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  • How to survive an APOCALYPSE: Expert reveals the five key things city dwellers should do (tr)

    11/25/2017 12:35:42 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 83 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 24, 2017 | CECILE BORKHATARIA
    From Hurricane Irma to the Northern California wildfires, this year has seen its fair share of natural disasters. These disasters may have you thinking about what you should do in the eventuality one hits your city - how do you prepare and should you think about leaving? According to an expert, a lot of what drives large-scale evacuations is mass hysteria and fear, and most natural disasters don't require an immediate evacuation because they can be predicted, for example hurricanes. However, there are certain things city dwellers can do in preparation for a sudden disaster. John Renne, the Director of...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Michael Matt Kicks Off Catholic Identity Conference

    11/02/2017 9:05:57 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    The Remnant ^ | November 1, 2017 | Michael Matt
    Michael Matt Kicks Off Catholic Identity Conference Written by  Michael Matt | Editor 2 bishops, 30 priests (SSPX, FSSP, ICRSS, Diocesan) attend the CIC 2017 New from Remnant TV At the introduction of the Catholic Identity Conference 2017, emcee Michael J. Matt speaks of the present crisis in the Church as one without precedent. He explains why is it worse than the Arian crisis, and how the modern Church has brought this on by reneging on her own claim to be the sole means of salvation. Michael then gives background information on Bishop Athanasius Schneider as he introduces His Excellency...
  • How to Survive the Apocalypse

    09/23/2017 10:44:31 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 88 replies
    NYT ^ | 9/23/17 | ALEX WILLIAMS
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  • With Incomes At A Record High, Is The Post-Financial Crisis Malaise Finally Over?

    09/13/2017 12:53:34 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    IBD ^ | 09/13/2017
    Buried amid a deluge of nasty news ranging from the growing North Korean nuclear threat to killer hurricanes hitting our coasts, the Census Bureau reports that median household income, a broad gauge of family financial well-being, hit its highest level ever last year. That's another strong sign that the economy is trying to break out of its 10-year growth slump. The median household income last year was $59,039, up 0.7% from the previous record of $58,655 set in 1999, the year the dot-com boom went bust. Real median incomes for married households with both spouses working soared to $106,000 in...
  • North Korean Crisis Reveals America’s Dangerous Economic Dependence on China

    09/04/2017 8:44:02 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/04/17 | John Carney
    When President Trump said on Sunday that America would consider stopping all trading with countries doing business with North Korea, critics responded by saying this would mean economic ruin for the United States. This is a shocking admission that the cost of economic globalism has been the compromise of American independence. And it should rally Americans to the cause championed by Donald Trump as he campaigned for the presidency, the cause of economic nationalism. Consider that after decades of indoctrination about the blessings of global trade, Americans are now told that our economic prosperity is dependent on trade with foreign...
  • While Progressives Protest, ALEC Is Working To Stop The Deadliest Drug Crisis in History

    08/10/2017 5:03:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 10, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    DENVER­–The Left views The American Legislative Exchange Council as a pawn of corporate influence. There were some protests at the organizations annual meeting in Denver, Colorado in July. They were mild. No fires were started, and no vandalism occurred. They came, they chanted, and then they dispersed. That was it. While progressives chanted the usual liberal talking points outside of the Hyatt Regency in downtown Denver, a significant number of state legislators were figuring out a way to knock out what seems to be an unstoppable killer: opioids. Around 1,700 people attended the event held in July, where the topic...
  • Turkey Uncensored: Jews in Turkey Under Attack Over Temple Mount Crisis

    08/07/2017 2:47:44 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 5 replies
    The Philos Project ^ | Wednesday, August 2, 2017 | Uzay Bulut
    Dozens of Turkish nationalist-Islamists affiliated with the “Alperen Hearths” (Alperen Ocakları) recently attacked Istanbul’s Neve Şalom Synagogue, where Jews were exposed to three terrorist attacks at the hands of Islamic groups – in 1986 (by Abu Nidal Organization), in 1992 (by Turkish Hizballah) and in 2003 (by Al-Qaeda).On July 20, the demonstrators threw rocks at the synagogue, whose Hebrew name means “the Oasis of Peace,” kicked its doors and tried to break in.Kürşat Mican, the head of the Istanbul branch of the Alperen movement linked to the religious nationalist Great Union Party (BBP), delivered a speech, saying in part:“For long...
  • If our political/media class doesn’t care about all the world crises... should we?

    06/12/2017 9:11:40 AM PDT · by FiddlePig · 1 replies
    RedNeckoBlogger ^ | 6-12-2017 | RedNeckoBlogger
    "They're ALL talk and no action" - Donald J. Trump. I sadly now think know the truth and reality… the "swamp" that is now Washington. D.C. (and most western "leaders") really don’t give a DAMN about terrorism, illegal immigration, open borders, healthcare reform, national sovereignty, the debt, Iran nuclear deal, North Korea missiles, the deficit, jobs, student loans, Wall Street "bubbles", invasion by a hostile culture, or any other real issue affecting we "peasants" in flyover country. The big "crisis" is that their plans to coronate Hillary Clinton and keep the good life tax-payer "gravy train" flowing was derailed when...
  • Tension mounts over CT budget

    06/02/2017 7:26:56 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 31 replies
    Eyewitness News 3 ^ | June 2, 2017 | Susan Raff and Joseph Wenzel IV
    HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Connecticut lawmakers were working at the State Capitol on Friday in the final days of the session. Democrats said they were finding it harder to get bills passed, now that Republicans have more seats and carry more weight. "They said they wanted to lead. They told the voters in the state of Connecticut give us more seats and we will be at the table,” House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz said. “And you know what we have heard, we will offer no votes."
  • U.S. on Verge of ‘Systemic’ Voter Fraud Crisis; Could Turn a ‘Major Election’

    05/12/2017 1:37:52 PM PDT · by davikkm · 24 replies
    breitbart ^ | DAN RIEHL
    Catherine Engelbrecht, president of True the Vote, talked with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Raheem Kassam on Friday regarding President Trump’s executive order establishing the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which will investigate voter fraud and offer recommendations. Engelbrecht said of voter fraud in America, “We are, in my opinion, on the verge of a systemic crisis for a lot of reasons. The first is, we are not evaluating the people that we are allowing to register to vote. We are not doing any sort of reconciliation for identity, residency, citizenship. … We don’t know that these people are...
  • US has had change of attitude on Syrian crisis solution – foreign minister

    05/08/2017 10:51:00 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 18 replies
    KOM News ^ | 8 May 2017 14:38 CEST | none stated
    Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem on Monday said there had been an apparent change of attitude towards Syria by the US administration following the Russian plan for “de-escalation” zones. “It seems the United States, where (President Donald) Trump has said the Syrian crisis has dragged on too long, might have come to the conclusion that there must be an understanding with Russia on a solution.” Asked about US backing for Kurdish groups fighting Islamic State in northeast Syria, Moualem said that what Syrian Kurds were doing against the jihadist group was “legitimate” at this stage and fell within the framework...
  • America’s Predictable Pension Crisis: The math problem inherent in the system is unavoidable

    02/24/2017 7:12:28 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    National Review ^ | 02/23/2017 | George Will
    <p>Some American disasters come as bolts from the blue — the stock-market crash of October 1929, Pearl Harbor, the designated hitter, 9/11. Others are predictable because they arise from arithmetic that is neither hidden nor arcane. Now comes the tsunami of pension problems that will wash over many cities and states.</p>
  • Is EU Getting Worried About High Debt?

    02/23/2017 2:00:22 PM PST · by davikkm · 1 replies
    IWB ^ | Victor Mozambigue
    Debt is not just an American or Chinese problem. The EU is equally mortified with debt and the problem is not just in Greece. As per the Maastricht Treaty, the countries EU states cannot have debt more than 60% of their GDPs. Currently, the situation is nowhere close to this ideal as 21 countries have passed this limit and 5 have more debt than their GDP. The situation is serious with Greece, where the debt is 177 percent of the GDP. While the world is focusing on Greece’s extreme debt crisis, Italy and Portugal easily miss the spotlight despite having...
  • Fidel Castro Communist Dictator Dead at 90 1926-2016

    11/26/2016 3:30:55 PM PST · by mainestategop · 13 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Bria Ball & Kyle Weissman
    It seems we have something more to be thankful for the day after Thanksgiving! On November 25th, 2016 after ruling over the poor people of Cuba for 57 years, Fidel Castro, AKA El Jaffe, El Commandant and the butcher died and entered eternity Godless and Christless as he lived and reigned. Born in the hamlet of Biran in 1926 to a hardworking Spanish farmer Angel Castro y Argiz, Castro was the illegitimate offspring by Angel and a cook, Lina Ruz Gonzales. Angel served as a soldier in the Spanish American war in Cuba and at wars end returned where he...
  • A Winnable War. The argument against the orthodox history of Vietnam. [Book review]

    01/06/2007 8:21:30 AM PST · by aculeus · 32 replies · 2,486+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | January 15, 2007 | by Mackubin Thomas Owens
    Triumph Forsaken The Vietnam War, 1954-1965 by Mark Moyar Cambridge, 542 pp., $32 In the late summer of 1963, President John Kennedy dispatched two observers to South Vietnam. Their mission was to provide the president an assessment of the regime of Ngo Dinh Diem, the president of the Republic of Vietnam. The first, Major General Victor Krulak, USMC, the special assistant for counterinsurgency for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited some ten locations in all four Corps areas of Vietnam. Based on extensive interviews with U.S. advisers to the South Vietnamese army, Krulak concluded that the war was going well....
  • The terrifying signs of a looming housing crisis

    09/21/2016 7:36:53 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    The number of New Yorkers applying for emergency grants to stay in their homes is skyrocketing — as the number of people staying in homeless shelters reached an all-time high last weekend, records show. There were 82,306 applications for one-time emergency grants to prevent evictions in fiscal 2016, up 26 percent from 65,138 requests the previous year, according to the Mayor’s Management Report. The city’s fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30. Without the aid — which comes from city funds and was approved in roughly two-thirds of the cases — even more families would likely have entered...
  • (vanity)Is This Possible????

    09/18/2016 7:06:01 PM PDT · by V K Lee · 55 replies
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    FROM AN EMAIL RECEIVED TONIGHT: A very interesting speculation and frightening theory about the upcoming election and the next four years of U.S. government. At first I thought it a bit farfetched. But as I thought about it, maybe it could happen! The theory as explained: "I believe that Hillary Clinton will win the election in November," . "Then, sometime between November and January, Hillary will be indicted. The IRS is now investigating the Clinton Foundation and the whole e-mail thing isn't over yet." "Once under indictment she won't be able to assume the Office of the President in January....
  • More than 40 per cent of Japan's adult singles are virgins, says study

    09/17/2016 3:21:38 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 92 replies
    Telegraph News (U.K.) ^ | September 17, 2016 | Telegraph Foreigh Staff
    Miss Japan (Miss World Pageant i2016 in Tokyo) More than forty per cent of young singletons in Japan are virgins, according to a new study that highlights concerns about the country's demographic challenges. Japan already suffers from the world's oldest population and a shrinking birthrate, with the government struggling to incentivise marriage and parenthood. Now a survey of unmarried people aged 18 to 34 found that around 42 per cent of men and 44.2 per cent of single women had never had sex. The study is carried out by Japan's National Institute of Population and Social Security every five...
  • NHS crisis plan to cancel operations and appointments as winter draws in

    08/22/2016 7:15:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 8/22/16 | Laura Donnelly and Henry Bodkin
    Hospitals are to cancel thousands of operations and appointments in a desperate bid to stop the NHS "buckling" this winter, under Government plans. Health officials are drawing up contingency measures to attempt to safeguard emergency care by diverting senior doctors from operating theatres into wards and Accident & Emergency departments as winter sets in. The national plan, detailed in evidence to the Commons health select committee, comes amid concern that the NHS is already in the grip of the worst bed-blocking crisis on record. Last night, Britain’s most senior A&E doctor said hospitals were under such strain that a bad...
  • Financial Emergency Over: Elected Government Returns to Pontiac

    08/18/2016 7:12:17 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 4 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 8/16/2016 | Derek Draplin
    In March, after years of emergency management, the city of Pontiac got its finances in order, and management was returned from a state-appointed emergency manager to the elected mayor and city council. Total spending by the city was cut from $55.2 million in 2008 to $28.2 million in 2015, according to the city’s historical finance information. Over an eight-year period, Pontiac’s annual general government expenditures were reduced from $6.2 million to $3.1 million. Spending dubbed “unclassified expenditures” was slashed from $1.3 million in 2008 down to zero, while “other functions” were cut from $13.2 million down to $2.3 million. Public...