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by tencats
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Afghanistan
Replies: 104
Views: 7568

Re: Afghanistan

US drone strike intended for Isis hideout kills 30 pine nut workers in Afghanistan Reuters in Jalalabad Thu 19 Sep 2019 11.08 EDT https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/19/us-drone-strike-deaths-afghanistan-pine-nut-workers A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State hideout in Afghanista...
by tencats
Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact
Replies: 1310
Views: 72811

Re: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact

Brexit MPs look to bring back May's Brexit deal with vote on referendum Tue 10 Sep 2019 16.10 EDT https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/sep/10/mps-look-to-bring-back-mays-brexit-deal-with-vote-on-referendum Several sources told the Guardian that MPs will spend the next few weeks working on ways ...
by tencats
Sun Sep 08, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 11319
Views: 547684

Re: President Trump

Trump's campaign manager says the Trump family will become 'a dynasty that will last for decades,' creating a 'new' Republican Party https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-campaign-manager-says-family-will-become-dynasty-republican-party-2019-9 Trump's 2020 re-election campaign manager has long-term ...
by tencats
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Iran
Replies: 329
Views: 25703

Re: Iran

China Defies Trump on Iran Big time with $400 bn Belt-and-Road Investment, 5000 Red Army Troops Juan Cole 09/07/2019 https://www.juancole.com/2019/09/defies-investment-troops.html Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was in Beijing recently for what turns out to have been the biggest triump...
by tencats
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Iran
Replies: 329
Views: 25703

Re: Iran

Iran puts pressure on Europe to save nuclear deal within 60-day deadline First published on Sat 7 Sep 2019 05.43 EDT Tehran leverages use of advanced centrifuges to call for urgent European counter-measures to US sanctions https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/07/tehran-warns-time-is-running-ou...
by tencats
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 8726
Views: 415804

Re: Another Shooting

Police fired 55 times at Willie McCoy. An investigation called it 'reasonable' Wed 12 Jun 2019 15.41 EDT https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jun/12/willie-mccoy-shooting-vallejo-police-55-shots :shock: The California police officers who killed Willie McCoy, a 20-year-old who had been sleeping i...
by tencats
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: United Constitutional Patriots (UCP) / "Guardian Patriots" Armed Border Group - Larry Hopkins / "Johnny Horton Jr."
Replies: 105
Views: 6133

Re: United Constitutional Patriots (UCP) / "Guardian Patriots" Armed Border Group - Larry Hopkins / "Johnny Horton Jr."

Video shows Doña Ana County inmates attacking militia leader Larry Mitchell Hopkins :o Three men suspected of attacking a border militia leader in late April in the Doña Ana County Detention Center were federal inmates, two of whom were being held on immigration offenses and one of whom was accused ...
by tencats
Thu May 30, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Iran
Replies: 329
Views: 25703

Re: Iran

John Bolton to present his evidence that Iran was behind Gulf attacks Thu 30 May 2019 12.27 EDT https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/may/30/john-bolton-present-evidence-next-week-iran-backed-gulf-attacks The US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said he is to present evidence to the UN ...
by tencats
Thu May 30, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Teh Funny Stuffs
Topic: No Catz but Kate's OK
Replies: 4820
Views: 259237

Re: No Catz but Kate's OK

How wildcats will be reared for release in England and Wales https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/may/30/how-wildcats-will-be-reared-for-release-in-england-and-wales “If any beast has the devil’s strength in him it is the wildcat,” wrote a 15th-century hunting author – but historic persecuti...
by tencats
Wed May 29, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Teh Funny Stuffs
Topic: No Catz but Kate's OK
Replies: 4820
Views: 259237

Re: No Catz but Kate's OK

Oh oh, should have know this was coming. Now I'm seeing a second one year old female with a expanding belly.

by tencats
Wed May 29, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: Con artists and scams
Replies: 74
Views: 4931

Re: Con artists and scams

"He sent off two checks: one for $273 and another for $333, as requested. Then he waited for his miracle." The preachers getting rich from poor Americans Televangelist Todd Coontz has a well-worn routine: he dresses in a suit, pulls out a Bible and urges viewers to pledge a very specific amount of m...
by tencats
Wed May 22, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Iran
Replies: 329
Views: 25703

Re: Iran

The Coming American Assault on Iran, Part II Tarek R. Dika 05/21/2019 https://www.juancole.com/2019/05/coming-american-assault-iran.html One year ago, I wrote an article on the Trump administration’s plan for an attack on Iran. My evidence was based on Bolton’s and Pompeo’s known commitment to regim...
by tencats
Wed May 22, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: ART: I know it when I see it
Replies: 154
Views: 9163

Re: ART: I know it when I see it

https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/1600/1*63ak5-fmyBmaDcxiE0fd8Q.jpeg Facebook Bans Artist For Transforming MAGA Hats: Kate Kretz May 20 A Cautionary Tale on Art, Censorship & Social Media I’m one of those artists who’s been plugging away in the studio for the past thirty years. Part of the Art Wo...
by tencats
Sun May 19, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Mueller's investigation
Replies: 8637
Views: 429487

Re: Mueller's investigation

May 19, 2019 Robert Mueller Fears He’ll Be ‘Trashed By Republicans,’ May Never Testify To Congress, Democratic Rep Says Democrats and Republicans are both puzzled over why Robert Mueller appears reluctant to testify in a congressional hearing. https://www.inquisitr.com/5443892/robert-mueller-fears-r...
by tencats
Sun May 19, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Iran
Replies: 329
Views: 25703

Re: Iran

China to Iran’s Rescue? Trump might successfully anger Beijing or Tehran, but not Both Juan Cole 05/19/2019 Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said at a news conference on Saturday that China opposes US unilateral sanctions on Iran and appreciates Iran’s continued commit...
by tencats
Sat May 18, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Teh Funny Stuffs
Topic: No Catz but Kate's OK
Replies: 4820
Views: 259237

Re: No Catz but Kate's OK

Check with your local Big Fix. They usually have live traps you can borrow for a $5 deposit and they spay/neuter for free as long as the cats are feral and you agree to the ear tipping. In and out on the same day. Toss a donation their way if you can. Tried that last September and October. Two BIG ...
by tencats
Wed May 15, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Teh Funny Stuffs
Topic: No Catz but Kate's OK
Replies: 4820
Views: 259237

Re: No Catz but Kate's OK

Down to my last five home cats, all very senior in age. Wasn't long ago that I would be resupplying every four weeks on 160 lbs of cat litter, 10 - 15 lb bags of cat kibble and cases of canned cat food just for the home cats. No more fostering rescue cats. Going on 14 years now that I haven't taken ...
by tencats
Wed May 15, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Iran
Replies: 329
Views: 25703

Re: Iran

Top Ten differences between the Iraq War and Trump’s Proposed Iran War Juan Cole 05/15/2019 https://www.juancole.com/2019/05/differences-between-proposed.html 1. Iraq is 168,754 mi² and Iran is 636,400 mi²; that is, Iran is geographically 3.77 times bigger than Iraq, almost 4 times as big. 2. Iraq’s...
by tencats
Wed May 15, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Plane Crash - Jet Crash
Replies: 943
Views: 60090

Re: Plane Crash - Jet Crash

Audio reveals pilots angrily confronting Boeing about 737 Max feature before second deadly crash Wed May 15, 2019 https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/15/us/boeing-737-max-audio-meeting-with-pilots/index.html (CNN)Just months before a second deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max airplane, American Airlines pilots...
by tencats
Thu May 02, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Plane Crash - Jet Crash
Replies: 943
Views: 60090

Re: Plane Crash - Jet Crash

The many human errors that brought down the Boeing 737 Max In-Depth-The Verge-May 2, 2019, 8:03am EDT https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/2/18518176/boeing-737-max-crash-problems-human-error-mcas-faa The story of the Max is ultimately the story of the Darwinian business cycle where mature companies like...
by tencats
Thu May 02, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Racism in America Becoming Fashionable Again
Replies: 1361
Views: 85262

Re: Racism in America Becoming Fashionable Again

Covington Catholic Student Nick Sandmann Files Major Lawsuit Against NBC and MSNBC ‘MAGA teen’ lawsuits top $1 billion 2nd May 2019 https://www.qt.com.au/news/maga-teen-nick-sandmann-sues-nbc-for-392-million/3716775/ A "MAGA hat"-wearing teen involved in a viral stand-off with a Native American acti...
by tencats
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Plane Crash - Jet Crash
Replies: 943
Views: 60090

Re: Plane Crash - Jet Crash

Boeing says 'standard' alert system was not operable on all Max 737 airplanes Tue April 30, 2019 https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/30/business/boeing-737-max-alert/index.html An alert system that was supposed to be a standard feature on Boeing's 737 Max aircraft "was not operable on all airplanes," the co...
by tencats
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 571
Views: 47698

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

Verdict has been reached in trial of former Minneapolis officer who shot woman who called 911 5:47 PM ET, Tue April 30, 2019 https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/30/us/minneapolis-officer-noor-trial-verdict/index.html Minneapolis (CNN)A jury has reached a verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Off...
by tencats
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Jussie Smollett charges dropped
Replies: 64
Views: 2858

Re: Jussie Smollett charges dropped

City of Chicago Files Civil Complaint Against Jussie Smollett for Investigation Costs April 12, 2019 9:09AM ET https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/chicago-civil-complaint-jussie-smollett-821432/ The city of Chicago previously gave Smollett seven days to repay $130,106.15 bill stemming ...
by tencats
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 571
Views: 47698

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

Chicago Spent More Than $113 Million On Police Misconduct Lawsuits In 2018 Jonah Newman, Chicago Reporter CHICAGO — In a year when the city’s lawyers were hashing out the details of a federal consent decree that will govern police reform efforts for years to come, Chicago taxpayers paid out more tha...

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