump accuses McCain and Graham of looking to start World War III
- Trump’s travel ban bars White Helmet leader attending Oscar
So do something about it! UN panel finds Saudi strikes in Yemen may amount to war crimes, ‘no legitimate military objectives’ . . . always talk but no action . . . words, words, words!
While I did predict that “The USA are about to face the worst crisis of their history” as far back as October of last year, a month before the elections, I have to admit that I am surprised and amazed at the magnitude of struggle which we see taking place before our eyes. It is now clear that the Neocons did declare war on Trump and some, like Paul Craig Roberts, believe that Trump has now returned them the favor. I sure hope that he is right.
Let’s look at one telling example . . .
Duterte slams building of ‘permanent’ US weapons depot in Philippines, threatens to tear up security treaty
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has accused the US of building a “permanent” arms depot in his country, warning President Donald Trump that such moves jeopardizes the security treaty between them.
Duterte alleged that the Trump administration was moving arsenal into three provinces of the Philippines intending to store it there permanently.
During an impassioned televised news conference Sunday, Duterte said, “They’re unloading arms in the Philippines now … I’m serving notice to the armed forces of the United States. Do not do it, I will not allow it,” as reported by Reuters.
Duterte went on to warn Washington that permanent facilities are against the terms of the US-Philippine security agreement and threatened to review the deal “and maybe ultimately abrogate, since it is an executive order”.
Predictably, many non-US, western politicians have chimed in on the policy in a manner that is thoroughly unstatesmanlike. To give an example of a dignified and diplomatic response of a statesman to an event in a foreign land, when President Putin and Foreign Minister Lavrov were being bombarded with questions over Brexit during the run-up to the vote, both men would repeatedly say that it is an internal matter for the British people and that the Russian Federation does not comment on the internal workings of other states.
Bipartisan House resolution on Palestinian youth ‘terror attacks’ ignores fact that IDF executed many on the spot
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The flu shot is the greatest scam in medical history, created by Big Pharma to make money off vulnerable people and make them sick, warns President Donald Trump.
In an interview with Opie and Anthony on Sirius XM, Trump slammed flu shots as “totally ineffective” and declared that he has never had one.
How the vaccine ;system’ works . . .
In a letter to Trump following the orders, Heitkamp appealed for federal support for law enforcement agencies who have “engaged in addressing ongoing protest activities.”
“North Dakota state and local law enforcement have been managing the response to the protest activities and events related to the protests in the surrounding area for several months now – and at significant cost to state and local departments and governments,” Heitkamp wrote.
“After five months of protests and over 600 arrests related to those protests, state and local law enforcement agencies are in need of financial assistance and additional manpower in order to continue to ensure public safety,” Heitkamp wrote in the letter, published online by The Daily Caller.
The Dakota Access Pipeline project aims to carry oil from northwest North Dakota to Illinois, passing through South Dakota and Iowa. The pipeline will be built on sacred Native American land and will pass through Lake Oahe, the primary source of drinking water for the Standing Rock Sioux nation in North Dakota.
Heitkamp says that the “necessity to rely upon law enforcement from across the state had led to personnel shortages statewide, cancelled leave, officers stretched thin, and communities throughout North Dakota wondering when their law enforcement will be returned to full strength.”
“I recognize the First Amendment right of individuals to peacefully protest, however, previous events have concerned local residents and workers about their personal safety and damage to private property,” she added.
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The families of Robert Lavoy Finicum, and Cliven Bundy hold “The Meeting That Never Happened” in John Day Oregon.. Here we see KrisAbbe Hall teach, by request, about State Sovereignty.