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  • Can Hurricanes Be Tamed? Scientists Propose Novel Cloud-Seeding Method

    09/01/2017 9:52:13 AM PDT · by EBH · 26 replies
    Inside Climate News ^ | 10/24/2012 | Robert Krier
    Scientists have been trying to come up with ways to weaken hurricanes since the 1940s. Nothing that has been tried so far has worked, but that hasn't stopped a virtual cottage industry of researchers from hatching the next big, bold proposal. The latest idea, published in the August issue of the journal Atmospheric Science Letters, comes at it from a new angle and at an opportune moment: A study published last week in the National Academy of Sciences concluded that large, damaging hurricanes will happen with greater frequency as global temperatures climb. Early efforts at hurricane modification involved "seeding" clouds...
  • Don’t Be a Puppet: Pull Back the Curtain on Violent Extremism

    08/18/2017 1:36:37 PM PDT · by EBH · 18 replies
    The FBI also focuses on education for different catalysts for radicalization designed to help the public increase awareness of radicalization. These products are widely disseminated to the law enforcement and community partners for further engagement with the public, and demand continues to increase for additional products. The FBI has a website, Don’t Be a Puppet: Pull Back the Curtain on Violent Extremism, specifically designed for the public and for use by educators and community leaders and organizations for school-age children. Visits to the site average nearly 7,400 a month. Also in reaching out to communities, the FBI has produced other...
  • Maryland Man Pleads Guilty For Conspiring To Provide And For Providing Material Support To ISIS

    08/18/2017 1:27:31 PM PDT · by EBH · 5 replies
    US DOJ ^ | 8/15/2017
    Elshinawy Received Money from ISIS to be used for “Operational Purposes” in the United States Baltimore, Maryland – Mohamed Elshinawy, age 32, of Edgewood, Maryland, pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization; providing and attempting to provide material support to ISIS terrorism financing; and making false statements in connection with a terrorism matter. The plea was announced by Acting U.S. Attorney of the District of Maryland Stephen M. Schenning; Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security Dana J. Boente; and Special Agent...
  • Suffolk Man Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charges

    08/18/2017 1:24:55 PM PDT · by EBH · 5 replies
    US DOJ ^ | 8/16/2017
    NORFOLK, Va. – A Suffolk man pleaded guilty today to attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization. According to the statement of facts filed with the plea agreement, Lionel Williams, 27, attempted to send money to a person he believed was an ISIS financier on two occasions, believing the money would be used to kill. In court documents, Williams admitted his interest in ISIS began in 2014. On Dec. 3, 2015, the day after the San Bernardino terrorist attack, he bought an AK-47 assault rifle. In March 2016,...
  • Fascism/Antifa, what is it?

    08/17/2017 7:07:27 AM PDT · by EBH · 14 replies
    Word Origin and History for fascism n. 1922, originally used in English 1920 in its Italian form (see fascist ). Applied to similar groups in Germany from 1923; applied to everyone since the rise of the Internet. A form of political behavior marked by obsessive preoccupation with community decline, humiliation or victimhood and by compensatory cults of unity, energy and purity, in which a mass-based party of committed nationalist militants, working in uneasy but effective collaboration with traditional elites, abandons democratic liberties and pursues with redemptive violence and without ethical or legal restraints goals of internal cleansing and external expansion....
  • Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to speak at City Club of Cleveland, and people are incensed

    07/18/2017 1:04:37 PM PDT · by EBH · 4 replies
    Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | 7/18/2017 | Janice Morice
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is speaking next month at the City Club of Cleveland, and the outcry has been one of the most volatile in the 105-year history of the citadel of free speech. The City Club has received some positive feedback about the Aug. 3 forum with Lewandowski, now a commentator on Fox News, yet voices of intolerance were the loudest... ...The reactions have prompted Moulthrop to defend the club's decision in an op-ed piece on Why the City Club invited Corey Lewandowski to Cleveland: Dan Moulthrop (Opinion) "We're interested in Lewandowski's perspective...
  • From ‘reset’ to ‘pause’: The real story behind Hillary Clinton’s feud with Vladimir Putin

    07/11/2017 12:08:53 PM PDT · by EBH · 24 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/3/16 | Joby Warrick and Karen DeYoung
    “The Russian people, like people everywhere, deserve the right to have their voices heard and their votes counted,” Clinton said during a speech that month in Lithuania. “And that means they deserve fair, free, transparent elections and leaders who are accountable to them.” After her speech, when demonstrations in Moscow grew still larger, Putin suggested that his political opponents were following marching orders from Clinton and her team. Opposition parties “heard the signal, and with the support of the U.S. State Department began active work,” Putin said. Kremlin officials repeated the charge in private meetings with U.S. diplomats, expressing a...
  • US & South Korea carry out chilling 'MAX THUNDER' military drills in huge warning to Kim

    04/17/2017 6:18:32 AM PDT · by EBH · 29 replies
    UK Express ^ | 4/17/2017 | Thomas Hunt
    THE US and South Korea have carried out a series of chilling military drills in a devastating response to Kim Jong-un’s missiles tests. The allies undertook a military exercise, codenamed Max Thunder, in a bid to “sharpen tactical skills” and “test aerial combat capability”. Around 1,000 US airmen and fighter jets have teamed up with the South Korean Air Force in a joint combat training to ensure they are ready to combat the North’s provocations, the Pacific Command (PACOM) announced today. On Sunday, President Donald Trump tweeted: “Our military is building and is rapidly becoming stronger than ever before. Frankly,...
  • Is the fight over a gas pipeline fuelling the world’s bloodiest conflict?

    04/07/2017 1:27:05 PM PDT · by EBH · 31 replies
    News.Com.Au ^ | 12/2/2015 | Charis Chang
    TWO NEW PIPELINES Before the civil war, two competing pipelines put forward by Qatar and Iran aimed to transport gas to Europe through Syria. Qatar’s plans were first put forward in 2009 and involved building a pipeline from the Persian Gulf via Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria and Turkey. The gas field located 3000 metres below the floor of the Persian Gulf is the largest natural gas field in the world. Qatar owns about two-thirds of the resource but can’t capitalise on it fully because it relies on tankers to deliver it to other countries and this makes its gas more...
  • swan Song

    02/23/2017 4:37:15 PM PST · by EBH · 76 replies
    2/26/2017 | EBH
    I cannot stand it much more. The incessant left and their picking at an infested wound. Ewwe. Trump this or that...fake news. Every turn is bad, false, and inflammatory... How do we ...WE...survive this insanity? I cannot even tolerate reading FR right now.
  • Christian florist loses religious liberty case, will appeal to US Supreme Court

    02/18/2017 4:19:14 AM PST · by EBH · 12 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 2/16/2017 | Matt Hadro
    Seattle, Wash., Feb 16, 2017 / 03:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Washington state florist must pay fines and legal costs for conscientiously objecting to serving a same-sex wedding, as the state’s supreme court upheld a lower court’s decision on Thursday. “It’s wrong for the state to force any citizen to support a particular view about marriage or anything else against their will. Freedom of speech and religion aren’t subject to the whim of a majority; they are constitutional guarantees,” Kristin Waggoner, senior counsel with the group Alliance Defending Freedom who argued the case before the Washington Supreme Court, stated Feb....
  • Obama speaks out on Trump's immigration order: 'American values are at stake'

    01/31/2017 9:02:14 AM PST · by EBH · 67 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 01/31/2017 | Maxwell Tani
    Former President Barack Obama spoke out through a spokesman praising protesters opposed to President Donald Trump's executive order barring people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US. Obama spokesman Kevin Lewis released a statement saying that the former president was "heartened by the level of engagement taking place in communities around the country." "Citizens exercising their Constitutional rights to assemble, organize, and have their voices heard by their elected officials is exactly what we expect to see when American values are at stake," Lewis said. Though the statement avoided criticizing Trump directly, Lewis said that the president "fundamentally disagrees...
  • Crazy Teacher Shoots Trump On Projector With Squirt Gun Screaming "DIE!" In Front Of Students

    01/27/2017 2:13:16 PM PST · by EBH · 31 replies
    Video at link: A teacher puts an image of Trump on a projector in front of her students and proceeds to shoot a water gun at Trump and screams "die!"
  • Secret Service WILL investigate Madonna after singer says she wants to BLOW UP the White House

    01/22/2017 8:02:20 AM PST · by EBH · 61 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/22/2017 | ANNA HOPKINS and ANNETA KONSTANTINIDES
    The Secret Service has reportedly said it will open an investigation into Madonna after the singer told the Women's March on Washington that she had thought about 'blowing up the White House'. Donning a black p***yhat, the music icon caused controversy by dropping the F-bomb four times, sparking a slew of apologies from broadcasters airing the protest live. She went on to speak of her rage at the election result, telling the crowd she had thought a lot about 'blowing up the White House' but knew that it 'wouldn't change anything'. According to the Gateway Pundit, a spokesman for the...
  • More than 40 Democratic lawmakers now skipping Trump’s inauguration

    01/17/2017 3:25:55 AM PST · by EBH · 108 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 17 at 12:08 AM1/17/2017 | Elsie Viebeck
    A growing group of Democratic lawmakers will boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday as a protest of Trump’s worldview and his criticism of civil rights icon John Lewis, congressman of Georgia There are now more than 40 House Democrats — 42, at last count — who have declared that they will not attend the inauguration on Capitol Hill this week. The number rose sharply after Trump tweeted Saturday that Lewis is “all talk, talk, talk” and should “finally focus on the burning and crime infested inner-cities.” Lewis, who sees Trump’s Nov. 8 win as illegitimate because of Russia’s alleged interference...
  • Civil Disobedience versus Revolution

    01/16/2017 7:09:59 AM PST · by EBH · 15 replies
    Civil Disobedience ^ | 1/16/2017 | EBH
    "The essential difference between the two lies in this: the civil disobedient does, while the revolutionary does not, accept the general legitimacy of the authorities," What Civil Disobedience Is Not, Chapter 2, pg-44-45. Asked whether he would try to forge a relationship with the president-elect, Lewis said that he believes in forgiveness, but added, "it's going to be very difficult. I don't see this president-elect as a legitimate president." This type of language and talk is not about civil disobedience or anything of the sort. It is Revolutionary speech against the legitimate authority. Lewis is very dangerous and while he...
  • Red Kettle plea: Salvation Army donations way down in Northeast Ohio

    12/23/2016 12:19:51 PM PST · by EBH · 17 replies
    FOX8 ^ | 12/21/2016 | Darren Sweeney
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Salvation Army said donations for its Red Kettle campaign are way down from last year. On Tuesday, The Salavation Army said donations were down by nearly $2 million dollars in Northeast Ohio. Last year, the agency collected nearly $4.8 million over the holiday season. "Thousands of people in our community are hurting and we are committed to doing all we can to raise the necessary funds to support those needs," Major Evan Hickman, Divisional Commander for The Salvation Army's Northeast Ohio Division said in a news release. Video at source
  • Police Officer Convicted Of Assault (Vermillion, Oh)

    12/13/2016 9:12:05 AM PST · by EBH · 15 replies
    WTAM ^ | 12/13/2016
    (Vermilion) -- A former Vermilion police officer is waking up in jail for an assault that was caught on his body camera. Aaron Bolton was sentenced yesterday to four months behind bars for roughing up a disorderly conduct suspect last year. Bolton was a decorated, 18-year veteran of the Vermilion Police Department before he resigned last week. Video here:
  • HR 4310 passes in NDAA authorizing propaganda on American Citizens(2013)

    12/10/2016 8:08:24 AM PST · by EBH · 7 replies
    Opsec News ^ | 1/2/2013 | Abrams Hap
    On January 2, 2013 President Barack Obama signed and enacted into “law” HR 4310, also known as Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of 2012, which was part of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). A large majority of concerned Americans were focused on the indefinite detention of US Citizens without trial clause contained in the NDAA, and missed HR 4310 which received little to no attention. The US Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, more commonly known as the Smith-Mundt Act of 1948, was first introduced as the Bloom Bill in December 1945 in the 79th Congress and subsequently passed...
  • Senate Passes Major Portman-Murphy Counter-Propaganda Bill as Part of NDAA

    12/09/2016 4:06:02 AM PST · by EBH · 96 replies
    Portman/Senate ^ | 12/8/2016 | Rob Portman
    Portman/Murphy Bill Promotes Coordinated Strategy to Defend America, Allies Against Propaganda and Disinformation from Russia, China & Others WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) today announced that their Countering Disinformation and Propaganda Act – legislation designed to help American allies counter foreign government propaganda from Russia, China, and other nations – has passed the Senate as part of the FY 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report. The bipartisan bill, which was introduced by Senators Portman and Murphy in March, will improve the ability of the United States to counter foreign propaganda and...