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  • France to Send Aircraft Carrier to Aid Coalition Fight Against Daesh (aka ISIS)

    07/23/2016 5:43:03 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 67 replies
    Sputnik News ^ | 7-22-16 | unattributed
    France will send artillery to Iraq and its Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to assist the US-led coalition’s efforts in Syria and Iraq in the coming months, but will not deploy its troops in these countries, French President Francois Hollande said Friday. France will also send artillery to Iraq in August to help the Iraqi army fight Daesh terrorists, the President added. "The Defense Council and I made a decision this morning to provide Iraqi forces with artillery as a part of anti-Daesh efforts. The artillery will be delivered in August," Hollande said. The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle...
  • Melania Trump's RNC fashion: A scary statement

    07/23/2016 3:02:20 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 208 replies
    Philly.com ^ | 7-19-16 | Elizabeth Wellington
    So while Trump appeared flawless on the Cleveland stage Monday night, whether she intended it or not, her all-white ensemble displayed the kind of foreignness that is accepted by her husband’s political party. To many, that outfit could be another reminder that in the G.O.P. white is always right. Four years ago, Republicans fretted about trying to diversify their base, in the wake of Barack Obama’s clear voter mandate. This time around, with Trump at the top of the ticket, it’s obvious that ship has sailed. On Monday night, Melania Trump was a not-so-subliminal billboard for what’s looking like the...
  • NOT A WHITE PROBLEM (some murder stats)

    07/17/2016 6:01:58 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 40 replies
    The Burning Platform ^ | Posted on July 14, 2016 | Administrator
    The statistics in the chart below are representative of every Democrat controlled urban shithole city in America. Obama and his anti-gun activist minions are peddling a false narrative about guns because they understand most Americans are dumber than a sack of hammers and easily manipulated by propaganda. Obama uses every high profile shooting to blame guns, in order to deflect people from seeing the truth. And the truth is guns are not a problem in white America. It’s only a problem in the urban ghettos with the toughest gun laws run by Democrat mayors and city councils. Chicago is a...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! (Week of 7-18-16)

    07/17/2016 4:56:44 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 20 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/ ^ | 7-18-16 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • For White People Who Want to Attend #BlackLivesMatter Protests

    07/16/2016 4:44:21 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 89 replies
    Wear Your Voice ^ | 7-11-16 | Ashleigh Shackelford
    In the last two years that I’ve organized around antiblack violence and within the #BlackLivesMatter movement, I’ve witnessed white people showing up more and more to protests and rallies. At first, when we were protesting for Mike Brown for months in 2014, personally I was a lot more open to welcoming white allies who wanted to come out and help us fight. My personal/political naiveté and the need for more bodies trumped questioning their motives in the heat of the moment of something so important. But after a while, I started realizing that trying to work with white people in...
  • OBAMA’S 11 POINT RESPONSE TO THE FRENCH TRAGEDY (humor?)

    07/16/2016 6:22:13 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 21 replies
    The Burning Platform ^ | 7-16-16 | Yojimbo
    1. No one needs a commercial truck this large. 2. The Founding Fathers never envisioned large commercial trucks, and did not intend for people to drive them. 3. These “assault trucks” are designed for killing large numbers of people quickly, and that is their only use. 4. We need a “no truck” list immediately, one that does not require due process to get on or off. 5. No where in the Constitution does it mention the freedom to own these killing devices called trucks. 6. Large commercial trucks should only be owned by the police, military, or politicians, NOT normal...
  • Trump to Savage: 'I will be a cheerleader for this country' (before terrorist attack in Nice)

    07/14/2016 7:12:19 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 6 replies
    WND ^ | 7-14-16 | WND
    A frequent guest of “The Savage Nation,” presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump returned to the popular radio show Thursday after a hiatus just as news broke that he is expected to announce Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his vice presidential nominee. Trump said he had not made a “final, final” decision yet but would likely make it Thursday and will announce it Friday at about 11 a.m. at the Trump Tower in Manhattan. Savage said he hoped Trump will choose Pence as his VP. “Mr. Pence is new, he’s fresh, he has a wonderful background and a wonderful family,” Savage...
  • Homeland Security Prepares For Violence At Republican Convention

    07/14/2016 6:33:37 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 27 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 7-14-16 | Tyleer Durden
    Following yesterday's stark warning by the militant "black power" organization, the New Black Panther Party, which warned it would arrive in Cleveland packing firearms for self-defense ahead of the republican convention, we were curious how long it would take the various US authorities to admit that the upcoming Republican and Democratic conventions will be ground zero for the next round in escalating US violence. The answer, it turned out, was just about 24 hours. Earlier today, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers, that they are preparing their agencies for the "possibility of violence, both...
  • This Is What Happens To Car Sales In A "Socialist Utopia" (243 sold in June! LOL)

    07/13/2016 2:49:11 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 15 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 7-13-16 | Tyler Durden
    Before the 'election' of President Maduro, Venezuelan domestic car sales were in the 8 to 10,000 range per month. Since Maduro's election things have gone south fast in the socialist utopia...
  • Citibank to close certain Venezuela accounts

    07/12/2016 5:04:05 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | 7-12-16 | Sruthi Shankar
    Due to strict currency controls in place since 2003, the Venezuelan government relies on Citibank for foreign currency transactions.
  • Venezuela Seizes Local Kimberly-Clark Factory

    07/11/2016 6:56:51 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 107 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 7-11-16 | Tyler Durden
    Just hours after Kimberly-Clark, the consumer-products giant that owns Kleenex and Huggies, said it will shutter its Venezuela operations after years of grappling with soaring inflation and a shortage of hard currency and raw materials, Venezuela retaliated by announcing it would seize the factory. Over the weekend, Kimberly-Clark said that the South American nation’s deteriorating economic situation had made “it impossible to continue our business at this time." The company had made a number of hard-to-find staples in Venezuela such as diapers and face tissues.
  • Michael Savage wins National Radio Hall of Fame award

    07/11/2016 2:43:05 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 51 replies
    WND ^ | 7-11-16 | unattributed
    Michael Savage, the host of the nationally syndicated “The Savage Nation,” will be inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame. Savage told WND he will be inducted Nov. 17 at a ceremony in Chicago in the category of Spoken Word On-Air Personality. “To me, this is the capstone of my life,” Savage said, “all my writing, all my speaking. This is it.” This year, the National Radio Hall of Fame gave listeners a direct voice in selecting the inductees, allowing them to vote via text. The other nominees in his category were Sean Hannity, Diane Rehm and Mike Francesca....
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! (Week of 7-11-16

    07/11/2016 2:24:37 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 37 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/ ^ | 7-11-16 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Jay Stalien (Black officer on facebook from Florida on the Dallas killings/black culture)

    07/10/2016 2:28:34 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 35 replies
    Facebook ^ | 7-9-16 | Jay Stalien
    I spoke to members of the community and listened to some of the complaints as to why they hated cops. I then did research on the facts. I also presented facts to these members of the community, and listened to their complaints in response. This is what I learned: Complaint: Police always targeting us, they always messing with the black man. Fact: A city where the majority of citizens are black (Baltimore for example) …will ALWAYS have a higher rate of black people getting arrested, it will ALWAYS have a higher rate of blacks getting stopped, and will ALWAYS have...
  • Micah Johnson Was Kicked Out of the Army for Stealing Panties

    07/10/2016 9:16:36 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 50 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 7-9-16 | Michael Daley
    "As reported by one of his bunkmates in Afghanistan, Johnson suffered a particular shame. “We all knew he was a pervert cuz he got caught stealing girls’ panties,” the bunkmate later said in a Facebook post. Johnson’s military lawyer, Bradford Glendening, says that a female corporal mentioned Victoria’s Secret underthings when she filed a sexual harassment complaint against his client." Yet: "By April of 2015, the Army had surprised even his lawyer by dropping the charges. Johnson received an honorable discharge and remained a member of the ready reserve. He apparently resumed attending the Academy of Combat Warrior Arts on...
  • Heavy gunfire outside U.N. building in South Sudan

    07/10/2016 8:38:22 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 15 replies
    cnn ^ | 7-10-16 | Deborah Bloom, David McKenzie and Angela Dewan
    Gunfire from "heavy weaponry" was exchanged for much of Sunday outside a United Nations building on the outskirts of South Sudan's capital Juba, in fresh violence after a day of relative calm, the U.N. mission to the country said. The mission sent out a series of tweets at about 8:25 a.m. (1:25 a.m. ET) describing "gunshots" and a "heavily armed exchange" outside a U.N. compound.
  • Philando Castile Crew Raise More Than Quarter Million So Far (And Recent Developments)…

    07/09/2016 8:16:06 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 26 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 7-9-16 | Sundance
    oing some general research we dropped by the Go-Fund-Me sites to see how successful the Philando Castile Team have been. So far the three fundraising accounts, previously managed by Black Lives Matter activists, are exceeding: $254,907.00 Mama Castile’s account leading the way with $163,674 (link) Big Sis Allysza’s account comes in second with $60,939 (link) Lavish Reynolds account third with a paultry $30,294 (link) Total $254,907
  • A staggering percentage of Americans are too poor to shop

    07/08/2016 8:29:44 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 207 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7-6-16 | Lisa Fickenscher
    Retailers have blamed the weather, slow job growth and millennials for their poor results this past year, but a new study claims that more than 20 percent of Americans are simply too poor to shop. These 26 million Americans are juggling two to three jobs, earning just around $27,000 a year and supporting two to four children — and exist largely under the radar, according to America’s Research Group, which has been tracking consumer shopping trends since 1979.
  • Group seeking $12 base wage posted jobs paying $10 an hour (Maine)

    07/08/2016 5:23:34 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 12 replies
    Portland Press herald ^ | 7-8-16 | ERIC RUSSELL
    The organization behind an effort to raise Maine’s minimum wage to $12 an hour has been advertising for new workers at a rate closer to $10 an hour. An online ad posted Tuesday by the Maine People’s Alliance indicates new phone canvassers/organizers would be paid $429 every two weeks for working 21.25 hours a week. That works out to $10.09 an hour, considerably less than the $12 minimum wage the alliance is seeking by 2020. The discrepancy was first reported by the Washington Free Beacon, a Washington, D.C.-based conservative news and commentary website. Mike Tipping, communications director for the people’s...
  • John Derbyshire nonblack talk (He was let go from national review for this column.)

    07/08/2016 1:55:23 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 52 replies
    Taki mag ^ | John Derbyshire
    There is much talk about “the talk.” “Sean O’Reilly was 16 when his mother gave him the talk that most black parents give their teenage sons,” Denisa R. Superville of the Hackensack (NJ) Record tells us. Meanwhile, down in Atlanta: “Her sons were 12 and 8 when Marlyn Tillman realized it was time for her to have the talk,” Gracie Bonds Staples writes in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Leonard Greene talks about the talk in the New York Post. Someone bylined as KJ Dell’Antonia talks about the talk in The New York Times. Darryl Owens talks about the talk in...
  • Wall Street hot shot ‘trashes’ $20M Hamptons home (New York)

    07/07/2016 4:18:28 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 30 replies
    Pagesix ^ | 7-6-16 | Emily Smith
    <p>Now the furious owner of the 14-bedroom estate in Bridgehampton plans to sue Barna, 31, for $1 million, saying the Wall Street hot shot had claimed the party would be a fundraiser for an animal charity for a mere 50 guests. Plus, Barna is disputing the $27,000 Airbnb rental and is refusing to pay.</p>
  • Freep a Poll! (Do you think Hillary Clinton should be criminally prosecuted?)

    07/05/2016 2:07:09 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 47 replies
    wric.com ^ | 7-4-16 | ABC8
    Do you think Hillary Clinton should be criminally prosecuted for her use of a private email server while serving as Secretary of State? Yes No Undecided
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! (Week of 7-5-16)

    07/05/2016 1:51:56 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 13 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/ ^ | 7-5-16 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Folsom Naval Reservist is Sentenced After Pleading Guilty to Unauthorized (trunc) (2015)

    07/05/2016 10:12:45 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 34 replies
    FBI ^ | 7-29-15 | FBI
    SACRAMENTO, CA—Bryan H. Nishimura, 50, of Folsom, pleaded guilty today to unauthorized removal and retention of classified materials, U.S. Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman immediately sentenced Nishimura to two years of probation, a $7,500 fine, and forfeiture of personal media containing classified materials. Nishimura was further ordered to surrender any currently held security clearance and to never again seek such a clearance. Nishimura was a Naval reservist deployed in Afghanistan in 2007 and 2008. In his role as a Regional Engineer for the U.S. military in Afghanistan, Nishimura had access to classified briefings and digital records that could only be...
  • Attack near US consulate in Saudi city of Jeddah

    07/03/2016 7:20:48 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 13 replies
    BBC ^ | 7-4-16 | BBC
    A suspected suicide attacker has been killed after detonating a device near the US consulate in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah, local media reports say. Two policeman were reportedly injured in the incident and the attacker is said to be dead.
  • Austrian presidential election result overturned and must be held again

    07/01/2016 3:34:07 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 15 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 7-1-16 | Philip Oltermann
    Austria’s constitutional court has annulled the result of the country’s presidential elections a week before the winning candidate was due to be sworn into office. The court president, Gerhart Holzinger, announced on Friday that the run-off vote between Norbert Hofer of the populist rightwing Freedom party and Green-backed Alexander Van der Bellen would have to be repeated across the whole country after an investigation had revealed irregularities in the count of the vote in several constituencies. In May, Hofer had lost out to Van der Bellen in a knife-edge election, with a majority of only 30,863 votes. While the Austrian...
  • Activist law professor calls for Mosby disbarment over prosecution in Freddie Gray case

    06/29/2016 1:46:39 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 41 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 6-29-16 | Kevin Rector
    An activist law professor with a penchant for weighing in on high-profile legal cases has called for Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby to be disbarred over her prosecution of six city police officers in the Freddie Gray case. John F. Banzhaf III, a public interest law professor at the George Washington University Law School in Washington, said he intended to mail a full complaint against Mosby to the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission on Wednesday. In the written complaint, obtained by The Baltimore Sun, Banzhaf calls Mosby a "runaway prosecutor" who has violated ethics rules governing the conduct of attorneys in...
  • Freep a poll! (people should be allowed to carry guns in public?) msnbc

    06/29/2016 3:01:17 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 30 replies
    msnbc ^ | 6-28-16 | MSNBC
    Do you think people should be allowed to carry guns in public? Yes! The Second Amendment guarantees it. No, it's too dangerous. Only for self defense.
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!!(Week of June 27, 2016)

    06/26/2016 7:07:36 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 39 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/ ^ | 6-27-16 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Trump army sabotages Michelle Fields' book reviews on Amazon

    06/25/2016 8:00:37 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 78 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6-25-16 | RED ALERT POLITICS
    "The book grabbed my arms and pulled me to the ground," one Amazon customer wrote.
  • HUGE EXPLOSION AT HOTEL IN SOMALI CAPITAL; GUNMEN INSIDE

    06/25/2016 7:46:12 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 128 replies
    AP ^ | 6-25-16 | ABDI GULED
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a Mogadishu hotel, followed by a second explosion heard inside the hotel as gunmen fought their way inside, police said Saturday. At least four bodies were seen outside the hotel, one officer said.
  • Megyn Kelly rips Lewandowski CNN hire

    06/24/2016 3:05:25 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 46 replies
    politico ^ | 6-24-16 | NICK GASS
    Megyn Kelly laced into CNN on her show Thursday night, ripping her competitor for hiring Donald Trump's fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski as a paid contributor. During a segment with media critic Howard Kurtz, Kelly noted that Lewandowski has "threatened more than one journalist in the course of this campaign," including with CNN's Noah Gray last November, when he warned the campaign embed "get back in the pen or he's f------ blacklisted." Lewandowski, Kelly continued before asking Kurtz for his opinion, "has had some very ugly language attributed to him when it comes to women and now he will be...
  • Geneva to get 'café fellatio' by end of year (Switzerland)

    06/23/2016 2:56:50 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 52 replies
    The Local ^ | 6-23-16 | The Local
    The idea for the sex café has been brewing for several months, Bradley Charvet of the Geneva firm Facegirl told Geneva’s Le Matin newspaper recently. Modelled on similar establishments in Thailand, the proposed Geneva café would add a new dimension to the sex trade in the city of the protestant reformer Calvin. Put simply, the business model would see men ordering a coffee and using an iPad to select a prostitute they want to perform oral sex on them. They would then sit at the bar.
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! (Week of 6-21-16)

    06/19/2016 3:23:34 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 26 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/ ^ | 6-21-16 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! (Week of 6-13-16)

    06/11/2016 6:12:21 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 19 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/ ^ | 6-13-16 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Venezuela's top court bans media's publishing videos of lynchings

    06/09/2016 5:26:34 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 8 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6-8-16 | Diego Oré; Alexandra Ulmer
    Venezuela's Supreme Court on Wednesday banned media from publishing videos of lynchings, saying they create "anxiety and uncertainty" in a country ravaged by violent crime and an economic crisis. The OPEC nation's society is in upheaval amid triple-digit inflation, a deep recession and brutal shortages of food and medicine. As Venezuelans have grown increasingly angry at frequent thefts, hold-ups and homicides, mob beatings and lynchings have increased in the country, which is already one of the world's most violent. Gory videos of mob justice or photos of bloody corpses sometimes make the rounds on social media. President Nicolas Maduro's socialist...
  • Chaos Outside Webster Hall as Fans Flock to Would-Be Kanye West Concert (New York)

    06/06/2016 3:57:53 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 12 replies
    NBC New York ^ | 6-6-16 | Lori Bordonaro
    Hundreds of people packed the streets outside Webster Hall in Manhattan's East Village after Kanye West teased a surprise concert there early Monday — but the concert was ultimately canceled as the crowd grew and grew, leading to a frenzied scene that left behind smashed cars and piles of trash. Despite high energy at the unplanned event and a heavy police presence, no one was arrested, according to the NYPD. Photos and video posted online show hundreds, possibly thousands, of people gathered outside the concert venue. Some fans climbed on top of cars and others scaled poles and light posts....
  • As subprime auto borrowers default, collection suits pile up in local courts (St. Louis)

    06/06/2016 3:08:08 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 41 replies
    St. louis Post-Dispatch ^ | 6-6-16 | Walker Moskop
    In August 2008, William Lesinski walked into a Car Credit City in Bridgeton and made a decision that would be far more expensive than he ever imagined. Wanting to buy his son a car as a high school graduation gift, Lesinski put $1,750 down and drove off the lot in a 2003 Ford Mustang. The loan for the car was $11,367, and it carried 29 percent annual interest over nearly four years. His son would make the payments, but the loan was in Lesinski’s name. After paying the balance down to a little more than $10,000, his son, who had...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!!(Week of 6-6-16)

    06/06/2016 2:27:04 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 13 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/ ^ | 6-6-16 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Report: Aqib Talib hospitalized after being shot (Denver Bronco)

    06/05/2016 3:19:33 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 34 replies
    NBC sports ^ | 6-5-16 | Zac Jackson
    Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib has been hospitalized after he was shot Saturday night, Rebecca Lopez of WFAA TV in Dallas reported Sunday. Lopez reported that Talib was one of three people shot after a fight in V Live, a Dallas night club, and that Talib is at Medical City Hospital. In 2011, Aqib Talib was indicted but later cleared on charges in Dallas County that he pistol-whipped and shot at his sister’s boyfriend.
  • First baby born with Zika-linked microcephaly in New York tri-state area

    05/31/2016 5:59:03 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 58 replies
    Fox news ^ | 5-31-16 | DR MANNY'S NOTES
    The mother, who is 31 but whose name was not disclosed, contracted the Zika virus while in Honduras and was admitted to the emergency room at Hackensack on Friday while vacationing in the United States. Tuesday, doctors delivered her baby girl, who was born also with intestinal and visual issues. Reports indicate she is the first child born with Zika-linked complications in the New York tri-state area.
  • Reminder – The 2016 Trump Conservative Critics Were 2009 Obama Fan Boys…

    05/30/2016 7:12:13 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 49 replies
    Conservative Tree House ^ | 5-30-16 | Sundance
    All in attendance for a dinner meeting with president Obama before he took office. The post-meeting/dinner report in The New Yorker Magazine holds the following quotes told by the glowing participants of their time with President Obama: Richard Lowry:“the only presidential candidate from either party about whom there is a palpable excitement”. Charles Krauthammer: “Obama would be a president with the political intelligence of a Bill Clinton harnessed to the steely self-discipline of a Vladimir Putin”, who would “bestride the political stage as largely as did Reagan.” Bill Kristol:“I look forward to Obama’s inauguration with a surprising degree of hope...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! (Week of 5-30-16)

    05/30/2016 6:48:44 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 31 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/ ^ | 5-30-16 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Venezuela Drifts Into New Territory: Hunger, Blackouts and Government Shutdown

    05/28/2016 7:18:58 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 67 replies
    NYT ^ | 5-28-16 | NICHOLAS CASEY and PATRICIA TORRES
    The courts? Closed most days. The bureau to start a business? Same thing. The public defender’s office? That’s been converted into a food bank for government employees. Step by step, Venezuela has been shutting down. This country has long been accustomed to painful shortages, even of basic foods. But Venezuela keeps drifting further into uncharted territory. In recent weeks, the government has taken what may be one of the most desperate measures ever by a country to save electricity: A shutdown of many of its offices for all but two half-days each week. But that is only the start of...
  • French nuclear plants to go on strike Thursday - CGT union

    05/25/2016 1:50:43 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5-25-16 | Geert De Clercq
    Staff in France's 19 nuclear plants have voted to go on strike on Thursday as part of protests over a labour reform, a CGT union official told Reuters on Wednesday. Industry experts say planned strikes are unlikely to provoke blackouts because of legal limits on strike action in the nuclear industry and France's ability to import power from neighbouring countries.
  • Japan ATM scam using fraudulent cards nets $12.7m

    05/23/2016 5:43:12 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 5 replies
    BBC ^ | 5-23-16 | BBC
    Cash worth 1.4bn yen ($13m; £8.8m) has been taken from cash machines in Japan using credit cards created with data stolen from a South African bank. The money was withdrawn in less than three hours from 1,400 convenience store cash machines across Japan, the Kyodo news agency reports. The withdrawals targeted 7-Eleven cash machines, which unlike most in Japan accept foreign cards. South Africa's Standard Bank estimated its total losses at $19.25m.
  • Rapper Threatens To Kill Donald Trump If His "Momma's Food Stamps" Are Taken Away

    05/22/2016 6:55:08 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 91 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 5-22-16 | Tyler Durden
    I could go to war with whoever the f*** I want to, but I really want to go to war with Donald Trump because Donald Trump trying to take food stamps from my mamma and that’s all the f*** she’s got. As long as the m*****f****** government let us keep food stamps… we gonna be good, but the first time this nigga pass a law talking about he taking Louisiana purchase, sh*t going to get ugly. I swear to god on every m*****f****** chain I got, bitchez gonna go down. You gotta understand them (inaudible) love Fruit Loops. They love...
  • Michelle Fields joins The Huffington Post, to cover Trump

    05/22/2016 6:28:05 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 71 replies
    politico ^ | 5-22-16 | HADAS GOLD
    The Huffington Post has hired former Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields, the site announced on Sunday. Fields will be on the political team covering presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, an interesting position for Fields considering her history with the campaign. In March, Fields, who was then working for Breitbart, (FALSELY) accused Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski of forcefully grabbing her out of the way after she tried to ask Trump a question during an event in Florida. When the campaign initially denied the event took place and called Fields "delusional", Fields filed a police report which led to battery charges against...
  • Facebook AND Google: Eff Em Folks-Karl Denninger (Google's "doodle" for today.)

    05/19/2016 2:14:47 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 16 replies
    www.market-ticker.org ^ | 5-19-16 | Karl Denninger
    That's Google's "doodle" for today. Do you have any idea who that is? That's Yuri Kochiyama, a Japanese-American. It's apparently her 95th birthday. Ok. By the way, she's a black separatist -- even though she's not black. That's right, she stands for blatant, in-you-face discrimination by black people against everyone who isn't black. She has been influenced by (and met) Malcolm X. Yes, that Malcolm X. Oh, and she engaged in taking over the Statute of Liberty to demand the release of four extremists who opened fire in the US House of Representatives. (Incidentally, Carter later pardoned them; you see,...
  • 'We thought Mao was doing a wonderful thing,' says British Red Guard 50 years (after, trunc)

    05/18/2016 4:29:45 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 23 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 5-16-16 | Neil Connor
    Michael Crook, a Briton whose Communist father moved to China before the Second World War, was one of a handful of foreigners living in the country when Mao launched an all-out class war. snip Far from worrying that he too could come under suspicion because of his Western background, he was among the first of his classmates to sign up for the Red Guard – the fanatical student group that became the revolution’s most devoted enforcers. snipThat Mr Crook is unapologetic about the Mao era is perhaps unsurprising given his family history. His father, David, fought for the Communists in...